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Shields latest injury concern for depleted England

Flanker Brad Shields has become the latest injury concern for England ahead of the Six Nations after he was ruled out of Wasps' European Champions Cup clash with Leinster.

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2dReuters

Farrell has thumb surgery ahead of Six Nations

England captain Owen Farrell has had surgery on an injured thumb just two weeks before their Six Nations opener with champions Ireland in Dublin but is still expected to be fit to play.

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4dTom Hamilton

Jones unveils radical plan to shake up England

Nine forwards with a back at openside? It's a formation that could transform rugby, and the England head coach is weighing it up ahead of the World Cup.

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4dESPN

No Hartley in England's Six Nations squad

Dylan Hartley has been left out of England's Six Nations squad due to injury as Eddie Jones included four uncapped players in his 35-man group.

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15dESPN

Premiership Rugby denies RFU rift reports

Premiership Rugby has moved to dampen suggestions of a rift with the Rugby Football Union after reports the organisation could break away.

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18dESPN

Vunipola, Williams to return for Saracens

Billy Vunipola and Liam Williams are both in line for Six Nations squad places with England and Wales respectively after Saracens announced their returns from injury.

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42dReuters

Injured Itoje expected to be fit for Six Nations

Maro Itoje is expected to be fit for the start of the Six Nations in February after Saracens' director of rugby Mark McCall said the England forward does not need surgery to repair a knee injury.

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Campese: players must take some blame

World Cup-winning legend David Campese believes Rugby Australia would be panicking if it gambled on an overseas replacement for beleaguered Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

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55dESPN

Burgess: Egos to blame for '15 RWC exit, not me

Sam Burgess says "individual egos and selfish players" led to England's exit from the 2015 Rugby World Cup, rather than his controversial inclusion in the squad.

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57dESPN Staff

What we learned about rugby's top sides this November

New Zealand were beaten, Ireland and Wales were not. England secured important results while Australia looked broken. ESPN looks at the key takeaways from this month.

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58dAAP

England prop's brutal sledge for Wallabies

England prop Kyle Sinckler used a sledge to remind the Wallabies of their off-field issues in his team's Test win at Twickenham.

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58dReuters

Cheika hits out at 'ludicrous' Farrell decision

Australia coach Michael Cheika was incensed at what he called the "ludicrous decision" not to penalise Owen Farrell for a no-arms tackle on Izack Rodda.

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59dAAP

Pocock ruled out of England Test

Talismanic Wallabies back-rower David Pocock has been ruled out Saturday's clash with England after failing a late fitness test.

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60dReuters

Pocock fit to face England; Beale dropped

David Pocock will start at No.8 for Australia against England after overcoming a neck injury, as Kurtley Beale was dropped from Michael Cheika's 23-man squad.

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60dTom Hamilton

Tuilagi, Hartley on bench for Australia

Manu Tuilagi and Dylan Hartley are both on the bench for England's final November international against Australia with Joe Cokanasiga named on the wing.

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61dESPN

Jones accuses Wallabies of Pocock mind games

England coach Eddie Jones believes Australia are playing mind games over David Pocock's fitness ahead of Saturday's Test and fully expects the talismanic flanker to play at Twickenham.

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62dESPN

England's Ashton out of Australia clash

England wing Chris Ashton will miss Saturday's final autumn international against Australia after picking up a calf injury in the win over Japan.

2018 RankingsSix Nations

  • ENG2nd
    TRIES SCORED 1st Ireland : 20 Tries Scored
    IRE1st
    14
    20
  • ENG4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Ireland : 78 Points Difference
    IRE1st
    10
    78