England coach Eddie Jones admits he should have blooded new players during this year’s Six Nations.
England have called up scrumhalf Richard Wigglesworth as a replacement for the injured Ben Youngs. Youngs ruptured his medial collateral knee ligament in Sunday’s 46-15 victory over Italy, and has been ruled out for the remainder of England’s Six Nations campaign. The 34-year-old Wigglesworth will now provide cover for Danny Care, with England set to face Wales this Saturday. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images
Eight uncapped players have been named in England’s squad for their Six Nations opener against Italy on 3 February. Harlequins prop Lewis Boyce has been called up for the first time following the suspension of Joe Marler, while Nathan Earle, Marcus Smith, Harry Mallinder, Gary Graham, Zach Mercer, Tom Dunn and Alec Herpburn are the other newcomers. ‘I have selected… Read more →
England coach Eddie Jones visited Ellis Park on Monday ahead of his side’s three-Test series against the Springboks in June. Jones was shown around the stadium by Lions CEO Rudolf Straeuli, according to Netwerk24. The 57-year-old wanted to familiarise himself with the visitors’ change room and coaches box. He also inspected the demarcation area for the substitutes and the medical… Read more →
Eddie Jones wants England to make history when they play the Springboks in a three-Test series in South Africa next June. England have only won three of their 13 Tests against the Boks in South Africa – in 1972, 1994 and 2000. In 2012, they lost a three-Test series in South Africa 2-0 after the third Test was drawn. However,… Read more →
Coach Eddie Jones has made nine rotational changes to England’s starting lineup for Saturday’s Test against Samoa at Twickenham.
England coach Eddie Jones has dismissed compliments from Steve Hansen, by comparing the All Blacks boss to the wolf in the Little Red Riding Hood fairytale.