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Six England ‘New Cap’ XVs For Every Era Since 1997

Australia v England

Every England coach brings in their own players and caps youngsters for the first time, but by compiling teams made up entirely of new caps under each successive coach, we are able to see why some of them succeeded and why some simply failed. Each side here tells a story of English rugby through the years. Clive Woodward New Caps …

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Four England XVs Highlighting The Country’s Depth Of Talent

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

Eddie Jones’ England are now on an unprecedented run of victories for the country, and part of that run of unparalleled form has been down to the depth of talent the head coach can choose from. Even with regulars like Billy and Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and George Kruis out of the team, the side has still defeated both France …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Italy

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

With England looking more like their old selves against bitter rivals Wales in a ferociously intimidating Principality Stadium in Cardiff after a lacklustre effort against the French, coach Eddie Jones is in an excellent position to test out some new faces and fresh combinations when facing a below par Italy on 26th February. But although Jones has said he will …

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Statistically Speaking This Is The Best XV Of The Six Nations So Far

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 2, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy 11/2/2017 Italy vs Ireland Ireland's CJ Stander

For some time now, the guys over at rugby.net have compiled lists detailing the best players in the world. Using mathematically generated data, they claim to objectively rate players from each of rugby’s elite competitions. Using their Rugby Net Rating Engine, thy interoperate an array of statistics, give them a weighting according to the competitions in which they were recorded and publish them using …

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What England Team Is Eddie Jones Likely To Select Against Italy?

Wales v England - RBS Six Nations

After winning in Cardiff, England find themselves in the advantageous position of being able to afford the luxury of resting a number of players ahead of their game against Italy. With all due respect to the Italians, after shipping 99 points in their opening Six Nations fixtures at home against Wales and Ireland, England could rack up a record score …

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A Combined Wales And England XV Based On The First Weekend Of Six Nations Action

England v Wales - RBS Six Nations

1. Joe Marler (England) 2. Dylan Hartley (England) 3. Dan Cole (England) 4. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales) 5. Joe Launchbury (England) 6. Sam Warburton (Wales) 7. Justin Tipuric (Wales) 8. Nathan Hughes (England) 9. Rhys Webb (Wales) 10. Sam Davies (Wales) 11. Elliot Daly (England) 12. Owen Farrell (England) 13. Jonathan Davies (Wales) 14. George North (Wales) 15. Mike Brown (England) Alan Drumm, Pundit Arena On this week’s edition …

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Eddie Jones Names England Team To Face Wales In Cardiff

England Media Session

Following a hard fought win over France in Twickenham last weekend, England’s injury-hit squad face another stern examination against Wales in Cardiff this Saturday. In all, Eddie Jones is still without both Vunipola brothers, Chris Robshaw, George Kruis and Tom Wood, while James Haskell has not been deemed fit enough to start again this weekend. This places pressure on those coming into …

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An Alternative England XV To Face Wales On Saturday

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: England players line up for the national anthem prior to the RBS Six Nations match between England and France at Twickenham Stadium on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

After a hard-fought 19-16 victory over France at Twickenham on the opening weekend of this year’s Six Nations, England face a Wales team smirking from their 33-7 win over Italy at the Millennium Stadium this weekend.  Here Angus Cross picks his alternative England XV to face the Welsh on Saturday. ________ 1. Joe Marler After miraculously recovering from a broken leg, …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Wales

England v France - RBS Six Nations

With England struggling against a resilient and highly impressive French outfit, but with the home side’s replacements making the difference to see the men in white take the victory, coach Eddie Jones has some very difficult selection decisions to make before next week’s game against Wales in Cardiff. We put together the side that we think Jones should consider for …

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