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Jamie George Signs New Long-Term Contract With Saracens

There are many selection dilemmas facing Eddie Jones as we close in on the Autumn Internationals which begins in just a couple of weeks time.  There are probably none bigger than the decision to be made at hooker. Up until now, Jones has opted to choose his captain, Dylan Hartley, as first choice hooker for England but you expect that …

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Further Disruption For Eddie Jones And England As Jack Nowell Set To Miss Huge November Fixtures

There is only one month to go to the eagerly anticipated November internationals where the northern hemisphere nations take on their southern counterparts.  Unfortunately, England supporters will have to wait until November 2018 to see Eddie Jones’ side take on the might of the All Blacks – England will tour South Africa in June 2018 and face Argentina, Australia and …

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England’s New Alternate Kit Is Pretty Damn Slick

Eddie Jones and England will be looking to build momentum ahead of the 2018 Six Nations when they take on Argentina, Australia and Samoa at Twickenham in November.  With some young players staking a claim on the tour of Argentina during the summer, and with a number of established players currently ruled out through injury, it seems like the perfect opportunity …

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Kyle Sinckler Receives Ban For Making Contact With Michael Paterson’s Eye

British and Irish Lions substitute Kyle Sinckler reacts after the third rugby union Test match between the British and Irish Lions and New Zealand All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland on July 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BRADLEY (Photo credit should read MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

The RFU Disciplinary Panel have on Tuesday evening decided on Harlequins tighthead prop Kyle Sinckler’s punishment after he was found to have made contact with the eye of Michael Paterson.  Facing Northampton Saints last weekend, the 24-year-old was adjudged to have come in contact with eye by the disciplinary panel despite the referee, Luke Pearce, only awarding a penalty following …

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Kyle Sinckler Has Been Cited For Alleged Eye-Gouge And It Could Be Bad News For England

After yesterday’s game involving Harlequins and Northampton Saints, there was only one major talking point after the game and that was the allegations from Michael Paterson that Kyle Sinckler made contact with his eyes at the bottom of a ruck.  The incident has already been denied by Harlequins’ Director of Rugby, John Kingston, who claimed that “unequivocally, it was not …

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Throwback Tuesday: Wales Dramatically Defeat England At Twickenham At 2015 RWC

It’s hard to believe that it has been two years since the 2015 World Cup in England. It was a tournament filled with incredible excitement, drama and unexpected results.  Who would forget Japan’s miraculous victory over South Africa in the pool stages or Scotland’s controversial loss to Australia in the quarter-finals? However, what is arguably one of the most memorable games …

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England Teammates Show Their Class Following Intense On-Pitch Scuffle

Sunday’s Aviva Premiership contest between Wasps and Harlequins was memorable for more than the visitors’ 24-21 victory. It also gave us the scene where England teammates Joe Marler and James Haskell got into a seriously heated tangle.  Midway through the first half, the pair became involved in a scuffle that saw Marler grab his compatriot’s scrum cap. Taking exception to the …

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Watch: James Haskell Loses It With England Teammate Joe Marler As Pair Nearly Come To Blows

Wasps and England back-rower James Haskell lost it with England teammate Joe Marler during his team’s 24-21 defeat to Harlequins today. In a drawn-out scuffle, the experienced flanker takes umbrage to Marler pulling his scrum-cap, so decides to wrestle him to the ground and after a bit of grappling on the floor, the pair are separated. With the matter seemingly …

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