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England Fans Go In Hard On Ireland Lion Following Launchbury Omission

  Warren Gatland revealed his British and Irish Lions squad for the forthcoming tour of New Zealand on Wednesday and despite extending his squad from 37 to 41 players, there were still those who narrowly missed out. Despite being mooted earlier in the week, the revelation that England’s Joe Launchbury was not among the 41 names called out, has caused …

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Wasps Boss Plays Down Cipriani-Sexton Lions Selection Sideshow

Leinster will take on Wasps in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup on April 1st, and ahead of the game Wasps boss Dai Young has played down any Lions selection subplot between out-half Danny Cipriani and his Leinster counterpart Johnny Sexton. The English Premiership side’s director of rugby insists that he has full confidence in Cipriani to park any British …

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Cheika To Reach Out To Beale About Potential Waratahs Return

Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika is reportedly set to reach out to former Waratahs utility Kurtley Beale about a potential return to the club following his summer move to Premiership club Wasps. Beale signed for Dai Young’s side in May, but did not arrive in Coventry until August after suffering a patella tendon injury whilst playing for the Waratahs in Super Rugby. The injury forced …

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Opinion: Why Wasps’ Hughes Shouldn’t Make England’s Match Day 23 This Autumn

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: Nathan Hughes of Wasps passes the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on September 4, 2016 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Nathan Hughes, the barnstorming Wasps number eight, shouldn’t make Eddie Jones’ England match day 23 this autumn because of a lack of versatility compared to his rivals and the form of the Billy Vunipola, the England vice-captain. Since Hughes’ breakthrough season in 2014/15, England fans have been awaiting his qualification for national service. Here was an abrasive backrower to give …

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