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England Fans React In Shock Horror To Dylan Hartley’s Appointment As Captain

There was white smoke out of Twickenham this afternoon, as Eddie Jones confirmed that news that Dylan Hartley is the captain of the England rugby team for the Six Nations.

The Northampton Saints hooker did not feature in the World Cup, but has been drafted in by the Australian coach and will lead the side through the Six Nations.

However, Hartley has a history of disciplinary issues, and judging by the reaction on Twitter, he is not the most popular choice.

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However, it was not all negative, as Hartley’s flair may be just what the Red Rose were lacking the World Cup.

He will join Sergio Parisse, Sam Warburton, Greig Laidlaw, Rory Best and Guilheim Guirado at the launch of the Six Nations on Wednesday.

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Author: The PA Team

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