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 →
Former English World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward believes the ‘declining’ Springboks will not be one of the sides capable of winning the 2019 World Cup. In a recent column for the Daily Mail, Woodward suggests only New Zealand, England and Ireland look likely to have what it takes to seriously compete for the 2019 title. ‘These autumn internationals now seem to… Read more →
Former Stormers loose forward Mike Rhodes says he would ‘jump at the chance’ to play for England once he qualifies in July. Rhodes spent time with the Sharks, Lions and Stormers before making the move to Saracens in 2015, where he has enjoyed great success. The 30-year-old is now close to completing his three-year residency qualification, and he told The… Read more →
Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw believes England will pose the biggest threat to New Zealand in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup. England have improved a great deal since Eddie Jones was appointed head coach in the wake of the 2015 World Cup. The side has won 22 of its 23 Tests, and claimed two Six Nations titles,… 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 →
SA Rugby has confirmed the venues for the Springboks’ three-Test series against England next June. The matches will be played at Ellis Park on 9 June, Free State Stadium a week later, with the third Test at Newlands on the 23rd. Kick-off times are still to be confirmed. England last visited South Africa in 2012 when the Boks won the… Read more →
England scored seven tries in their 48-14 win over Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.
Coach Eddie Jones has made nine rotational changes to England’s starting lineup for Saturday’s Test against Samoa at Twickenham.
England scored four tries to clinch a 30-6 win at Twickenham.
England scored four second-half tries to claim a 30-6 win over Australia in a drama-filled affair at Twickenham on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.