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You Won’t Believe What David Campese Just Said About England

Former Wallabies winger David Campese is never shy at voicing his opinions on… well, just about anything, but the Australian legend decided to pop on to Twitter to tell us his reaction to England’s victory over Australia last Saturday. In the past, Campese has been critical of fellow Australian and England’s head coach Eddie Jones, labelling his playing style as …

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Anthony Watson’s Red Card Against Saracens Amused His Brother No End

BATH, ENGLAND - APRIL 01: Anthony Watson of Bath is shown a red card by Referee, Greg Garner during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath Rugby and Saracens at the Recreation Ground on April 1, 2016 in Bath, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Saracens scored a significant victory over Bath on Saturday night, raiding the Recreation Ground recording a 30-10 win. This was helped in no small part by Anthony Watson’s red card early in the second half. The England winger ran to challenge for a high kick, but mistimed his challenge, and ended up turning Saracens fullback Alex Goode over onto his head. The incident …

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Joe Marler’s Words Are Not Banter. They Are Racist.

Daire O’Driscoll discusses the reaction to Joe Marler’s “gypsy boy” comment during England’s 6 Nations clash with Wales. Rugby fans and World Rugby like to portray their sport as a bastion of sportsmanship and higher moral conduct. World Rugby’s memo urging referees to clamp down on “football culture” and referee Nigel Owens’ perpetual reminder to players that they are not on a soccer field highlight …

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