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Tangled Up In Red: The Bizarre Case Of England’s Dylan Hartley

For any supporter of the men in white, England captain Dylan Hartley is a bittersweet curate’s egg: simultaneously a wonderful leader and a dreadful liability. After a brilliant year captaining his country, England leader Dylan Hartley decided to cap it all off with a red card off the bench for his club Northampton against Leinster in the Champions Cup. It …

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Five England Captaincy Options If Dylan Hartley Is Banned

With it looking likely that current England captain Dylan Hartley will be banned for at least some of the Six Nations, Eddie Jones must quickly find a replacement captain for his team when there are no obvious replacements. We look at five possible candidates and their suitability for filling in for a man who has led England to thirteen victories …

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England Playing Ratings V Australia – In Depth

With England’s final victory of 2016 proving to be a classic game of two halves, we rate each of the players for their first and second half performances. 1) Mako Vunipola First half: Not given the chance to show off his running game in the first half, but solid at the scrum and powerful in defence. 6 Second half: Vunipola …

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England’s Likely Team To Face Australia

With England having recently announced a 25 man squad for Saturday’s final autumn test against Australia, we take a look at the side that Eddie Jones is likely to select for his team’s final challenge of 2016. 1) Mako Vunipola Although Joe Marler is making a significant impact off the bench in terms of the set piece, he is likely …

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Five Things That England Have Learnt From Their Autumn Campaign So Far

With England’s Autumn Internationals campaign about to come to close for another year once more, we take a look at the five main areas that Eddie Jones and his charges will have learnt from their three games so far. 1) England’s defence must still improve The ‘backs-to-the-wall’ resilience of England’s performance against Argentina when down to 14 and at times …

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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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Watch: Could England’s Jonny May Be The Next Openside Sensation?

England’s speedy winger Jonny May decided to join the national side’s pack against Argentina on the flank to try and bring some much needed ballast to a scrum reeling after England were down to only 13 men. What followed was unprecedented in rugby history. When wingers try to scrummage ! Bit of work to do @NealHatley1 @Mako_Vunipola pic.twitter.com/QqJjq4ApCP — Front …

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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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Opinion: Why Every England Fan Should Be Proud Of Their Team

Despite losing Elliot Daly due to an out-of-character challenge in the air, England’s defence stood resolute against an Argentina side that had no answers to the intelligence and foresight of the men in white’s brick wall. In the history of test rugby, 49 players have been red carded and seen their team still win, whereas 102 players have been red …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Play Australia

What team should Eddie Jones pick when England face their final test of the autumn with a mighty match against the Australians at Twickenham? We put together our chosen 23. 1) Mako Vunipola Although Joe Marler is really starting to the push the Saracens prop for the number one shirt with impressive set piece performances from the bench, Vunipola brings …

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England Player Ratings V Argentina

In a game completely altered by one bizarre and silly mistake by centre-turned-winger Elliot Daly, England showed wonderful grit and resolve to grind out a win against a tired but determined Argentina team. We rate the players from 1 to 23: 1) Mako Vunipola In the early stages of the game he once again combined well with his brother Billy …

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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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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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England’s Likely Team To Face Argentina

With Eddie Jones this evening naming a 24-man squad to take on the Pumas in the third game of the autumn internationals, we’ve put together the likely starting lineup and bench to take on one of the world’s best and most consistent sides. The front row is likely to stay the same, but there will definitely be a change in …

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England Name 24-Man Squad To Face Argentina

England coach Eddie Jones has made some significant changes to his squad to face Argentina at Twickenham this coming weekend. A notable absentee is last week’s fullback Alex Goode, who will drop out of the squad entirely. Regular fullback Mike Brown is retained. Tom Wood and Jonny May have also returned to the squad after not featuring in last week’s …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Play Argentina

After a convincing first 30 minutes from England and moments of sporadic excellence throughout the rest of the game, the national side can take a lot of positives from their 58 – 15 performance against Fiji, although with some troubling setbacks they will want to put right in a week’s time. Although Mako Vunipola excelled in the loose and Dylan …

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