Second win for England Rugby ahead of key Argentina clash

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England will be satisfied with a powerful 45-7 win over the US Eagles, in Round two of RWC fixtures. Ten points from two pool games and ten points conceded are hard to argue against. Now the England Rugby team can look ahead to their key clash against Argentina. Many talking points have been raised, with […] READ MORE


George Ford should play scrum-half in England’s friendlies

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There is a familiar feel to England’s team for the arrival of the Irish on Saturday afternoon. Eddie Jones will be particularly delighted that Mako Vunipola and Sam Underhill are fit. George Ford should be tested at scrumhalf Apart from a couple of positions, England’s starting fifteen on Saturday looks like being the first choice […] READ MORE


Final chance to impress England Rugby selectors

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A final chance for England’s forgotten men? The Gallagher Premiership has served up an absolute feast of rugby this season, perhaps the greatest in the professional era. To add yet more intrigue to the semi-finals, there may be an unexpected chance for England’s hopefuls to impress head coach Eddie Jones and the England Rugby selectors. […] READ MORE


England v Italy: Eddie Jones must learn from lessons past

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England v Italy should be a foregone conclusion this weekend but, the Six Nations does unique things. England must take the Italian Rugby challenge seriously, though England Rugby head coach Eddie Jones must learn from lessons of the past. This year’s Six Nations is far from over. Current standings aside, results over the next two […] READ MORE



England’s Danny Cipriani ‘trust’ issues

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Eddie Jones announced his latest 36 man training squad without England’s most talked-about player. The Danny Cipriani ‘trust’ issues have returned with a fervour after a summer of promise and optimism. “At this stage Danny is not in the top two stand-offs” (BBC Sport) That’s simply not true. Cipriani’s form for Gloucester this season has been […] READ MORE


England’s Rugby World Cup Fly Half Selection Debate

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With the Rugby World Cup in Japan less than a year away Eddie Jones’ England side remains unclear. The fly half position, which seemed settled last year is now one the most debated positions in the England team. England’s Rugby World Cup Fly Half Selection Most would see the selection dilemma as a straight shootout […] READ MORE


England in freefall – what’s to blame?

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England, double Six Nations champions in 2016 and 2017 limped into 5th place, on the final weekend of the competition, their worst finish for 31 years. There has been plenty of debate as to why the beginning of 2018 has left England in freefall. Fatigue after a Lions year? Imbalance in the back row? George […] READ MORE


Should Eddie Jones be Concerned with George Ford’s Form?

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Leicester Tigers slipped to a 6th straight Aviva Premiership defeat at Exeter Chiefs last weekend. With a team packed with internationals, should the England management be worried about England fly-half George Ford’s form? Wind Behind, A Wall In Front 6-3 down at half time on a blustery Devon afternoon. For the first 40 mins, Leicester […] READ MORE


What’s Hot and What’s Not, in Aviva Premiership Round Four

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Last weekend’s Aviva Premiership Round Four action saw Exeter Chiefs win, in the anticipated replay of last year’s final. If that was not ‘hot enough’ Leicester Tigers and Northampton continued to rejuvenate their seasons, after below par performances early on. And boiling away, there was also wins for Saracens, Newcastle, and Gloucester. Knowing this, Last […] READ MORE