Six Nations 2022: Joe Marler from England says Ireland’s training is “tastier.”

Joe Marler in England training
Joe Marler holds 77 England caps
Venue: Twickenham Dates:Saturday, 12 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMT
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Joe Marler, England prop, said that the training was getting “tastier,” as they prepare to face Ireland at Twickenham in the Six Nations.

For France to win the title, the hosts will need to win Saturday's most difficult test of the tournament.

France, which is still trying to win a Grand Slam, has also won two of Ireland's three games.

Marler stated, “Ireland has been playing some really great rugby.”

The 31-year old spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live and said that today's session was better than the last because she knows how great it is to be at the weekend.

“We must step up our game.”

‘I've never felt like an underdog at Twickenham'

England held to beat Wales 23-19Twickenham was their last game, and they struggled to maintain fluidity during their attack.

Ireland claimed to be a dominant 29-7 victory against WalesBefore putting up a strong fight against France, they were in their opening in a 30-24 loss.

Because of Ireland's outstanding form, Jones and Jamie George, hooker, say the visitors are favourites to winMarler disagrees.

Harlequins prop stated, “I don’t believe I’ve ever felt like an Underdog at Twickenham.”

Instead, I stare at it and think: “I know how Irish are. I know how tight their heads are. Their pack is a formidable one. I know how efficient their attacking system'.

“We all see that, and we all know how great they are. So we must be on the money.”

Furlong's ‘Melted-wheelie bin'

Tadhg Furlong, a talented Irish prop, will make it difficult for England's front line.

Furlong is as quick as he can be up front, and Marler knows the importance of this challenge.

Marler stated, “He can anchor a scrum using his massive chest and his huge weight, and do this over and over to give the side a platform to play of really fast ball.”

“He can do that, but then he must get up and defend himself.

“He is playing off 10 [taking passes from the Ireland fly-half]He looks so unable to do this, even though he is able to. He's a front-rower that looks very traditional, almost like me.

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