BBC Sport - Six Nations: Ireland seek win over England to boost World Cup hopes
Irish eyes on World Cup seeding
- From the section Irish Rugby
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is chasing a Six Nations win over England which would ensure a top seeding for the World Cup in 2019.
Victory over the Grand Slam-chasing English in Dublin on Saturday would cement Ireland's place as one of four teams in Pot 1 when the draw for Japan is made.
There is also Ireland team news as they aim to prevent England from winning a record 19 games in a row.