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Welsh Sports News – Ireland international claims England are ‘the most unlikeable team in recent memory’ after Six Nations conduct – Wales Online

Former Ireland rugby star Alan Quinlan has slammed the England rugby team’s behaviour during the Six Nations. Quinlan criticised coach Eddie Jones and the likes of captain Owen Farrell and prop Joe Marler in a stinging newspaper attack. He was speaking after three England players, Marler, Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes, all faced citing hearings on Thursday after the 33-30 victory over Wales. Skipper Farrell’s conduct has also come under the microscope after he sparked the mass scuffle that resulted in Marler grabbing Alun Wyn Jones’ genitals by pushing George North in the chest. — Read on www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/ireland-international-claims-england-the-17925943.amp
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Will Eddie Jones stay on at England – a view from the Guardian…

At some stage in the next fortnight Eddie Jones will sit down for dinner with the Rugby Football Union’s chief executive, Bill Sweeney, to discuss the future. There will be no shortage of agenda items, not least the fall-out from a tempestuous Anglo-Welsh contest which at times was more like rollerball than rugby. England may have collected a triple crown but, not for the first time, the hosts won few awards for grace or diplomacy. Does it matter how a national team behaves as long as it wins? Jones has never been over-burdened by such considerations but over the coming months the
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Six Nations 2020: George Kruis in line for final Twickenham appearance and England star eyes mega-money Japan deal

Six Nations 2020: George Kruis in line for final Twickenham appearance and England star eyes mega-money Japan deal GEORGE KRUIS could make his final Twickenham appearance next week — ahead of a likely move to Japan. The England second-row has a mega-money deal on the table. George Kruis could make his final Twickenham appearance next week ahead of a likely move to Japan And he is set to make a call on joining the Top League, boasting World Cup legends Dan Carter and Kieran Read, when the Six Nations ends. Quitting relegated Saracens for Asia would end Kruis’ Test career,
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England v Ireland: ‘No-one argues with a Farrell’ as father and son prepare for Twickenham game 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🇮🇪 🏉 📰

There is an arc in the competitive relationship between most fathers and sons. Stage one: father teaches son. Stage two: father lets son win. Stage three: equally matched. Stage four: son unrepentantly triumphant. Stage five: son patronises father by throwing him occasional bones. Andy and Owen Farrell are not most fathers and sons. Which is why, when they come up against each other at the elite level once again this weekend, the dynamic between them will be so perplexing to the majority of those watching. England v Ireland is always a huge game. With Ireland two games unbeaten and England
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England Six Nations Team News 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏉📰

Centre Jonathan Joseph is on the wing for his 50th cap as head coach Eddie Jones shuffles England’s backline for Sunday’s Six Nations game with Ireland. Elliot Daly moves to full-back for the Twickenham match with George Furbank, who began the first two games, injured.  Centre Manu Tuilagi is back after recovering from a groin niggle. Prop Joe Marler replaces the unavailable Mako Vunipola, with Ben Youngs returning at scrum-half and Courtney Lawes starting on the flank. For more on this story or other news please follow the link.
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