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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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Eddie Jones Makes Two Changes To England Team To Face South Africa

Eddie Jones has made two changes to his starting XV for the second Test between South Africa and England in Bloemfontein.  Jones has drafted in Brad Shields and Joe Launchbury as he hopes those players make the desired impact to avoid a fifth consecutive Test defeat after the 42-39 loss on Saturday. Shields will be making his second appearance and …

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Brad Shields Named In England Squad For Springboks Clash

Eddie Jones has named his matchday 23 which will take on the Springboks in Johannesburg on Saturday.  Jones has opted to include Brad Shields and the Hurricanes man looks set to win his first cap for England from the bench. The side features seven players in the starting XV who played in the Premiership final between Saracens and the Exeter …

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Three Debuts In Springboks Team To Take On England

Rassie Erasmus has named his Springboks team which will take on England in Johannesburg on Saturday.  Three debutants are included in the starting XV with S’busiso Nkosi and Aphiwe Dyantyi starting on the wings while RG Snyman will win his first cap from the second-row. Faf de Klerk and Willie le Roux start at scrum-half and full-back respectively and both men …

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Eddie Jones Hits Back At Criticisms Over His Training Methods

Ben Te’o became the latest player to receive an injury during one of Eddie Jones’ England camps as the Worcester centre was ruled out of the summer series against the Springboks as he aggravated a thigh issue during a weights session.  Piers Francis of the Northampton Saints has replaced Te’o in the squad but the latest withdrawal has only added …

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