England rugby team

Back pages: Son rises as five-star Spurs take heat off Poch
Son Heung-min scored twice in Tottenham’s 5-0 win over Red Star Belgrade
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Back pages: Son rises as five-star Spurs take heat off Poch

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 23 October
23 Oct 2019
RWC: ‘spy’ watches England train ahead of semi-final
England’s rugby squad trained at the Arcs Urayasu Park in Tokyo on Tuesday
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RWC: ‘spy’ watches England train ahead of semi-final

Holders New Zealand are braced for a ‘mighty clash’ in Yokohama
22 Oct 2019
‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones
Head coach Eddie Jones led England to the 2019 Rugby World Cup final
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‘All Blacks are beatable’, says England coach Eddie Jones

Holders New Zealand stand in the way of England reaching the final
21 Oct 2019
Back pages: Paul Pogba chats with Zinedine Zidane in Dubai
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba won the 2018 World Cup with France
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Back pages: Paul Pogba chats with Zinedine Zidane in Dubai

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 18 October
18 Oct 2019
RWC: England vs. Australia preview and predictions
England head coach Eddie Jones speaks with George Ford (left) and Owen Farrell (right)
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RWC: England vs. Australia preview and predictions

England choose Owen Farrell over George Ford as Eddie Jones warns of a ‘brutal’ clash against the Wallabies
18 Oct 2019
Back pages: ‘Never assume rugby is a racism-free zone’
England’s Maro Itoje in training at the Rugby World Cup in Japan
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Back pages: ‘Never assume rugby is a racism-free zone’

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 17 October
17 Oct 2019
RWC diary: Australia and England’s verbal war begins
Australia head coach Michael Cheika and England head coach Eddie Jones
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RWC diary: Australia and England’s verbal war begins

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is glad to avoid host nation Japan in the last eight
15 Oct 2019
RWC: Japan make history as quarter-finals take shape
Japan celebrate their victory over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup
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RWC: Japan make history as quarter-finals take shape

Scotland are sent packing by the Brave Blossoms in Yokohama
14 Oct 2019
Typhoon plunges RWC into crisis as matches are cancelled
A sign outside of the Yokohama Stadium at the Rugby World Cup in Japan
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Typhoon plunges RWC into crisis as matches are cancelled

England’s game against France and New Zealand’s clash against Italy are called off
10 Oct 2019
RWC: England qualify but what about the other home nations?
Argentina’s Tomas Lavanini (No.5) was sent off for a high tackle on England’s Owen Farrell
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RWC: England qualify but what about the other home nations?

Should Wales beat Fiji on Wednesday they will join England in the last eight
7 Oct 2019
England’s RWC conundrum: win pool C or finish second?
England captain Owen Farrell trains ahead of the Rugby World Cup pool C clash with Argentina
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England’s RWC conundrum: win pool C or finish second?

Should they top the group England would likely be on a collision course with Australia and the All Blacks
4 Oct 2019
RWC diary: Argentina ready for ‘war’ against England
Agustin Creevy (right) belts out the Argentine national anthem
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RWC diary: Argentina ready for ‘war’ against England

Jamie George says England will not be rattled by the pre-match talk
2 Oct 2019
Back pages: England caught up in World Cup tackling storm
England’s Owen Farrell receives treatment during the Rugby World Cup clash against the USA
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Back pages: England caught up in World Cup tackling storm

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 27 September
27 Sep 2019
RWC diary: magnificent seven for England and Italy
Joe Cokanasiga scored two of England’s seven tries against the United States in Kobe
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RWC diary: magnificent seven for England and Italy

England secure a bonus point with victory over the USA in pool C
26 Sep 2019
RWC is ‘a marathon not a sprint’, says England coach Jones
Manu Tuilagi celebrates his second try against Tonga with England team-mate George Ford
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RWC is ‘a marathon not a sprint’, says England coach Jones

Manu Tuilagi stars with two tries in opening pool C victory against Tonga
23 Sep 2019
RWC: England at full-strength for ‘ferocious’ Tonga test
England head coach Eddie Jones receives the ball from flanker Billy Vunipola during the Captain’s Run in Sapporo
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RWC: England at full-strength for ‘ferocious’ Tonga test

Eddie Jones’s side should expect fireworks at the Sapporo Dome
20 Sep 2019
RWC 2019: England team profile, pool C fixtures, squad
England players pose during a welcome ceremony at the Miyazaki Prefectural Government Hall
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RWC 2019: England team profile, pool C fixtures, squad

After the horror show in 2015 can England peak in Japan this year?
17 Sep 2019
RWC: Manu Tuilagi says ‘special’ England are raring to go
England centre Manu Tuilagi runs with the ball in the RWC warm-up against Ireland at Twickenham
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RWC: Manu Tuilagi says ‘special’ England are raring to go

