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# 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.’

# england-rugby - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

England ready for aerial bombardment as Jones considers recalling Brown

The Harlequins fullback is in line to start against Ireland, having been dropped for the November Tests.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Tuilagi set to start as England centre Te'o ruled out of Ireland clash

The former Leinster back is struggling with a side strain.

'I think it's a headline': Easterby brushes off England's latest verbal grenade

The entire Ireland squad trained at their Carton House base on Tuesday morning.

'I just shovel food down my throat': Lawes bulks up for Ireland challenge

The England forward has put on over a stone after a back injury limited the work he could do in the gym.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'My job is to tackle within the laws, never tried to do otherwise' - Farrell

The England out-half says he expects to be fit for the Six Nations opener against Ireland.

# england-rugby - Friday 11 January, 2019

England flanker ruled out of Six Nations after undergoing ankle surgery

Sam Underhill suffered the injury while playing for Bath in late December.

# england-rugby - Monday 24 December, 2018

All Blacks stumble with eye on 2019 World Cup

Steve Hansen’s team suffered a major bump on their run-in to the competition.

# england-rugby - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Eddie Jones' England end the year on a high with win over Wallabies

Owen Farrell scored 22 points at Twickenham.

# england-rugby - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Hartley dropped by England but Tuilagi named on the bench for Wallabies Test

Eddie Jones has announced his starting XV for Saturday’s game against Australia at Twickenham.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Japan's players paid less than €16 a day for international duty, says coach Jamie Joseph

The 2019 World Cup hosts face England in Twickenham on Saturday.

'We’ve been penalised a lot by him so need to be wary of our discipline'

Wayne Barnes is the man in the middle for Saturday’s Test against the All Blacks.

# england-rugby - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Woodward laments England's failure to kick goals in All Blacks defeat

The World Cup-winning coach added that current boss Eddie Jones ought to feel “cranky”.

# england-rugby - Thursday 8 November, 2018

England clash bigger than Lions series, says All Blacks coach

Steve Hansen has picked his strongest-available team for the clash.

Ashton returns against All Blacks for first England start in four years

The Sale wing, who came off the bench against South Africa last week, is named ahead of Jack Nowell.

# england-rugby - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Farrell free to face All Blacks after escaping ban for 'no-arms' tackle

The England out-half wasn’t cited by yesterday’s commissioner.

# england-rugby - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Farrell starts at out-half as Jones names England team for Springboks

The Saracens 10 will co-captain the side with Dylan Hartley.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Mike Brown dropped for first time in Eddie Jones era as England name 25-man squad for Boks

Chris Ashton could feature in Brown’s absence during this weekend’s Test.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

England's injury crisis worsens ahead of November internationals as Saracens duo sidelined

Mako Vunipola will be out of action for six weeks while lock Nick Isiekwe has been ruled out for two months.

# england-rugby - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'Quality' Danny Cipriani hailed after Premiership masterclass

The England star was lining up 10 days after an independent disciplinary panel upheld a Rugby Football Union charge of “conduct prejudicial to the interests of the game” against him.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'I'm not holding Eddie to account': RFU boss backs Jones despite England's slump in form

“It’s about looking at the whole picture and having confidence in the future plan as well as the history to date.”

# england-rugby - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Jones says England defeat to Springboks a 'horror movie'

The coach promised that a bounceback was imminent.

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