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Eastmond Set For Disciplinary Hearing After Ian Madigan Tackle

Kyle Eastmond will appear before an independent disciplinary panel on Tuesday as a result of his tackle on Ian Madigan in the Leicester Tigers’ loss to the Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate on Saturday.  The incident occurred in the 24th minute of the match with Bristol holding a slender 10-7 advantage over their opponents. The home side were going from …

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The England ‘Forgotten’ XV

With England being spoilt for choice in terms of depth and the quality of talent available to the coaching team, we take a look at the players who have largely been ignored since the Eddie Jones era began back in December 2015. David Wilson One of three tighthead props in Stuart Lancaster’s 2015 World Cup squad, experienced head Wilson has …

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Does England Selection Favour Certain Clubs?

Does being at one club make you more likely to represent England than another? We take a look at the players who have been capped since the beginning of Stuart Lancaster’s time in charge and see if there are any correlations between capped players and the clubs they play at. This writer recently wrote a piece where it was suggested …

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The England ‘I Can’t Believe He’s Not Been Picked!’ XV

Every England fan has been there. Whenever a squad is announced, there are always a few players that a supporter would like to see included but is sad to see them missing out. To Eddie Jones’ credit, he has done a superb job of balancing youth with experience, raw talent with reliability and consistency. Yet even when the Australian is …

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The Left Out Of The England EPS XV

Eddie Jones unveiled his elite playing squad last week. After claiming a Grand Slam triumph and a series whitewash over Australia, it seems Eddie Jones can do no wrong. Even England’s normally cantankerous rugby writers withheld their criticism after the Australian unveiled his Elite Playing Squad last week. Indeed, the expected calls for the inclusion of Matt Kvesic were dispensed …

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Wasps Announce Shock Signing After Confirming The Capture Of England Centre

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Wasps fans cheer on their team during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on April 26, 2015 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have announced their 12th signing ahead of the 2016/17 season. Wasps continue to assemble an impressive looking squad ahead of the 2016/17 season, after they confirmed the capture of England international centre Kyle Eastmond this afternoon. Although Eastmond had been heavily linked with a move to Sale after Bath took the unusual decision of releasing the centre from his contract, Wasps …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Sale Sharks

It’s never been an easy job being in charge of one of the Premiership’s only two northern clubs, but somehow Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has kept Sale Sharks competitive – even on a budget smaller than most of his rivals in the league. Despite not having tasted any kind of success in the form of tangible trophies since the …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Exeter Chiefs

Despite heartbreak at losing out to Saracens in a pulsating Premiership final last season, Exeter Chiefs are one of the greatest success stories of the professional game, going from giant-killers to worthy giants themselves in the space of only a few years. Under the guidance of self-made and self-styled coaching guru Rob Baxter, the Chiefs have moved from surviving in …

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Bath Quash Takeover Rumours

Bath v Bucharest Wolves - Amlin Challenge Cup

Bath Rugby issued a statement on Saturday in a bid to calm supporters after rumours began circulating of a potential change in ownership at the Recreation Ground. “We would like to take this opportunity to address recent rumours in the media, and confirm that Bath Rugby is not being sold and will remain under the sole ownership of Bruce Craig. The …

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England Centre Kyle Eastmond To Leave Bath

England centre Kyle Eastmond is set to depart Bath Rugby and sign with Sale Sharks, according to reports. The Bath Chronicle is claiming that Eastmond has left the club after those in charge at the cash-laden Premiership outfit decided the former rugby league player was not worth the salary they offered him back in December. The six cap inside centre …

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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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England’s ‘Forgotten Men’ XV

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Harry Thacker of Leicester breaks with the ball during the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter final match between Leicester Tigers and Stade Francais at Welford Road on April 10, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Eddie Jones has named three squads in the past couple of days: his squad to tour Australia, his Saxons squad to head to South Africa and finally his extended squad to take on Wales in the one-off Test this coming Sunday. Yet, there are still a number of players who will count themselves very unlucky to not be involved. We …

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