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England Name Squad Ahead Of November Series

Despite being inundated with injuries, Eddie Jones will be looking end 2016 unbeaten. Eddie Jones has named a 32 man squad for the upcoming games against South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Fiji. Given the number of injuries suffered by England in recent weeks, a number of changes were expected, particularly in the backrow. However, the injuries sustained by James Haskell, …

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What Is England’s Likely Starting XV For South Africa?

With Eddie Jones set to name his 32-man squad to prepare for the November and December tests next week, including a number of changes enforced by a spate of injuries, we take a look at the likely XV to start against South Africa – a team England have not beaten since 2006. It was back in the final days of …

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Premiership Coaches Set Boycott Meeting With Eddie Jones

TWICKENHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: England head coach Eddie Jones speaks to the media during an England Rugby press conference at Twickenham Stadium on September 30, 2016 in Twickenham, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Some Premiership coaches will not meet with Eddie Jones following England’s controversial training camp. The fallout following England’s controversial three day training camp in Brighton shows no sign abating, after a number of Premiership directors of rugby have stated their intention not to attend a pre-planned meeting with Eddie Jones ahead of the November series. Although there appears to be little …

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With Anthony Watson And Jack Nowell Injured, Who Should England Pick As Their Wingers Against South Africa

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England’s judo session didn’t go to plan last week. What started out as a novel idea, turned into rumbling club Vs country row following Eddie Jones’ decision to incorporate a judo session into England’s three day training camp last week. In the aftermath of what must have been a full on session, six players picked up knocks, some more serious …

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England Potentially Hit With Yet Another Backrow Injury After Today’s Action

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Eddie Jones may have to deal with yet another injury in his backrow. After week in which the England suffered a series of injuries following their well publicised judo session, Eddie Jones might be about to receive yet more bad news following Saturday’s Premiership action. Before the Leicester Tigers kicked off against the Worcester Warriors, Richard Cockerill made one late …

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Opinion: This Is England, Eddie Jones

Everything seemed to be going so well for Eddie Jones and his England team, before the same old problems that have blighted English rugby for so long began to rear their ugly heads once more. The Red Rose has had plenty of new dawns in the last 13 years since the glorious times of 2003, but the golden aura that …

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Wasps Reveal Severity Of Sam Jones Injury During England Training

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Sam Jones of Wasps is tackled by Alec Hepburn during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on September 4, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have confirmed that Sam Jones broke his leg during England training. The flanker was in line to start during the November series, because of injuries to those ahead of him in the pecking order. However, now he is set for an extended spell on the sidelines. Speaking to the Wasps website, Dai Young spoke of his disappointment at the …

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England Watch: Which Players Are On Fire In The Aviva Premiership?

We take a look at all the latest statistics from England’s Aviva Premiership as we get closer and closer to England’s autumn international campaign in November. We’ll start with the best tacklers in the Premiership so far. Top EQP Tacklers This Season Tom Savage 63 Luke Wallace 63 Chris Robshaw 59 Charlie Ewels 57 Mark Wilson 55 Brad Barritt 55 …

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Andy Goode Column: My England XV To Face The Springboks

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England will face South Africa on November 12. 1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens) 2. Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) 3. Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) 4. Maro Itoje (Saracens) 5. George Kruis (Saracens) 6. Chris Robshaw (Harlequins) 7. Sam Jones (Wasps) 8. Billy Vunipola (Saracens) 9. Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers) 10. George Ford (Bath) 11. Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs) 12. Owen Farrell (Saracens) 13. …

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Exclusive: Eddie Jones Reveals The Identity Of The Two Players Who Will Be Competing To Replace James Haskell

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Eddie Jones, the England head coach, looks around the stadium on a pre match visity to Murrayfield Stadium on February 5, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England Head Coach Eddie Jones told Pundit Arena’s Nick Heath that he wants new call ups Sam Jones and Matt Williams to fight for the vacant number 7 jersey, after Wasps flanker James Haskell was ruled out of the November series through injury. Haskell has been England’s undisputed first choice at openside since Jones took over from Stuart Lancaster in November …

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Aviva Premiership Team Of The Week: Round Two

Exeter Chiefs v Saracens - Aviva Premiership

We’ve completed the second round of the Aviva Premiership. At the Rec, Bath ran up a big scoreline, beating the Newcastle Falcons 58-5. The top two teams from last year battled it out at Sandy Park, however Saracens came away with an easy victory. Northampton Saints breezed past Bristol, meanwhile Harlequins overcame Sale. Wasps won at Welford road for the first …

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