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Vunipola holds nerve as last-gasp Sarries down Irish

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Vunipola kicked a last-gasp penalty to secure a dramatic 16-13 win for Saracens over London Irish at Allianz Park in the Premiership on Saturday. On a day when cousins Billy and Mako suffered Rugby...

Eddie Jones names England team to play South Africa in final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday 2 November.     Captain Owen Farrell will lead...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Switch off for two minutes and it's game over for England against New Zealand

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There has been a load of noise this week about this World Cup semi-final, but I just hope England have been able to step away from all that and go into their match bubble. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I'd love to see Warren Gatland have a crack at a Rugby World Cup final

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: An exciting, close match is in store. I'd love Warren Gatland to have a shot at a World Cup final before he retires from the Wales job after the tournament concludes in Japan. ...

How to beat the All Blacks: Sir Clive's eight-point plan

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

England face the All Blacks on Saturday as they bid to reach a fourth Rugby World Cup final. World Cup winning coach SIR CLIVE WOODWARD offers up his eight-point plan for success. ,

George Ford's return at No 10 shows how confident Eddie Jones is

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: George Ford returning as the starting No 10 is very much a horses for courses selection and shows just how confident Eddie Jones is with his various midfield combinations. ,

Eddie Jones reinstates Ford-Farrell combination for RWC semi-final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup semi final.     Captain Owen Farrell is named at inside centre with George Ford selected at fly...

France should have beaten Wales by 20 points and could have won World Cup

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Forget about Sebastien Vahaamahina's sending off for a moment, France should still have won at a canter. Instead they are going home. It's a tragic waste of talent. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: All Blacks semi-final is bigger than our 2003 World Cup triumph

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There is no avoiding the superlatives and hype over Saturday's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. ,

South Africa were never going to be caught cold by Japan

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: We can only thank Japan for everything they have brought to the tournament: their handling skills, passing and pace. It was like watching rugby for the first time again. ,