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Andy Goode Exclusive: Eddie Jones’ Warning Will Act As A Rocket For England’s Players To Perform This Weekend

Newcastle Falcons v Harlequins - Aviva Premiership

Our newest columnist, Andy Goode, explains why Eddie Jones’ recent comments will motivate England’s players further ahead this weekend’s Champions Cup semi finals. Although Eddie Jones caused a good deal of controversy by claiming that there were four or five individuals who have shown the wrong attitude since the Six Nations, I feel he is using the media to motivate his players as the …

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International Rugby: The ‘One-Club Man’ XV

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 19: Sean O'Brien of Ireland breaks through the tackle of Matt Evans of Canada during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between Ireland and Canada at the Millennium Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With all the talk around professional rugby seemingly focused on the transfer market and with hundreds of players moving between clubs, countries and hemispheres it seemed a pertinent time to pay homage to those who aren’t so nomadic, who are devoted to the team that developed them and the town, city or region they call home. To qualify for this …

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Watch: Why England Centre Henry Slade Is Creating So Much Hype

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: Henry Slade of England runs with the ball during the Rugby Union International match between England and the Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on May 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With promising young English centre Henry Slade ruled out of the Six Nations in its entirety, Eddie Jones relied on fly-half Owen Farrell to fill the gap at 12, with Bath’s Ollie Devoto and Wasps’ Elliot Daly covering from the bench. However, Exeter’s tyro is back from injury and ready to show what he can offer the national side once …

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Opinion: Eddie Jones Must Break Away From England’s League Convert Obsession

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Eddie Jones, the England head coach, faces the media during the media session held at Pennyhill Park on February 22, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

As news broke of league convert Ben Te’o moving to Worcester to improve his international chances by representing England, memories of the national side’s recent past of flirting with rugby league players and tactics came back to haunt many fans. Reported by Pundit Arena’s Brian Barry, Te’o is leaving Leinster because he qualifies for England through his English mother. Moreover, …

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Is English Rugby Still Elitist?

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Statues are pictured outside Twickenham stadium during an England squad announcement at Twickenham stadium on January 9, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

For much of English rugby’s history the game has been regarded by many as one dominated by the middle and upper classes, while football was generally the preserve of the working class. However, has professionalism helped to change rugby’s appeal and is it now a more open game? To look at this issue, it’s important to analyse the educational make-up …

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What XV Should Eddie Jones Pick Against Australia?

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England will tour Australia this summer. After winning the Grand Slam, England’s next goal will be to win their three match series against Australia this summer. Although the tour presents Eddie Jones with the opportunity to carry England’s Championship winning momentum down under, conversely, he may instead use it to introduce a number of players who did not see action …

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Four Reasons Why England Can Win The World Cup In 2019

during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 12, 2016 in London, England.

England have just won their 25th Triple Crown under Eddie Jones in his first Six Nations campaign. The pragmatic coach has guided his hard-working, relentless and determined team to this honour and they could even wrap up the tournament in Paris next weekend. This squad seems to have a work ethic that no northern hemisphere team can match, hence why they …

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The XV England Coach Eddie Jones Must Pick To Face France

during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on March 12, 2016 in London, England.

After England’s heroic hour against Wales on Saturday, the Red Rose are now one game away from securing their first grand slam in 13 years. Because of this, it is paramount that head coach Eddie Jones gets his selection right. There were a number of notable performances for England, none more so than young second row tyro Maro Itoje, who appears …

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Forget Ford, All Eyes Should Be On England’s Owen Farrell Against Wales

during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on March 10, 2016 in Bagshot, England.

Everyone from the media to coaches to fans has spoken about George Ford’s diminutive stature, but the real focus should be on England’s makeshift 12, Owen Farrell. For only the sixth time in their international careers, Ford and Farrell will line up at 10 and 12 together, having already faced Samoa, Uruguay, Scotland, Italy and Ireland together. However, the ferocious …

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