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England’s Six Nations Campaign – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Eddie Jones’ England team finished an overall superb fourteen months on a particularly disappointing low point against a dominant Ireland side on Saturday evening, but the side still have much to take out of their Six Nations campaign. We review the good, the bad and the ugly of this year’s tournament. The Good As well as winning four games out …

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5 Established Players Who Risk Falling Out Of Lions Contention

England v Wales - RBS Six Nations

There has been a great deal of debate over the composition of the Lions squad since the beginning of the season. However, the real litmus test for players was always going to be the Six Nations. Sure, domestic and European rugby brings its own brand of intensity and passion, but international rugby is on another level. Be it the physical …

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Four England XVs Highlighting The Country’s Depth Of Talent

Eddie Jones’ England are now on an unprecedented run of victories for the country, and part of that run of unparalleled form has been down to the depth of talent the head coach can choose from. Even with regulars like Billy and Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and George Kruis out of the team, the side has still defeated both France …

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The Already Injured Six Nations XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Billy Vunipola of England runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 27, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Since the dawn of professionalism, rugby has become an increasingly attritional game. Players are now bigger, quicker and stronger than ever before, which in turn has led to greater and more dangerous collisions. In a study commissioned by the LNR (Ligue Nationale de Rugby) and FFR (Fédération Française de Rugby) cataloguing all of the injuries suffered by Top 14 players between …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face Wales In Cardiff

England Media Session

Following a hard fought win over France in Twickenham last weekend, England’s injury-hit squad face another stern examination against Wales in Cardiff this Saturday. In all, Eddie Jones is still without both Vunipola brothers, Chris Robshaw, George Kruis and Tom Wood, while James Haskell has not been deemed fit enough to start again this weekend. This places pressure on those coming into …

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Hammer Blow To England As George Kruis Ruled Out Of Six Nations

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Eddie Jones, the England head coach looks on during the media conference held at Pennyhill Park on November 10, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Without much of their 2016 starting pack, England struggled for much of their opening Six Nations clash against France. The Red Rose won out 19-16, but Eddie Jones knows that things will get tougher from here. However, today they have been dealt a hammer blow as George Kruis has been ruled out of the championship. ? BREAKING | George Kruis ruled …

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George Kruis Ruled Out Of England’s Six Nations Opener

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 18: George Kruis (L) and Maro Itoje of England celebrate after thier victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at AAMI Park on June 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Eddie Jones has yet another headache as England’s injury crisis has worsened this evening. The Red Rose open their campaign against France this weekend, with a depleted side as it is. George Kruis has sustained a knee ligament injury that will put him out for the opener, but it is unclear when he will return. George Kruis has sustained a …

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Andy Goode Column: My England XV To Start Against France

1. Matt Mullan (Wasps) 2. Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) 3. Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) 4. George Kruis (Saracens) 5. Joe Launchbury (Wasps) 6. Maro Itoje (Saracens) 7. James Haskell (Wasps) 8. Nathan Hughes (Wasps) 9. Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers) 10. George Ford (Bath) 11. Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs) 12. Owen Farrell (Saracens) 13. Jonathan Joseph (Bath) 14. Elliot Daly (Wasps) …

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What Eddie Jones’ Latest England Squad Tells Us

With the latest edition of the Six Nations tournament quickly looming on the horizon, England coach Eddie Jones has today named his 34-man squad to take on the best Europe has to offer and try to retain their Championship title from last year. Although we never expect to see wholesale changes in Jones’ squads, and indeed the Australian is limited …

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Eddie Jones Expected To Name Injured Trio In England’s Six Nations Squad

England v Australia - Old Mutual Wealth Series

Although England maybe the defending Grand Slam champions and are coming off the back of an undefeated year, Eddie Jones’ side maybe a little vulnerable coming into this season’s Six Nations. Jones will definitely be without Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw, while the participation of Mako Vunipola and Joe Marler in the early rounds of the Championship is in doubt. In …

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The ‘Homegrown’ England XV: Do England Rely On Foreign-Born Talent?

Since the dawn of professionalism England has been accused by many of relying heavily on foreign-born talent to bolster its ranks at the highest level of the sport. The thorny issue of rugby’s residency rules has come back into the rugby community’s collective consciousness once more with new FFR president Bernard Laporte stating only ‘homegrown’ players will be able to …

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