‘It’s almost time for them to rip it up and start again’ – Guscott on where England go next

England finished fifth in the 2018 Six Nations after suffering three straight defeats It’s almost time to rip it up and start again for this England squad. They’ve not made any progress in the past 12 months. But it can’t be. This tournament has showed us England don’t have quality strength in depth, and that’s […]

Jones apologises for offensive comments about Wales and Ireland

Jones makes offensive comments about Wales and Ireland This article contains language which some people may find offensive. England head coach Eddie Jones has “apologised unreservedly” for offensive comments he made about Wales and Ireland. At a sponsors’ talk in July 2017, the Australian described Wales as a “shit little place” and spoke about how […]

‘Defeats are beneficial’: England success papered over cracks, says Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones told the Rugby Union Weekly podcast that back-to-back Six Nations defeats have been “absolutely beneficial” to the team’s development. “In terms of learning what we need to be, it’s been massively important,” said the England boss. “Sometimes the allure of success covers cracks within your team. Sometimes you need someone […]