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The Likely England XV To Take On Argentina

Now that the dust has settled on today’s Lions squad announcement, Eddie Jones and his England coaching panel can start to work out which players they will take on their two-Test tour of Argentina this summer. Previously, Jones has spoken of not resting big name players until the autumn, so it is very likely he will take all his major …

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Watch: Joe Marler And Kyle Sinckler Make Props Everywhere Smile With Outrageously Slick Handling For Harlequins


Harlequins and Exeter met in a thoroughly entertaining Aviva Premiership clash on Friday evening at Twickenham Stoop. Quins started well with Mat Luamanu crossing early. The subsequent conversion was missed by Nick Evans but they were almost in again shortly after before a vital interception from Exeter put an end to the move. In the build-up, props Kyle Sinckler and …

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A Potential England Squad To Tour Argentina

With England likely to have a significant number of their players on the Lions tour later this year, coach Eddie Jones has a chance to experiment with some second stringers and new players in a two test series against Argentina in the summer. Eddie Jones’ Current Crop Below we have named a squad of 32 (the same size as the …

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Opinion: Six Nations Team Of The Championship 2017

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MARCH 18: Stuart Hogg of Scotland celebrates at full time during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between Scotland and Italy at Murrayfield Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

After a feast of rugby over the last two months, focus now turns to club action as well as the impending Lions tour. However, before we consign Six Nations 2017 to memory, we select our team of the tournament. _____ 15. Stuart Hogg Rob Kearney was solid and Halfpenny kicked well, but there was no real competitor to Scotland’s magician …

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England Player Ratings V Ireland

After England lost their first game in 19 matches and missed out on a back-to-back Grand Slam – thanks to a superb Irish defence – we rate the entire England 23 out of 10. 1) Joe Marler A solid enough performance in the first half, but being replaced at half time was telling. He is likely to lose his spot …

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Old Heads, Young Shoulders: Why England Are So Successful

It’s the kind of transformation that is more associated with the make-believe world of Hollywood than real life, but England’s revival from World Cup flops to being on the brink of back-to-back Grand Slams and on the cusp of breaking a tier one world record for consecutive wins is truly exceptional an achievement. Much credit must go to Eddie Jones …

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Eddie Jones Names England Squad To Face Ireland

England coach Eddie Jones has named a 25 man squad to prepare to take on Ireland on Saturday. The entire 23 from the 61 – 21 thrashing of Scotland is retained, with winger Jonny May and hooker Tommy Taylor also staying with the squad for this week’s preparations. Whilst it is very likely the coaches will select the same starting …

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England’s World Cup Squad Starts To Take Shape

As the second Six Nations in the latest World Cup cycle draws to a close this weekend, England’s plans for the next edition of the tournament in 2019 are moving up a gear – with almost as many as two thirds of the 31 man squad looking near certain to be selected for the competition in two years’ time. Barring …

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The England Team Eddie Jones Should Pick To Face Ireland

After England’s total demolition of Scotland on Saturday, Eddie Jones has some difficult selection decisions to make to finalise his 23 to take on Ireland in Dublin – with so much at stake. Should England be victorious, not only will they seal back-to-back grand slams, achieving ‘greatness’ as claimed by Jones, but also set a new world record for consecutive …

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England Player Ratings V Scotland

As England roared to a superb victory over Scotland and sealed back-to-back championships in the process, we rate all of the home team’s 23 out of 10. 1) Joe Marler Had the edge over Fagerson at scrum time early on. England’s pack was almost totally on top at scrum time in the match and Marler was part of a whole …

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