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England Star Elliot Daly Signs New Deal With Wasps

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 08: Elliot Daly of the Lions celebrates after kicking a long range penalty during the Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on July 8, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have been given a boost with the news that England and Lions star Elliott Daly has signed a contract extension with the Coventry-based club. A product of the club’s academy, the 24-year-old has made over 150 appearances since making his debut as an 18-year-old against the Exeter Chiefs back in 2010. He has so far scored over 300 points …

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Jonny May Joins Leicester As Ed Slater Signs For Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed the signing of Leicester’s Ed Slater, with Jonny May going the other way.  Speculation around the transfer has been widespread of late and it is thought that the swap involves a monetary figure heading to the Cherry and Whites as part of the deal. This figure, according to Gloucestershire Live, is said to be around £150,000. Slater, who …

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An Analysis Of England’s Five Best Fullback Options

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Alex Goode of England dives to score his team's sixth try during the Old Mutual Wealth series match between England and Fiji at Twickenham Stadium on November 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Fullback is one of the most contested positions in the England set-up at the moment, with head coach Eddie Jones having many different and brilliant options to fill the 15 jersey. Here we take a look at the five main contenders: _________ 5. Mike Brown Over the last few years, Mike Brown has been the go-to man at the back, but …

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British And Irish Lions 2017: English Options On The Wings

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Anthony Watson of Bath breaks clear to score the first try during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Bath at Kingsholm Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

In the twelfth article in this series analyses, here are the options Warren Gatland has on the wings for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. Due to the extent of the depth in this position in each of the four nations, this article will be split into four separate pieces with each one focusing on the …

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A Lions XV Made Up Of Players Under The Age Of 25

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25: Maro Itoje of England scrummages during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Allianz Stadium on June 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Here’s a Lions XV made up of players who are under the age of 25 on June 24, 2016, the day of the first test in New Zealand. Ellis Genge, England (22) A dynamic ball-carrier to threaten the All Blacks in the loose. Luke Cowan-Dickie, England (24) Another front-row dynamo with improving set-piece skills. Tadhg Furlong, Ireland (24) Forget his age, the …

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A British And Irish Lions XV Made Up Of Exiles

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 05: Luke Charteris of Wales runs with the ball during the International match between Wales and Australia at the Principality Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Pundit Arena picks its Lions XV. The only additional criterion: the players must be playing their rugby abroad. Lions head coach Warren Gatland isn’t restricted to selecting players who play for a club based within their home union. It’s a good thing too – he’d be missing out on this bucketload of talent. Unsurprisingly given the proximity of the principality …

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The Definitive Ten Best Quotes From International Coaches In 2016

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 19/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt ahead of the game Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

As 2016 draws to a close, how will rugby fans remember it? An England and Wallaby renaissance, a broken Irish curse, a  powerful new guard in All Blacks, the fading glory of South Africa…. and many entertaining quotes from coaches who probably won’t be going on any Christmas camping trips together. Here’s the top ten quotes from international coaches in …

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A Lions XV Made Up Of Only One Player Per Club

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 11: Maro Itoje (L) of England celebrates with England captain Dylan Hartley after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Suncorp Stadium on June 11, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Getting a team comprised of four nations with different styles to gel is what makes the Lions so special and Lions series victories so memorable. But what if we made the criteria even more stringent? What if head coach Warren Gatland could only pick one Lions-eligible player from each club? How strong would the side look then? Perhaps slightly surprisingly, …

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Opinion: Five Changes England Must Make For Fiji Test

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Eddie Jones,(R) the England head coach talks to forwards coach Steve Borthwick during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on November 15, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England play Fiji on Saturday and Eddie Jones must make five changes to develop his squad, argues Daniel Rey.  Having dispatched of a South Africa side ranked fourth in the world, England’s attention now turns to the team seven places lower. It is imperative that Jones uses the opportunity to increase competition for places; it’s what New Zealand would do. …

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Should Steve Hansen Have Won The Coach Of The Year Award?

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: All Black coach Steve Hansen during the New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run at Eden Park on October 21, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has won World Rugby’s Coach of the Year award for 2016, beating off competition from England’s Eddie Jones and Ben Ryan of Fiji sevens. The All Blacks chief of staff masterminded a world record 18 successive conquests, managing an extraordinary transition from the 2015 World Cup-winning team. But with defeat to Ireland blotting his copybook, …

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