Category: Rugby Union


Itoje doubful for Six Nations opener

It has been confirmed that England Second rower and World player of the year nominee Maro Itoje could miss the start of next years Six Nations after suffering a broken Jaw playing for his club Saracens against Harlequins on Sunday The 23 year old, suffered the injury at the start of the second half after  … Read more


England make it 3 from 3 with victory over Samoa

England (22) 48 Tries: Brown, Lozowski, Ewels, Daly 2, Slade, Rokoduguni Cons: Ford 5 Pens: Ford Samoa (7) 14 Tries: Faasalele, Vui Cons: Nanai-Williams 2 England Rugby Union team made it 3 from 3 in the Autumn internationals with another impressive 2nd half flurry of tries as they accounted for a Samoa in the same  … Read more


England Skipper on the bench as England rotate squad.

Following last weeks excellent win over Australia, England head coach Eddie Jones has again rung the changes as he named his side to take on Samoa in the final match of the autumn internationals. As expected Exeter player Sam Simmonds will make his starting debut at number 8 making up a backrow with Maro Itoje  … Read more


Maitland recalled as Scotland regroup for Australia clash

Following last weekend’s narrow defeat to World Champions New Zealand, Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has rung the changes ahead of this Saturdays final Autumn International against Australia. In the pack, Townsend has brought in prop forward Simon Berghan, Second row Grant Gilchrist and Ryan Wilson into the lock position. In addition, Sean Maitland, who was  … Read more


England ring the chances for Samoa Clash

A knee injury to Wasps lock forward Nathan Hughes means Exeter forward Sam Simmonds could be set for his first start in an England shirt as they prepare for Saturdays test against Samoa. After last week’s record breaking win over Australia, Simmonds isn’t the only change to the squad for Saturdays game as Head Coach  … Read more


England survive scare to finish off Australia

England (6) 30 Tries: Daly, Joseph, May, Care Cons: Farrell 2 Pens: Farrell 2 Australia (0) 6 Pens: Hodge, Foley England produced a fantastic final 10 minutes to make it five wins on the bounce against a strong Australian outfit that found themselves on the wrong end of some 50/50 decisions throughout the game. For  … Read more


Wales make 14 changes ahead of clash with Georgia

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Wales RFU coaching staff have made an astonishing 14 changes to the side that took on Australia last week as they take on Georgia at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. One of the changes see’s second row Seb Davies who will win his third cap named at number 8, even though the 21-year-old has never  … Read more


Jones rings changes ahead of the Australia match!

England Rugby Union coach Eddie Jones has named his team to take on the Australia at Twickenham this Saturday, making several changes to the side that struggled to beat Argentina in their last run out. One of the main casualties of Saturday’s mediocre performance is 2nd row forward George Kruis who started in the last  … Read more


Disjointed England still too good for the Puma’s

A below par England ground out a third win of the year against Argentina with a 21-8 victory at Twickenham on Saturday in the first of this season autumn internationals. Despite Nathan Hughes opening the scoring early, England were never clinical enough to convert the few chances they created and had to wait until late  … Read more


Farrell and Itoje rested against the Pumas

England Rugby Union head coach Eddie Jones has decided to rest Lions pair Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje ahead of this weekend’s opening international against Argentina. This means a recall for Exeter Chief’s Henry Slade who will partner Jonathan Joseph in the centres, while George Kruis will partner Courtney Lawes in the 2nd row. Although  … Read more