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England Name Four Uncapped Players But No Room For Care

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Dylan Hartley has been left out of Eddie Jones’ England squad for the opening two rounds of the Six Nations due to a knee injury that will see him miss their crucial clash with champions, Ireland. Injury has also ruled flanker, Chris Robshaw, and centre, Jonathan Joseph, out of the 35-man-squad but there are welcome returns for Joe Launchbury and Mako and …

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Sam Underhill To Miss Six Nations Following Ankle Surgery

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England head coach, Eddie Jones, has been dealt a huge blow with the news that flanker, Sam Underhill, will miss the Six Nations following surgery on his ankle. The 22-year-old sustained the injury during Bath’s 23-16 win over Leicester Tigers in the Premiership last month. According to BBC Sport, Underhill is expected to be out for three months, meaning he …

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Declan Rice: I’ve Spoken To McCarthy & Southgate, I Will Decide Soon

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has revealed that he has spoken to both England manager Gareth Southgate and Ireland manager Mick McCarthy about his international future and outlined that he will decide who to represent “soon.” Rice has been embroiled in an international tug-of-war between Ireland and England after he was left out of Martin O’Neill’s squad in August, following …

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Billy Vunipola Felt Scared On Return From Injury

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England star Billy Vunipola has revealed that he was scared when returning to action for Saracens following a three-month hiatus after breaking his arm for the third time. The 26-year-old No 8 — who has missed 47 weeks through injury since September 2017 — told The Daily Telegraph that bitter past experience had taught him something when he turned out …

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Niall Quinn Gives Verdict On McAteer And Owen’s Star Sixes Clash

Former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland striker Niall Quinn has had his say on the now infamous clash between Jason McAteer and Michael Owen from last weekend’s Star Sixes tournament in Glasgow. Quinn was a part of the Republic of Ireland team which shared the tournament’s third-place spot with Scotland, and speaking at the launch of Virgin Media’s spring schedule …

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Wayne Rooney Arrested In Washington For Public Intoxication

Former England captain, Wayne Rooney was arrested last month in Washington on charges of public intoxication and swearing.  According to Sky News, Rooney was charged on December 16 and was fined $25. According to Virginia court records, the DC United player also had to pay $91 in charges. He was subsequently released without bail. A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: …

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Breaking: Declan Rice Signs New Long-Term Deal With West Ham

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West Ham’s highly-regarded midfielder Declan Rice has committed himself to a long-term amidst ongoing uncertainty over his international future. The name Declan Rice is one that is often attached to the tug-of-war surrounding his international allegiance – with both Ireland and England in the running as a potential home for him in the future. And while it remains unclear exactly which …

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FAI Confident Declan Rice Will Pledge Future To Ireland

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The FAI are confident that Declan Rice will commit his international future to the Republic of Ireland after the West Ham midfielder reportedly sat down with new manager Mick McCarthy this week. Rice stunned Irish fans the world over in September when he informed the previous manager Martin O’Neill that he would be unavailable for the UEFA Nations League campaign. …

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Ireland End Difficult Year Outside Top 30 In Fifa World Rankings

After a difficult year which saw them win just one game in 12 months, Ireland will end 2018 in 33rd spot in the official FIFA World Rankings which were released on Thursday. The Boys in Green finished bottom of their inaugural UEFA Nations League group and struggled for much of the year eventually parting company with manager Martin O’Neill and …

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England’s Danny Cipriani Suffers Injury Blow Ahead Of Six Nations

PARIS, FRANCE - AUGUST 22: Danny Cipriani of England looks on during the International match between France and England at Stade de France on August 22, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England and Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani will be sidelined for up to six weeks after suffering a “small tear” to a chest muscle, the Premiership club said on Wednesday. Cipriani sustained the injury during his club’s 29-17 Heineken Champions Cup defeat to Exeter last week. The 31-year-old, signed from Wasps earlier this year, has been instrumental for Gloucester in the …

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Loftus-Cheek Backs England Teammate Sterling’s Stance On Racism

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Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek praised his international team-mate Raheem Sterling for being strong-willed enough to speak out publicly against the racist abuse he has received. Television cameras caught a Chelsea fan allegedly aiming racist abuse at Sterling during the Blues’ 2-0 win over City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea and the British police are investigating the incident. …

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Tony Adams Named New English Rugby Football League President

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Former Arsenal and England captain Tony Adams has been named the new president of English rugby league’s governing body, it announced on Wednesday. Despite his roots in football, Adams has close links with rugby league through his Sporting Chance charity. The 52-year-old will replace current Rugby Football League (RFL) president Andy Burnham, a politician for the centre-left Labour party and …

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Brian O’Driscoll Urges Owen Farrell To Improve Tackling Technique

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Former Irish captain Brian O’Driscoll has urged England’s Owen Farrell to improve his tackling technique following a number of controversial incidents that could have seen the out-half yellow carded. Farrell was criticised for his no-arms tackle on South Africa’s André Esterhuizen during England’s narrow victory over the Springboks at the beginning of the November Internationals. The challenge went unpunished, however …

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Declan Rice Confirms Crunch Talks With Mick McCarthy Over Irish Future

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has confirmed that he will sit down and discuss his international future with new Irish manager Mick McCarthy this month. The 19-year old has been involved in an international tug-of-war between England and Ireland ever since he was left out of Martin O’Neill’s squad in August amidst speculation over which nation he would be selecting. …

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Angus Gardner Admits He Got Farrell Tackle Decision Wrong

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Angus Gardner, the referee who oversaw the November Series clash between England and South Africa, has admitted that he should have awarded a penalty following Owen Farrell’s ‘no-arm’ tackle on Andre Esterhuizen. The shoulder-led tackle came at the end of the game when Rassie Erasmus’ side trailed by 12-11  in Twickenham. A penalty would have won the game for the southern …

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