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Wales Toy With England After WRU Release Latest George North Image

Italy v Wales - RBS Six Nations

Eddie Jones might be known for his ability to get under the skin of his opponents, but Wales appear to be trying their damnedest to unsettle the England coach ahead of today’s encounter in Cardiff. Despite declaring North fit to play on Thursday and naming the winger in their starting team, Rob Howley subsequently raised concerns over the firness of …

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Andy Goode Column: England Have To Keep The Ball Tight And Attack The Welsh Front Five

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Dan Cole of England is seen during the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Like almost every Wales-England game in recent times, Saturday’s match is almost impossible to call. Where one side is extremely strong, the other is very vulnerable. Take the front row for example, where Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley, and Dan Cole will be looking to plunder every available advantage at scrum time. Conversely, Rob Evans, Ken Owens, and Tomas Francis will be wanting to just survive …

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Eddie Jones Refuses To Regard Wales As A Country As England Coach Goes On The Offensive

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Eddie Jones, the England head coach faces the media during the England press conference held at Pennyhill Park on February 9, 2017 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The war of words that been building up between England and Wales looked it might boil over before Saturday, and Eddie Jones has not disappointed. Further to the England coach’s assertion on Thursday that “the Welsh are a cunning lot, they have got goats, they have got daffodils,” Jones has gone one further and mischievously questioned whether or not Wales should …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face Wales In Cardiff

England Media Session

Following a hard fought win over France in Twickenham last weekend, England’s injury-hit squad face another stern examination against Wales in Cardiff this Saturday. In all, Eddie Jones is still without both Vunipola brothers, Chris Robshaw, George Kruis and Tom Wood, while James Haskell has not been deemed fit enough to start again this weekend. This places pressure on those coming into …

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Tom Wood Cleared To Play Against Wales But Could Still Face Axing

Northampton and England flanker Tom Wood has been cleared to play against Wales on Saturday after overcoming a shoulder injury in the wake of England’s 19-16 win over France last weekend. Wood played the full 80 minutes against the French but was seen leaving Twickenham with his arm in a sling, which raised concerns over his availability for England’s second round trip …

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England Slammed With Yet Another Injury Scare Ahead Of Wales Clash

England face fresh injury concerns ahead of their crucial Six Nation clash with Wales on Saturday with the revelation that Tom Wood is suffering from a shoulder problem and is a doubt for the trip to Cardiff. Despite being named in head coach Eddie Jones’ squad, it has being reported by ESPN that the Northampton flanker has not trained all …

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An Alternative England XV To Face Wales On Saturday

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: England players line up for the national anthem prior to the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

After a hard-fought 19-16 victory over France at Twickenham on the opening weekend of this year’s Six Nations, England face a Wales team smirking from their 33-7 win over Italy at the Millennium Stadium this weekend.  Here Angus Cross picks his alternative England XV to face the Welsh on Saturday. ________ 1. Joe Marler After miraculously recovering from a broken leg, …

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