Hugh Godwin

Hugh Godwin is the rugby union correspondent of the Independent on Sunday who also writes for The Independent

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England captain Chris Robshaw stands with his team-mates in the rain at Twickenham after defeat to the All Blacks

England vs New Zealand match report: All Blacks reign supreme as it pours for England

England 21 New Zealand 24: Controversial calls hurt England as they stumble against the champions

Danny Care in action for England

Danny Care is growing up at last

A new father, the scrum-half is a reformed soul and one of England’s go-to men, says Hugh Godwin

Maxime Médard, of Toulouse, holds off the challenge of Bath’s George Ford to score a try

Bath vs Toulouse: Misfiring George Ford deserves England start, insists Flood

Ford’s easy turnovers conceded after the tackle and occasionally aimless kicks for position would be meat and drink to the All Blacks

England captain Chris Robshaw

Chris Robshaw's England place is still up in the air after Stuart Lancaster's words this week

England coach gave a less than ringing endorsement

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David Strettle scores a try for Saracens

Saracens vs Clermont match report: Chris Ashton and David Strettle at the double as Sarries cut loose

Saracens 30 Clermont 23: Wingers drop England hint to give Londoners a bonus-point victory in the new Champions Cup

Settled Saracens offer new home to angry fans

Brad Barritt believes Saracens will need a ‘step up’ in current form to beat Clermont

Hugh Godwin: Wasps didn't have to send themselves to Coventry

The club were invited in as partners in a new stadium near London
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The Saracens fly-half has been awarded the Jonny Wilkinson seal of approval but is only too aware that his rivals are breathing down his neck
Saracens centre Brad Barritt

Saracens vs Gloucester match report: Brad Barritt keeps Sarries in the hunt

Saracens 28 Gloucester 21: Tough-tackling England centre is outstanding on his return from injury to ensure title hopefuls put their heavy defeat at Bath behind them
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