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England’s Summer Tour: 3 Players Jones Should Pick Who Weren’t Selected For The Six Nations

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Eddie Jones, the England head coach poses with the Six Nations trophy after their Grand Slam victory against France at Pennyhill Park on March 20, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Back in March, England had just conquered Europe under the guidance of their Australian mastermind of a coach, Eddie Jones. Once Billy Vunipola had stopped singing and dancing about their win, the minds of the England players were set firmly on their summer tour to Australia. It will be a tour where England can measure themselves up against the southern …

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List Of Confirmed Premiership Signings For The 2016/17 Season

Premiership sides have been very active in the transfer market. When Premiership Rugby announced that they had signed a lucrative broadcast agreement with BT Sports, fans began to expect a significant number of signings. Although Wasps missed out on David Pocock, they have not been disappointed, with the likes of Matt Toomua, Schalk Burger, Ben Te’o, Taulupe Faletau and Louis Picamoles all agreeing …

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Are England’s Northern Sides Destined To Be Feeder Clubs Forever?

SALFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Tommy Taylor of Sale Sharks is tackled by Kelly Brown of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Saracens at AJ Bell Stadium on February 27, 2016 in Salford, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Despite only being represented through two clubs in the Aviva Premiership, the north of England has provided English rugby with a significant number of top quality players in the professional era and should be celebrated for its importance to the game. Currently Sale Sharks provide Josh Beaumont and Tommy Taylor to the England squad, the only players from northern sides …

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Crossing Codes: Has New Sale Acquisition Charnley Got What It Takes?

WIGAN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Josh Charnley of Wigan Warriors beats Julian Busquet and Glenn Stewart of Catalans Dragons during the First Utility Super League match between Wigan Warriors and Catalans Dragons at DW Stadium on February 5, 2016 in Wigan, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks recently announced the signing of England and Wigan winger Josh Charnley, who will arrive in Salford at the end of this year’s Super League season, adding his name to a growing list of ‘code-crossers’ looking to succeed in both variations of the game. Many players of differing positions and statures have attempted to bridge the gap between league …

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Sale Sharks Sign American Fly Half To Replace Danny Cipriani

USA v Japan - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Sale Sharks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani. Sale Harks have moved to replace Danny Cipriani, after confirming the capture of American international fly half, AJ MacGinty, from Connacht this morning. Although MacGinty is Irish born, he qualified to play for the US Eagles through the IRB’s residency rules after moving to the US in 2011. It was while MacGinty was playing with …

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Peter Stringer Signs New Contract With Sale

Heineken Cup Final: Munster v Biarritz Olympique

Peter Stringer will be playing professional rugby at 39 years of age. The Sale Sharks have this morning announced that Peter Stringer has signed a new one year contract extension. Speaking on the club’s website, Sharks coach, Steve Diamond, described the 98 times capped Irish international scrum half as ‘model professional who is incredibly fit and shows no signs of getting …

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What Would English Regional Teams Look Like?

Gloucester Rugby v Sale Sharks

Imagine that somehow, despite everything this writer had previously written, the RFU and the clubs had agreed to completely alter the face of rugby in England with the replacement of the existing club structure with 5 regional sides. It’ll never happen, but it is fun to hypothesise on the potential line ups of each team. Here are some of the …

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Aviva Premiership: Ones To Watch This Weekend

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 07: during day 2 of the HSBC Sydney Sevens at Allianz Stadium on February 07, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Renee McKay/Gallo Images)

Paul Wassell takes a closer look at the standout fixtures happening in the Aviva Premiership this weekend. _____ Harlequins vs Leicester, Friday 19th February (Kick-off: 7:45pm) After last weekend’s 28-6 loss to Gloucester, Harlequins will be looking to make amends against a revived Leicester outfit. Marland Yarde will be looking to show Eddie Jones what he is missing out on …

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