Posts Tagged ‘Chris Ashton’
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ENGLAND TOOK a giant step towards their first Grand Slam in a decade with a 23-13 victory over France. The most important statistic is that Stuart Lancaster’s men found a way to win. They are getting very good at that. But it was a far from perfect performance. There will be much for the England management to address over the next fortnight.
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AUSTRALIA HAVE made the short hop over the channel after their heavy loss to France still talking the talk, yet negativity seems to follow them like a bad odour at present with legendary Wallaby wing David Campese wading in earlier this week with some typically acerbic quotes saying ‘Deans had destroyed Australian rugby and I want him to go’.
Posted 388 days ago
By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor
In a nutshell
A scrappy match littered with errors, but England ran out comfortable winners against a rather tired looking Barbarians side at Twickenham. It wasn’t always pretty, but England showed far more attacking intent and invention than was witnessed in the Six Nations to score eight tries to the Baa-Baas’ four.
Chris Ashton’s second…
Posted 487 days ago
By Jack Yates
YESTERDAY it was announced that 15 members of England’s Elite Player Squad would be made available for club action this weekend. Amongst the list are players in serious contention for a starting place against Wales in just over a week’s time, including the likes of Toby Flood, Manusamoa Tuilagi and Ben Morgan. However, England boss Stuart Lancaster…
Posted 870 days ago
A wonderful individual try scored by England’s Chris Ashton at Twickenham against Australia in November has been named the International Rugby Players’ Association Try of the Year 2010.
The England international’s try won the public vote having fought off stiff competition from some outstanding scores finished by Mils Muliaina, Felipe Contepomi, Shane Williams and Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 star Danielle…
Posted 888 days ago
CHRIS ASHTON is the 2/1 favourite with Ladbrokes to be England’s top try scorer in the 2011 6 Nations. The Northampton winger heads up the market with Mark Cueto the 5/1 second favourite. Nick Easter is the shortest price forward available at 25/1. England’s most likely finishing position according to the bookmakers is first (2/1 favourite). It’s 5/1 England come second but…
Posted 889 days ago
Not only has Chris, a Rugby League convert, made a seamless transition to Union, he has done so with vigour and made sure everyone took notice of his first International try. Now a familiar face around the England squad, Rugby World caught up with him to chat England antics, bad habits and driving a Ferrari.
Rugby World: Who do you…