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Matthew Rees Will Serve A Lengthy Ban For This Malicious Stamp On Nick Easter

Nick Easter was lucky to avoid serious injury after this Matthew Rees stamp. Matthew Rees, a former Wales Captain and Lions hooker, is facing a lengthy ban after this horrific stamp on Harlequins number eight, Nick Easter. The incident occurred during Harlequins 32-20 bonus point victory over the Cardiff Blues and could have seen Easter suffer serious injury. In the footage, …

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Video: Eddie Jones Reveals The Reason Why He Took The England Job

Eddie Jones has been confirmed as the new head coach of the England rugby team this morning. The former Australia and Japan coach was contracted with the Stormers after the World Cup, and departed to Cape Town to take charge. However, he was headhunted by the RFU, and tempted by their offer. In a video released today, Jones apologised to …

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Eddie Jones Appointed As England Boss

The RFU announced the appointment of Eddie Jones earlier this morning. After all the rumours, earlier this morning Eddie Jones was appointed England coach on a four year contract. The Australian has had a contrasting career, having enjoyed success with the Wallabies and South Africa, yet ultimately leaving both Saracens and the Queensland Reds in controversial circumstances. Nevertheless, Japan’s World Cup campaign saw …

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English Rugby’s Future Looks Bleak

As the world’s best coaches queue up to rule themselves out of the England job, it’s hard to argue that English rugby has never been at a lower ebb than it currently finds itself. The problem that the RFU faces in addressing this is that the proposed solutions – southern-hemisphere coach, celebrity review committee, selecting players who play in France, …

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Michael Chieka Names Mouth Watering Barbarians Backline

Michael Chieka has selected a backline bristling with attacking talent. Michael Cheika has selected some of the rugby’s best attacking players for the Barbarians game against Argentina this Saturday. With Nehe Milner-Skudder, Waisake Naholo and Nemani Nadolo selected in the Baa Baa’s back three, we can expect to see some scintillating running rugby. The dangerous trio will be marshalled by half backs Tawera Kerr-Barlow and Lima Sopoaga, while Tevita Kuridrani plays …

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England Fans Divided Over Eddie Jones Impemding Appointment

Some fans are underwhelmed at the prospect of Eddie Jones becoming England coach. When the Daily Express reported that that Eddie Jones was going to replace Stuart Lancaster as England coach last night, some were apprehensive. Indeed given that the Express would not be generally associated with reporting such breaking rugby stories, most waited until the main stream media picked up …

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Mike Catt: Thanks To Jonah Lomu For Putting Me On The Map

The news of Jonah Lomu’s death has shocked the rugby world, with countless tributes pouring in from all quarters. The giant winger announced himself on the international scene in the 1995 World Cup, where he drove the All-Blacks all the way to the final, where they ultimately lost out to the Springboks. However, what he achieved in those few weeks …

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Stormers Stand Firm Amidst Eddie Jones Rumours

The Stormers issue short statement on Eddie Jones future. Although The Evening Standard are reporting that Eddie Jones has flown into London to finalise the deal that will see him take over as England coach, things are relatively quiet in South Africa. Indeed, despite rumours circulating that John Mitchell is being lines up to take over at the South African …

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