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 purple. In fact, they were a deep shade of claret after being outthought, outfought and most importantly outscored, as they went down 20-14. Both tries in the match were contentious.
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FORMER England flanker Richard Hill believes England have plenty to be cheerful about at this stage of the RBS 6 Nations. With two wins under their belts, the team is now preparing to face Wales at Twickenham, the current favourites to win the tournament. Although Wales’ record in London has been poor in recent years, with just one win for…
Posted 457 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 862 days ago
Saturday 8th January – Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints (Welford Road, 5pm)
TV: Live on Sky Sports
Referee: Dave Pearson (150th Premiership game)
Leicester Tigers hit the top of the Aviva Premiership Rugby table following their victory at Exeter on Sunday, a spot previously held by the Saints since round eight. The Tigers have lost only one of their last seven matches in…
Posted 1064 days ago
UNEXPECTED victories against a big rival taste all the sweeter and that was definitely the case here in Sydney when England beat Australia.
Martin Johnson’s men were written off by almost everyone outside the camp before the match, most people predicting a rout, so it makes the win all the more remarkable against a side who had beaten them easily seven…