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


England Six Nations Squad Announced

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England Six Nations Squad Announced England have announced their squad for the forthcoming Six Nations tournament. Kicking off against Scotland on February 6th they have announced a 28 man squad to use for the competition. There is also a 12 man ‘shadow-squad’ that will be subject to the same testing protocols as the main squad […] READ MORE


Will Saracens players be in Englands Six Nations Squad?

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Will Saracens players make the England Six Nations squad? The rugby season is well and truly underway domestically and in Europe. The rust that the players may have been feeling will have truly been shrugged off. There is also no evidence to suggest any impact on the performance with the short pre-season either. England were […] READ MORE


Who could win the 2023 Rugby World Cup: England edition

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With the draw just announced for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the possible plotlines to the final are being assessed by teams, pundits, and fans alike. Wales’ chances have already been assessed, so it seems fitting to look at their nearest and dearest neighbour, England. The English team is currently ranked 2nd in the world […] READ MORE


Gritty but predictable England scrape past France

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England somehow found a way to scrape past a hugely improved France. For that England deserve huge credit. In truth, it was another disjointed and turgid contest against a French team who completely disregarded the tag of being ‘second string’. England could have had no complaints if France had won this game. What is concerning […] READ MORE


Owen Farrell: The ban is too short

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Owen Farrell faced a disciplinary hearing last night, after the red card he received over the weekend. He received a five match ban. All considered, this is far too short. What Owen Farrell got is fair in accordance to the laws, there is no mistaking that. The initial entry level punishment the committee agreed on […] READ MORE


Owen Farrell banned for five games

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The much anticipated disciplinary panel of the England captain has laid down the punishment. It sees Owen Farrell banned for five games. This rules him out of the Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster. Owen Farrell appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel this evening and has been handed a five-match suspension. — Saracens Rugby Club […] READ MORE