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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick For Scotland

After a disappointing and frankly bizarre match against Italy, England coach Eddie Jones may look to make changes to his team to face a resurgent and impressive Scotland outfit. With England’s inability to deal with the Azzurri’s ‘non-engagement’ ploy, the first half was disjointed in terms of attacking play, but at the same time the men in white were dominated …

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Eddie Jones Is Arrogant, And That’s Exactly What England Need

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Eddie Jones, the England head coach looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on February 24, 2017 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

“We might not be the greatest team in the world. But at least we turn up.” The quote has been carved into rugby folklore ever since it was first uttered by England captain John Pullin in 1973. Ireland, mired in the Northern Ireland Troubles at the time, was depicted as a morass of mines and mayhem in much of the …

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Warren Gatland To Be Granted Increased Access To England’s Lions Hopefuls Ahead Of Scotland Clash

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British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland is set to descend on England’s training camp ahead of their crucial and potentially record equaling clash with Scotland next weekend. The Lions boss is continuing his quiet preparations for the summer tour of New Zealand and with the Six Nations providing the perfect chance for prospective candidates to audition for their …

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Watch: New Zealand Report Compiles Hilarious Footage Of Eddie Jones’ Sour Italy Comments

After England struggled to cope with Italy’s inventive tactics during their Six Nations clash on Sunday, Eddie Jones stated on several occasions that what had just taken place ‘wasn’t a game of rugby’. According to the rules of the game, a ruck is formed when “at least one player makes physical contact with an opponent” on the ground. Once the …

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World Cup Winning Coach Sir Clive Woodward Calls For Rule Change Following Italy’s ‘No Ruck’ Tactics

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Former England head coach Sir Clive Woodward has waded into the debate following Italy’s novel application of the rules against England in their Six Nations encounter on Sunday. The World Cup winning coach has been writing in his Dail Mail column and has admitted to rethinking his position on Italy’s decision not to contest the ball after a tackle, thus …

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England World Cup Winner Slams England’s Farcical Inability To Deal With Italy’s Ruck Tactics

Italy head coach Conor O’Shea and defence coach Brendan Venter concocted an inspired tactic of non-committal against England on Sunday and it caused the defending champions untold problems. Despite Eddie Jones’ side running out 36-15 winners, it was hardly the hammering the Australia was predicting for his 17 game winning streak side. Instead, The Azzurri made the world’s second ranked …

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England’s Eddie Jones Universally Lambasted For Sour Reaction To Inspired Italian Tactics In Six Nations Clash

England head coach Eddie Jones has come under fire for his less than complimentary comments of Italy following their Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Sunday. Despite running out 36-15 winners and maintaining the astonishing winning streak, now at 17 games, Jones was highly critical of the tactics employed by the Azzurri to disrupt the England breakdown. The decision to …

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“If That’s Rugby Then I’m Going To Retire” – Eddie Jones Fumes Over Italian Tactic In Six Nations Clash

England rugby head coach Eddie Jones has threatened to retire following his side’s somewhat bizarre Six Nations victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday. The fiery Australian hit out at Italy’s inspired application of the rugby rule book, which caused his English charges to universally scratch their heads for the entire first half of what was supposed to be a …

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Six Key Lessons From The Third Weekend Of Six Nations Action

It was yet another fascinating weekend in the Six Nations… A superb day for the Scots, a hard-fought Irish win and a confusing and at times nerve-wracking win for England. Yet they made it 17 wins in a row and remain on top of the Table after a weekend that raised more questions than provided lessons. Needless to say there …

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