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England Rugby News

Feb 21

Gabiriele Lovobalavu: Wasps lose Fiji centre to four-week dangerous tackle ban

Wasps centre Gabiriele Lovobalavu is banned for four weeks after being found guilty of a dangerous tackle offence.

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Feb 21

Things to look out for ahead of England’s team announcement

With the latest chapter of the Calcutta Cup looming, England have every right to be confident ahead of their trip to Edinburgh to take on Scotland in Round Three of the NatWest 6 Nations.

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Feb 21

Mark Bakewell: ‘Leicester set pack standards’, says new Tigers forwards coach

New Leicester Tigers forwards coach Mark Bakewell says Welford Road is the spiritual home of English pack play.

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Feb 21

Nathan Hughes’s carries will have England’s backs licking their lips | Nick Evans

If Eddie Jones does decide to put Nathan Hughes straight into the starting lineup against Scotland on Saturday, my guess is he will play for 60 minutes before the cavalry come onIt comes as no surprise to hear England’s coaches have been glowing about …

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Feb 21

Worcester Warriors: Alafoti Faosiliva signs one-year contract at Sixways

Worcester Warriors’ Samoa international back-row forward Alafoti Faosiliva signs a one-year contract at Sixways.

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Feb 21

Ackermann ‘altercation’ probe dropped

Johan Ackermann and his son will face no further action from police after a nightclub incident.

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Feb 21

Gregor Townsend names unchanged team to face England in Six Nations

• Coach resists calls to drop fly-half Finn Russell• WP Nel, Tim Swinson and Nick Grigg named as replacementsGregor Townsend has kept faith with the players that beat France as the Scotland head coach named an unchanged team for Saturday’s Calcutta Cup…

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Feb 21

England Women ring the changes for Scotland clash

Simon Middleton has made five changes to his England team for the third round of the Women’s Six Nations as they travel to take on Scotland at Scotstoun on Friday.

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Feb 20

Owen Farrell’s leg problem is unlikely to stop him facing Scotland

• England talisman has sat out physical training sessions • Nathan Hughes and Joe Marler expected to returnEngland are confident Owen Farrell will be fit to face Scotland on Saturday despite the leg problem which has restricted his ability to train ful…

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Feb 20

Gloucester wingers Ollie Thorley and Henry Purdy ruled out for the rest of the season

Gloucester’s Ollie Thorley and Henry Purdy will miss the rest of season after undergoing surgery on shoulder injuries.

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Feb 20

Ian Williams: Doncaster Knights player dies aged 27

Doncaster Knights prop Ian Williams dies at the age of 27 after collapsing in training.

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Feb 20

Taulupe Faletau return a ‘massive boost’ for Bath, says Todd Blackadder

Wales international Taulupe Faletau’s return is a “massive boost” for Bath, says director of rugby Todd Blackadder.

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Feb 20

Worcester Warriors sign Michael Heaney and Isaac Miller for next season

Worcester Warriors sign Doncaster’s Michael Heaney and hooker Isaac Miller from London Scottish for 2018-19.

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Feb 20

Will Davis: Northampton Saints sign loosehead prop from Ealing Trailfinders

Northampton Saints sign loosehead prop Will Davis from Championship club Ealing Trailfinders for next season.

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Feb 20

Scotland v England: A Calcutta Cup history

Scotland and England lock horns on Saturday at BT Murrayfield in the 125th instalment of the Calcutta Cup, a trophy the Scots are looking to win for the first time in a decade.

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Feb 19

Eddie Jones welcomes David Moyes behind enemy lines before Scotland

• West Ham’s David Moyes and Stuart Pearce invited to Q and A• England coach has often spoken of admiration for footballEddie Jones and his England assistants will pick the brains of one of Scotland’s highest-profile football coaches by welcoming David…

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