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Michael Hooper David Pocock

Shut down Pocock or it’s over for England

It comes as no surprise but Michael Cheika confirmed on Thursday that England will face the world’s leading breakdown duo in their do-or-die clash at Twickenham on Saturday. David Pocock…

Stifled: O'Connell is wrapped up

Match verdict: Ireland 15-32 Australia

By Bea Asprey at the Aviva Stadium In a nutshell Ireland were outscored four tries to nil in Dublin by Australia, who enjoyed their second Test win of this month’s…

Leader: Robshaw was shackled by Aussies

England 14-20 Australia: The Verdict

ENGLAND WENT into this Test against a supposedly dispirited Wallaby squad full of confidence. Sadly, when the whistle went, the roles had been reversed, with England, not so regal, in…