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Stephen Moore Left Out As Wallabies Name Strong Team Ahead Of Argentina Clash

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named a strong team for his side’s Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Canberra on Saturday. Ex-captain Stephen Moore is surprisingly not included in Cheika’s match-day 23 having missed his side’s draw with the Springboks in Perth last weekend for the birth of his third child. Exciting young Melbourne Rebels hooker Jordan Uelese, who made …

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Four South African Teams In Talks To Join The Anglo-Welsh Cup

NELSPRUIT, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 05: Jacques Kotze of the Steval Pumas during the Currie Cup match between Steval Pumas and Cell C Sharks XV at Mbombela Stadium on August 05, 2016 in Nelspruit, South Africa. (Photo by Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

The South African invasion of the European game looks set to continue unabated. Further to the expected announcement this week that the Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs are to join what will henceforth be known as the Pro14 competition, reports from South Africa have suggested that four more sides are in talks with Premiership Rugby to join the Anglo-Welsh Cup. …

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Five Reasons Why You Must See England V Argentina Tonight

Although Lions coach Warren Gatland appears to be giving England’s touring squad the cold shoulder due to geographical factors, Eddie Jones is rightly proud of his young players. Tonight they go into battle once more against an experienced and talented Argentina side – here are five reasons why you cannot miss the match. 1) The first test was tremendously exciting …

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Five Reasons You Have To Watch England’s Tour Of Argentina

All rugby eyes will be on the Lions’ tour of New Zealand this summer, but make room in your weekend schedules for England’s two test trip to South America. Here are five reasons why you should definitely sit down and watch what is likely to be an epic pair of international matches. 5) Argentina have just named their test squad …

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Eddie Jones: Tom Wood “Highly Unlikely” To Make England Tour

England’s 50-cap flanker Tom Wood is unlikely to make his country’s tour to Argentina after being sent off for stamping in Northampton Saints’ Champions Cup play-off game against Stade Francais, according to coach Eddie Jones. The Australian feels Wood will not make the tour following his act of indiscipline during Friday night’s close-fought match (via ESPN): “He had an error …

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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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Watch: Ten Of The Best International Rugby Tries Of 2016

There have been some wonderful tries scored in international rugby in 2016, but we’ve scoured the internet to pick out ten of the very best scores from across the world this year. 10) Nicolas Sanchez v Japan, 5th November 2016 In recent years the Pumas have stepped up their rugby a few gears, in particular their attacking game. Gone of …

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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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Watch: Elliot Daly Sent Off For Horror Tackle On Argentina’s Leonardo Senatore

England v Argentina - Old Mutual Wealth Series

England will have to play the remainder of the game with 14 men against the Pumas. After a week that has seen a huge amount controversy surrounding the interpretations of rugby’s tackle laws, Elliot Daly now finds himself in trouble after the winger was sent off for an aerial challenge on Leonardo Senatore. The Argentinian number eight was in the air readying himself …

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Eddie Jones Aims Antagonising Early Dig At Australia

England Training Session

Eddie Jones has already started to toy with Michael Cheika and Australia. Pre-game press conferences can often be bland affairs, with coaches and players sticking rigidly to scripts as a means of not creating headlines that might offend their opposition. Eddie Jones though plays by his own rules, setting the agenda in front of the assembled media by targeting a …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face Argentina

England Training Session

Although Eddie Jones might have been tempted to experiment further with the depth of talent at his disposal against Argentina this weekend, the England coach has selected what could arguably be described as his best available XV. As expected, the front row remains unchanged with Mako Vunipola and Dan Cole playing either side of captain Dylan Hartley. George Kruis returns to the …

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