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Replacement Named For Manu Tuilagi In 33 Man England Squad

Bath winger Semesa Rokoduguni has been called up to the 33 man training squad that is meeting up on Monday and Tuesday in Brighton to prepare for the Six Nations, as an injured replacement for Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi. Tuilagi withdrew from England’s two day training camp after suffering a knee injury in Tigers’ home match against league title …

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Eddie Jones Unveils 33-Man England Training Squad Ahead Of Six Nations

England Training Session

Eddie Jones has included four uncapped players in his 33-man training squad who will attend a two-day camp in Brighton ahead of the Six Nations. Bath’s Nathan Catt, Sale Sharks’ Josh Beaumont, Mike Williams of the Leicester Tigers and Saracens fly-half Alex Lozowski have all been included in a squad that also contains the returning James Haskell, Maro Itoje, Manu Tuilagi, Jack Nowell and Anthony …

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Could This Be The England Team To Start The Six Nations?

With Eddie Jones announcing his England squad to train for the upcoming Six Nations on Saturday, we put together a side that could face France in the opening round of the tournament on 4th February 2017. 1) Joe Marler With Mako Vunipola likely to be ruled out of some if not all of the Six Nations due to damaged knee …

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5 Potential Candidates To Replace Richard Cockerill At The Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

The pressure appears to be mounting on Richard Cockerill following the Leicester Tigers’ 38-0 drumming at the hands of Munster last weekend. Indeed, citing sources within the club, the Daily Mail even claimed that Saturday’s return fixture could very well decide the future of the Tigers’ Director of Rugby. Although Cockerill has found himself in this position before, the manner …

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Coaching Culture At Leicester Tigers Said To Be “Toxic” As Richard Cockerill Is Set To Be Sacked

Leicester Tigers v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Richard Cockerill’s time in charge of the Leicester Tigers looks to be coming to an end. Despite lying fourth in the Premiership, the Leicester Tigers have struggled for consistency throughout the opening months of the season. Although the Tigers have been unable to field their first choice center partnership of Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua due to injury, Cockerill’s side have …

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Five Things That England Have Learnt From Their Autumn Campaign So Far

With England’s Autumn Internationals campaign about to come to close for another year once more, we take a look at the five main areas that Eddie Jones and his charges will have learnt from their three games so far. 1) England’s defence must still improve The ‘backs-to-the-wall’ resilience of England’s performance against Argentina when down to 14 and at times …

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Opinion: Why Elliot Daly Is England’s Best Player In Years

England coach Eddie Jones has been eulogising about his team’s latest winger, Wasps’ Elliot Daly, but beneath the veneer of the Australian’s facetious hyperbole is a genuine excitement about one of the country’s brightest talents. Some players get thrown in at the deep end early on in their careers, individuals like Bath’s Anthony Watson who made his international debut at …

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Leicester Tigers Star On The Verge Of Joining Stade Francais

Telusa Veainu

It’s fair to say that the Leicester Tigers have not enjoyed the best start to the season. After adding Matt Toomua and JP Pietersen to his squad last summer, there was a great deal expected of Richard Cockerill’s side this season. However, the Tigers have failed to find any consistency, while injury has robbed them of Toomua and Manu Tuilagi. If that wasn’t …

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5 Established Stars At Risk Of Missing Out On Lions Selection

Australia v British & Irish Lions: Game 3

Time is running out for a number of players to force their way into Lions reckoning. As interesting as it maybe, selecting a Lions squad so far in advance of the tour kicking off is pure folly. However, with limited international game time now available, players can certainly rule themselves out of the reckoning this early in the season. Although a …

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Eddie Jones Unveils 34 Man England Squad To Face South Africa

England Media Access

England will take on an out of sorts South Africa next weekend. Despite incurring a number of injuries in recent weeks, England will be expected to beat South Africa next Saturday, after the Springboks just about managed to secure a draw with the Barbarians yesterday. Nevertheless, all eyes will be on Eddie Jones, as this will be the first time …

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Matt Toomua Ruled Out For Six Months After Suffering Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Leicester Tigers v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Leicester Tigers have been hit with yet more injury trouble. This last last year Leicester Tigers fans were drooling over the prospect of watching Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua link up in midfield this season. The Australian international had just come off the back of Australia’s World Cup campaign and was an important member of their Rugby Championship winning squad last season. Consequently, …

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Who Is England’s Most Irreplaceable Player?

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25: England line up for the anthem during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at Allianz Stadium on June 25, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

England’s lengthening injury list ahead of the 2016 autumn internationals has raised the question: who is Eddie Jones’ most irreplaceable player? As a shortlist of five, I would say that England’s key players thus far under Jones have been Dylan Hartley, Maro Itoje, Billy Vunipola, Owen Farrell and Anthony Watson. England, quietly, are building a squad with significant depth. And …

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What Is England’s Henry Slade’s Best Position?

He’s been shunted around between fly-half, inside centre and at 13, but multi-talent Exeter Chiefs back Henry Slade needs to nail down one position to get himself into the England test team. Against Clermont Auvergne he acted as a replacement fly-half for Gareth Steenson, the week before he acted as inside centre against Gloucester in a partnership with Sam Hill. …

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