Former England scrum-half Danny Care on BBC Radio 5 Live's Rugby Union Daily podcast: "You can make mistakes like decision-making or skill execution, which you can forgive, but the one non-negotiable in rugby and especially when you're wearing an England shirt is you don't give up.
"I don't think you'll see an attitude problem from England this weekend. The players and coaches won't let it happen.
"I think Ireland will win but you'll see a more combative performance from England."
Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions wing Shane Horgan: "Ireland are uber-confident and are very relaxed at their ability to deliver a performance.
"That confidence has been built over a long period. They've won a tour in New Zealand, they've beaten all the southern hemisphere teams and against France, Ireland really dominated.