Posts Tagged "England rugby"

It was the 69th minute at a very wet, dank Twickenham stadium in West London. New Zealand referee Ben O’Keefe and TMO Simon McDowell spent over five minutes deciding that Marika Koroibete’s try near the posts was, in fact, an obstruction by replacement hooker Stephen Moore, and therefore a penalty to England.

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In the brilliant Coen brothers film Fargo, there is a scene where the suspect, played by William H Macy, knowing the net is closing in on him, sneaks out of his car dealership mid-interrogation, leaving Minnesota police chief, played by Frances McDormand, empty-handed.

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The Wallabies continue their end-of-year tour with the all-important clash against England this Saturday. This is The Roar’s guide to watching the match on TV or live streaming online.

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The Wallabies continue their end-of-year tour with a blockbuster clash against England at Twickenham. The match will start at 2am (AEDT) on Sunday, November 19.

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Owen Farrell has been recalled for England’s Test against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday after being rested for the autumn opener against Argentina.

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Wallabies great Stephen Larkham has set the stage for an explosive Twickenham Test with a loaded assessment of “spoilt” Eddie Jones and his pampered England outfit.

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England prop Mako Vunipola has warned that his team must improve rapidly after an underwhelming 21-8 win over Argentina or get ripped apart by a ruthless Australian team at Twickenham.

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England coach Eddie Jones has lashed his European champions as “f***ing stupid” in a spicy build-up to Saturday’s showdown with the Wallabies.

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Most squad announcements test the thinking and sanity of coaches to the limit, but it’s safe to say that this particular England squad, announced in the UK this morning, probably had Eddie Jones wishing he had hair to tear out.

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I wish I had a solid connection to Eddie Jones, England’s coach. I don’t, but I have the next best thing – a friend of a friend.

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Ireland 13–England 9. Oh dear.

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Match result: Ireland have denied England the chance to make some serious history, ending their undefeated streak with a 13-9 win in Dublin on Sunday morning (AEDT).

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England are looking to win their 19th match in a row – a world record – when they face Ireland at the Aviva stadium, on Saturday, March 18th at 5pm.

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England coach Eddie Jones launched an extraordinary attack on Italy’s innovative breakdown tactics in Sunday’s Six Nations clash, saying “that’s not rugby” and that the fans should get their money back.

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They say that a champion can be pushed to the edge of the cliff, but it is quite another task to tip them over. This is the stage that England have reached on their current 16-match unbeaten run.

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“Welcome to paradise,” said the waiter as he settled me into my seat on Thursday night at a likely looking Brazilian Churrascaria, the glint in his eye hinting at the prospect of 40 beautiful virgins being paraded before me to choose from, as well as his succulent cuts of juicy meat.

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The point about rugby that gives it such an edge as a spectacle is that there is so much unpredictability about every play and every match.

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Portents were good on arrival at Heathrow when the world’s most friendly immigration agent – a profession where cracking a smile is not part of the job description – discovered I was visiting the UK on rugby business.

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European rugby’s biggest tournament returns on February 4 as England look to retain their Six Nations crown.

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Eddie Jones admitted England were underprepared after they began their Six Nations title defence by scraping past France.

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