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‘They’re Brilliant’ – England Star Seriously Fancies This Ireland Side Vs The All Blacks

Having watched Ireland celebrate the third Grand Slam in their history at Twickenham on Saturday, Danny Care sat down to discuss just how impressed he was with Joe Schmidt’s men.  Speaking on BBC’s Rugby Union Weekly podcast Danny Care discussed a range of topics surrounding England’s disappointing championship while also admitting how blown away Eddie Jones’ side was by the excellence and …

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Eddie Jones & RFU Release Statements On England Coach’s ‘Scummy Irish’ Comments

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Eddie Jones and the RFU have responded after England’s head coach referred to Ireland as ‘scummy’… With just days remaining until Ireland and England lock horns at Twickenham, a rather cringe-worthy piece of footage emerged of Eddie Jones labelling Irish people as ‘scummy’. Filmed at a FUSO Talk last year, the clip also contained a snippet which saw the England …

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England Player Watch For The Autumn Internationals

This segment will focus on players who are putting their hands up for selection in the run up to the Autumn internationals each week. Form plays such a huge factor in the run up to International selection and one bad game, one red card or one injury could send a familiar faces down the pecking order, such is the the …

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Courtney Lawes Claims Lions Galvanised By Arrogance Of New Zealand Fans And Media

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Everyone knows that New Zealand rugby fans have high standards and great expectations. Three World Cup victories and decades of the All Blacks carrying the tag of the most feared team in all of sport have fostered such sentiment. According to Northampton Saints and England lock Courtney Lawes, however, the success of the team has also created downright arrogance among …

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The England Outcast XV

Even though England coach Eddie Jones has named a superbly talented 37-man squad to prepare for the autumn internationals this week, a number of talented individuals missed out on selection. We put together a XV made up of these players. 1) Matt Mullan Wasps loosehead Mullan has been in and out of England squads for many years, but it appears …

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England Fantasy Trial Match: The Probables vs The Possibles

England head coach Eddie Jones named a 37-man squad for a training camp last week and it displayed some impressive depth in most positions right across the team. However, what if Jones was to put his charges through a trial match to determine his final starting line-up? Trial matches rarely occur now because of the workload of top players for …

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Chink In The Armour: Why England Must Develop Depth At Fullback

England coach Eddie Jones has spoken of his desire to make his team ‘bulletproof’, but a lack of tried-and-tested options at fifteen could prove lethal to his side in 2019. The Australian has been vocal about the depth his side possess, and it is fair to say that in particular positions the national team can boast some of the best …

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What Eddie Jones’ Latest England Squad Tells Us

After much talk over the fallow summer months, England coach Eddie Jones has named his latest training squad that reveals quite a bit about the Australian’s thinking for the approaching autumn tests against Argentina, Australia and Samoa. Firstly, Jones has rewarded the players who stood up to be counted and walked away from a hostile environment in Argentina with a …

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Is This The England Team For The Autumn Internationals?

England head coach Eddie Jones has a tremendous task on his hands for the rest of 2017 as he tries to bring together his Lions cohort after a successful tour of New Zealand and his young starlets fresh from a 2-0 series win over Argentina.   So who will he pick for the Tests against Argentina, Australia and Samoa this …

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A Post-Lions England Squad For The Autumn

With the Lions tour drawing to a close this weekend, English eyes will revert back to the national team, and with England head coach Eddie Jones likely to name a 45 man squad this August, there are going to be some pretty tough calls to make. We look at every position and the players likely to make the cut for …

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England Player Ratings V Argentina

Eddie Jones’ young England side made history by claiming a series victory in Argentina, where the hosts are known for their hostile reception.    In a match featuring end-to-end attacking rugby, we rate the entire 23 out of ten. 1) Ellis Genge A solid enough effort at scrum time and around the park, but was rather shown up by the …

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Young England Team On The Brink Of History

England U-20s go into their World Rugby Championship final against New Zealand tomorrow knowing victory would see them become the first age grade side to lift both the Six Nations and the World Championship in the same season. Despite losing a handful of core players to the senior team’s tour of Argentina – including precocious duo Tom and Ben Curry …

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Five Reasons Why You Must See England V Argentina Tonight

Although Lions coach Warren Gatland appears to be giving England’s touring squad the cold shoulder due to geographical factors, Eddie Jones is rightly proud of his young players. Tonight they go into battle once more against an experienced and talented Argentina side – here are five reasons why you cannot miss the match. 1) The first test was tremendously exciting …

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England U20s Smash Samoa As World Rugby U20s Championship Begins

World Rugby U20s Championship title holders England easily swept aside Samoa 74 – 14 in Georgia as both teams’ campaigns got under way. A depleted squad have travelled to Georgia for the Championship, with a number of U20s-eligible players involved with the senior England team in Argentina. England scored 12 tries on their way to a thoroughly convincing victory, with …

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