Home Tag Archives: joe marler

Tag Archives: joe marler

Eddie Jones Expected To Name Injured Trio In England’s Six Nations Squad

England v Australia - Old Mutual Wealth Series

Although England maybe the defending Grand Slam champions and are coming off the back of an undefeated year, Eddie Jones’ side maybe a little vulnerable coming into this season’s Six Nations. Jones will definitely be without Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw, while the participation of Mako Vunipola and Joe Marler in the early rounds of the Championship is in doubt. In …

Read More »

England Injury Count Rises As Joe Marler Ruled Out

VILAMOURA, PORTUGAL - NOVEMBER 01: Joe Marler looks on during the England training session held at Brown's Sport Complex on November 1, 2016 in Vilamoura, Portugal. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The bad news just keeps on coming for Eddie Jones and England, as it appears that Joe Marler will miss the entire Six Nations. With Chris Robshaw, Manu Tuilagi and the Vunipola brothers already out of action, it is being reported that Joe Marler will join the absentee list for the upcoming championship. The loosehead prop has suffered a suspected fractured …

Read More »

Injury Woes: Predicting England’s Starting Pack To Take On France

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 06: George Kruis of England rallies his teammates at a maul during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield Stadium on February 6, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England look to have a challenge on their hands if they are to retain the Grand Slam when the Six Nations rolls around in February. England have lost a number of key players especially in the pack as Chris Robshaw, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Chris Robshaw and Manu Tuilagi look set to miss out on the tournament. Further injuries to James …

Read More »

Testing Out Depth: Three England XVs For 2017

Australia v England

England coach Eddie Jones faces some tough selection challenges in 2017, with increasing depth in nearly all positions and a Lions tour that will see the Australian lose a number of his first choice players. In an interview with former England coach Clive Woodward, Eddie Jones explained his plans for 2017 and how he intends to deal with the issue …

Read More »

Could This Be The England Team To Start The Six Nations?

New Zealand v England

With Eddie Jones announcing his England squad to train for the upcoming Six Nations on Saturday, we put together a side that could face France in the opening round of the tournament on 4th February 2017. 1) Joe Marler With Mako Vunipola likely to be ruled out of some if not all of the Six Nations due to damaged knee …

Read More »

Joe Marler Makes Big Claim To Be England’s Number One.. Again

Harlequins v Gloucester Rugby - Aviva Premiership

When Mako Vunipola limped off against Sale two weeks ago, there was some genuine apprehension among English rugby fans as to how the front row would fare next season in their Six Nations Championship defence. A mainstay of England’s front row last season, Vunipola was sensational for Eddie Jones’ side and started in eleven of twelve games as the Red Rose …

Read More »

British And Irish Lions 2017: Loosehead Prop Options

Lions Ireland Rugby Tour South Africa 2016 1st Test Newlands Capetown 11/6/2016 South Africa Springboks vs Ireland Ireland’s Jack McGrath is tackled by Springboks Lwazi Mvovo Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

With the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand set to kick off on the 3rd of June at Toll Stadium, Whangarei, Warren Gatland has just under six months to select the 35 or so players he intends to take to New Zealand with the aim of winning only their second test series against the mighty All Blacks …

Read More »

England Playing Ratings V Australia – In Depth

England v Australia - Old Mutual Wealth Series

With England’s final victory of 2016 proving to be a classic game of two halves, we rate each of the players for their first and second half performances. 1) Mako Vunipola First half: Not given the chance to show off his running game in the first half, but solid at the scrum and powerful in defence. 6 Second half: Vunipola …

Read More »

Watch: Joe Marler Shows How Much He’s Grown By Shaking Enrique Pieretto’s Hand After Being Stamped Upon

England v Argentina - Old Mutual Wealth Series

Joe Marler came in for a great deal of criticism last season. Despite being a key member of England’s Grand Slam winning team, Joe Marler’s season threatened to come off the rails following a series of high profile incidents. First came his “gypsy boy” comment made in the direction of Wales prop Samson Lee, an incident that drew the attention of …

Read More »