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Wasps Boss Plays Down Cipriani-Sexton Lions Selection Sideshow

Leinster will take on Wasps in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup on April 1st, and ahead of the game Wasps boss Dai Young has played down any Lions selection subplot between out-half Danny Cipriani and his Leinster counterpart Johnny Sexton. The English Premiership side’s director of rugby insists that he has full confidence in Cipriani to park any British …

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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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Opinion: England’s North Can Be Ignored No Longer

Despite competing with rugby league and football for the attention of both fans and players, England’s north is a thriving hotbed of talent and potential, yet the ruthless spending power of wealthier clubs across the rest of the country is stunting the development of three of its best teams. Take Newcastle Falcons. In a city completely dominated by football, director …

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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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Watch: Danny Cipriani Scores Superb Solo Try Against Newcastle

Wasps fly half Danny Cipriani continued his recent good club form against Newcastle Falcons on Friday evening, scoring an excellent try to help his team to a narrow but exciting 34 – 30 at Kingston Park. With his team struggling to make headway into Newcastle’s 22, the fly-half took the matter into his own hands after a ricocheted ball landed …

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The England ‘I Can’t Believe He’s Not Been Picked!’ XV

Every England fan has been there. Whenever a squad is announced, there are always a few players that a supporter would like to see included but is sad to see them missing out. To Eddie Jones’ credit, he has done a superb job of balancing youth with experience, raw talent with reliability and consistency. Yet even when the Australian is …

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Opinion – Kurtley Beale Is Worth The Investment If He Can Keep His Cool

There’s a lot of territory that comes with being the highest paid rugby player in England. There’s even more territory when that player is a non-English player, and when that player has a chequeured personal history like Kurtley Beale has, it becomes an even greater situation to observe. Giving £750,000 a year to a player with a history of punching teammates, going on alcoholic …

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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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Where Does England’s Danny Cipriani Rank In Eddie Jones’ Pecking Order At Fly-Half?

For England’s Danny Cipriani, the past is a foreign country that he can’t quite depart from; a brilliantly talented player, he has been permanently pigeonholed as a liability because of his previous misdemeanours. Despite flourishing at a vibrant Wasps outfit this season, he didn’t even make Eddie Jones’ expanded 45-man EPS squad for this coming international window. So, where exactly does …

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Introducing Our New Weekly Rugby Podcast: The Oval Office

SALE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: A generic Rugby Ball during the International match between England U18 and Australia Schools at Heywood Road on December 13, 2009 in Sale, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Pundit Arena Rugby are proud to introduce our brand new weekly podcast, The Oval Office. Every week, we sit down to discuss all things rugby, and are joined by some of the biggest names in the game. Brian Barry and Alan Drumm of Pundit Arena talk all the hottest topics on planet rugby, including the England and Ireland squads for …

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