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Kyle Sinckler Has Been Cited For Alleged Eye-Gouge And It Could Be Bad News For England

After yesterday’s game involving Harlequins and Northampton Saints, there was only one major talking point after the game and that was the allegations from Michael Paterson that Kyle Sinckler made contact with his eyes at the bottom of a ruck.  The incident has already been denied by Harlequins’ Director of Rugby, John Kingston, who claimed that “unequivocally, it was not …

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John Kingston Denies Sinckler Eye-Gouge And Points Finger At Saints For Foul Play Themselves

One of the major talking points of yesterday’s clash between Northampton Saints and Harlequins at Franklin’s Gardens was the alleged eye-gouge from Kyle Sinckler on Saints’ Michael Paterson.  The incident occurred at the beginning of the second half when at the bottom of the ruck, Sinckler removed Paterson’s scrum-cap which resulted in the concession of a penalty on the tighthead …

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Sam Warburton Stands By Kyle Sinckler Over His Arrest In New Zealand

In the aftermath of the Lions’ hard-earned series stalemate against the All Blacks at Eden Park on Saturday, the squad relaxed and socialised together for a few days before flying home.  Soon after that dramatic 15-15 draw in Auckland, news emerged that Kyle Sinckler was arrested by New Zealand police in the early hours of Sunday morning as the players …

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Lions Prop Arrested On Night Of Final All Backs Test

England and Lions prop Kyle Sinckler was arrested by police in Auckland after what is being described as a ‘minor disorder’. The player was arrested only a few hours after the tense final Test against New Zealand at Eden Park, which finished 15-15, but was later released without charge. According to Fairfax Media in New Zealand (via The42.ie), the arrest took place at about 3am on …

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All Blacks Vs Lions: Why The Sinckler-Perenara Incident Shouldn’t Just Be Brushed Under The Carpet

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 01: A fight between TJ Perenara of the All Blacks and Kyle Sinckler breaks out on full time during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Westpac Stadium on July 1, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Last weekend I wrote a piece on TJ Perenara’s behaviour towards the referee during the second Test of the Lions series, which included my opinion on the incident that involved both the scrum-half and the visitors’ Kyle Sinckler in an altercation after the final whistle. It is vitally important that we do not erode our sense of responsibility towards officials in …

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Watch: Joe Marler And Kyle Sinckler Make Props Everywhere Smile With Outrageously Slick Handling For Harlequins

Harlequins

Harlequins and Exeter met in a thoroughly entertaining Aviva Premiership clash on Friday evening at Twickenham Stoop. Quins started well with Mat Luamanu crossing early. The subsequent conversion was missed by Nick Evans but they were almost in again shortly after before a vital interception from Exeter put an end to the move. In the build-up, props Kyle Sinckler and …

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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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Eddie Jones Names England Squad To Face Ireland

England coach Eddie Jones has named a 25 man squad to prepare to take on Ireland on Saturday. The entire 23 from the 61 – 21 thrashing of Scotland is retained, with winger Jonny May and hooker Tommy Taylor also staying with the squad for this week’s preparations. Whilst it is very likely the coaches will select the same starting …

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