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Northampton Coach Backs Ben Foden For England Re-Call

Northampton coach Jim Mallinder has backed Saints fullback Ben Foden for an England re-call, after the 30-year-old was excluded from Stuart Lancaster’s 31-man Rugby squad in September. Foden’s last international for England came back in the November loss to the All Blacks at Twickenham, and since that game, the versatile outside back has not been able to find his way back …

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Multiple Reports Suggest Stormers Are Closing In On New Coach

Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell is reportedly set to replace Eddie Jones as the next head coach of the Stormers. Having been handed the position less than three weeks ago, Eddie Jones walked away from the Stormers in order to take up one of the most highly coveted positions in world rugby. Since leaving for England, many have wondered …

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Watch This Delicious Step From David Strettle

David Strettle scored Clermont’s first try of the game. England exiles Nick Abendanon and David Strettle combined to score Clermont’s first try of the game against the Ospreys. Abendanon started the move before passing to Strettle who produced a magic step, before sprinting to the line to score. While fans will marvel at Strettle’s step, England supporters will curse the RFU’s for …

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England Fans Fawn Over Henry Slade’s Performance Last Night

England fans could barely control themselves on Twitter last night. For some time now, Exeter Chiefs fans have telling anyone who will listen that Henry Slade should be in contention for a place in the England team. Indeed, in the aftermath of England’s ill fated World Cup campaign, fans have been promoting Slade as the player who can reignite the …

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5 Contenders For the England Captaincy

Eddie Jones may yet appoint a new England captain. For many, Chris Robshaw will always be remembered as the England Captain that chose to kick for the corner against Wales at the World Cup. While Robshaw has received much criticism for making that fateful decision, many critics failed to highlight England’s indiscipline throughout that game as a leading reason for their defeat. However, …

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Eddie Jones Has His Say On Foreign Based Players

Stuart Lancaster and England had been criticised for not overseas based players. In the aftermath of their disastrous World Cup campaign, many criticised England and Stuart Lancaster for not selecting the likes of Steffon Armitage and Nick Abendanon. Although the English coach can select overseas players in ‘exceptional circumstances’, many anticipated that the RFU would become far more lenient in their interpretation of …

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Video: Eddie Jones Reveals The Reason Why He Took The England Job

Eddie Jones has been confirmed as the new head coach of the England rugby team this morning. The former Australia and Japan coach was contracted with the Stormers after the World Cup, and departed to Cape Town to take charge. However, he was headhunted by the RFU, and tempted by their offer. In a video released today, Jones apologised to …

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Eddie Jones Appointed As England Boss

The RFU announced the appointment of Eddie Jones earlier this morning. After all the rumours, earlier this morning Eddie Jones was appointed England coach on a four year contract. The Australian has had a contrasting career, having enjoyed success with the Wallabies and South Africa, yet ultimately leaving both Saracens and the Queensland Reds in controversial circumstances. Nevertheless, Japan’s World Cup campaign saw …

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England Fans Divided Over Eddie Jones Impemding Appointment

Some fans are underwhelmed at the prospect of Eddie Jones becoming England coach. When the Daily Express reported that that Eddie Jones was going to replace Stuart Lancaster as England coach last night, some were apprehensive. Indeed given that the Express would not be generally associated with reporting such breaking rugby stories, most waited until the main stream media picked up …

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