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Saturday 24 November 2012
Coaches view: Playing the Boks you find yourself up against big blokes who don’t like you
Tuesday 20 November 2012
As a general rule, in Test rugby you kick your goals as and when they arise
Sunday 18 November 2012
England 14 Australia 20
Saturday 03 November 2012
Injury, suspension, mystification…Stuart Lancaster and his fellow England strategists have quite enough to ponder ahead of the meeting with Fiji at Twickenham a week today without worrying their heads about the long line of outsiders kicking down the red-rose door in their hobnailed boots.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Gloucester 27 Leicester 21
Monday 01 October 2012
Leicester 30 Exeter 8
Sunday 30 September 2012
Leicester Tigers 30 Exeter Chiefs 8: Wing marks his first start with a hat-trick to inspire injury-hit Leicester to roll over Chiefs
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Mike Catt believes England head coach Stuart Lancaster could still tap into the expertise of Wayne Smith - despite the New Zealander turning down the chance to be involved in the national set-up.
Friday 30 March 2012
So now, naturally, English rugby union agonises over whether Stuart Lancaster should have been thanked, patted on his head and sent on his way with his pail of water and cleaning utensils.
Monday 12 March 2012
We keep being told Stuart Lancaster is too raw, too inexperienced to take the England team he has picked up from – well, you might say the gutter – on to the big stage of World Cups and the challenges in the southern hemisphere.
Saturday 10 March 2012
England coach ignores the critics and backs unchanged side to shock experienced French
Thursday 08 March 2012
'There's nothing I have seen that indicates they want to go out and beat teams,' says O'Connor
Thursday 08 March 2012
Moody Views: To go to a World Cup without an English management team would be a travesty
Monday 05 March 2012
Saturday 25 February 2012
Man-for-man marking from the Six Nations match at the Twickenham in London
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