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# england-rugby - Yesterday’s News

May's double sends England past Australia and into World Cup semi-final

Eddie Jones’ side flexed their muscle in the first of the quarter-final ties in Oita.

# england-rugby - Thursday 17 October, 2019

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?

As the Rugby World Cup enters the knock-out stages, we take a look at the health of the eight quarter-finalists ahead of a massive weekend in Japan.

# england-rugby - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Jones thanks the 'Typhoon Gods' as England head for training camp

England head coach Eddie Jones has admitted he is excited by the prospect of his team having extra rest after their game against France was called off.

# england-rugby - Monday 7 October, 2019

Vunipola 'walking around' and all smiles but full prognosis not expected until Tuesday

The big number eight was substituted at half-time of England’s victory over Argentina after twisting his ankle.

# england-rugby - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Watch: Argentina's Lavanini sent off for nasty high hit on Farrell Red Mist This post contains videos

Watch: Argentina's Lavanini sent off for nasty high hit on Farrell

Nigel Owens had no option but to brandish red to the Pumas second row.

# england-rugby - Sunday 29 September, 2019

England's Francis avoids ban for high tackle on USA fullback

A disciplinary panel concluded that there were mitigating factors and Francis should not be banned.

# england-rugby - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Jones hails Ford's leadership as England make the perfect start

England top Pool C ahead of their next outing against Argentina.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

England make 10 changes for USA clash at Rugby World Cup

Fly-half George Ford captains the side in Owen Farrell’s absence.

# england-rugby - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# england-rugby - Thursday 5 September, 2019

A key victory over the old enemy that kick-started Ireland's 12-game winning streak

At the end of a disappointing 2017 Six Nations campaign, Joe Schmidt’s side stopped England from claiming the Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

England call for loosehead cover but deliver good news on Vunipola

The Saracens prop is facing 10 days out after pulling up against Ireland.

# england-rugby - Saturday 24 August, 2019

How we rated Ireland as Schmidt's men are thrashed at Twickenham

That was difficult to watch.

# england-rugby - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

# england-rugby - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales

Ruaridh McConnochie has overcome a hip problem and is set to feature.

Gatland turns to Biggar for Wales' rematch with England

The Wales head coach has made three changes for Saturday’s warm-up in Cardiff.

# england-rugby - Friday 9 August, 2019

Gatland means business as Wales go to Twickenham at full strength

Eddie Jones, meanwhile, has included two debutants in his side for Sunday’s World Cup warm-up.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

England's Shields a World Cup concern after training camp injury

The Wasps forward injured his foot last week and has returned to England for further assessment.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Check out the highlights from Ireland's brilliant win in U20 World Cup opener against England

Ireland ran in six tries en route to a 42-26 victory against England.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Hartley may have to fight for place in England's RWC squad without playing since December

‘His time will come when he’s ready,’ said Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

England flanker Haskell announces retirement after injury-ravaged season

The 34-year-old, who earned 77 international caps, has only played four times for the Northampton Saints during the current campaign.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Gatland receives a number of approaches but no contact from England

The Wales head coach has been linked with the England job after the World Cup.

# england-rugby - Monday 18 March, 2019

England boss Jones to call in 'pressure coach' after Scotland slump

The England head coach is seeking outside help to address his side’s mental issues before the World Cup.

# england-rugby - Saturday 16 March, 2019

England salvage dramatic late draw after stunning Scotland comeback

Gregor Townsend’s side scored six tries in the second half — but were denied a famous win at the death.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

England centre Tuilagi turns down Racing move to extend stay at Leicester

The 27-year-old has signed a contract extension with the Tigers.

# england-rugby - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Borthwick plays down training-ground clashes as routine 'pushing and shoving'

England and Georgia players reportedly clashed after a scrum session yesterday.

# england-rugby - Friday 22 February, 2019

Gatland says England prop an 'emotional time bomb'

The Wales coach has suggested Kyle Sinckler needs to work on his temperament.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Blow for England as Mako Vunipola is ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations

The loosehead prop picked up an injury during England’s destruction of France at Twickenham.

# england-rugby - Monday 11 February, 2019

France players accountable for England 'disaster' - Camille Lopez

It was les Bleus’ heaviest defeat to an English side since 1911.

# england-rugby - Friday 8 February, 2019

England make 2 changes to the side that beat Ireland

Eddie Jones has dropped Jack Nowell from his starting side and recalled Chris Ashton on the right wing.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Itoje ruled out of England's next two Six Nations games with knee injury

The Saracens second row left the Aviva Stadium on crutches last Saturday.

# england-rugby - Monday 4 February, 2019

'I was pretty emotional on the bus coming to the game, it meant a lot to my family'

It was a night to forget for Ireland, but one John Cooney and his family will always remember.

# england-rugby - Sunday 3 February, 2019

'A challenge to all our confidence because you get used to that winning feeling'

Joe Schmidt and Rory Best hope Ireland can become a better team by using the lessons from last night’s heavy defeat to England in a positive manner.

# england-rugby - Saturday 2 February, 2019

'We're going to be honest because we want to drive this back on track'

Conor Murray is confident Ireland will find the answers and bounce back in Edinburgh next weekend.

Injuries to Earls, Toner and Stander add to Ireland's 'emotional bruises'

There is concern over the trio ahead of next week’s trip to Murrayfield.

As it happened: Ireland v England, Six Nations

We followed all the action from the Aviva Stadium as Joe Schmidt’s side got their Grand Slam defence underway against England.

Missing Ireland's Grand Slam drives JVDF on to seize his big chance

The Leinster flanker starred in the victory over the All Blacks and is retained at openside for the visit of England.

Best: 'We need our best-ever performance against England'

The Ireland captain said there is more to come from his side as they begin the defence of their Grand Slam defence.

# england-rugby - Friday 1 February, 2019

England tap into inside knowledge of Farrell's defensive systems

Forwards coach Steve Borthwick was part of the Lions backroom staff with Farrell in 2017.

Bundee Aki ready to renew school battle with England's Tuilagi

The pair played against each other in a Cornwall schools match 12 years ago.

Schmidt backs 'solutions man' Henshaw to display full spectrum of skills at 15

‘Robbie has an innate understanding of what is required from 15.’

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