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Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong on England, scrum cheats … and his grandmother

Prop recalls Irish hurt at Twickenham, is blunt over scrums and tells an hilarious tale about his ‘nanny’Tadhg Furlong found himself caught in the crossfire of a bizarre row between Wales and France over scrums this week. The legality of his scrummagin…

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Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong on England, scrum cheats … and his grandmother

Prop recalls Irish hurt at Twickenham, is blunt over scrums and tells an hilarious tale about his ‘nanny’Tadhg Furlong found himself caught in the crossfire of a bizarre row between Wales and France over scrums this week. The legality of his scrummagin…

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Eddie Jones expects England to face ‘titanic’ Six Nations clash against Ireland

• Ireland bidding to clinch triple crown at Twickenham • Jones: ‘They have players who aspire to be No 1 in Europe’Eddie Jones believes Sunday’s “titanic clash” with Ireland will be a battle for European supremacy with England seeking to stay in the hu…

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Eddie Jones rolls the dice with Joseph and Tuilagi thrown in against Ireland

Jonathan Joseph ‘best guy’ on wing, says England coachManu Tuilagi returns after suffering groin injury in ParisEddie Jones has rolled the dice by picking Jonathan Joseph on the wing and thrusting Manu Tuilagi straight back into his side against Irelan…

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Eddie Jones rolls the dice with Joseph and Tuilagi thrown in against Ireland

Jonathan Joseph ‘best guy’ on wing, says England coachManu Tuilagi returns after suffering groin injury in ParisEddie Jones has rolled the dice by picking Jonathan Joseph on the wing and thrusting Manu Tuilagi straight back into his side against Irelan…

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Jonathan Joseph on left wing as England shuffle back three for Ireland clash

Eddie Jones forced into changes by Furbank injuryElliot Daly at full-back as England make four changesEddie Jones has been forced into selecting Jonathan Joseph on the wing against Ireland after George Furbank was ruled out through injury. Joseph comes…

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England’s Lewis Ludlam: ‘We are always hunting other teams down’

All-action back row is learning how to control his intense passion and targeting a Six Nations-defining win over IrelandLewis Ludlam is nothing if not passionate. Whether you consider his military metaphors before England’s Calcutta Cup victory to be i…

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Mako Vunipola out of England’s Six Nations showdown with Ireland

Loosehead prop has travelled to Tonga for family reasonsBen Obano added to squad, with Manu Tuilagi and Henry Slade England have received a huge blow before their crucial Six Nations match against Ireland on Sunday with Mako Vunipola ruled out, having …

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England supporters urged to take stand against Championship cuts

Nottingham chairman wants action in Ireland game‘Rest of the rugby community should not be forgotten’England supporters have been urged to take a stand against the Rugby Football Union’s swingeing 50% cuts to the Championship’s funding during Sunday’s …

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George Ford warns England: ‘Ireland’s Farrell is a very competitive guy’

• Fly-half knows coach will have Ireland firing at Twickenham• Ford: ‘We never like losing matches particularly at home’George Ford has not forgotten the last time Ireland came to Twickenham during the Six Nations. Two years ago they inflicted what was…

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Elliot Daly becomes second England player to pledge future to Saracens

• ‘I’ve got no regrets about joining,’ says wing of move from Wasps• England full-back George Furbank relishing Twickenham debutElliot Daly has become the second England player to pledge his future to Saracens, vowing to stick by the disgraced club in …

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Elliot Daly becomes second England player to pledge future to Saracens

• ‘I’ve got no regrets about joining,’ says wing of move from Wasps• England full-back George Furbank relishing Twickenham debutElliot Daly has become the second England player to pledge his future to Saracens, vowing to stick by the disgraced club in …

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Saracens’ Mako Vunipola has no regrets over fateful investment

• House purchase contributed to points deduction• Club were fined £5.36m and will be relegatedMako Vunipola has insisted he has no regrets over his co-investment with the Saracens owner Nigel Wray despite his side’s relegation as a result of the ensuin…

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Furious Championship rugby clubs considering breakaway league

Second-tier clubs may try to buy league from RFUSalary cap for new division could affect SaracensChampionship clubs are considering forming a breakaway league and introducing a salary cap which could threaten relegated Saracens’ attempts to keep hold o…

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Six Nations begin investigation into beer bottle incident at Murrayfield

• Neil Craig, an England staff member, was hit before the game• Scottish Rugby Union has issued an apologyThe Six Nations organisers have launched an investigation into the incident before England’s Calcutta Cup victory over Scotland when a member of E…

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John Mitchell insists England will be ready for chaos in Scotland showdown

• England bidding to win Calcutta Cup for first time since 2017• Storm Ciara adds unpredictability to Murrayfield clashEngland are bracing themselves for chaos on and off the pitch as they seek to breathe life into their Six Nations campaign and reclai…

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England’s Eddie Jones says he is subjected to verbal abuse ‘every day’

• Coach accepts abuse comes with the job as head coach• England under-prepared before defeat in France, he saysEddie Jones has claimed he is subjected to verbal abuse by members of the public on a daily basis and says it comes with the territory of bei…

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England axe Ben Youngs among five changes for Scotland Six Nations clash

Long-standing No 9 replaced by Willi HeinzSaracens pair Vunipola and Kruis make returnEddie Jones has made sweeping changes to his starting XV to face Scotland on Saturday, bringing in five new faces including Willi Heinz at scrum-half with Ben Youngs …

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Tuilagi a major doubt for Scotland match as Jones sticks with Curry plan

• Centre’s groin scan result will be revealed on Tuesday• Eddie Jones opts to stick with Tom Curry as rookie No8England are still sweating on the fitness of Manu Tuilagi after he limped out of Sunday’s defeat by France with a groin injury. It is believ…

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Eddie Jones: ‘I want England to be spoken about like Liverpool are’

• Coach is staying on ‘only because I think we can improve’• ‘We want to have an effect on how the nation sees rugby’Eddie Jones has given the strongest indication yet he wants to remain as England’s head coach through to the 2023 World Cup but the Aus…