Fresh blood can reboot Eddie Jones’ 2021 England rugby overhaul

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The non-selection of the Vunipola brothers, George Ford and Jamie George for England’s training squad have caused headlines this week. Dubbed the ‘England rugby overhaul’, this is a genuine shake-up in selection by England coach, Eddie Jones after an underwhelming 2021 Six Nations. Significantly the inclusion of youngsters like Harlequins’ Louis Lynagh to go with […] READ MORE




British and Irish Lions gear up for Springbok backlash

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Warren Gatland, the British and Irish Lions coach has made three changes to the side that won the first test. Mako Vunipola comes in for Rory Sutherland, Chris Harris replaces Elliot Daly and Conor Murray is in for Ali Price. There are also changes on the bench that sees Taulupe Faletau replace Hamish Watson. Elliot […] READ MORE






Simmonds and Dombrandt shine in Gallagher Premiership

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The Gallagher Premiership semifinals over the weekend propelled English rugby to the forefront of European rugby. Contrast France’s Top 14 semifinals which were tight, turgid affairs dominated by the forwards. The Gallagher Premiership will never be able to match the salaries that the Top 14 can dish out. However, for any southern hemisphere player wanting […] READ MORE