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An Analysis Of England’s Five Best Fullback Options

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Alex Goode of England dives to score his team's sixth try during the Old Mutual Wealth series match between England and Fiji at Twickenham Stadium on November 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Fullback is one of the most contested positions in the England set-up at the moment, with head coach Eddie Jones having many different and brilliant options to fill the 15 jersey. Here we take a look at the five main contenders: _________ 5. Mike Brown Over the last few years, Mike Brown has been the go-to man at the back, but …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick For Scotland

After a disappointing and frankly bizarre match against Italy, England coach Eddie Jones may look to make changes to his team to face a resurgent and impressive Scotland outfit. With England’s inability to deal with the Azzurri’s ‘non-engagement’ ploy, the first half was disjointed in terms of attacking play, but at the same time the men in white were dominated …

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Eddie Jones Names England Squad To Take On Italy

England coach Eddie Jones has named a 28 man squad to train at Pennyhill Park this week in preparation for the game against Italy on 26th February. The 23 from the victory over Wales are included, as well as Teimana Harrison, the uncapped Mike Williams, Exeter Chiefs’ playmaker Henry Slade, and the returning duo of stalwarts Anthony Watson and Mako …

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Four England XVs Highlighting The Country’s Depth Of Talent

Eddie Jones’ England are now on an unprecedented run of victories for the country, and part of that run of unparalleled form has been down to the depth of talent the head coach can choose from. Even with regulars like Billy and Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and George Kruis out of the team, the side has still defeated both France …

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Andy Goode Column: My England Team To Face Italy

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens) 2. Jamie George (Saracens) 3. Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins) 4. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints) 5. Joe Launchbury (Wasps) 6. Maro Itoje (Saracens) 7. James Haskell (Wasps) 8. Nathan Hughes (Wasps) 9. Danny Care (Harlequins) 10. Owen Farrell (Saracens) 11. Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs) 12. Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors) 13. Jonathan Joseph (Bath) 14. Anthony Watson (Bath) 15. …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Italy

With England looking more like their old selves against bitter rivals Wales in a ferociously intimidating Principality Stadium in Cardiff after a lacklustre effort against the French, coach Eddie Jones is in an excellent position to test out some new faces and fresh combinations when facing a below par Italy on 26th February. But although Jones has said he will …

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What England Team Is Eddie Jones Likely To Select Against Italy?

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

After winning in Cardiff, England find themselves in the advantageous position of being able to afford the luxury of resting a number of players ahead of their game against Italy. With all due respect to the Italians, after shipping 99 points in their opening Six Nations fixtures at home against Wales and Ireland, England could rack up a record score …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Wales

With England struggling against a resilient and highly impressive French outfit, but with the home side’s replacements making the difference to see the men in white take the victory, coach Eddie Jones has some very difficult selection decisions to make before next week’s game against Wales in Cardiff. We put together the side that we think Jones should consider for …

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Opinion: Why Eddie Jones’ England Can’t Stop Making Sense

Although England coach Eddie Jones sprung a couple of surprises in his selection for the game against France in the opening weekend of this year’s Six Nations, his selections almost always seem to work and ultimately, this team is the perfect fit to face the French today. Jones’ consistency in his team picks mean the men in white now have …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face France In Six Nations

The England team that will begin the defence of their Six Nations crown will look very different to the side that opened their 2016 campaign. In all, Eddie Jones has to do without Chris Robshaw, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Anthony Watson and George Kruis, while James Haskell is only now beginning to make his return following the foot injury he sustained …

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Does England Selection Favour Certain Clubs?

Does being at one club make you more likely to represent England than another? We take a look at the players who have been capped since the beginning of Stuart Lancaster’s time in charge and see if there are any correlations between capped players and the clubs they play at. This writer recently wrote a piece where it was suggested …

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Anthony Watson Set To Be Sidelined For Three To Four Weeks

England’s Six Nations preparations have received yet another blow, after the extent of Anthony Watson’s injury was revealed. Eddie Jones’ side are already without the likes Chris Robshaw, Mako Vunipola, Billy Vunipola, while concerns surround the availability of James Haskell and Joe Marler in the opening rounds of the Championship. Watson suffered a hamstring strain during England’s training camp in Portugal, and underwent a …

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Anthony Watson Suffers Hamstring Injury During Portugal Training Camp

England RBS 6 Nations Squad announcement

Eddie Jones and England have been hit with yet another injury setback ahead Six Nations. Already without Joe Marler, Mako Vunipola, Billy Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and possibly James Haskell for their Championship opener against France, Eddie Jones might also have to plan for the enforced absence of Anthony Watson. According to The Telegraph, the winger suffered a hamstring injury during England’s training …

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The Likely Candidates To Succeed Dylan Hartley As England Captain

Eddie Jones has recently bemoaned the lack of captaincy options available to him as England enter into their second Six Nations campaign under the Australian head coach, so we take a look at the potential future captains of the England team. England coach Jones said in a recent interview (via The Mirror): “How many potential captains do we have in …

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