VIDEO: Ireland's most memorable tries against England at fortress Twickenham

VIDEO: Ireland's most memorable tries against England at fortress Twickenham

IRELAND take on England at Twickenham stadium on Saturday, in what many say will be their most crucial test.

But Ireland should be optimistic, having enjoyed an excellent record against England in recent years and especially since their impressive performance against the All Blacks in November.

To ensure Six Nations victory this weekend, Ireland require a match-winner to fill the boots of some of the nation's most successful players to have scored tries against England.

1. Gerry McLoughlin 1982, 06/02/82

England 15 - Ireland 16

Gerry 'Ginger' McLoughlin is best known for scoring a memorable try in Twickenham while carrying several of the English team over the line during Ireland's successful Triple Crown campaign in 1982, the country's first since 1949.

 2. Simon Geoghegan 1994, 19/02/1994

England 12 - Ireland 13

Simon Geoghegan played a part in England’s downfall in 1994 in what was a famous victory for Ireland, since England had not been beaten England at Twickenham since playing Wales in 1988.

3. Girvan Dempsey 2004, 06/03/2004

England 13 - Ireland 19

Girvan Dempsey's try in the left corner, increasing Ireland's lead even further, is certainly one of the highlights of his senior career. It is one of the moments he will be most remembered for as it helped Ireland to secure their first Triple Crown since 1985.

4. Shane Horgan 2006, 18/03/2006

England 24 - Ireland 28

A dramatic try from Shane Horgan in the closing stages of the game saw Ireland claim victory in a contest, which saw them secure second Triple Crown in three years. Horgan's try was awarded after a tense period in which the television referree decided that Horgan had not put a foot in touch.

5. Tommy Bowe 2010, 27/02/2010

England 16- Ireland 20

Tommy Bowe was the man who decided the match in stoppage time, scoring Ireland's most important try. He scored four minutes after Jonny Wilkinson put England in the lead for the first time in the game with a right-footed drop goal.