England Rugby in need of an overhaul

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Ireland strategically, emotionally and physically dominated England. Eddie Jones is now a man under pressure as are some of his lieutenants after a chastening afternoon in Dublin. The 32-18 scoreline flattered England and a distinctly mediocre 2021 Six Nations has mercifully come to an end. There were familiar failings, poor discipline, poor game management and […] READ MORE



Eddie Jones can reinvigorate England with Simmonds and Dombrandt

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With ‘Le Crunch’ fast approaching, all eyes will be on Eddie Jones squad selection on Thursday. After a deflating, penalty-strewn defeat to Wales, many are asking for Jones to swallow his pride and start picking from the Gallagher Premiership. Chief among the names is Sam Simmonds. The Exeter backrower has once again put in world-class […] READ MORE


Clinical Wales pile more pressure on Jones and Farrell

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England versus Wales encounters rarely disappoint and Saturday was no different. This has to be one of the more barmy matches, which had everything. Make no mistake Wales deserved their Triple Crown. A scoreline of 40-24 was perhaps pumped up by a few referee howlers, but clinical Wales were the better team. For England, their […] READ MORE


England rugby team improve but senior players struggle

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The England rugby team got their Six Nations campaign back on track with a 41-18 win against Italy. As per captain Owen Farrell’s post-match assessment, it was more like the ‘old’ England. But to say that England are back would be false. Once again discipline and unforced errors, 18 of them, blighted England. The form […] READ MORE


England Rugby at crossroads: same again or, try something new

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Scotland were magnificent, no matter what side of the border you reside in. If there had been a 20 point difference on the scoreboard, England could have had no complaints. England Rugby and Eddie Jones face an uncomfortably pressurized lead up to the Italy game next weekend. England Rugby at a crossroads For England fans, […] READ MORE