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Why England’s Missing Piece Could Keep Barren Spell Going

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Eddie Jones, England Head Coach speaks with Dylan Hartley, the newly appointed Captain during a training session at Pennyhill Park on January 26, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Leaders who are capable of keeping cool, calm and collected in the most intense pressure cooker situations are a rare breed. When Chris Robshaw turned down the shot for goal that might have drawn England level with Wales and potentially sent them trough to the quarter-final of the World Cup, he let pride and pressure cloud his judgement. He went …

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Eddie Jones Unveils England Team To Play Scotland

Eddie Jones has selected his first England XV. After much anticipation, Eddie Jones has selected his England XV to play Scotland in Murrayfield on Saturday. However, while many fans were hoping to see starts given to a number of exciting young players, Jones has chosen to go for experience in what promises to be a white hot atmosphere in Edinburgh. …

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Who Will Be Winging It For England Rugby?

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 21: Jack Nowell of England dives over to score England's fifth try during the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on March 21, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

If there is one position England has not struggled with in terms of quality and depth in recent years it is on the wings. When one thinks of famous England wingers from the past, one harkens back to Rory Underwood – England’s highest try scorer with 49 – or even Alexander Obelensky, The Flying Prince, whose try-scoring feat against New …

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Scotland Will Fancy Their Chances Against This Rumoured England XV

England Media Access

Eddie Jones in unlikely to make many changes to England’s starting XV. Writing in The Telegraph Gavin Mairs has suggested that Eddie Jones will select an experienced XV to face Scotland in Murrayfield. While there is certainly merit in doing so against a resurgent Scotland, many fans are likely to be disappointed in the conservative nature of Eddie Jones’ lineup. …

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Eddie Jones on Maro Itoje – ‘I Want Him To Be A 60-Test Player’

England coach Eddie Jones has said that he wants 21-year-old Saracens second-rower Maro Itoje to be a 60-test player for England in the future and that in order for him to gain selection in the national team the Camden native needs to be given more time to develop. Speaking ahead of England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland on Saturday, Jones said that …

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Dylan Hartley Announced As Canterbury Brand Ambassador

The good times just keep on rolling for Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley. The 29 year-old was named as England captain by Eddie Jones last month ahead of the Six Nations championship, and now he is even modelling rugby gear! As part of the three year agreement, Hartley will endorse the brand’s comprehensive range of training wear and rugby lifestyle …

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Race To Lead Lions Heats Up As Joe Schmidt Comes Back Into Contention

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 01: Joe Schmidt, the Ireland head coach looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and England at the Aviva Stadium on March 1, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

It was thought that Joe Schmidt’s contract precluded him from coaching the Lions. After Eddie Jones ruled himself out of leading the Lions to New Zealand in 2017, and Joe Schmidt revealed that his contract with the IRFU precluded him from doing so, it was thought that Warren Gatland was the only plausible candidate to take on the role. However in …

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Why Jack Clifford Will Most Likely Start For England

during the European Rugby Challenge Cup Pool 3 match between Harlequins and Rugby Calvisano at Twickenham Stoop on December 19, 2015 in London, England.

Eddie Jones has been roundly criticised by commentators and fans alike for his conservative-looking 23 that is in all probability going to be the same 23 for the Scotland game next Saturday. In particular, former England international Austin Healey has criticised a number of key selections, most notably James Haskell’s inclusion as an openside flanker. One of the areas of …

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Austin Healey Criticises Eddie Jones For The Second Time This Week

RBS Six Nations: England v Wales

Austin Healey has twice questioned Eddie Jones before a ball has been kicked. Writing in The Telegraph earlier this week, Austin Healey criticised the make up of Eddie Jones’ England squad. Healey’s broadside questioned Jones’ decision to appoint Dylan Hartley as captain, the lack of balance in the backrow and the wisdom of selecting Ollie Devoto over Elliot Daly. While the …

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