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The Six Nations Team Of The Championship So Far As Chosen By You

Six Nations Team Of The Championship

Yesterday, we asked you to vote on the Six Nations team of the championship so far after the first two rounds of action.  As expected, England dominates this team as they top the Six Nations table with two wins from two and 10 points after securing two bonus points. Six Nations Team Of The Championship After Two Rounds:  15. Elliot …

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England Send Out Message To Six Nations Rivals With Thumping France Win

England France Six Nations

England 44 France 8 Six-try England produced a blistering performance at Twickenham to set up a mouth-watering clash with Wales at the Principality Stadium in two weeks time. England were on another level to their French opponents and although Jacque Brunel’s side were dreadful, how England dismantled them from the off will be incredibly pleasing for Eddie Jones and bodes …

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Watch: England Off To A Flier With Try After 66 Seconds

England Try France Six Nations

England have produced a dream start to their Guinness Six Nations clash with France at Twickenham after scoring a try with just over 60 seconds on the clock.  A Ben Youngs box kick handed possession to the French after the away side kicked off the game. However, as Les Bleus were beginning to go through the phases to set up …

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Eddie Jones Makes Two Changes To England Team To Face France

England team France Six Nations

Eddie Jones has made two changes to the England team which beat Ireland 20-32 in Dublin for their clash with France at Twickenham on Sunday.  England have started the competition superbly after dominating the reigning champions to score four tries en route to a 12 point win and they will hope to make it two wins from two when they …

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Wasps Confirm Elliot Daly Will Leave Club At The End Of The Season

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Wasps have confirmed that Elliot Daly will leave the club at the end of the season.  Daly has made 188 appearances for Wasps scoring 404 points for the club and he triggered a release clause in his contract according to Director of Rugby Dai Young. “Elliot triggered a release clause in his contract and despite our best efforts to keep him …

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“This Squad Doesn’t Need A Wake-Up Call” – Peter O’Mahony

Peter O'Mahony Ireland Six Nations

For someone who prides himself on his ability to physically impose himself on opponents, the manner of Ireland’s Six Nations loss to England on Saturday will sting Peter O’Mahony in particular.  O’Mahony and the rest of his forward pack came out second best to their English counterparts with the likes of the Vunipola brothers, Mako and Billy, Kyle Sinckler, Maro …

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The Power Plays: How England Blitzed Ireland In 90 Seconds

Ireland England Six Nations

Just seconds from the kick-off in England’s 32-20 win over Ireland in the opening round of the Guinness Six Nations, you got the sense that Eddie Jones’ side were going to make the next 80 minutes as uncomfortable as possible for the reigning champions.  Owen Farrell executes his kick off to perfection by sending it long but also high, just …

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Ireland Count The Cost Of Bruising Loss To England

Keith Earls Joe Schmidt Ireland Six Nations

Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium  There will be plenty of sore bodies around Carton House on Monday when the Ireland squad begin preparations for their trip to Murrayfield to take on Scotland.  In terms of the physicality and intensity which was evident at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Ireland were definitely second best. From the moment Jamie …

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England End Ireland’s Run With Dominant Win In Dublin

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Ireland 20 England 32 Sean McMahon reporting from the Aviva Stadium England inflicted Ireland’s first defeat since the summer tour of Australia last year after scoring four tries, two in either half, as Joe Schmidt’s side couldn’t find an answer to the excellent kicking game and physical approach from the visitors. England made their intentions known almost immediately when they …

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England Attack Coach “Surprised” At Robbie Henhsaw Fullback Decision

England Robbie Henshaw Ireland Six Nations

England attack coach Scott Wisemantel admitted he was surprised at Joe Schmidt’s decision to name Robbie Henshaw at fullback for tomorrow’s eagerly anticipated clash between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium.  Wisemantel and George Kruis addressed the media today at a city centre Dublin hotel and the duo were keen not to give too much away as they prepare …

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Joe Schmidt Expecting Big Impact From “Young Kid” Tom Curry

Joe Schmidt Tom Curry Ireland England Six Nations

Joe Schmidt, when speaking to the media on Thursday during Ireland’s team announcement, singled out praise for England’s Tom Curry who he expects could have a big impact on proceedings on Saturday.  Curry, who now has five caps at senior international level and made his debut as an 18-year-old in the summer of 2017, will start at openside for England …

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Peter O’Mahony: “Fear Is Always A Factor For Us”

Peter O'Mahony Ireland England

Peter O’Mahony put it simply when asked what drives Ireland to keep hitting the heights which they reached last year. An unforgettable 2018 which yielded a Grand Slam, a series win in Australia and a historic victory over the All Blacks in November – how does a team motivate themselves when they have achieved all they could have in the …

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