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Eddie Jones insists England’s current level of fitness is adequate for the Six Nations but would be exposed on the tour to Australia unless improvements are made.
Club cricketers in England could be sent off or banished to a sin-bin for 10 overs this summer as lawmakers try to address increasing levels of bad behaviour. The MCC is to launch a trial that will, in effect, bring red or yellow cards to English club, university and schools cricket to stamp out excessive sledging and curb the increase of violent behaviour. Five matches in England were abandoned last year due to violence, and after consulting umpire associations around the world, the MCC has decided action needs to be taken to support officials by introducing a code of conduct with four levels of offences
Club cricketers in England could be sent off or banished to a sin-bin for 10 overs this summer as lawmakers try to address increasing levels of bad behaviour. The MCC is to launch a trial that will, in effect, bring red or yellow cards to English club, university and schools cricket to stamp out excessive sledging and curb the increase of violent behaviour.
Laidlaw staying calm despite opening day defeat
WALLABIES superstar David Pocock is considering taking a year off from rugby to study in England for 12 months, while Queensland flanker Liam Gill is poised to join French glamour club Toulon, putting Australia’s backrow stocks in disarray. Pocock’s shock potential break from the game in 2017 would have huge ramifications for the Wallabies and […]The post David Pocock Has Some News That Could Be Set To Rock Australian Rugby appeared first on In The Loose.
Despite his rampaging turn at number 8 in the Calcutta Cup, could Billy Vunipola be of more use to England as a blindside flanker? Given that Ben Morgan has already proven himself at the top level, and Josh Beaumont looks set to break through sooner rather than later, England looked stacked for options at number […]The post England Need To Seriously Consider Using Billy Vunipola As A Blindside appeared first on In The Loose.
Wallabies star David Pocock reportedly wants a year’s break from rugby to study in England but the Brumbies are resisting his urges.
NEWS: Italy coach Jacques Brunel has made two changes for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England in Rome, the Italian Rugby Federation said Tuesday.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has expressed that his Scotland side are not doubting their own performances and will get back on track, following their defeat at home to England in the first round of this year’s Six Nations tournament. Vern Cotter’s side have not performed as well as their island rivals in recent tournaments, with […] The post Greig Laidlaw: ‘We will improve’ appeared first on Read Rugby Union.
Italy call up two ahead of England clash
An updated training squad for England has been announced, in advance of their clash with Italy in Rome on Sunday. The 27-man training squad now features Matt Kvesic and Josh Beaumont; in turn, Elliot Daly and Maro Itoje are also joining the 23 players who assisted England in their victory over island rivals, Scotland.
Ripon born and bred, I was lucky enough to be able to play both county cricket and rugby for Yorkshire. I made 49 first-class appearances in the Seventies just when the great Yorkshire side was on the wane and racked by divisions between those for the captain at the time, Geoffrey Boycott, and those against. […]
As England and Italy stars prepare to go head to head, who does Gavin Mairs rank as the greatest No8s currently playing?
The new England coach used his bench sparingly at Murrayfield on Saturday – proving that he was watching the game and not immersed in mumbo-jumboReading the game: Eddie Jones bucked the modern trend by not emptying his bench at MurrayfieldLast Thursday, two days before England were due to face Scotland at Murrayfield, Eddie Jones told us his work was …Continue reading »
Last week Chris Ashton was banned for 10 weeks following an incident that involved him pulling Ulster back Luke Marshall down by the face, and in the process making contact with his eyes. Ashton appealed, but had it rejected, meaning he will miss the entire Six Nations. The ban came about a week after he was recalled to the England squad, 18 months after his last Test appearance
Italy have called Robert Barbieri and the uncapped Andrea Buondonno into their squad as injury cover ahead of Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations match against England.