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England’s World Cup Squad Starts To Take Shape

As the second Six Nations in the latest World Cup cycle draws to a close this weekend, England’s plans for the next edition of the tournament in 2019 are moving up a gear – with almost as many as two thirds of the 31 man squad looking near certain to be selected for the competition in two years’ time. Barring …

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Eddie Jones Makes Surprising Changes To England Squad For Italy

Eddie Jones has cut four players from his England squad and retains 24 men to take on the Azzurri this Sunday. Charlie Ewels, Teimana Harrison and Mike Williams have all returned to their clubs, as well as stalwart Jonathan Joseph – which will come as a shock to some supporters. Joseph has started almost every game during Eddie Jones’ reign …

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Four England XVs Highlighting The Country’s Depth Of Talent

Eddie Jones’ England are now on an unprecedented run of victories for the country, and part of that run of unparalleled form has been down to the depth of talent the head coach can choose from. Even with regulars like Billy and Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and George Kruis out of the team, the side has still defeated both France …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Italy

With England looking more like their old selves against bitter rivals Wales in a ferociously intimidating Principality Stadium in Cardiff after a lacklustre effort against the French, coach Eddie Jones is in an excellent position to test out some new faces and fresh combinations when facing a below par Italy on 26th February. But although Jones has said he will …

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England Watch: Which Players Are Pushing For International Honours?

It’s easy to overlook the Premiership with the northern hemisphere’s flagship tournament the Six Nations taking place, but many individuals put their hands up for England selection with some sterling performances for their clubs last weekend. We look through the statistics and highlight some of the best performers from the latest round of Premiership action. ________ Top EQP Tacklers Wasps …

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Tom Wood Cleared To Play Against Wales But Could Still Face Axing

Northampton and England flanker Tom Wood has been cleared to play against Wales on Saturday after overcoming a shoulder injury in the wake of England’s 19-16 win over France last weekend. Wood played the full 80 minutes against the French but was seen leaving Twickenham with his arm in a sling, which raised concerns over his availability for England’s second round trip …

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Does England Selection Favour Certain Clubs?

Does being at one club make you more likely to represent England than another? We take a look at the players who have been capped since the beginning of Stuart Lancaster’s time in charge and see if there are any correlations between capped players and the clubs they play at. This writer recently wrote a piece where it was suggested …

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Watch: Castres Score Brilliant Try After Great Robert Ebersohn Offload

Castres scored a brilliant team try through Alexandre Bias in the first-half of their penultimate Pool 4 tie with the Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens. With Northampton taking an early lead through Teimana Harrison, Castres hit back 10 minutes before halftime with an excellent team try that was finished off by openside flanker Alexandre Bias. With Castres beginning to press …

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Laporte To Cull Foreign Internationals In French Rugby, Will The Rest Of International Rugby Follow?

‘If you want something done, do it yourself’ is the age old adage and the attitude that has largely been adopted by new Fédération Française de Rugby President Bernard Laporte. The former Toulon Director of Rugby was elected as the FFR’s latest president after taking over from Pierre Camou earlier this month. One of Laporte’s main promises in his run for presidency …

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England Playing Ratings V Australia – In Depth

With England’s final victory of 2016 proving to be a classic game of two halves, we rate each of the players for their first and second half performances. 1) Mako Vunipola First half: Not given the chance to show off his running game in the first half, but solid at the scrum and powerful in defence. 6 Second half: Vunipola …

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Analysis: How Weak Is The England Back Row Versus Australia?

VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL - NOVEMBER 01: Nathan Hughes looks on during the England training session held at Brown's Sport Complex on November 1, 2016 in Vilamoura, Portugal. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The weakened England back row versus Australia looks there for the taking. Michael Hooper and David Pocock will be licking their lips. Injuries to James Haskell and Billy Vunipola have robbed England of two-thirds of their favoured back row – a triumvirate that did so well against Australia in June. The Red Rose are also without Maro Itoje, who would …

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The Leading England Candidates To Replace Billy Vunipola

With England talisman Billy Vunipola ruled out of the final autumn test against Australia, and likely to be out of action for up to four months, we assess the options at number eight available to the national side for next week and beyond. Josh Beaumont The Sale Sharks captain was named in England’s extended 33 man squad to take on …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Play Australia

What team should Eddie Jones pick when England face their final test of the autumn with a mighty match against the Australians at Twickenham? We put together our chosen 23. 1) Mako Vunipola Although Joe Marler is really starting to the push the Saracens prop for the number one shirt with impressive set piece performances from the bench, Vunipola brings …

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England Player Ratings V Argentina

In a game completely altered by one bizarre and silly mistake by centre-turned-winger Elliot Daly, England showed wonderful grit and resolve to grind out a win against a tired but determined Argentina team. We rate the players from 1 to 23: 1) Mako Vunipola In the early stages of the game he once again combined well with his brother Billy …

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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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