DONAL LENIHAN: Ireland find the perfect mix of technical excellence

While Ireland still have three tests to play before the season officially comes to a close in June - two in Japan and one en-route against the USA in New York - the Lions tour means it will be November before Joe Schmidt gets his full squad together again.

Jonathan Sexton acknowledges the supporters after Ireland's win in the Aviva Stadium ended England's record winning bid . Picture: Brendan Moran

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