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Watch: Danny Cipriani Defends Mike Brown After That Interview

Former England player Danny Cipriani has defended fellow Englishman, Mike Brown. Following Brown’s painfully awkward interview, post-Wales. If you haven’t seen Mike Brown’s interview already, here it is below. As you can see, Brown is pretty livid with the result. The looks of contempt he shoots at any journalist who tries to goad him in to a tricky response makes …

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Should England Fans Really Expect To Win The World Cup?

Stuart Lancaster’s squad is the youngest to represent England at a World Cup. Now that England have completed their warm up schedule ahead of the World Cup, some have stressed the need for supporters to get behind the English team and cease debating the merits of including some players over others. However analysts remain divided over Lancaster’s selection. Arguments over Sam Burgess inclusion …

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Watch New Zealand Rugby Pundits Write Off England’s World Cup Chances

Analysts from The Breakdown demonstrate little confidence in England New Zealand rugby show The Breakdown, did not hold back in their criticism after they analysed England’s World Cup warm up defeat to France. Former All Blacks Jeff Wilson, Justin Marshall and Ian Jones, were critical of England’s lack of discipline, inconsistent selection and set piece difficulties. Jones was particularly scathing arguing that …

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Stuart Lancaster Names England World Cup Squad

Stuart Lancaster has announced England’s World Cup Squad Stuart Lancaster has unveiled the squad that he hopes will win the World Cup on home soil in October. As expected Danny Cipriani has missed out, with Lancaster taking only Owen Farrell and George Ford as his fly halves. Both Sam Burgess and Henry Slade have been included, meaning that Luther Burrell has …

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Are England Being Too Conservative By Not Selecting Danny Cipriani?

Stuart Lancaster is set to exclude Danny Cipriani from England’s World Cup Squad. Despite having an extremely effective cameo from the bench against France last weekend, Danny Cipriani is set to be excluded from Stuart Lancaster’s World Cup squad. Cipriani’s absence from will come as a blow to the player, who also missed out on the 2007 and 2011 campaigns. Not only have many …

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The Selection Dilemmas Facing Stuart Lancaster

Stuart Lancaster will cull his 45 man squad today England’s World Cup preparations will step up a notch today, as Stuart Lancaster will cull up to nine players from his initial 45 man squad. Speculation as to who Lancaster plans to drop has been rife, with arguments having been made for the inclusion of the likes of Sam Burgess, Kyle Eastmond and Luke …

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England World Cup Horrors Continue As Another Arrest Rocks Camp

England’s nightmare build up to this year’s World Cup continued on Monday, when it emerged that Danny Cipriani had been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. The Sale Sharks star was arrested following an early morning crash in West London on Monday. Cipriani has a chequered past with alcohol; back in 2013 he was concussed after being struck by a bus while on the …

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Danny Cipriani Finishes Silky Smooth England Play

England completed dominated the Baa-Baas earlier today and if one passage of play encapsulated the mood of the match, it was this.  The match finished 73-12 with Danny Cipriani getting a Try, scoring a penalty and converting ten Tries. An impressive display from England and Cipriani in particular. This Try to put the home side thirty-eight points clear really highlighted …

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Match Preview: Munster vs Sale

Sale travel to Munster this Sunday in a tie which has no bearing on the knock-out stages of the European Champions Cup, but nonetheless may have a big impact on the rest of Munster’s season, and consequently, Anthony Foley’s future at the helm. Given the fact that Munster have missed out on the knock-out stages of Europe for only the …

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Rugby – European Champions Cup Preview: Pool 1

The Heineken Cup is gone, and has been replaced with the European Champions Cup. In the first of a multi-part series, Jonathan Abbott previews European rugby’s new tournament,  focusing on Pool 1. The era of the Heineken Cup is over. Whatever province you are from you will have endured the highs of the Jonathan Sexton inspired second-half comeback to defeat …

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Danny Cipriani Recalled To England Rugby Fold

Controversial rugby star Danny Cipriani has been recalled to the England squad for the upcoming games against the Barbarians and the tour to New Zealand. Cipriani, 26, was signed as Sale’s marquee signing in 2013 following a successful season with the Melbourne Rebels in Australia and has not been involved in England duty since he earned his seventh cap back in …

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Danny Cipriani – A Star Reborn.

After a tumultuous period Danny Cipriani has started to fulfil the promise he showed at the beginning of his career, with many people calling for his return to the England fold. When Danny Cipriani first burst onto the scene for London Wasps, he was hailed as England’s brightest star since Jonny Wilkinson. Eye-catching performances against top domestic and European clubs …

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