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Our shout!

You have to love those Vunipola boys.Not only have Mako and Billy been in a rich vein of form for club and country (until Billy’s knee injury last week against Argentina), it has been revealed this week that, following Tonga’s 19-17 victory over Italy in Padua last weekend, the two brothers (whose father Fe’ao is a former Tongan captain) paid for the Tongan team’s post-match celebratory drinks.Fantastic gesture lads!

England and Australia set to close out the Test season on a high

England face Australia on Saturday with both nations aiming to finish on a high in what will be their final match this year. England have had to make two forced changes, whereas Michael Cheika has made four changes to the Wallabies side that lost to Ireland last weekend. Nathan Hughes comes in for the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight, while Marland Yarde comes in for Elliot Daly, who is suspended after his tackle in the air last weekend againts Argentina

Argentina prop gets heavy ban after stamping on Joe Marler’s face

Another suspension was announced today as Argentina prop Enrique Pieretto has been handed a 7-week ban after he was red carded for stamping on the face of England prop Joe Marler at Twickenham last weekend. Marler was shown yellow for holding him. Pieretto appeared before an independent disciplinary committee after contravening Law 10.4(b)

Hughes and Yarde to start for England against Wallabies

Nathan Hughes and Marland Yrade will start at Twickenham on Saturday as head coach Eddie Jones has made two changes to his England side to take on Australia. Both changes were enforced on Jones as No.8 Billy Vunipola picked up a knee injury against Argentina last week while wing Elliot Daly was sent off five […]

State of the Nation: Argentina

With the November Tests done and dusted for most teams, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing sides. Next up, Argentina. The post State of the Nation: Argentina appeared first on

England trim squad ahead of Australia Test

England have retained 25 players to prepare for Saturday’s final Series game of the autumn internationals against Australia at Twickenham. Following their Grand Slam and whitewash over the Wallabies in the summer, Eddie Jones’ side will be looking to end the year unbeaten after wins over South Africa, Fiji and Argentina over the past three […]

Vunipola out for at least three months

England and Saracens have been dealt a huge blow with the news that Billy Vunipola has been ruled out for at least 12 weeks with a knee injury. The no.8 suffered a torn cartilage during England’s 27-14 win over Argentina on Saturday and underwent surgery on Sunday. During his time on the sidelines, he will […]

Wins for most international Saints

The past weekend was a successful one for most of the club’s international players. On Saturday afternoon Dylan Hartley captained England to their third win of the Autumn Internationals and the 12th successive victory since he was handed the armband at the start of the year. Tom Wood and Courtney Lawes also started the win over Argentina, with Teimana Harrison coming off the bench

Elliot Daly suspended for 3 weeks after red card for dangerous challenge

England winger Elliot Daly appeared in front of an independant World Rugby Disciplinary Committee in London today after he was red carded for tackling an opponent in the air during England’s Autumn International against Argentina on Saturday. Daly saw red as early as the fifth minute when he mistimed a high ball chase and took out Argentina number eight Leonardo Senatore, in clear contravention of law 10.4(i), which relates to ‘Tackling, tapping, pushing or pulling an Opponent jumping for the ball in a lineout or in open play’.

Team of the week

England and Ireland lead the way in our team of the week after their eye-catching victories over Argentina and Australia respectively.