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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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South Africa Mount Stunning Comeback Against England In First Test After Early Trouncing

England were in action today against the Springboks in Johannesburg. The first Test of a three match series started in explosive fashion. Targeting a first win in South Africa since 2000, Eddie Jones’ side stormed into an early 24-3 lead over South Africa. Elliot Daly got the visitors on the scoreboard with a stonking penalty from 60 yards, and Mike Brown …

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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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Eddie Jones Updates Squad For South Africa Tour As Ben Te’o Withdraws

Eddie Jones has finalised his selection ahead of England’s three-Test tour against the Springboks by naming a 34-man squad.  This selection will train at Pennyhill Park this week before departing to South Africa on Saturday. There are three inclusions to the squad with Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Nathan Hughes (Wasps) and Jason Woodward (Gloucester Rugby) joining up with the rest of the …

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England Fall To The Barbarians After Conceding A Whopping 63 Points

England got their summer tour off to a disappointing start when they fell to Pat Lam’s Barbarians at Twickenham this afternoon.  Eddie Jones’ side conceded nine tries on a final scoreline of 45-63 and although there were a number of players unavailable to Jones considering yesterday’s Premiership final, their defensive shape, or lack thereof, will be a huge concern before …

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