Ireland beat France to win the Six Nations

  • 16 March 2014
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Ireland have clinched the Six Nations title after a nerve-jangling victory over France.

On the last day of matches, Ireland beat France 22-20, England beat Italy 52-11 and Wales beat Scotland 51-3.

These results meant that Ireland and England had both won four matches each in the tournament.

But Ireland were ahead of England on points difference so they were crowned the overall winners.