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Andy Goode Column: Jamie George Has A Better Chance Of Touring With The Lions Than Dylan Hartley

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

Despite the positivity surrounding Scottish rugby at the moment it’s hard to see Scotland winning in Twickenham on Saturday. Vern Cotter has his side playing some wonderful attacking rugby, but you only have to look at how France bullied their tight five to see where England will be looking to win the game. Scotland will of course cause England problems through …

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Video: Eleven Of The Greatest Prop Tries Ever

NEW PLYMOUTH, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Prop Gethin Jenkins of Wales crashes through the Namibia defence on his way to scoring his team's fifth try during the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Wales and Namibia at Stadium Taranaki on September 26, 2011 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

When one thinks of props, one sees gnarled, grizzled and grotesque orcs, with visages ravaged by time and an endless procession of scrums, rucks and mauls. Props are the cornerstones of any pack and are arguably two of the most important positions on the pitch when considering the impact the set-piece can have on any match. Yet the footwork and flair …

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