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With bodies creaking, England will have flown down to Port Elizabeth disappointed with their showing at Ellis Park against a phenomenally powerful Springbok side. At altitude they were blown apart…

Shell shocked: England captain Chris Robshaw looks for answers

ENGLAND WERE blown away by South Africa in a typically ferocious encounter at altitude in Ellis Park, Johannesburg. The Springboks tore into England from the off, with their huge ball…

Jonathan Joseph (left) and Manu Tuilagi will combine at centre for England

By Katie Field, Rugby World writer FOR ENGLAND this weekend’s match is all about bouncing back from last Saturday’s 22-17 defeat in Durban to level the three-Test series before it…

London Irish centre 'JJ' gets his first test start

JONATHAN JOSEPH will start his first England international in Saturday’s second Test against South Africa at Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg. The London Irish centre comes in at No 13 in…

Robson will captain England against SA Barbarians

GEORGE ROBSON will captain England in Wednesday’s match against the South Africa Southern Barbarians in Kimberley. In a double for Aviva Premiership club Harlequins, Robson will follow Chris Robshaw in…

Disconsolate: The England boys have plenty to ponder before the 2nd Test

SATURDAY WAS not a good 24 hours for Northern Hemisphere sides on tour, but before the evening kick-off in Durban there was still cause for England fans to be optimistic.…

Ben Foden dives in for England's consolation try

ENGLAND HAD a strong first half, featuring outstanding defence, some good attacks and great security under the high ball, but South Africa took a grip on the game in the…