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Nominees For Six Nations Player Of The Championship Announced

Six Nations Player Of The Championship

The nominees for the official Six Nations Player Of The Championship have been announced and unsurprisingly, the list is dominated by Wales.  A total of six players have been nominated and these were selected by the media. The ultimate winner will be decided by an online vote which you can take part in here. Voting closes at 12 noon on …

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Watch: England Off To A Flier With Try After 66 Seconds

England Try France Six Nations

England have produced a dream start to their Guinness Six Nations clash with France at Twickenham after scoring a try with just over 60 seconds on the clock.  A Ben Youngs box kick handed possession to the French after the away side kicked off the game. However, as Les Bleus were beginning to go through the phases to set up …

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Watch: Wales Should Feel Outraged For Not Being Awarded This Try

England have secured a hard-fought 12-6 victory over Wales in an absorbing encounter at Twickenham this evening.  Two first-half tries from Jonny May proved to be the difference as Eddie Jones side never gave up the lead produced by the Leicester Tigers winger. A mistake from Rhys Patchell, who had a tough day at the office, led to May’s opening …

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Jonny May Joins Leicester As Ed Slater Signs For Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed the signing of Leicester’s Ed Slater, with Jonny May going the other way.  Speculation around the transfer has been widespread of late and it is thought that the swap involves a monetary figure heading to the Cherry and Whites as part of the deal. This figure, according to Gloucestershire Live, is said to be around £150,000. Slater, who …

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Gloucester And England Star Set For Leicester Tigers Move

Gloucester and England back Jonny May is on his way to Welford Road and the Leicester Tigers ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season next month. The 27-year-old, who has scored nine tries in 27 appearances for England, will boost the Tigers’ options out wide following the departure of JP Pieterson and Peter Betham. Reported by BBC Sport, former Tigers captain …

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England Player Ratings V Argentina

Eddie Jones’ young England side made history by claiming a series victory in Argentina, where the hosts are known for their hostile reception.    In a match featuring end-to-end attacking rugby, we rate the entire 23 out of ten. 1) Ellis Genge A solid enough effort at scrum time and around the park, but was rather shown up by the …

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England Player Ratings V Barbarians

After England’s impressive win over an experienced Barbarians outfit, we rate the entire 23 out of 10. _________ 1. Ellis Genge 6 Got on top of Census Johnston on a few occasions at scrum time and offered some of his trademark barrelling runs in the loose. Will likely start against Argentina to earn his second cap. _________ 2. Jack Singleton …

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Stade Francais Defeat Gloucester In A Feisty Challenge Cup Final

European Rugby Challenge Cup Final, BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland 12/5/2017 Gloucester vs Stade Francais Stade Francais’ Geoffrey Doumayrou scores a try

Stade Francais have ended a turbulent season in triumphant fashion, defeating Gloucester 25-17 in a tremendously lively Challenge Cup final on Friday night. The French side, who were at one point to be the subject of a highly controversial merger with Top 14 rivals Racing 92, were able to put their domestic issues to one side and enjoy a victory …

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The Lions Outcast XV

With Warren Gatland today naming his Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer, there were of course many, many big name players who have not made the cut. We put together a XV made up of those players who missed out on selection this time around. 1) Rob Evans There is a tremendous amount of talent in the Lions …

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The Fast XV: Picking The Quickest Team In World Rugby

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Jonathan Joseph of England scores his sides second try during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on March 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

The main difference between England and Scotland in this year’s Six Nations was not power but speed. Jonathan Joseph’s impeccable timing and blazing pace saw him blast through the Scottish backline seemingly at will. But would the Bath flier make a World Fastest XV? 15  Israel Dagg  (New Zealand) A very tough one to pick but the way Israel Dagg …

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