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Mako Vunipola Ruled Out For Three Months With Hamstring Injury

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England Rugby have confirmed that Mako Vunipola will undergo surgery for a hamstring injury sustained during Saracens Heineken Champions Cup final win over Leinster last weekend.  The Saracens prop has been ruled out for three months meaning he will miss the remainder of the Premiership season. It is thought that Vunipola will be fit for England’s World Cup campaign in …

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Redmond Named In England Squad As Hope Of Irish Switch Fades

Nathan Redmond Michael Obafemi

Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the upcoming UEFA Nations League finals with Southampton’s Nathan Redmond making the 27 man selection. Redmond has had an excellent season with the Saints and the 24-year old had been reportedly scouted by Irish manager Mick McCarthy thanks to the Irish connections on his mother’s side. He had been called up to …

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England Show Strength And Depth To Edge Out Ireland

Ireland were looking to make history in Malahide having only beaten two full-members at home in ODI cricket before today’s game, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, while England were looking to take some form into their home World Cup later this month. After a delayed start due to the overnight rainfall on the outfield, the game was reduced to a 45 overs …

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Eddie Jones: Lions Head Coach Is An “Ambassador Job”

Gatland Jones Feature

Eddie Jones has dismissed the role of head coach of the British & Irish Lions as an “ambassador job” in a subtle dig at Warren Gatland. Speaking to the Brisbane Courier Mail, the England head coach also refused to rule out the possibility of succeeding Michael Cheika as the Australian boss. Current Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, has guided the …

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Michael Keane On Using Ireland As Stepping Stone: “I Felt Really English”

Everton defender Michael Keane has outlined that he “always dreamed of playing for England” despite first representing Ireland at underage level. The 26-year old had featured for Ireland’s U17s and U19s but switched his international allegiance and has featured frequently for England’s U21s as well as five appearances for their senior team. Keane was recently included in England’s squad for …

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Ireland Issue Squad Update Following Bruising Defeat To England

Ireland issued a squad update on Monday following their Six Nations defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium, with a number of injury concerns present ahead of Saturday’s clash with Scotland. Winger Keith Earls who was on the receiving end of a couple of questionable challenges from Tom Curry and Maro Itoje suffered a hip pointer injury and will be managed …

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Ireland V England: A Combined XV As Chosen By You

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The excitement is rising ahead of tomorrow’s Guinness Six Nations clash between Ireland and England in the Aviva Stadium.  In anticipation of the game, and following yesterday’s team announcements, we asked you to select the best combined XV from the two teams. The results are in and Ireland lead the way in the team with nine representatives on the team. …

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Ireland V England: Choose A Combined XV From Starting Teams

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The Ireland and England teams for the highly-anticipated Guinness Six Nations opener in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday have been named. Both Eddie Jones and Joe Schmidt have named strong sides for the clash with England welcoming back Manu Tuilagi for his first Six Nations start since 2013 while George Kruis is favoured to Joe Launchbury. The Vunipola brothers also return …

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Joe Schmidt: “I Don’t Think It’ll Be Boring, It’s Going To Be Exhilirating”

Mike McCarthy Joe Schmidt Ireland

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has responded to comments that his side will “bore the sh*t” out of England when the pair clash at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. England’s defence coach John Mitchell had outlined that he felt Ireland’s resilience would “bore” his side, but was keen to stress that Schmidt’s men are “arguably the best in the world.” …

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‘No One Thinks We Can Win’, Claims Eddie Jones Ahead Of Ireland Clash

Eddie Jones Joe Schmidt

Eddie Jones insisted England’s belief in their ability to beat champions Ireland was intact even though “no one thinks we can win” the Six Nations clash in Dublin. Ireland, who defeated England 24-15 at Twickenham to complete a Grand Slam last season, will be favourites for Saturday’s match at the Aviva Stadium. But few serious observers have completely written off …

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Lawrence Dallaglio: Andy Farrell Is “The One That Got Away”

Former England captain, Lawrence Dallaglio, believes the English setup “regret” letting go of their former coach, Andy Farrell, as they prepare to lock horns with Ireland on Saturday. The Wigan native joined the national coaching ticket in 2012, however, upon his appointment in 2015, head coach, Eddie Jones, decided to sack the coaching staff that was in place. The British …

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