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‘No One Thinks We Can Win’, Claims Eddie Jones Ahead Of Ireland Clash

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Eddie Jones insisted England’s belief in their ability to beat champions Ireland was intact even though “no one thinks we can win” the Six Nations clash in Dublin. Ireland, who defeated England 24-15 at Twickenham to complete a Grand Slam last season, will be favourites for Saturday’s match at the Aviva Stadium. But few serious observers have completely written off …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face Ireland

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Eddie Jones has named his England side to face Ireland on Saturday in Round 1 of the 2019 Guinness Six Nations Championship.  Saturday’s eagerly-anticipated clash at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin is the tie of the round and Jones’ side will be looking to avenge their defeat to Ireland in Twickenham last year. “I think it is quite clear to …

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O’Driscoll: Schmidt Will Switch Up Team Throughout Six Nations

Former Ireland rugby captain, Brian O’Driscoll, believes Joe Schmidt will have one eye on the World Cup and will look to explore his squad depth throughout this Guinness Six Nations campaign.  While Ireland appear to have a settled starting XV, with their eye-catching performances at provincial level, fringe players such as Will Addison and Joey Carbery are fighting tooth and nail …

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“It Does Make Me Think, ‘Is He Serious About That?'” – Schmidt On Eddie Jones

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The beginning of the 2019 Six Nations moved that one step closer with the official launch of the competition taking place at Hurlingham Club in Fulham this morning.  The captains and coaches of all competing nations in both the men’s and women’s competitions were present for a hectic day of media interviews. Unsurprisingly, the mouth-watering clash between Ireland and England …

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Eddie Jones Aims Dig At Sexton: “He Has A Bat Phone To The Referee”

England coach Eddie Jones believes Jonathan Sexton has a “bat phone to the referee” as he suggested the Ireland star receives preferential treatment from match officials. Jones’ side have the toughest possible start to their Six Nations Championship campaign, away to Grand Slam reigning champions Ireland on February 2. Fly-half Sexton, the World Player of the Year, is currently out …

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Jones On Farrell: “Owen Is Maturing At A Good Rate”

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England coach Eddie Jones believes captain Owen Farrell is “maturing at a good rate” heading into the Six Nations, while insisting wing Jack Nowell could play at openside flanker. Farrell and Dylan Hartley were England’s co-captains during the November internationals. But Saracens star Farrell is set to be in sole charge when they begin their Six Nations campaign against champions …

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This Isn’t A Six Nations Squad, It’s A Squad To Beat Ireland – Eddie Jones

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It’s hard not to get caught up in Six Nations fever this week as Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland named their respective squads.  The beginning of the tournament is a little over two weeks away and once the final round of European action is finalised this weekend, attention will all be on ‘Rugby’s Greatest Championship’. For the first weekend of fixtures, …

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Eddie Jones: Ireland Is The Best Team In The World

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England head coach, Eddie Jones named Ireland as the best side in the world following his Six Nations Squad announcement in London. Jones’s England travels to Dublin in two weeks time to take on an Ireland side currently riding the crest of a wave having followed up last year’s Grand Slam victory with a series win in Australia and a …

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