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Eddie Jones Is “Absolutely Loving” The Pressure He Finds Himself Under

England head into Saturday’s dead-rubber clash with the Springboks with nothing but pride on the line as they aim to avoid a series whitewash against Rassie Erasmus’ new-look team.  It’s been a difficult year for England. A second from bottom finish in the Six Nations which began their current five-Test match losing streak has left supporters severely concerned to where this …

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Eddie Jones Makes Two Changes To England Team To Face South Africa

Eddie Jones has made two changes to his starting XV for the second Test between South Africa and England in Bloemfontein.  Jones has drafted in Brad Shields and Joe Launchbury as he hopes those players make the desired impact to avoid a fifth consecutive Test defeat after the 42-39 loss on Saturday. Shields will be making his second appearance and …

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Is Eddie Jones Losing His Touch As England Coach?

Even New Zealand suffer defeat now again, but losing five matches in a row is a worrying sign for a team with ambitions of dethroning the champion All Blacks at next year’s World Cup in Japan. Yet that is the position an England side coached by Eddie Jones are in after Saturday’s 42-39 defeat by South Africa in Johannesburg. It …

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Brad Shields Named In England Squad For Springboks Clash

Eddie Jones has named his matchday 23 which will take on the Springboks in Johannesburg on Saturday.  Jones has opted to include Brad Shields and the Hurricanes man looks set to win his first cap for England from the bench. The side features seven players in the starting XV who played in the Premiership final between Saracens and the Exeter …

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Eddie Jones Likens English Rugby Club Owner To ‘Donald Trump’

Under-fire England coach Eddie Jones called a club owner the “Donald Trump of rugby” Sunday as a storm over his training methods moved from London to Durban. Bruce Craig, who owns English top-flight club Bath, criticised the Australian coach after Ben Te’o became the 15th training-camp injury victim since Jones took charge in 2015. Five of the 15 casualties play …

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Eddie Jones Hits Back At Criticisms Over His Training Methods

Ben Te’o became the latest player to receive an injury during one of Eddie Jones’ England camps as the Worcester centre was ruled out of the summer series against the Springboks as he aggravated a thigh issue during a weights session.  Piers Francis of the Northampton Saints has replaced Te’o in the squad but the latest withdrawal has only added …

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Eddie Jones Updates Squad For South Africa Tour As Ben Te’o Withdraws

Eddie Jones has finalised his selection ahead of England’s three-Test tour against the Springboks by naming a 34-man squad.  This selection will train at Pennyhill Park this week before departing to South Africa on Saturday. There are three inclusions to the squad with Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Nathan Hughes (Wasps) and Jason Woodward (Gloucester Rugby) joining up with the rest of the …

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England Fall To The Barbarians After Conceding A Whopping 63 Points

England got their summer tour off to a disappointing start when they fell to Pat Lam’s Barbarians at Twickenham this afternoon.  Eddie Jones’ side conceded nine tries on a final scoreline of 45-63 and although there were a number of players unavailable to Jones considering yesterday’s Premiership final, their defensive shape, or lack thereof, will be a huge concern before …

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