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Shane Geraghty Makes Switch To Premiership Club

READING, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Shane Geraghty of London Irish gives instructions during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Leicester Tigers at Madejski Stadium on October 18, 2015 in Reading, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Shane Geraghty is on the move. In sport, relegation often means that you will lose some of your better players to bigger sides. London Irish finished bottom of the Premiership last season. While they are finding things relatively easy as they look to bounce straight back up, the draw of the top tier is certainly something with which they need …

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The I Can’t Believe They Were Capped By England XV (2006-2016)

RBS 6 Nations: England v France

England have capped 104 players since 2006. Apart from their recent Grand Slam triumph, England have enjoyed little success at international level over the last decade. It has even been argued that their 2003 World Cup triumph hamstrung England, as they struggled to emerge from the shadow cast by Clive Woodward’s team. Indeed, Andy Robinson, Brian Ashton, Martin Johnson and Stuart Lancaster …

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2006 – 2016: The I’d Forgotten They Were Capped By England XV

England v Australia - Investec Challenge Series

England have capped 104 players since 2006. Apart from their recent Grand Slam triumph, England have enjoyed little success at international level over the last decade. It has even been argued that their 2003 World Cup triumph hamstrung England, as they struggled to emerge from the shadow cast by Clive Woodward’s team. Indeed, Andy Robinson, Brian Ashton, Martin Johnson and Stuart Lancaster …

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The England ‘Wasted Talent’ XV

England has often been accused of wasting the huge pool of talent that is available to them. Here, Paul Wassell puts together a team made up of some of the players who never quite achieved what they arguably could and should have done, whether down to injury or poor management. Back in 2012, World Cup winning coach Graham Henry labelled …

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Eddie Jones’ Search For England’s Perfect Ten

BARNET, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: Owen Farrell of Saracens avoids a tackle from Robbie Diack of Ulster during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Saracens and Ulster Rugby at Allianz Park on January 16, 2016 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

With the news that potential inside centre solution Henry Slade is returning sooner rather than later to fitness, Eddie Jones will soon have to make the decision between George Ford or Owen Farrell, or go for a more unorthodox selection in Danny Cipriani or Freddie Burns. Although this particular selection conundrum has been delayed while Farrell acts as a makeshift …

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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Another momentous weekend for New Zealand, while Ulster endured a shocking loss in Italy. here’s this week’s ‘Who’s Hot & Who’s Not?’. Who’s Hot? New Zealand Another match and another win for Steve Hansen’s men as they defeated Argentina in La Plata to secure their third straight Rugby Championship success. Tries from Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Julian Savea and TJ Perenara …

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Friday’s Forgotten Star: Shane Geraghty

A lot of talk on the rugby pages of Pundit Arena over the last few months has revolved around Danny Cipriani and whether his form warranted an England recall or not. He was recalled earlier this week in what has been a big turnaround for what looked like was going to be the ‘golden boy’ of English rugby. Cipriani was …

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