England coach Eddie Jones during training

Jones says the youngsters have it too easy

England Head Coach Eddie Jones has come out to say that the younger players do not want it enough. He has said that down to players getting into club teams a lot easier than their England predecessors, they do not grow up with the true desire and determination to get get into the side. “They find it too easy. They play in …

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U20 World Championship Player of the Tournament Nominations

The U20 World Championship brought some quality Rugby for yet another year. It not only gives us the chance to watch some top play, but it also gives fans an insight of what is to come from their nation’s youth ranks. Here are the nominations for this years World Rugby U20 Championship player of the year. Who would you choose …

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Maori Men to Watch Against the Lions tomorrow

Damian Mckenzie This young talent was one of the surprise omissions from the All Blacks squad that will face the Lions next week. Instead, the 22 year old will have the chance to stand out among a team of quality players. He has impressed in both the club and international scene for the Chiefs and New Zealand. McKenzie was left …

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O’Brien focuses on the positives of the back-row

Lions second rower Sean O’Brien has expressed his optimism for the second row of the Lions. He has said that they are expecting a tough game against the Maori All Blacks, down to the occasion and relationship between their squad. O’Brien went on to say that he is looking forward to seeing what the back row can do, with talent …

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Gatland to add to his options for later games of the tour

It has not yet been announced by the man himself, but Warren Gatland is to add to his squad for the All Blacks fixtures. He is due to announce his decision post game tomorrow, leaving there to be something to look forward to no matter the result. This not only goes for the fans, as the handful of call ups …

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A Strong Contender for Try of the Year.

⚡ BARNES STORMER ⚡ How about this from Malcolm Barnes at @GuernseyRFC – vote for your Samsung Try of the Season: https://t.co/ovuXo6uLnB pic.twitter.com/1MMKerqIeZ — England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) 14 June 2017 We love seeing a good try, and when its at grass roots level, we lobe it even more. Malcome Barnes of Guernsey RFC stuck this one away after a quality …

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Peter O'Mahony Lions Captain

Lions XV to face New Zealand Maori’s

Warren Gatland has now named his side to face the Maori All Blacks in the third weekend fixture of the New Zealand tour. Saturday will be a true test for any name who wants to stay in the side for next weeks encounter with the All Blacks. It will be interesting to see what Saturdays performance will be like, with …

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Care baffled by lack of Lions call for Ford

England man Danny Care is shocked that his team-mate for the Argentina tour George Ford was not included in Warren Gatland’s selection for the Lions tour of New Zealand. Ford has impressed all in both a club and England shirt since his career started in 2010; putting question marks over why he was not chosen to join Gatland’s 41 man …

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