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Eddie Jones Admits He Spoke To Andy Farrell About England Defence Role

Eddie Jones has admitted he contacted Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell about the possibility of fulfilling the vacant post in England’s coaching set-up.  Jones and England have been conducting an exhaustive search for someone to replace Paul Gustard who took up the head coach role with Harlequins during the summer. It’s not ideal for the England boss to lose one of …

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Gloucester Boss Urges England To Stick With Cipriani

England coach Eddie Jones should stick with Danny Cipriani despite a conviction for assault and resisting arrest in a nightclub incident, according to Gloucester boss Johan Ackermann. After more than five hours, a disciplinary hearing convened by England’s Rugby Football Union decided on Wednesday to uphold a charge against Cipriani of conduct prejudicial to the game but, significantly, took no …

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RFU Charge Danny Cipriani As England Star Issues Apology

The RFU have charged Danny Cipriani due to his conviction for common assault and resisting arrest at a Jersey nightclub during the week.  Cipriani was fined £2000 and paid £250 in compensation. The out-half, who was called up by Eddie Jones for the recent tour of South Africa, will now undergo disciplinary proceedings from the RFU as outlined in a statement …

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Mike Brown: I Deserve More Respect For England Career

Mike Brown has stated in an interview this week that he feels like he deserves more respect for what he has achieved in his England career.  The 71 times capped veteran was speaking to the media this week as his side prepares for another crack at the Springboks on Saturday in order to avoid a series whitewash. Brown is often …

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England To Move Away From Twickenham For Summer Test Next Year

It is being reported today that England will play a Test match next summer away from their Twickenham home in south-west London.  As part of England’s World Cup warm-up schedule, Eddie Jones’ side will take on Italy at St James’ Park in Newcastle. The Etihad Stadium and Old Trafford were both considered in Manchester but it has been decided that Newcastle …

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Eddie Jones Is “Absolutely Loving” The Pressure He Finds Himself Under

England head into Saturday’s dead-rubber clash with the Springboks with nothing but pride on the line as they aim to avoid a series whitewash against Rassie Erasmus’ new-look team.  It’s been a difficult year for England. A second from bottom finish in the Six Nations which began their current five-Test match losing streak has left supporters severely concerned to where this …

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