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Premiership Coaches Set Boycott Meeting With Eddie Jones

TWICKENHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: England head coach Eddie Jones speaks to the media during an England Rugby press conference at Twickenham Stadium on September 30, 2016 in Twickenham, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Some Premiership coaches will not meet with Eddie Jones following England’s controversial training camp. The fallout following England’s controversial three day training camp in Brighton shows no sign abating, after a number of Premiership directors of rugby have stated their intention not to attend a pre-planned meeting with Eddie Jones ahead of the November series. Although there appears to be little …

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Harelquins Backrower Set To Be Sidelined For Autumn Internationals

Harelquins backrower Jack Clifford is set to miss England’s upcoming internationals against South Africa, Fiji, Australia and Argentina later this year after suffering an ankle injury during Quins’ 36-25 defeat by Exeter last weekend. Clifford limped off in the 55th minute during the second-half of Sunday’s high scoring defeat and will now undergo ankle surgery followed by a ten-week stint on the sidelines that …

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Are Harlequins Resorting To Drastic Training Methods?

Since John Kingston stepped up to the role of Director of Rugby, taking the place of the Italy-bound Conor O’Shea, Harlequins fans have been somewhat curious as to how the long-serving coach would act in his new position. Well, due to an unfortunately worded tweet from Harlequins’ official account, it appears Kingston is certainly a hard taskmaster and somewhat ruthless …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Harlequins

With Conor O’Shea responsible for much of the successes of Harlequins in recent years, his departure left an air of uncertainty at the Twickenham-based club. However, the Quins hierarchy have turned to the club’s existing coaches in John Kingston and Mark Mapletoft and promoted them to take up the space made by O’Shea’s absence. Kingston, who has been at the …

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Exclusive: Nick Heath Speaks With Harlequins’ New Coaching Team

Harlequins Announce Their New Coaching Team

Nick Heath travelled to Harlequins to speak with John Kingston and Graham Rowntree. When Conor O’Shea announced that he would be taking over as Italian head coach at the end of the season, numerous candidates were linked with the soon to be vacated position at Harlequins. Although the likes of Stuart Lancaster, Gregor Townsend, Wayne Smith, Lyn Jones, Heyneke Meyer and Johan Erasmus …

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Opinion: Evolution Not Revolution At Harlequins

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Harlequins board member Sean Fitzpatrick, new Harlequins Director of Rugby John Kingston and new Harlequins Forwards coach Graham Rowntree talk to the media during a press conference at Surrey Sports Park on April 27, 2016 in Guildford, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images for Harlequins FC)

With the departure of Conor O’Shea as director of rugby at Harlequins at the end of the season, supporters of Twickenham’s historic club faced an anxious wait to see who would succeed the beloved Irishman who brought success and consistency to the Stoop. Now that the changes have been announced, it appears Sean Fitzpatrick and the rest of panel appointed …

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