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Joe Marler Returns As Eddie Jones Names 35-Man England Squad

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Eddie Jones has named his official 35-man Rugby World Cup training squad which will assemble for England’s first official training camp next week and it includes Joe Marler.  Marler previously made himself unavailable for international selection due to his desire to focus on club commitments and spend more time with his family. His last cap came in last year’s summer …

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Eddie Jones Adds Five Players To England World Cup Training Squad

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Eddie Jones has added five new faces to his latest England World Cup training squad ahead of the announcement of the official training squad next week. An initial squad, which was named last week, omitted Danny Care, Nathan Hughes and Dylan Hartley all missing out. Danny Cipriani (Gloucester Rugby), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Willi Heinz (Gloucester Rugby), Courtney Lawes (Northampton …

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Eddie Jones To Stay On With England Until 2021 At Least

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The RFU have confirmed that England head coach Eddie Jones intends to see out the remainder of his contract until 2021 and that defence coach John Mitchell has also committed to two years post 2019 Rugby World Cup.  Mitchell was appointed defence coach in September 2018 and in the nine Test matches in which Mitchell has been involved in, England …

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Eddie Jones: Lions Head Coach Is An “Ambassador Job”

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Eddie Jones has dismissed the role of head coach of the British & Irish Lions as an “ambassador job” in a subtle dig at Warren Gatland. Speaking to the Brisbane Courier Mail, the England head coach also refused to rule out the possibility of succeeding Michael Cheika as the Australian boss. Current Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, has guided the …

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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

Eddie Jones England Ireland Six Nations

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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