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South Africa And Argentina Name Sides For Rugby Championship Opener

New Zealand v South Africa

With New Zealand and Australia opening the Rugby Championship this weekend, South Africa and Argentina will face off in Port Elizabeth as they look to get their campaign off to a perfect start. The Springboks endured a torrid 2016 season, suffering a home test defeat to Ireland in June, falling to New Zealand on a record scoreline, and losing to …

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The England Outcast XV

Even though England coach Eddie Jones has named a superbly talented 37-man squad to prepare for the autumn internationals this week, a number of talented individuals missed out on selection. We put together a XV made up of these players. 1) Matt Mullan Wasps loosehead Mullan has been in and out of England squads for many years, but it appears …

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Chink In The Armour: Why England Must Develop Depth At Fullback

England coach Eddie Jones has spoken of his desire to make his team ‘bulletproof’, but a lack of tried-and-tested options at fifteen could prove lethal to his side in 2019. The Australian has been vocal about the depth his side possess, and it is fair to say that in particular positions the national team can boast some of the best …

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Watch: All The Best Super Rugby Tries This Year In One Incredible Video

After the weekend’s semi-finals, the Lions of South Africa and New Zealand’s Crusaders will take part in this year’s Super Rugby final. The Lions made a remarkable second half comeback to beat defending champions the Hurricanes 44-29 while on Saturday morning, the Crusaders scored a 27-13 win in their all-New Zealand clash with the Chiefs. After a pair of breathtaking …

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Lions’ 2025 Tour Of Australia Could Be Set For A Major Shake-Up

The British and Lions could be set to face Argentina in a Test match for the first time in almost a century. In the post-World War 2 era, the Lions have usually only faced the southern hemisphere heavyweight trio of Australia, South Africa and New Zealand on a Test basis but, according to the Telegraph on Thursday, the 2025 tour could also …

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Five Reasons Why You Must See England V Argentina Tonight

Although Lions coach Warren Gatland appears to be giving England’s touring squad the cold shoulder due to geographical factors, Eddie Jones is rightly proud of his young players. Tonight they go into battle once more against an experienced and talented Argentina side – here are five reasons why you cannot miss the match. 1) The first test was tremendously exciting …

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Five Reasons You Have To Watch England’s Tour Of Argentina

All rugby eyes will be on the Lions’ tour of New Zealand this summer, but make room in your weekend schedules for England’s two test trip to South America. Here are five reasons why you should definitely sit down and watch what is likely to be an epic pair of international matches. 5) Argentina have just named their test squad …

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Eddie Jones: Tom Wood “Highly Unlikely” To Make England Tour

England’s 50-cap flanker Tom Wood is unlikely to make his country’s tour to Argentina after being sent off for stamping in Northampton Saints’ Champions Cup play-off game against Stade Francais, according to coach Eddie Jones. The Australian feels Wood will not make the tour following his act of indiscipline during Friday night’s close-fought match (via ESPN): “He had an error …

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England Player Ratings V Barbarians

After England’s impressive win over an experienced Barbarians outfit, we rate the entire 23 out of 10. _________ 1. Ellis Genge 6 Got on top of Census Johnston on a few occasions at scrum time and offered some of his trademark barrelling runs in the loose. Will likely start against Argentina to earn his second cap. _________ 2. Jack Singleton …

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Denny Solomona Set To Miss England’s Tour Of Argentina

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Denny Solomona looks on during the England training session held at Brighton College on May 16, 2017 in Brighton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

It looks as though Denny Solomona will have to wait that bit longer to make his debut for England. Having recently qualified to play for the Red Rose under the residency laws, Eddie Jones wasted little time in drafting the Sale Sharks wing into his inexperienced squad for the nation’s upcoming tour of Argentina. However, having left Solomona out of …

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The Likely England XV To Take On The Barbarians

With England coach Eddie Jones having named his squad to take on the Barbarians next Sunday, we put together a team of the players Jones is likely to field in the match. Because Jones is unable to select any Wasps or Exeter players involved in next weekend’s Premiership final, as well as any internationals involved with Lions training, it means …

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