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Watch: Christian Wade Beats Six Defenders Before Scoring Wonder Try For Wasps

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While England fans maybe divided over whether or not Christian Wade has the physical characteristics to play international rugby, most will agree that he is one of the Premiership’s most exciting wingers. Armed with lightening pace and a devastating step, Wade evades defenders in a similar vein to Shane Williams. Indeed, once Wasps put the diminutive winger into space, opponents …

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Five Candidates To Replace Eddie Jones As England Coach in 2019

Eddie Jones has recently revealed that he will most likely leave his England head coach role after the Rugby World Cup in 2019, so who are the leading candidates to replace him should he go? We pick five potential replacements. 5) Steve Borthwick Former Bath, Saracens and English lock Borthwick moved straight into coaching before the conclusion of his playing …

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Opinion: Why Elliot Daly Is England’s Best Player In Years

England coach Eddie Jones has been eulogising about his team’s latest winger, Wasps’ Elliot Daly, but beneath the veneer of the Australian’s facetious hyperbole is a genuine excitement about one of the country’s brightest talents. Some players get thrown in at the deep end early on in their careers, individuals like Bath’s Anthony Watson who made his international debut at …

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Jenkins: ‘Ridiculously Good’ Faletau In Line For Wales Return

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 11: Taulupe Faletau of Wales kicks ahead under pressure from TJ Perenara of the All Blacks during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Wales at Eden Park on June 11, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Wales assistant coach Neil Jenkins has said that Bath number eight Toby Faletau is in line to make his Wales return this weekend after sitting out the last 10 weeks with a knee injury. Faletau suffered the injury on his Bath debut in early September and the Welsh backrower only made his return to rugby last Friday against Bristol, playing 55 …

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EXCLUSIVE – England’s Charlie Ewels: ‘We Want To Play An All-Court Game’

England’s newest cap Charlie Ewels spoke exclusively to Pundit Arena’s Paul Wassell about his transition into international rugby, working with head coach Eddie Jones and becoming a better player. “Mate, it feels unbelievable, it’s like a dream come true, I guess. Growing up and watching the England team being successful in the past and to think that now I’m capped …

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The Llanelli V Bath Rugby Ragdoll Mystery Solved

During the Scarlets’ 44-21 victory over Bath Rugby at Parc Y Scarlets two weeks ago, a bizarre-looking ragdoll was seen to be hanging from the crossbar of one set of posts. We here at Pundit Arena had some fans contact us to try and explain the mystery of the ragdoll, and we can reveal the history behind it. This is …

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England’s Likely Team To Face Fiji This Weekend

With Eddie Jones this evening announcing a 25 man squad to face Fiji on Saturday and naming some surprise names in his squad, we put together the team the Australian is likely to pick to take on the Pacific island’s best players. With Dave Attwood ruled out with injury, uncapped Bath lock Charlie Ewels is back in the squad and …

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England To Spring A Surprise In The Centres Against South Africa

England centre Elliot Daly is to be selected ahead of incumbent Jonathan Joseph in a surprise by head coach Eddie Jones, according to reports. The Mirror’s Alex Spink, usually a very reliable source, has claimed that the Wasps outside centre will be named ahead of regular 13 Jonathan Joseph in a straight swap. Joseph has been suffering a groin injury …

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Bath Sign Australia International Centre Ben Tapuai

Bath BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 20: Ben Tapuai of the Wallabies is tackled during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium on October 20, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Bath Rugby have signed Australia international centre Ben Tapuai from Western Force. The 27 year-old has amassed seven caps for the Wallabies, and will join up with the Premiership outfit in the coming weeks. Primarily an inside centre, Tapuai can also play at 13, and is an all-round footballer. Speaking to the Bath official website, he outlined his excitement at the …

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The London, South And South East England XV

Having named both ‘Northern‘ and ‘Midland‘ teams, we now move on to creating a London, South and South East England XV – made up of players born and/or bred in those parts of the country. 1) Joe Marler Born in Eastbourne, East Sussex and educated at Heathfield Community College in nearby Heathfield, Marler is now one of the leading props …

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The Midlands England XV

Having already created a team based on players born and/or bred in the North of England, we now move our focus on to those individuals who come from the Midlands. 1) Alex Waller Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, the young English loosehead went through his club’s academy before going on to make over 150 appearances for his club. Many Saints fans …

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The South West England XV

In a recent series of articles we have put together England teams made up of the best players from the North, the Midlands and the South East, but now we turn our attentions to the South West. All players in this side were either born and/or bred in the area. The ‘South West’ England XV 1) Ellis Genge England coach …

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An Uncapped England XV To Take On The World

Do England have enough depth to be able to select a team of uncapped players capable of challenging some of the best teams in the world? We’ve put together a team of some of the most promising young names in the English game. 1) Alex Waller The Northampton Saints loosehead has been close to an England call-up before; Stuart Lancaster …

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