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Saracens ‘Unusual Injury’ Toll Gives England Test Headache

Saracens were left counting the cost of a hard-fought victory in Glasgow on Sunday and England coach Eddie Jones, about to name his squad for the autumn Tests, might share their pain. After his team won 13-3 in the European Champions Cup, Saracen’s director of rugby Mark McCall listed the casualties, and all of them England internationals. The Vunipola brothers, …

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Jones Axes Cipriani As Gloucester Fly-Half Left Out Of English Squad

Danny Cipriani has been omitted from England’s training squad for a three-day camp in Bristol, which begins on Sunday, despite his eye-catching club form with Gloucester. Cipriani was the starting fly-half in England’s last test match, a victory over South Africa, but the Gloucester man has recently been embroiled in off-field trouble, which has cast a shadow over his on-field exploits. …

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England Appoint John Mitchell As New Defence Coach

England have appointed New Zealand native, John Mitchell as their new defence coach until the end of the Rugby World Cup next year.  Mitchell will leave his executive of rugby role at the South African Super Rugby side, the Bulls, to join the England set up in September ahead of November’s Quilter Internationals. The 54-year-old was an England assistant coach …

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Jones Won’t Rule Out England Return For Troubled Danny Cipriani

England boss Eddie Jones has told Danny Cipriani that the troubled Gloucester star can still rescue his international career. Cipriani made his first England start for a decade in South Africa earlier this year. But the fly-half was fined £2,000 after admitting charges of common assault and resisting arrest during his club’s pre-season tour of Jersey. Cipriani was also sanctioned …

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Eddie Jones Admits He Spoke To Andy Farrell About England Defence Role

Eddie Jones has admitted he contacted Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell about the possibility of fulfilling the vacant post in England’s coaching set-up.  Jones and England have been conducting an exhaustive search for someone to replace Paul Gustard who took up the head coach role with Harlequins during the summer. It’s not ideal for the England boss to lose one of …

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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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