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Eddie Jones: Remember England As Second Best Team In The World

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England head coach Eddie Jones was gracious in defeat as he commended South Africa for their outstanding performance in the World Cup final.  The Springboks bullied England for the majority of the game and powered their way to a 32-12 victory with tries courtesy of Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe while Handre Pollard chipped in with 22 points. England had …

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Eddie Jones Brands New Zealand Media As ‘Fans With Keyboards’

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Eddie Jones has stoked the fires yet again ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Saturday.  The Australian native is no stranger to throwing verbal grenades in the lead-up to big games and true to form called out members of the New Zealand media for being ‘fans with keyboards’ who continually give the All Blacks an easy …

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Eddie Jones Wants New Zealand In World Cup Semi-Final

England are the first side through to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals following their 40-16 win over Australia at Oita Stadium. Australia started well but England were full value for their win. Jonny May went over in the first-half for two tries in quick succession before Kyle Sinkler and Anthony Watson rounded off the win in the second half. England …

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Eddie Jones – “Someone Is Smiling On Us, The Typhoon Gods Maybe”

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Fans have been left disappointed by the news that World Rugby has cancelled two matches this weekend due to the impending Typhoon Hagibis.  One of the matches affected by the storm is England’s highly-anticipated clash with France. England head coach Eddie Jones informed the media that his side had been notified of the cancellation, confirming that the decision was out …

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Eddie Jones Ready To Find Out If England Have Big Game Temperament

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England face into a potential banana skin tomorrow when they take on Argentina in the Tokyo Stadium (9 am Irish time). Having beaten both Tonga and the United States convincingly, tomorrow’s encounter with the Pumas represents the first real test of the World Cup for Eddie Jones’ side. Despite being one of the favourites to take home the Webb Ellis …

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England Make Wholesale Changes Ahead Of USA Clash

England head coach Eddie Jones has made ten changes to his starting XV ahead of his side’s Pool C match against USA at Kobe Misaki Stadium on Thursday. Joe Marler, Tom Curry, Billy Vunipola, George Ford, and Elliot Daly are the only remaining names from the XV who started in their 35-3 victory over Tonga on Sunday. Owen Farrell drops …

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Eddie Jones Hails Impact Sir Alex Ferguson Visit Had On Tongan Win

England picked up an expected victory in their opening Rugby World Cup game against Tonga, despite a lacklustre overall display from Eddie Jones’ side. They made a host of errors throughout the game and and didn’t look as convincing in victory as fellow tournament favourites like New Zealand and Ireland as they ended with a 35-3 win. Manu Tuilagi grabbed …

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Owen Farrell At 12 As England Team Named For Tonga Clash

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England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team for Sunday’s clash with Tonga in Sapporo (KO 19:45 local time, 11:45 UK & IRE time).  Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside centre which sees George Ford get the nod at out-half. Ben Youngs will start at scrum-half where he will win his 90th cap for his country. Manu …

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A Combined England-Ireland XV As Voted By You

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With England and Ireland both announcing their starting XVs for Saturday’s clash at Twickenham on Thursday, we thought it would be interesting to see who would win out on a head-to-head basis.  Today, we asked you to vote in a poll to choose your combined XV based on the starting sides announced by Eddie Jones and Joe Schmidt. In some …

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Danny Care Reveals Pain Of Losing World Cup Spot To Willi Heinz

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England’s second most capped scrum-half Danny Care has revealed his hurt at being left out of Eddie Jones’ squad for the World Cup.  Jones announced his 31-man squad for the tournament in Japan last week with Ben Youngs and Willi Heinz chosen to wear the number nine jersey. Heinz’ inclusion in the squad may have come as a surprise to …

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Eddie Jones Makes Three Changes To England Team For Wales Clash

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Eddie Jones has made three changes to the team from Sunday’s win over Wales at Twickenham for the return fixture in Cardiff this weekend.  Saturday’s clash at the Principality Stadium will see an international debut for Bath’s Ruaridh McConnochie as he has been named to start on the right wing. Maro Itoje has been named in the second row where …

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