Centre won’t waste his chance of playing at the highest level again
13 Sep 2019
England World Cup squad: Jones channels 'Samurai spirit'
Willi Heinz
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England World Cup squad: Jones channels 'Samurai spirit'

The coach has named his official 31-man squad for next month’s World Cup in Japan
13 Aug 2019
England axe Cipriani from Rugby World Cup training squad
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani was named the Premiership’s player of the year in 2018-19
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England axe Cipriani from Rugby World Cup training squad

Gloucester star dropped ‘without a word of explanation’ from Eddie Jones
23 Jul 2019
Back pages: Lionesses are White hot and Juve want Pogba home
England players celebrate Ellen White’s opening goal against Japan in the Women’s World Cup
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Back pages: Lionesses are White hot and Juve want Pogba home

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 20 June
20 Jun 2019
Vunipola given formal warning by RFU over support for Folau
Saracens No.8 Billy Vunipola has won 36 international caps for England
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Vunipola given formal warning by RFU over support for Folau

Saracens and England No.8 ‘expressed genuine regret’ at his public comments
16 Apr 2019
England’s mental weakness: Jones to hire team psychologist
Eddie Jones is the head coach of the England rugby union national team
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England’s mental weakness: Jones to hire team psychologist

Head coach questions his side’s ability to cope with pressure after 38-38 draw with Scotland in the Six Nations
18 Mar 2019
Six Nations: Wales fans celebrate title win and grand slam
Wales players celebrate winning the 2019 Six Nations, grand slam and triple crown
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Six Nations: Wales fans celebrate title win and grand slam

Warren Gatland’s side beat Ireland in Cardiff to secure the championship
16 Mar 2019
Six Nations: Gatland urges Wales to ‘embrace the emotion’
Welsh rugby fans will be hoping their team secures the 2019 Six Nations grand slam
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Six Nations: Gatland urges Wales to ‘embrace the emotion’

Wales one win from glory but England and Ireland are on the dragon’s tail
15 Mar 2019
Six Nations round five: title permutations, teams, squads
The 2019 Six Nations championship captains line up with the trophy
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Six Nations round five: title permutations, teams, squads

Wales, England and Ireland can win the title on ‘Super Saturday’
14 Mar 2019
Six Nations: Ford and England ready for Scotland tactics
England fly-half George Ford in action against Scotland in the 2018 Six Nations
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Six Nations: Ford and England ready for Scotland tactics

Eddie Jones names a 26-man squad to prepare for the Calcutta Cup clash
13 Mar 2019
Six Nations: England still favourites as Wales face Scotland
Manu Tuilagi
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Six Nations: England still favourites as Wales face Scotland

Eddie Jones picks three backs with a combined weight of 51 stone to trample Italy
8 Mar 2019
Six Nations: Robshaw, Itoje and Joseph in England squad
Chris Robshaw missed England’s autumn internationals due to a knee injury
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Six Nations: Robshaw, Itoje and Joseph in England squad

Scotland are boosted by the return of five players from injury
4 Mar 2019
Six Nations: England call up Ewels to replace injured Lawes
Bath lock Charlie Ewels has won eight caps for England
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Six Nations: England call up Ewels to replace injured Lawes

Eddie Jones’s squad will train against Georgia this week in Oxford
26 Feb 2019
Gatland wants more from Wales after win against England
Wales players celebrate their 2019 Six Nations victory over England in Cardiff
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Gatland wants more from Wales after win against England

With a record 12 Test victories in a row Wales are on course for the grand slam
25 Feb 2019
Wales vs. England: Jones and Gatland start the mind games
Gareth Anscombe of Wales is tackled by England’s Owen Farrell during the 2018 Six Nations clash
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Wales vs. England: Jones and Gatland start the mind games

Jones hails the ‘greatest Wales side ever’ as Gatland warns visitors of travel issues
22 Feb 2019
Gatland favourite to take over from Jones as England coach
Wales head coach Warren Gatland and England head coach Eddie Jones
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Gatland favourite to take over from Jones as England coach

Wales chief Gatland faces Jones’s England in the Six Nations on Saturday
20 Feb 2019
Six Nations: Scotland star Finn Russell to miss France clash
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell will miss the Six Nations trip to Paris to face France
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Six Nations: Scotland star Finn Russell to miss France clash

Maro Itoje won’t feature for England against Wales in Cardiff
19 Feb 2019
Six Nations: England tell Wales to bring on the abuse
Wales hooker Ken Owens in action against England in the 2018 Six Nations
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Six Nations: England tell Wales to bring on the abuse

Ken Owens and Kyle Sinckler are ready for the Cardiff showdown
18 Feb 2019
Six Nations: Wales full-back Halfpenny fit to face England
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny suffered concussion against Australia in November
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Six Nations: Wales full-back Halfpenny fit to face England

England prop Mako Vunipola is ruled out of the championship
12 Feb 2019
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