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‘A make or break game’: England face a high-stakes examination in Wales

Eddie Jones’s team can still retain the Six Nations title but the coach knows he cannot afford a defeat in Cardiff on SaturdayEddie Jones paused momentarily on Thursday when asked whether there was more pressure on the shoulders of England or Wales thi…

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‘He is George again’: North rediscovers scoring touch before 100th Wales cap

The 28-year-old is back at his best and will become the youngest player to reach a century of international caps when he lines up for Saturday’s Six Nations tie against EnglandWhen Wales belatedly ended their 2020 Six Nations campaign against Scotland …

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George North returns to face England in Wales’ most experienced team

North will win his 100th cap in the Six Nations matchWayne Pivac: ‘England are the team to beat’ Wayne Pivac’s response when asked if he agreed that England were boring was immediate. “People can think what they like,” said the Wales head coach. “They …

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Jamie George recalled for England’s Six Nations match against Wales

Saracens hooker comes in for Luke Cowan-DickieMark Wilson replaces injured Courtney LawesJamie George has been recalled to England’s starting lineup to face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday while Mark Wilson comes back in at blindside flanker after…

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England’s Courtney Lawes to stick with ‘physical’ approach against Wales

Rivals clash in the Six Nations in Cardiff on SaturdayLawes not concerned by recent flurry of red cardsCourtney Lawes has pledged to keep producing his trademark big hits against Wales on Saturday, insisting the recent flurry of red cards will not hold…

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England’s Courtney Lawes to stick with ‘physical’ approach against Wales

Rivals clash in the Six Nations in Cardiff on SaturdayLawes not concerned by recent flurry of red cardsCourtney Lawes has pledged to keep producing his trademark big hits against Wales on Saturday, insisting the recent flurry of red cards will not hold…

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Wales expect England to target Louis Rees-Zammit in Six Nations clash

Gloucester wing has scored three tries in two games‘We back him to deal with anything that comes his way’Wales expect England to target their Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit, whose three tries in the opening two Six Nations rounds helped them to vict…

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Rees-Zammit in Eddie Jones’s sights but free-flowing future is bigger vision | Paul Rees

Coach is aware of challenges ahead against a Wales side revived by the young wing he wanted for EnglandEddie Jones has capped 12 wingers in his five years as England’s head coach, but he had no joy when he tapped up a 13th, who has scored three tries i…

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‘He is as quick as anyone’: Jonny May braced for high-speed race with clubmate

As he prepares for the possibility of marking his fellow Gloucester wing Louis Rees-Zammit, England’s Jonny May says ‘I can just about keep up’Jonny May and Louis Rees-Zammit, the Gloucester wingers who both scored memorable tries in last weekend’s Six…

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Ken Owens expects surprise package Wales to raise standard against England

‘We have been able to go under the radar,’ says hookerFresh creativity clear in unbeaten frontrunnersWhat a difference a few weeks have made for Wales: without a victory over a top-10 nation since overcoming 14-man France in the 2019 World Cup quarter-…

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Ken Owens expects surprise package Wales to raise standard against England

‘We have been able to go under the radar,’ says hookerFresh creativity clear in unbeaten frontrunnersWhat a difference a few weeks have made for Wales: without a victory over a top-10 nation since overcoming 14-man France in the 2019 World Cup quarter-…

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Ken Owens expects surprise package Wales to raise standard against England

‘We have been able to go under the radar,’ says hookerFresh creativity clear in unbeaten frontrunnersWhat a difference a few weeks have made for Wales: without a victory over a top-10 nation since overcoming 14-man France in the 2019 World Cup quarter-…

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The Six Nations so far: France deliver on promise as Wales start in style | Ugo Monye

France are only ever an offload away from top gear, but England have improvements to make with three rounds to goSo far, so good. We know about their strength in depth and their skill levels but we’re seeing a team who look fit, hungry and who believe …

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Six Nations: talking points from a weekend of potent wing play | Paul Rees

Wales’ and England’s wide men finished clinically during their wins while France’s passing game remains supremeWhen a few England passes went to ground early on against Italy, it explained Eddie Jones’s preference for a kicking game. Space was not at a…

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Six Nations: talking points from a weekend of potent wing play | Paul Rees

Wales’ and England’s wide men finished clinically during their wins while France’s passing game remains supremeWhen a few England passes went to ground early on against Italy, it explained Eddie Jones’s preference for a kicking game. Space was not at a…

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Six Nations: talking points from a weekend of potent wing play | Paul Rees

Wales’ and England’s wide men finished clinically during their wins while France’s passing game remains supremeWhen a few England passes went to ground early on against Italy, it explained Eddie Jones’s preference for a kicking game. Space was not at a…

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Louis Rees-Zammit’s star quality in Six Nations needs to be seen by wide audience

The tournament has delivered for the casual armchair fan and the new television contract risks eroding the shared magicIt is hard to overstate the importance of the Six Nations when it comes to selling rugby to the floating voter. This year’s tournamen…

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Louis Rees-Zammit’s star quality in Six Nations needs to be seen by wide audience

The tournament has delivered for the casual armchair fan and the new television contract risks eroding the shared magicIt is hard to overstate the importance of the Six Nations when it comes to selling rugby to the floating voter. This year’s tournamen…

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Wales look forward to England showdown with sights on Triple Crown

Autumn preparation has paid off, says coach PivacScotland left licking wounds after defeat in thrillerThe wheel turns quickly in the Six Nations. It wasn’t long ago Scotland were the talk of the tournament after their famous win against England at Twic…

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Louis Rees-Zammit helps Wales beat Scotland in topsy-turvy thriller

Scotland 24-25 WalesLead changes five times in back-and-forth Six Nations classicMercy. Tell me you are reading this because you want to relive a desperate, lung-busting, heart-pumping, nail-biting, tear-up of a game, and not because you want to know w…