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Cipriani and Ashton Omitted From Eddie Jones’ England Squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: Danny Cipriani of England looks on after the England XV v Barbarians match at Twickenham Stadium on May 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

England head coach Eddie Jones has today unveiled his 45-man England Elite Player Squad in preparation for the upcoming Autumn internationals. The England squad will reconvene this weekend as Jones and co. face South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia and will be without the input of Wasps out-half Danny Cipriani and Saracens winger Chris Ashton. Following England Saxons series win …

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Analysis: Imagining England Probables Versus England Possibles

Trial matches were an important part of the amateur era, particularly in the southern hemisphere where they would be used to determine the final make-up of squads for important games or tournaments. So what would the teams look like for an England ‘Probables’ v ‘Possibles’ match now? Warren Gatland, a proud New Zealander, introduced a Wales trial match in 2014, …

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Wasps Announce Shock Signing After Confirming The Capture Of England Centre

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Wasps fans cheer on their team during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on April 26, 2015 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have announced their 12th signing ahead of the 2016/17 season. Wasps continue to assemble an impressive looking squad ahead of the 2016/17 season, after they confirmed the capture of England international centre Kyle Eastmond this afternoon. Although Eastmond had been heavily linked with a move to Sale after Bath took the unusual decision of releasing the centre from his contract, Wasps …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Wasps

One of professional rugby’s greatest success stories almost disappeared completely after financial near-collapse, but with Derek Richardson as owner the Coventry-based club has gone from strength to strength. The six-time league winners and double Heineken Cup champions will be looking to get their hands on their first silverware since 2008 this season and with an increasingly-powerful squad, it might just …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Sale Sharks

It’s never been an easy job being in charge of one of the Premiership’s only two northern clubs, but somehow Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has kept Sale Sharks competitive – even on a budget smaller than most of his rivals in the league. Despite not having tasted any kind of success in the form of tangible trophies since the …

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Wasps Enhance Star-Studded Squad With Ninth Summer Signing

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: The Wasps team run onto the pitch for their first game at their new ground during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and London Irish at the Ricoh Arena on December 21, 2014 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have once again splashed the cash from their ever deepening pockets in securing their ninth signing of the Summer in landing the signature of second-row Matt Symons. Matt Symons to join @WaspsRugby from London Irish #AvivaPrem https://t.co/yA3aes4zi7 pic.twitter.com/106U4lEt1T — Premiership Rugby (@premrugby) June 28, 2016 Symons is somewhat of an under the radar talent having finished his time at Esher …

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Danny Cipriani Convicted Of Drink-Driving

BLOEMFONTEIN, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 10: Danny Cipriani of the England Saxons during the International match between the South Africa A and England Saxons at Free State Stadium on June 10, 2016 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Getty Images)

Wasps bound fly-half Danny Cipriani has been found guilty of drink driving following an incident last June in which Cipriani crashed his car into a minicab having spent the night in a club consuming alcohol. The 28-year old fly-half was reportedly so drunk that he could not speak coherently, mumbling his words with glazed eyes and found it difficult to …

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Rugby Stars React In Horror To News Of Brexit

Political commentators and pollsters were surprised by the victory of the leave campaign. When the polls had closed last at 10 pm last night, it appeared the remain campaign would win the referendum on membership of the European Union by a narrow margin. Some bookmakers even shortened the odds of a remain victory to 10/1 on. However when we awoke this …

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England Saxons Claim Historic Series Win In South Africa

After a hard-fought first victory in Bloemfontein last Friday, England Saxons were victorious 29-26 in George and wrapped up the two match series 2 – 0. Despite an increase in intensity from the previous week’s game and some ferocious defending and attacking from South Africa ‘A’, England were able to claim the win thanks to an opportunistic score from winger …

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England Saxons Name Exciting Team To Face South Africa ‘A’

South Africa A v England Saxons

After beating the Springboks last weekend, the England Saxons will be looking to finish the two match series with another win.  Despite claiming an impressive 32-24 win over South Africa ‘A’ last weekend, England Saxons coach, Ali Hepher, has made two changes to his starting XV. After starting from the bench during the first test, Christian Wade has been named …

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England Saxons Name Strong Team For Clash With Springbok’s ‘A’ Squad

The England Saxons have named an experienced line up for their clash with South Africa ‘A’. England Saxons coach, Ali Hepher, has named a XV packed with international experience for Friday’s clash with South Africa ‘A’ in Bloemfontein. As expected, Danny Cipriani starts at fly half in a side captained by Bath’s Dave Attwood. In total, the team includes over 60 caps worth of international experience, …

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Saxons V England: All Aboard The Banter Plane

A number of high-profile players were omitted from Eddie Jones’ squad to face Australia over the next three Tests, but many were named in England’s second-string ‘Saxons’ tour to South Africa. Even though the squads might have left a bitter taste in the mouth for some, social media has come to rescue with some excellent banter and light comic relief …

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Cipriani Relishing Saxons Opportunity As Is Not Taking South African Challenge Lightly

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Danny Cipriani runs with the ball during the England training session held at Brighton College on May 17, 2016 in Brighton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Having watched England’s dominant performance over Wales at the weekend; more specifically George Ford’s poor display at out-half, Cipriani must have been left feeling some what aggrieved that he was overlooked for a player that is misfiring on all cylinders. ?South Africa ✈️✈️ pic.twitter.com/9liS3cgeuX — DannyCipriani (@DannyCipriani87) May 31, 2016 With only one kick from seven by Ford on the …

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Tana Umaga’s Nephew Signs For Wasps

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 23: Tana Umaga is announced as the Blues Head Coach during a Blues Super Rugby press conference at Alexandra Park on June 23, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Jacob Umaga, son of Mike and nephew of legendary New Zealand centre Tana, has signed an academy contract with Wasps, the club has confirmed. Jacob, who plays both fly-half and centre, has made six appearances for England U-18s. He grew up in Yorkshire while his father was playing and coaching at Rotherham. Mike Umaga is a Samoan international player, with …

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Strong Saxons Squad Announced For South Africa Tour

CORK, IRELAND - JANUARY 30: The England team huddle before the International match between the Ireland Wolfhounds and England Saxons at Irish Independent Park on January 30, 2015 in Cork, Ireland. (Photo by Getty Images)

The England Saxons squad for this Summers tour against a South Africa ‘A’ team has been announced with a strong mix of experience coupled with youthful exuberance. The squad consisting of twenty seven players will be coached by Ali Hepher and contains a sum total of sixty nine senior international caps with Danny Cipriani, Christian Wade, Dave Attwood, Matt Kvesic, Luther …

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Twitter Has Mixed Reaction To Eddie Jones’ Squad Announcement

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Eddie Jones the Japan coach watches his team warm up prior to kickoff during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Samoa and Japan at Stadium mk on October 3, 2015 in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

England head coach Eddie Jones has today unveiled the squad that he will take down under for next month’s three match test series  against Rugby Championship champions Australia. With the reaction being somewhat mixed due to a few notable omissions and inclusion of a few debutantes fans took to the Twittersphere to voice their opinions. One of the glaringly obvious …

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