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England lose Ashton for Six Nations

New England head coach Eddie Jones has been dealt the blow that Saracens winger Chris Ashton will miss the entire Six Nation’s campaign after being handed a ten week ban. The 28 year old had only just been recalled to the international line-up after an 18 month absence from the ...

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Aviva Premiership – Week 7 Round-Up

Embed from Getty Images In a round of high scoring games, the most surprising result of the weekend came when London Irish recorded their first win of the season with a dramatic 25-23 over Northampton. Following the victory, Irish have moved off the bottom of the Premiership. They have been ...

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Leicester Tigers 22-10 Newcastle Falcons

Embed from Getty Images Leicester Tigers played host to a struggling Newcastle Falcons this Boxing Day. The Tigers came into this game with high confidence, after two outstanding victories over stern European competition in the form of Munster. Newcastle also come off of the back of a convincing win in ...

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Aviva Premiership – Week 6 Round-Up

View image | gettyimages.com Gloucester and Sale kicked off week six of the Aviva Premiership. Gloucester came out on top with a 23-19, with England hopefuls Billy Twelvetrees and Danny Cipriani both scoring points for their respective sides. Exeter continued their impressive start to the season with a 47-21 victory ...

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Aviva Premiership- Week 5 Round-Up

View image | gettyimages.com The first game of the weekend in the Aviva Premiership saw Northampton put in a strong defensive performance to beat Gloucester 15-3. The win was Northampton’s second of the season and sees them move above their opponents in sixth place in the table. Newcastle earned their first ...

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England replace Lancaster with Eddie Jones

View image | gettyimages.com   The RFU have announced that Australian Eddie Jones will replace Stuart Lancaster as the new England head coach. The 55 year old, who becomes England’s first foreign coach, brings a wealth of international experience to the position as England look to progress from their disappointing ...

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All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu dies aged 40

View image | gettyimages.com   New Zealand rugby legend Jonah Lomu has died aged just 40. The All Blacks star, who was diagnosed with a rare and serious kidney condition in 1996, goes down as one of the sport’s greatest ever players.   Tongan descendant Lomu began his illustrious international ...

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Is the Lancaster Criticism Harsh?

View image | gettyimages.com Following England’s poor performance at the World Cup, Stuart Lancaster has resigned as England Head Coach. Lancaster took the reigns from Martin Johnson back in 2012, first as a temporary replacement before being handed the job permanently. And while Lancaster’s reign has ended in disappointment, it ...

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