The former Wales captain Gwyn Jones accused England of persistent underachievement after watching them lose to Australia at Twickenham to send Wales and the Wallabies through to the World Cup quarter-finals.
Long before Twickenham first heard it, Swing Low Sweet Chariot was a funeral hymn.
England could absolutely do with Wilkinson tonight against Australia!
Last month Stuart Lancaster took a night off from the stress of coaching England and went to the cinema.
Stock market investors, already battered by the worst quarter since the depths of the eurozone crisis, now face a make-or-break England rugby fixture that could wipe billions off share prices.
Stuart Lancaster has refused to be drawn on his future should England go out of the World Cup by losing to Australia this weekend.
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England fell short in the Six Nations for the fourth successive year, but Stuart Lancaster believes that a campaign waged without several leading players puts them in a strong position for the World Cup they are hosting in the autumn.
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In many ways England are back where it all started. Looming on Saturday week is a huge game against Wales at Twickenham, a fixture laden with faint apprehension and rich possibility.
Eddie Jones says his England team remain hungry for a first grand slam in 13 years despite having already clinched this year’s RBS Six Nations title with a week to spare.
The Bath wing has not played for England since winning his first, and only, cap against New Zealand in November 2014, but with Eddie Jones considering a midfield of George Ford, Owen Farrell and Jonathan Joseph, the Fijian-born soldier would offer midfield thrust as well as finishing ability.
The sheer scale of the Six Nations, says Eddie Jones, is just beginning to dawn on him.
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The Six Nations injury crisis continues.
Eddie Jones has challenged his England team to show no mercy when they collide with Italy in Rome on Sunday.
Warren Gatland goes into his ninth Six Nations in charge of Wales confident that his largely unchanged squad can build on a brave World Cup campaign in adversity and keep top players away from the chequebooks of leading English and French clubs.
Eddie Jones loves an analogy and, with the Calcutta Cup looming on Saturday, his recipe for Scottish beef is already in the oven. “It’s like a slow cooker, mate.
The road has been long and winding but Bristol’s seven-year exile from the Premiership is finally over. Never in the club’s long and distinguished history has a home defeat been celebrated so raucously. Had the hosts not held a 15-point cushion from the first leg, the last-quarter tension would probably have dislodged tiles from nearby rooftops.
Fiji-born Samu Kerevi and former rugby league player Karmichael Hunt are a chance to make their Test debuts after being included in the Wallabies’ training squad for a three-Test series against England in June.