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Sir Clive Woodward Says Lions Win Could Herald New Era Of Northern Dominance

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Sir Clive Woodward is ‘quietly confident’ that the Lions will be ‘smiling’ following Saturday’s first test against the All Blacks at Eden Park. Woodward says that an All Blacks loss could signal that his perceived ‘sea change’ occurring in international rugby toward Northern Hemisphere dominance is complete. Woodward, who is flying to New Zealand to take up commentary duties, says …

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Exclusive – Lions On Lions: Four 2005 Tourists Talk New Zealand

With the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand the first time the iconic side has faced the All Blacks in 12 years, Pundit Arena caught up with four 2005 tourists from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland to get their thoughts on their experiences and what they hope for this summer. We spoke to Ireland’s Shane Byrne, Scotland’s Chris Cusiter, England’s Andy …

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World Cup Winning Coach Sir Clive Woodward Calls For Rule Change Following Italy’s ‘No Ruck’ Tactics

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Former England head coach Sir Clive Woodward has waded into the debate following Italy’s novel application of the rules against England in their Six Nations encounter on Sunday. The World Cup winning coach has been writing in his Dail Mail column and has admitted to rethinking his position on Italy’s decision not to contest the ball after a tackle, thus …

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Sir Clive Woodward On Coaching England: ‘The Teamroom Was Electric. It Would Kick Off At Times’

The 2003 Rugby World Cup winning England team will forever go down as one of the greatest sides in English Rugby history. In the four years preceding England’s historic World Cup win in Sydney, the Red Rose had won three Six Nations titles, two Triple Crowns, one Grandslam and had never lost a home game at Twickenham. An astonishing run of success that saw Sir …

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Clive Woodward Reveals Real Reason For Martin Johnson Red Carpet Incident

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 30: England players line up for their National Anthem during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between Ireland and England at Lansdowne Road in Dublin, Ireland on March 30, 2003. (Photo By Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Ireland-England games are generally tense, feisty affairs at the best of times, but when a grand slam is on the line it generally adds another layer of intensity to what is often a fiery and fervent occasion. Sir Clive Woodward’s 2003 England team were a highly abrasive, confrontational group of players that had steamrolled their way through the first four rounds of the Six …

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Eddie Jones Appoints Former World Cup Winner To England Backroom Team

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England Head Coach Eddie Jones has appointed former Saracens and England flanker Richard Hill to England’s backroom team as Hill joins the English coaching ranks as a team manager leaving his current role as pathway liaison manager for the RFU. Hill was capped 71 times for his country and was an instrumental part of the 2003 World Cup-winning side under Sir Clive …

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Sir Clive Woodward To Speak At One Zero Conference In Dublin

World Cup winner and former British and Irish Lions coach, Sir Clive Woodward, has been announced as a keynote speaker at the impressive inaugural One Zero Conference in Dublin. Woodward joins a stellar class of top names for One Zero Conference, following the announcement of the controversial Lance Armstrong, Skins CEO Jaimie Fuller, and also Twitter Head of Sport, Alex …

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Sir Clive Woodward Selects A Wondrous World XV

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Sir Clive Woodward enjoys the atmosphere ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Following the conclusion of the June test series, rugby fans the world over have been presented with the latest illustration as to where the authority in the game pertains. While the northern hemisphere nations made some distance in closing the extensional gap which existed between the north and south following the 2015 World Cup, in which all four semi-finalists hailed from the …

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England Coach Eddie Jones’ Vow Of Silence Speaks Volumes

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)

It’s Wednesday now and Eddie Jones has so far kept to his promise of not speaking to the media, over a fortnight after England’s victory against Ireland. One solitary interview with the RFU’s internal media aside, Jones has kept his own counsel and has stuck to his word. Yet though this be madness, there be method in’t. By not talking to …

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