England come up six points short of overhauling Ireland at the top of the Six Nations table despite a thrilling 55-35 victory over France at Twickenham.
"Never in Ireland's history has a team done what this one has done - back-to-back outright titles," writes Tom English.
Ireland manager Joe Schmidt and captain Paul O'Connell celebrate their epic Six Nations victory as they retained their title on points difference after an extraordinary final day.
Ireland retain their Six Nations Championship after a 40-10 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield clinches the title on points difference.
Wales score 47 second-half points to secure a crushing 61-20 victory over Italy in Rome, but Ireland take 2015 Six Nations title.
Watch all seven tries that Wales ran in during the second half of their Six Nations match against Italy in Rome.