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Andy Goode Column: My England Team To Face Scotland

Pundit Arena rugby columnist Andy Goode picks his England XV to take on Scotland in the Calcutta Cup next weekend at Twickenham. 1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens) 2. Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) 3. Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) 4. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints) 5. Joe Launchbury (Wasps) 6. Maro Itoje (Saracens) 7. James Haskell (Wasps) 8. Billy Vunipola (Saracens) 9. Ben Youngs …

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Statistically Speaking This Is The Best Lions XV Available To Warren Gatland Right Now

The guys over at rugby.net have for some time now, compiled lists detailing the best players in the world. Using mathematically generated data, they claim to objectively rate players from each of rugby’s elite competitions. Using their Rugby Net Rating Engine, thy interoperate an array of statistics, give them a weighting according to the competitions in which they were recorded and publish them …

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Winners And Losers – England v Fiji

England continued to steamroll their way through an undefeated 2016 with a 58-15 demolition of Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday. Two try doubles from Semesa Rokduguni, Jonathan Joseph and Joe Launchbury helped guide England to a comfortable win while Wasps centre Elliot Daly, Northampton flanker Teimana Harrison and Saracens fullback Alex Goode also crossed over for their first international tries. England …

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A Post June Series British and Irish Lions XV

Golden Lions v British & Irish Lions

The countdown to the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand is on. With the summer series now wrapped up, rugby fans throughout the home nations await the appointment of the new British and Irish Lions coach. Although Warren Gatland appears to be the leading contender, Joe Schmidt cannot be ruled out as a possible alternative. Whoever the new …

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Andy Goode Column: My England XV To Whitewash Australia

Australia v England

1. Mako Vunipola When Joe Marler announced his decision to sit out the tour of Australia, Mako was handed the opportunity to make the loose-head jersey his own. He has done just that, with two massive performances both in the loose and at scrum time. 2. Dylan Hartley It was not too long ago when questions were raised as to appropriateness …

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Bath Make Surprise Move For French International Centre

New Zealand v France - IRB RWC 2011 Match 25

Bath are looking to bolster their squad after a disappointing season. With rumours circulating over Kyle Eastmond’s imminent departure from The Rec, Bath have reportedly made an offer for Toulon centre, Maxime Mermoz. Although the 35 times capped French international is contracted to Toulon until June 2017, Mourad Boudjellal has stated that he would be willing to release the Mermoz this summer, stoking …

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Pre 6 Nations Lions XV

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06: (L-R) Jamie Roberts of the Lions is mobbed by team mates Conor Murray and George North after scoring the Lions fourth try during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Six Nations will give the opportunity for a number of players to put their hands up for Lions selection. Although the Lions will not tour New Zealand until the summer of 2017, the upcoming Six Nations Championship will give a number of players the opportunity to put an early hand up for selection. Indeed much is expected of the …

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