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The Likely England XV To Take On Argentina

Now that the dust has settled on today’s Lions squad announcement, Eddie Jones and his England coaching panel can start to work out which players they will take on their two-Test tour of Argentina this summer. Previously, Jones has spoken of not resting big name players until the autumn, so it is very likely he will take all his major …

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The Lions Outcast XV

With Warren Gatland today naming his Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer, there were of course many, many big name players who have not made the cut. We put together a XV made up of those players who missed out on selection this time around. 1) Rob Evans There is a tremendous amount of talent in the Lions …

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Harlequins’ Kyle Sinckler To Be Named In Lions Squad As Surprise Bolter [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Kyle Sinckler of England runs with the ball during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

In all of the bolter predictions for Warren Gatland’s Lions announcement on Wednesday, few (if any) would have thought to include Kyle Sinckler. The  24-year-old Harlequins prop, who made his England debut under Eddie Jones late last year but hasn’t started in any of his eight international appearances thus far, is reported to have done enough to impress Gatland ahead of …

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England Suffer Significant Injury Blow Before Summer Tour

England coach Eddie Jones will be without one of his major players when the men in white tour Argentina in the summer. Harlequins have today confirmed back rower Jack Clifford will undergo surgery on his shoulder to repair a reoccurring injury sustained earlier this season. The club also said Clifford would be ruled out of the summer tour and he …

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Star Names Unveiled For Barbarians’ England Match

Rugby’s legendary Barbarians take on England for the Old Mutual Wealth Cup on 28th May, and head coach Vern Cotter has announced some stellar names to feature for the visiting invitational team. Australian legends Adam Ashley-Cooper and Will Genia will join Argentina’s Facundo Ice and Samoa’s Census Johnston – all of whom currently ply their trade in France – in …

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England Watch: Who Might Make It Onto The Argentina Tour?

Although much of the media focus over the next few months will be on the Lions tour to New Zealand, Eddie Jones will be taking his England charges out to Argentina for a two test series that promises to be truly competitive. England could be missing as many as 15 or more senior players from their squad, meaning Jones will …

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Three-Man Shortlist Announced For England Player Of The Year

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: Owen Farrell catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on March 16, 2017 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Rugby Players Association has confirmed a three-man list of nominees for the England Player of the Year award. The three nominees are Northampton’s Courtney Lawes, Wasps’ Joe Launchbury and Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell. The three were all involved England’s recent retention of the Six Nations, as well as contributing to the side’s record-equalling winning run, and all will have …

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Opinion: Why Denny Solomona Should Not Play For England

SALFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 18: Denny Solomona of Sale Sharks looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Sale Sharks and Saracens at AJ Bell Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Salford, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks’ rugby league convert Denny Solomona has lit up the Aviva Premiership with pace, power and guile that has won him many admirers in the union world. Yet the winger’s recent announcement of his intention to play for England is deeply problematic. Born in New Zealand, the Auckland powerhouse quickly made an impact at London Broncos and Castleford Tigers, …

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