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EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robinson picks his England back-three for Rugby World Cup

BY Ruaraidh Britton. World Cup winner Jason Robinson has predicted his starting back three for England as they prepare for the 2019 tournament in Japan. Eddie Jones announced the 31 man squad surprisingly early despite his September deadline for choosing his players, and now preparations are fully underway after two bruising encounters with Wales. Robinson scored…

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International Caps: The 10 Current Players With the Most Games

Here’s a list of 10 current international players with the most appearances under their belts. 10. Sam Whitelock (New Zealand) – 111 Embed from Getty Images 9.Alessandro Zanni (Italy) – 113 Embed from Getty Images 8. Davit Kacharava (Georgia) – 114 Embed from Getty Images 7. Merab Kvirikashvili (Georgia) – 115 Embed from Getty Images CONTINUES ON PAGE 2

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English rugby player dies in Toulouse aged 20

Batley player Archie Bruce has tragically passed away, barely hours after making his debut for the Bulldogs in the 46-0 defeat by Toulouse in France. Bruce, 20, only signed with the Bulldogs recently from community club Dewsbury Moor, with Batley missing a number of players for the trip to France through injury and unavailability. In…

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‘Two best, two worst’ from England’s defeat against Wales

Wales bounced back from defeat last week at Twickenham to beat England in Cardiff – but who stood out for both sides for the right and wrong reasons? BEST PLAYERS: WALES: Dan Biggar No Anscombe, no problem. His quick thinking for the tap penalty in the 32nd minute caught England unaware and moments later followed it with…

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Danny Cipriani breaks public silence after England rejection

Danny Cipriani has spoken publicly for the first time since being axed from England’s Rugby World Cup squad, with the fly-half admitting that he “can’t be disappointed”. “I would have loved to be involved in England’s Rugby World Cup squad. It has been a seven-year goal with different challenges along the way,”Cipriani wrote in his…

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England team to play Wales: Eddie Jones names experimental side

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Wales in Cardiff on Saturday (KO 2:15pm live on Sky Sports). George Ford will captain the side again following Sunday’s 33-19 win over Wales at Twickenham Stadium. #WALvENG | Here’s your England team to face Wales on Saturday in Cardiff 🌹 Preview ➡…

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Scarlets new away shirt has taken a social media battering

Scarlets, who has a reputation for less than attractive kits in recent seasons, revealed another shocker today. Here’s some of the less than positive feedback the new away shirt has received on social media: LOVING THIS NEW SCARLETS KIT pic.twitter.com/DWHBXQ4qIA — Dai Lama (@WelshDalaiLama) August 14, 2019 Home kit – hanging Away kit – even…

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Danny Cipriani sends classy tweet after being left out of Rugby World Cup squad

England head coach Eddie Jones has overlooked Premiership Player of the year Danny Cipriani from his official 31-man RugbyWorld Cup squad. The writing was on the wall after he was dispatched for specialised strength and conditioning training away from the main squad three weeks ago before being left out of the training camp in Italy….

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BRILLIANT: Manu Tuilagi reveals his hilarious new nickname

England head coach Eddie Jones has a new nickname for Manu Tuilagi – “the pinball machine” – following his all-action performance against Wales on Sunday. “I’m excited to see where the players can take this team. Eddie started calling me ‘pinball machine’ because of my break against Wales at Twickenham and I also have the nickname ‘Chief’!…

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WATCH: Elliot Daly scores unorthodox drop-goal against Wales

England’s World Cup preparations began with a comprehensive 33-19 victory at Twickenham that ended Wales’ 14-Test winning run. England fullback Elliot Daly pulled off a clever drop-goal to end the scoring. It's a handy trick to have in your locker when it comes to RWC matches… Elliot Daly with the drop goal. England now lead…

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