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Tangled Up In Red: The Bizarre Case Of England’s Dylan Hartley

For any supporter of the men in white, England captain Dylan Hartley is a bittersweet curate’s egg: simultaneously a wonderful leader and a dreadful liability. After a brilliant year captaining his country, England leader Dylan Hartley decided to cap it all off with a red card off the bench for his club Northampton against Leinster in the Champions Cup. It …

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Dylan Hartley Receives Lenient Ban Following Strike On Sean O’Brien

Northampton Saints v Leinster Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

Although it seemed as if Dylan Hartley had turned a corner after being handed the England captaincy by Eddie Jones, the hooker hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons last weekend. After being introduced as a substitute during the Northampton Saints’ encounter with Leinster, Hartley only lasted only six minutes before being sent off for striking Sean O’Brien. WATCH: …

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England’s 2017 November International Schedule Announced

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: A general view of play during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on March 14, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

England have announced their schedule for next November, and there is one glaring omission. The Red Rose will take on Argentina (November 11), Australia (November 18) and Samoa (November 25). It was also announced that they will also face the Barbarians in May before heading to Argentina to a two-test tour. However, the main grievance amongst England fans is that …

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RFU Chief’s Backing Of Dylan Hartley May Divide Opinion

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Dylan Hartley of Northampton walks off the pitch after being shown the red card by referee Jerome Garces during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Northampton Saints and Leinster at Franklin's Gardens on December 9, 2016 in Northampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Dylan Hartley has once again found himself embroiled in controversy this week. The England captain received a red card for swinging his arm at Seán O’Brien during Northampton’s loss to Leinster last Friday. Hartley’s disciplinary record was a major concern for many when he was initially appointed as captain by Eddie Jones, and up to this point the Australian’s decision …

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Mark McCall Blasts RFU For Giving Premiership Clubs ‘Ludicrous’ Disadvantage In The Champions Cup

BARNET, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Mark McCall, the Saracens director of rugby looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Leicester Tigers at Allianz Park on October 29, 2016 in Barnet, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens Director of Rugby Mark McCall has hit out at the RFU for giving Premiership clubs a disadvantage for this weekend’s round of European Champions Cup fixtures. England faced Australia on December 3, a full week after the rest of the Northern Hemisphere teams finished their schedules. This meant that the Premiership clubs only had one week with their England …

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Five England Captaincy Options If Dylan Hartley Is Banned

With it looking likely that current England captain Dylan Hartley will be banned for at least some of the Six Nations, Eddie Jones must quickly find a replacement captain for his team when there are no obvious replacements. We look at five possible candidates and their suitability for filling in for a man who has led England to thirteen victories …

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Watch: Northampton’s Dylan Hartley Sent Off For Swinging Arm Into Sean O’Brien’s Head

European Rugby Champions Cup Round 3, Franklin's Gardens, Northampton, England 9/12/2016 Northampton Saints vs Leinster Referee Jérôme Garcès red card Dylan Hartley of Northampton Saints

For the second time in less than a week, Northampton Saints are set to become embroiled in another moment of controversy.  Following the George North concussion incident last week (for which they could still face punishment), they might have been hoping for a much calmer time of it in the Champions Cup against Leinster on Friday night. Enter Dylan Hartley. …

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