BEFORE Stuart Hogg showed his impressive attacking skills for the Scotland senior side during this year’s RBS 6 Nations, he scored a fantastic touchdown on his debut for the A team in Galashiels. Scotland A thrashed England Saxons 35-0 in early February, with this try from full-back Hogg the highlight…
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ED SLATER will make his debut for England Saxons against a strong Scotland A side at Galashiels on Friday night.
The Leicester lock comes in for Matt Garvey in one of eight changes made by Jon Callard to the side that beat Ireland Wolfhounds 23-17 last weekend.
Gloucester speedster Jonny May makes his much-anticipated first start on the wing while Nick Abendanon…
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England Saxons today named the side for their opening Churchill Cup game against the USA at Northampton on Saturday (5pm).
There are only two survivors from the team that beat Canada 38-18 to claim the trophy in New Jersey last summer with scrum half Micky Young (Newcastle Falcons) in the starting line-up and full back Alex Goode (Saracens) on the bench.
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ALEX GOODE admits he didn’t have much luck in the casinos when he holidayed in Las Vegas this year, but Saracens’ gamble of taking club rugby to Wembley Stadium for the first time last season paid off as they managed to win all four matches in front of crowds of 40,000-plus.
Saracens will make what they hope is a happy…
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Teenage Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is doing his best to keep his feet on the ground as he prepares to make his first start for England Saxons.
The Samoan-born 19-year-old was in danger of being sent back to the Pacific island last summer, winning an appeal against deportation and being granted indefinite leave to remain in the country.
Since then his…
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Nineteen-year-old Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi will start for England Saxons when they take on Italy A this Saturday at Worcester’s Sixways Stadium. He is joined by team-mate Billy Twelvetrees, who partners him in the centre, while British and Irish Lions wing Ugo Monye and hooker Lee Mears will also make their return to international rugby.
Harlequins flanker Chris Robshaw captains the…
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The January 2011 England and England Saxons Elite Player Squads have been announced today by England Team Manager Martin Johnson and England Saxons Head Coach Stuart Lancaster.
There are three additions to the England EPS in Sale Sharks fly half Charlie Hodgson, Leicester Tigers lock Louis Deacon and uncapped London Wasps scrum half Joe Simpson.
Deacon and Simpson replace David Attwood (Gloucester…