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The England ‘Forgotten’ XV

With England being spoilt for choice in terms of depth and the quality of talent available to the coaching team, we take a look at the players who have largely been ignored since the Eddie Jones era began back in December 2015. David Wilson One of three tighthead props in Stuart Lancaster’s 2015 World Cup squad, experienced head Wilson has …

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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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England Watch: All The Best Performers And Their Stats

Although Eddie Jones recently announced his 33 man squad to take on Australia in the final autumn test of the year, a number of EQPs have been in outstanding form in the Premiership. We take a look at the stats from last weekend’s round of Premiership rugby and unveil all the star performers. Top 5 EQP Tacklers Ben Curry Sale …

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The Leading England Candidates To Replace Billy Vunipola

With England talisman Billy Vunipola ruled out of the final autumn test against Australia, and likely to be out of action for up to four months, we assess the options at number eight available to the national side for next week and beyond. Josh Beaumont The Sale Sharks captain was named in England’s extended 33 man squad to take on …

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England Name 33 Man Squad To Take On Australia

England coach Eddie Jones has tonight unveiled a 33 man England squad to take on Australia in the final test match of the Autumn Internationals. Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola is ruled out of the match through his injury picked up against the Argentinians on Saturday and is likely to be out of action for three to four months. Eddie …

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Billy Vunipola Ruled Out Of Action For Three To Four Months

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Billy Vunipola was forced off the field with a knee injury against Argentina. Eddie Jones will have to do without Billy Vunipola for between three to four months after BT Sport this afternoon revealed the full extent of the number eight’s knee injury. .@EnglandRugby No.8 @bvunipola is set to be out of action for ‘3-4 months’ with knee injury. #AvivaPrem https://t.co/bU496sonDR …

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England Watch: Who’s Been The Best In The Premiership This Year?

After another weekend of exciting Aviva Premiership action, we look at the England players making the most of the opportunities for their clubs over the course of the season. Although Eddie Jones has already announced his 33 man squad to take on South Africa, Argentina, Fiji and Australia this year, a number of players who didn’t make the squad are …

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Three Different England Backrow Combinations Available To Eddie Jones

With the worst possible injury crisis occurring for England at the problematic position of openside flanker, the back row combination that Eddie Jones will select for the Red Rose this autumn will most likely be crucial for their next four internationals. We take a look a three different combinations the Australian could choose to make England competitive against South Africa, …

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Bath Reportedly Interested In Gloucester Playmaker

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Gloucester’s squad is set for a radical overhaul next summer. Earlier this week, GloucestershireLive reported that Matt Kvesic, Ben Morgan and James Hook were all set to leave Kingsholm at the end of the season. While the article suggested that the Exeter Chiefs and Leicester Tigers were interested in Kvesic and Morgan respectively, there was some uncertainty over the possible destination of …

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Gloucester Trio Set To Depart At The End Of The Season [Report]

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Ben Morgan of Gloucester runs with the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Bath at Kingsholm Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Premiership side Gloucester could be set for a massive shake-up. GloucestershireLive have reported that three of Gloucester’s most instrumental playmakers could be in line for a potential transfer. Matt Kvesic, James Hook and Ben Morgan are all said to be leaving Castle Grim. With the possible departure of three significant squad members, where will Gloucester invest to fill the hole? Matt Kvesic …

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England Watch: Which Players Are On Fire In The Aviva Premiership?

Which England-qualified players took the Premiership by storm last weekend? We pick out all the best stats so you can see how your favourite players got on in the latest round of English rugby fixtures. Top EQP Tackles This Week Mike Haywood 17 Dave Attwood 17 Will Welch 17 Jacob Rowan 17 Mitch Eadie 16 Northampton Saints’ Mikey Haywood joins …

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England Watch: Which Players Are On Fire In The Aviva Premiership?

We take a look at all the latest statistics from England’s Aviva Premiership as we get closer and closer to England’s autumn international campaign in November. We’ll start with the best tacklers in the Premiership so far. Top EQP Tacklers This Season Tom Savage 63 Luke Wallace 63 Chris Robshaw 59 Charlie Ewels 57 Mark Wilson 55 Brad Barritt 55 …

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Analysis: What England’s Latest EPS Really Tells Us

The changes to England’s EPS system and the way Eddie Jones announces his squad mean that we gain a greater insight into the coach’s selection thinking and it makes for very interesting study indeed. Eddie Jones names his final squad for the Autumn Internationals on 29th October, meaning those players inside and outside the coming three day training camp have …

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Three Winners And Losers From The England Squad Announcement

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England Head Coach Eddie Jones has announced his 45-man Elite Playing Squad and as always there have been a couple of first-time call ups and notable absentees. Jones has called up seven uncapped players into his latest EPS squad with Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks) Sam Jones (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps) and Mike Williams (Leicester Tigers) all coming into the forwards, while srum-half …

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