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RFU Back Eddie Jones After Disappointing Six Nations Campaign

The real significance of England’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Six Nations won’t be known until we see the team perform over the summer and of course, in the November internationals when they will face the All Blacks at Twickenham. Is finishing second-from-bottom a true reflection of their current plight? Probably not, but what is obvious is that there are clear …

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The Difference In Game Time Between Ireland And England’s Top Players Is Startling

The post-mortem into England’s fifth-place finish in this year’s Six Nations is well underway and one of the main reasons which is being discussed is the load being put on some of England’s top stars. With the Lions tour taking place last summer, which extended the 2017/18 season for all those involved, there was concern surrounding the welfare of those players …

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Warren Gatland Reckons That Ireland’s Grand Slam Triumph Was “A Bit Lucky”

Wales secured second place in this year’s Six Nations championship after securing a narrow 14-13 victory over France at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. It’s not a game which will live long in the memory and there were only three points scored in the second-half, a 49th-minute penalty from Maxime Machenaud. The result means that Wales finish runners-up and they …

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Concern Down In Munster With Very Worrying Injury List

Munster currently lie in second place in Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 and they endured mixed results while their international contingent were away with Ireland for the duration of the Six Nations. Munster recorded two wins against Zebre and the Glasgow Warriors while suffering away defeats to the Cardiff Blues and most recently Edinburgh at the weekend. They take on …

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Our Team Of The Six Nations Has A Grand Slam Feel To It

The Six Nations is over for another year and Ireland have won the Triple Crown, the competition and of course, the Grand Slam. Ireland will be brimming with confidence as they now look towards a June summer series against the Wallabies while Wales and Scotland will be relatively content with their three wins apiece, knowing that they showed some great …

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Watch: Israel Folau And Kurtley Beale Combine To Gift An ‘Own-Try’ To The Rebels

The Waratahs got back to winning ways this weekend after producing a remarkable comeback to emerge 51-27 winners against the Melbourne Rebels in Sydney at a sun-kissed Allianz Stadium in Sydney. At the end of the second-half, the Waratahs found themselves 3-20 down but they got a lifeline before the halftime whistle blew when Lalakai Foketi got their first try. The Tahs …

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