Andy Bull at Twickenham

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Eddie Jones feels chill of the fans after uncomfortable defeat by Ireland

England’s sobering display leaves coach with boos ringing in his ears after Irish claim grand slam in style on St Patrick’s DayIt was suffering weather. The kind of cold that makes you pull down your hat and stamp the ground, shuffle your feet and clen…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/mar/17/eddie-jones-feels-chill-of-the-fans-after-uncomfortable-defeat-by-ireland

England’s fingertips prove decisive in brawl in a squall against Wales | Andy Bull

Twickenham oozes intimidation but Wales stand their ground in a bruising Test decided by the finest of marginsIt was a foul day, cold, wet and grey, but no one at Twickenham cared too much about that. There was enough heat on the pitch to keep everyone…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2018/feb/11/england-wales-six-nations-fingertips-brawl-squall

England’s furious intent batters open door at fortress Twickenham | Andy Bull

Eddie Jones will delight in the way England rode their luck to scramble a win against Australia from the chaos at their intimidating, unforgiving homeThe RFU is spending £50m rebuilding the eastern half of Twickenham. It is putting up a new rooftop ros…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2017/nov/18/england-furious-intent-fortress-twickenham-australia-eddie-jones

England flanker Sam Underhill leaves bruising impression on Argentinians | Andy Bull

Bath’s No7 looked the real deal for his country on his debut at Twickenham with some huge early hits but Eddie Jones will want more from him at the breakdownA cold, sorry November Saturday, and at Twickenham a first gathering of the clan since the Six …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2017/nov/11/england-sam-underhill-eddie-jones-argentina

Barbarians run out reminds players why they fell in love with the game | Andy Bull

George Bridge missed a holiday with friends to play for the Barbarians against New Zealand at Twickenham. For players, the BaaBaas represent rugby as a game, not a jobIn the match programme, George Bridge, full-back for Canterbury, the Crusaders, and n…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2017/nov/05/barbarians-reminds-players-why-fell-in-love-with-game

Steve Hansen gets Baa-Baas reminders yet regrets missing Steve Luatua | Andy Bull

With 10 New Zealanders in the Barbarians XV, the All Blacks coach watched the opposition carefully but the Bristol man is out of reach for the World CupMost players tend to have three good reasons to turn out for the Barbarians: the honour, the fun and…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2017/nov/04/all-blacks-barbarians-steve-hansen-steve-luatua-twickenham