Posts Tagged "Martin Johnson"
Two-time British and Irish Lions captain Martin Johnson has said Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones could skipper the combined side on their tour of Australia later this year despite a lack of leadership experience at Test level.
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Who should be the next England rugby manager? Stuart Lancaster is currently the caretaker but we are told the Rugby Football Union is hoping to make an announcement before the end of the month.
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New Zealand great John Kirwan is happy to step into the void created by Martin Johnson’s resignation as England coach – even if it means operating within the existing Rugby Football Union (RFU) set-up.
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England manager Martin Johnson has been accused of lacking the “bollocks” to deal with the fall-out from Mike Tindall’s infamous night out in Queenstown at the Rugby World Cup.
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Anyone with a passing interest in the fate of English rugby, or even rugby as an international game, should breathe a sigh of relief at the resignation of Martin Johnson: a sigh also laden with melancholy at the three and a half years’ worth of blazing wreckage he leaves behind.
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Martin Johnson said on Wednesday he was resigning as manager of the England rugby team following a disappointing World Cup campaign blighted by ill discipline.
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After the shambolic World Cup campaign, where the English squad seemed more intent on wreaking havoc off the field than on it, there could be some serious changes being made ahead at Twickenham.
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The Rugby Football Union has launched an investigation into allegations of player misconduct as the fall-out from England’s dismal World Cup campaign continues.
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By ducking the press at Heathrow yesterday, Martin Johnson has shown a keen appreciation of history and followed the example of seven-time NRL Premiership winning coaching great, Wayne Bennett.
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Martin Johnson and Robbie Deans have often cut very different figures in the world of rugby with Johnson’s playing career outshining that of Deans, yet it is the New Zealander who has a far superior coaching record.
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England manager Martin Johnson was unhappy with his “sloppy” side despite seeing them make it two wins out of two at the World Cup after a 41-10 victory over Georgia here on Sunday.
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After this weekend there’s just one focus for Graham Henry, Robbie Deans, Peter de Villiers, Marc Lievremont, and Martin Johnson: the seventh Rugby World Cup, which kicks off at Eden Park on September 9.
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All Blacks coach Graham Henry is sitting in the box seat with all the momentum and the stat running for him leading into the Rugby World Cup. Just as well. Talk to any Kiwi and it would be total devastation to lose the Rugby World Cup (RWC) on home soil.
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England manager Martin Johnson has effectively been given the green light to decide his own future after the World Cup, as an extraordinary administrative crisis engulfs Twickenham.
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I’d better explain that headline. The fans who worry that England’s rugby team is not up to snuff are legion – talk to just about anybody in a London rugby pub, but specifically I’m referring to a group I belong to; ten guys and two chicks, all of whom work in the city of London [...]
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England manager Martin Johnson believes his side have plenty of room for improvement after they ended their eight-year Cardiff losing streak against Wales.
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England face a make-or-break showdown with Wales on Friday in a collision between the age-old rivals that is likely to define the Six Nations hopes of both teams.
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England manager Martin Johnson remains hopeful that injured lock Courtney Lawes may yet feature in this season’s Six Nations after a knee injury appeared to rule him out of the championship.
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England are bracing for a bruising South African backlash on Saturday as the Rugby World Cup winners attempt to bounce back from their shock defeat to Scotland.
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What do Ricky Ponting, Ian Botham, Dunga, Andrew Flintoff, Bryan Robson and Martin Johnson all have in common? They are each a prime example of that fascinating sporting sub-species known as MUSSULs — Magnificent but Unsubtle Sporting Stars Unsuited to Leadership.
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