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England Fantasy Trial Match: The Probables vs The Possibles

England head coach Eddie Jones named a 37-man squad for a training camp last week and it displayed some impressive depth in most positions right across the team. However, what if Jones was to put his charges through a trial match to determine his final starting line-up? Trial matches rarely occur now because of the workload of top players for …

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Chink In The Armour: Why England Must Develop Depth At Fullback

England coach Eddie Jones has spoken of his desire to make his team ‘bulletproof’, but a lack of tried-and-tested options at fifteen could prove lethal to his side in 2019. The Australian has been vocal about the depth his side possess, and it is fair to say that in particular positions the national team can boast some of the best …

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What Eddie Jones’ Latest England Squad Tells Us

After much talk over the fallow summer months, England coach Eddie Jones has named his latest training squad that reveals quite a bit about the Australian’s thinking for the approaching autumn tests against Argentina, Australia and Samoa. Firstly, Jones has rewarded the players who stood up to be counted and walked away from a hostile environment in Argentina with a …

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Eddie Jones Is Under No Illusions Of How Important Manu Tuilagi Can Be

Eddie Jones recently announced a 37-man squad for an upcoming training camp which will see players of all experience come together to plot their plan for the coming season.  The squad contains a mixture of established players who represented the British and Irish Lions during the summer, in addition to those who travelled to Argentina and also ones for the …

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Eddie Jones Will Rest England’s Lions Stars In November Internationals

It was a pretty good summer for England by all accounts. Eddie Jones brought a young, largely inexperienced squad to Argentina and came away with a two-Test series victory against a full-strength Los Pumas side.  Many players got the opportunity to stake a claim for November in addition to gaining invaluable experience in difficult Test match conditions. For England’s top …

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England Opposed Law Change That Could Redefine The Ruck

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Dylan Hartley (C) the England captain talks to referee Romain Poite as Abraham Steyn (R) of Italy and James Haskell (L) of England looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Italy at Twickenham Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

Rugby is set for a seismic shift in its laws with the sport’s governing bodies trying their utmost to simplify the confusing aspects of the game. The law book could be cut by as much as 50% under the “Laws Simplification Project” commissioned by the World Rugby Council. They aim to have completed the process by late next year. The …

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England’s World Cup Pool Has Now Been Confirmed

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Following the thrilling conclusion of the Lions tour last week, attentions have already turned to two years time and the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The draw was made for the pool stages of the competition earlier this year with the final spots in each group to be confirmed by later results. Pool C consisted of England, France, Argentina, USA and …

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