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France 19 England 12

France 19 England 12

First-half tries from Vincent Clerc and Maxime Médard helped France to a 19-12 victory at Eden Park that sent England tumbling out of the World Cup. Dimitri Yachvili slotted two…

England pick Wilkinson and Flood!

England pick Wilkinson and Flood!

TOBY FLOOD will start at inside centre alongside Jonny Wilkinson at fly half in one of four changes to Martin Johnson’s side for the Rugby World Cup quarter final against…

France change two for England – Parra at 10!

France change two for England – Parra at 10!

France coach Marc Lievremont has made just two changes to his side to take on England, from the one that was humiliated against Tonga last weekend. Prop Nicolas Mas returns…

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

Rugby World Cup quarter-final fixtures confirmed

The  quarter-final fixtures for Rugby World Cup 2011 have been confirmed after the completion of the pool phase on Sunday. All match times are local to New Zealand. Saturday, 8…

Inside the mind of Marc Lievremont

Inside the mind of Marc Lievremont

France coach Marc Lievremont has given a very revealing press conference after his side’s defeat to Tonga and ahead of the quarter-final against England at Eden Park on Saturday. On…

Delon Armitage cited for tackle on Chris Paterson

Delon Armitage cited for tackle on Chris Paterson

England’s Delon Armitage will have a disciplinary hearing on Monday following a citing for a dangerous high tackle. Delon Armitage (ENG) will have a disciplinary hearing on Monday, 3 October…

Lamont, Moody & Byrne on the World Cup – Part 3

Lamont, Moody & Byrne on the World Cup – Part 3

Six World Cups and only one victor from the northern hemisphere – England’s nail-biting defeat of Australia in 2003 bringing ‘Bill’ to Europe for the first, and to date only,…

England celebrate Chris Ashton's try

England 16 Scotland 12 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park ON THE evidence of Saturday’s matches, the England-France semi-final will be a dire affair. Then again, both teams could spark…