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England Have Named Their Squad For The Six Nations

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England have named their squad for the Six Nations. England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 34-man squad for the tournament, which gets underway next weekend. The World Cup finalists begin their campaign against France in Paris on Sunday, February 2. Jones has called-up 22 players who played at the World Cup in Japan last year and eight uncapped …

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Saracens Will Be Relegated At The End Of The 2019-2020 Season

Premiership Rugby have confirmed that Saracens will be relegated from the top flight at the end of the 2019/2020 Premiership season. Saracens are the reigning Premiership champions in addition to being holders of the Champions Cup but will start next season in the RFU Championship. The club was fined £5 million in November and deducted 35 points for failing to …

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Roy Keane Gives Blunt Assessment Of Declan Rice’s Shortcomings

Former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane did not hold back in his assessment of England midfielder Declan Rice, explaining that the West Ham man has many areas of his game he must improve in. Rice broke into the English starting XI earlier this year, almost immediately after his highly-documented international transfer from Ireland. The 20-year-old had spent the …

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Eddie Jones: Remember England As Second Best Team In The World


England head coach Eddie Jones was gracious in defeat as he commended South Africa for their outstanding performance in the World Cup final.  The Springboks bullied England for the majority of the game and powered their way to a 32-12 victory with tries courtesy of Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe while Handre Pollard chipped in with 22 points. England had …

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Major Blow For England As Kyle Sinckler Departs After Three Minutes

England were dealt a very heavy blow in the opening minutes of the Rugby World Cup final against South Africa with Kyle Sinckler substituted after three minutes. The highly-influential tighthead prop was knocked out cold when he ran into his teammate Maro Itoje’s shoulder in a tackle on Makazole Mapimpi and referee Jerome Garces immediately stopped the game. Sinckler was …

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Erasmus To Step Down From Head Coach Role Following World Cup

Rassie Erasmus

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he will step down from his role as South Africa head coach following the World Cup final on Saturday. However, the 47-year-old will remain as the country’s Director of Rugby with current defence coach Jacques Nienaber likely to take over as head coach. It was thought that Erasmus would stay in the role for the …

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“They Earn A Shit-Load Of Money, So They Can Pay The Fines”

New Zealand hooker Dane Coles isn’t too concerned about the fine England received following their V-shaped formation when facing the All Blacks haka but admitted that he and his teammates found the response “awesome.” England were fined and reprimanded for the response which saw them breach World Rugby’s rule which states that an opposition team cannot cross the half-way line …

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World Rugby Announce Nominees For Breakthrough Player Of The Year

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The nominees for the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year have been announced with England, South Africa and France all represented. Joe Cokanasiga (England), Herschel Jantjies (South Africa) and Romain Ntamack (France) are all nominated following their eye-catching performances throughout the year. To be eligible for this award, players must have played less than one year of senior international …

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England Fined Following V-Shaped Formation In Response To Haka

Owen Farrell Haka

England have been fined for the V-shape formation the team made when facing New Zealand’s haka before their clash with the All Blacks in last weekend’s World Cup semi-final. According to the Guardian, England have been reprimanded and fined a four figure sum although it is believed to be less than the £2,500 that France had to pay for adopting …

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England Will Receive “The Largest Bonus Ever Paid For Winning A Test Match”


England players will receive a hefty bonus after their stunning victory over New Zealand in the World Cup semi-finals. On Saturday in Yokohama Stadium, Eddie Jones’ team shocked the rugby world with an incredible victory over the sport’s dominant team. England won 19-7 and the scoreline did not flatter them. They were full value for their win. England were relentless. …

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