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Nick Easter to captain England for the first time

Nick Easter to captain England for the first time

NICK EASTER leads the England side for the first time in a full international against Samoa at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm). The Harlequins No.8 takes over from Lewis Moody…

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England go to fourth in the world

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

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Manu Samoa announce team to take on Ireland

The Manu Samoa team to play Ireland this Saturday shows a wealth of experience at the highest level with eight of the starting XV playing in either the French Top 14 League or…