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Blow For England As Vunipola & Nowell Set To Miss Chunk Of RWC

Mako Vunipola

Eddie Jones and England have been dealt a blow with the news that both Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell will miss a number of games at the Rugby World Cup.  Both players have been included in Jones’ final 31-man selection but it looks like they won’t be featuring in Japan until the end of the pool stages. Vunipola suffered a …

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Contract Joy For Exeter As They Tie Down England Trio

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Exeter Chiefs supporters have been given a boost after the disappointment of failing to progress to the Champions Cup knockout stages with the news that three key players have signed new deals with the club.  England internationals Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie have all signed two-year deals which will keep them at Sandy Park until the end of …

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Jack Nowell Likely To Miss Munster Clash With Hamstring Injury

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Jack Nowell will likely be ruled out of Exeter Chief’s Heineken Champions Cup clashes with Castres and Munster as he recovers from a hamstring injury picked up while on international duty. The winger missed England’s final November Test match against Australia after sustaining the injury in training and was replaced by Joe Cokanasiga. He featured in their previous three encounters …

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Further Disruption For Eddie Jones And England As Jack Nowell Set To Miss Huge November Fixtures

There is only one month to go to the eagerly anticipated November internationals where the northern hemisphere nations take on their southern counterparts.  Unfortunately, England supporters will have to wait until November 2018 to see Eddie Jones’ side take on the might of the All Blacks – England will tour South Africa in June 2018 and face Argentina, Australia and …

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Chink In The Armour: Why England Must Develop Depth At Fullback

England coach Eddie Jones has spoken of his desire to make his team ‘bulletproof’, but a lack of tried-and-tested options at fifteen could prove lethal to his side in 2019. The Australian has been vocal about the depth his side possess, and it is fair to say that in particular positions the national team can boast some of the best …

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Three Lions Who Have Played Themselves Out Of Test Selection

The British and Irish Lions have drawn their final midweek game in New Zealand following a tense final 10 minutes against the Hurricanes. The midweek team have hardly took the world by storm against the Super Rugby outfits. Defeats against the Blues and Highlanders have had a huge effect on the morale of the midweek team and created a divide within the …

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Four Key Head-To-Head Battles In The Lions Vs Highlanders Clash

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 07: The Lions players observe a minutes silence in remembrance to the the victims of the London Bridge terror attack prior to kickoff during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Lions clash with the Highlanders in the indoor Forsyth Barr stadium will be a fast-paced, high octane affair. With the Highlanders threatening to run the Lions off their feet, which head-to-head match ups will be key to the contest? Jonathan Joseph vs Malakai Fekitoa Jonathan Joseph had better have his side-step finely tuned. Malakai Fekitoa is, according to reports, …

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Lions And Blues Player Ratings – From A Kiwi Perspective

during the match between the Auckland Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand.

An epic battle on Wednesday was decided by a brilliant second-half try by substitute Ihaia West, which gave the Blues a deserved 22-16 over the Lions at Eden Park. The Lions forward pack were strong and several All Black contenders made huge impressions. So how did the players rate? ________ British And Irish Lions 15. Leigh Halfpenny (Wales) 6 Solid …

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Jack Nowell Spent £463 On Epic Taxi Dash To Join Lions Squad

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: British & Irish Lions winger Jack Nowell poses after a British and Irish Lions press conference at London Syon Park Hotel on May 8, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Exeter Chief star Jack Nowell’s head probably felt heavier and his wallet considerably lighter after an action-packed weekend which included winning a Premiership title and taking a 200-mile taxi ride to join the British and Irish Lions squad. The England winger scored a vital first-half try in the nail-biting final at Twickenham, executing a brilliant training-ground move to perfection. As his …

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A Lions XV To Beat The All Blacks – From A Kiwi Perspective

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Twickenham Stadium, London, England 27/2/2016 England vs Ireland Ireland's Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton

Warren Gatland faces his proverbial Everest when the Lions tour kicks off in June in New Zealand this year. He has an enviable talent pool to draw from but winning in New Zealand will require players with strength, agility, vision and grit in combination with very astute tactics. What the Irish did in Chicago needs to be replicated. So who …

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A Potential England Squad To Tour Argentina

With England likely to have a significant number of their players on the Lions tour later this year, coach Eddie Jones has a chance to experiment with some second stringers and new players in a two test series against Argentina in the summer. Eddie Jones’ Current Crop Below we have named a squad of 32 (the same size as the …

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England Player Ratings V Ireland

After England lost their first game in 19 matches and missed out on a back-to-back Grand Slam – thanks to a superb Irish defence – we rate the entire England 23 out of 10. 1) Joe Marler A solid enough performance in the first half, but being replaced at half time was telling. He is likely to lose his spot …

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Old Heads, Young Shoulders: Why England Are So Successful

It’s the kind of transformation that is more associated with the make-believe world of Hollywood than real life, but England’s revival from World Cup flops to being on the brink of back-to-back Grand Slams and on the cusp of breaking a tier one world record for consecutive wins is truly exceptional an achievement. Much credit must go to Eddie Jones …

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