Gallagher Premiership Round 14: restart roundup

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English Rugby is finally back and the Gallagher Premiership Round 14 did not disappoint. Here is a roundup and analysis of all the action from the six Gallagher Premiership matches of the weekend. Harlequins 16 – 10 Sale Sharks The first game since 8 March was, perhaps unsurprisingly, a tight affair that didn’t see a […] READ MORE


Ruaridh McConnochie shows Eddie Jones what he is missing

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Bath Rugby winger Ruaridh McConnochie ‘just wants to perform’ and is not worried about England after a sensational brace in Bath’s 19-12 victory over Harlequins. The World Cup try-scorer was the star at the Rec yesterday scoring both tries for the home side. The first a mazy finish followed by a surging run down the […] READ MORE


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


Why Eddie Jones has ‘kept the faith’ with Manu Tuilagi

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At his best, Manu Tuilagi is a true game-breaker in the number 13 jersey. At just 27-years-old, the Leicester centre should be in his absolute prime. He is not, and that’s a problem for Eddie Jones, even though he’ll keep faith in Tuilagi nonetheless. The dejected look across Jones’ face as he revealed that the […] READ MORE


Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona Actions Place England Future in Doubt

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Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona have shunned the chance to prove they are worthy to be a part of the England Rugby squad, with reports of an incident that jeopardizes each players future. Solomona appears to be squandering a golden opportunity, whilst Tuilagi’s recklessness has closed a door that should never have been re-opened (in […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions taste second defeat on 2017 Tour

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The Highlanders handed the British and Irish Lions their second defeat of the tour, with a thrilling 23-22 victory in Dunedin. A late penalty from Marty Banks gave the South Islanders a famous victory, after tries from Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman put them into a winning position. The visitors held a slender advantage, before […] READ MORE


Is Selecting George Ford Hindering England’s Future?

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Whilst it does allow England the 'extra dimension' of having two playmakers involved in their backs division, it comes with as many problems as it does solutions. Harsh it may be, but right now George Ford is hindering England’s development and his individual performances are not justifiable collateral. READ MORE


Last Word On Rugby MC50 Most Influential Rugby Player Series 25-30

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Celebrating our game, Last Word On Rugby have combined the wealth of knowledge from all our staff and writers, to come up with the MC50 Most Influential Player Series. A list that profiles the many and growing number of players in World Rugby who are either the MVP of their country, competition or code: we […] READ MORE