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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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Will Greenwood’s England XV Makes For Interesting Reading

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Will Greenwood picked an exciting England XV. With many commentators quick to criticise Eddie Jones’ conservative selection for England’s opening Six Nations game with Scotland, it is interesting to debate alternatives. Writing in The Telegraph, Will Greenwood did so today, selecting an England XV that is more in line with the expectations of fans. Although some will argue against his midfield …

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Danny Cipriani Ready To Quit England

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Danny Cipriani may be about to turn his back on England. Although many fans and commentators argued that Danny Cipriani should have been selected in England’s Six Nations squad, Eddie Jones left the playmaker out. While Jones’ decision did not raise many eyebrows, given the conservative nature of his squad, some continue to advocate for Cipriani’s future inclusion. Indeed as some …

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The Three Biggest Questions Facing England Ahead Of The Six Nations

England have much to do if they are to claim the Six Nations. Despite Warren Gatland telling Sky Sports that Ireland are the leading contenders to once again claim the Six Nations title, England remain the favourites this campaign. Not only do England have a favourable fixture list, but the sense of despair that seemed to engulf them after the World Cup …

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England Hit With More Injury News

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The options available to England have been reduced further. England received a further injury blow today, after it was announced that Manu Tuilagi would probably miss the entire Six Nations Championship through a hamstring injury. The news broke as the Leicester Tigers prepared for their clash with Gloucester tomorrow, a game that could have seen Tuilagi further his claim for a …

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Why Dylan Hartley Is England Captain

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)

When England’s discipline-challenged hooker was named as captain it caused shockwaves across the country and the rugby world as a whole, but why exactly did England head coach Eddie Jones choose him if he is such a controversial individual? His detractors are plenty and vocal enough: he can’t prevent the red mist from descending and allows this to lead to …

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Austin Healey Rips Into Eddie Jones Before A Ball Has Been Kicked

RBS Six Nations: England v Wales

Austin Healey has been quick to criticise Eddie Jones. Writing in The Telegraph, Austin Healey has criticised Eddie Jones for his conservative selection, choosing Dylan Hartley as Captain and not addressing England’s lack of balance in the back row. The former Leicester utility back immediately stuck his boot into the Jones, arguing in his introduction asking ‘if Lancaster was still …

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Exclusive: Ben Kay Discusses England’s Six Nations Campaign

Former England second row and World Cup winner Ben Kay spoke exclusively to Pundit Arena to discuss the upcoming Six Nations championship. _____ With England coming off the back of a horrendous campaign last Autumn, there is an anticipation that they can put the disappointment behind them under the stewardship of new coach Eddie Jones. Kay believes that Jones is …

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What Eddie Jones’ 23 Tells You About His Team

Eddie Jones yesterday released 10 players from his squad of 33 to return to their clubs and play for them in Premiership fixtures over the forthcoming weekend. Some surprising names were excluded from Jones’ preferred 23 players, including Wasps’ Eliot Daly – after his try-scoring feats against Leinster last Saturday – as well as Saracens’ young tyro Maro Itoje. But what …

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Is This The England XV That Will Take On Scotland

Eddie Jones’ starting XV may resemble that of Stuart Lancaster. When Eddie Jones was appointed as England coach, fans immediately got excited at the prospect at seeing a southern hemisphere inspired attacking strategy being employed. Indeed, given the number of exciting young players included in Jones’ initial training squad, fans were given further hope of seeing England move the ball …

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