Sunday, August 25, 2019
Mako Vunipola England pit Farrell and Ford together for Irish visit

Mako Vunipola England pit Farrell and Ford together for Irish visit

Updated / Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 13:16 George Ford continues at out-half with captain Owen Farrell starting at inside centre and lining up alongside Manu Tuilagi in midfield George Ford and Owen Farrell will pair up from the start for the first time in 14 months when England host Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. Ford…
Mako Vunipola Sport24.co.za | Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit

Mako Vunipola Sport24.co.za | Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit

London - England boss Eddie Jones has named both Tom Curry and Sam Underhill in his starting XV to face Ireland in their Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham on Saturday.Curry and Underhill have recovered from shoulder and ankle injuries, respectively, to be named in the side and will feature alongside Billy Vunipola in the…
Mako Vunipola England name near full strength XV for Irish visit

Mako Vunipola England name near full strength XV for Irish visit

Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will line up either side of Billy Vunipola in a new-look, highly mobile backrow against Ireland on Saturday as England coach Eddie Jones continues to juggle his resources in the team’s penultimate World Cup warm-up match. Curry and Underhill, who have both been hard hit by injury, bring a dynamic…
Mako Vunipola England return to Ford/Farrell axis as Eddie Jones names formidable team to face Ireland

Mako Vunipola England return to Ford/Farrell axis as Eddie Jones names formidable team to...

Eddie Jones. Photo: PA George Ford and Owen Farrell will pair up from the start for the first time in 14 months when England host Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. Ford continues at fly-half with captain Farrell starting at inside centre and lining up alongside Manu Tuilagi in midfield. Former age-group international pairing Ford and…
Mako Vunipola England vs Ireland team announcements LIVE: Eddie Jones and Joe Schmidt name squads for Rugby World Cup warm-up

Mako Vunipola England vs Ireland team announcements LIVE: Eddie Jones and Joe Schmidt name...

Follow the latest updates live as England and Ireland names their teams for this Saturday’s Rugby World Cup warm-up clash at Twickenham, with time quickly running out to finalise preparations before heading to Japan. England have endured mixed results so far, with the opening victory over Wales followed up by defeat in their return fixture in Cardiff.…
Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup 2019: Rules changed to prevent repeat of George North try during Wales vs England

Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup 2019: Rules changed to prevent repeat of George North...

World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North's contentious try for Wales in their 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday. Wales winger North scored in the 34th minute while England had yet to send on a temporary replacement for scrum-half Willi Heinz, who had to come off the field…
Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup 2019: Manu Tuilagi reveals how he hid groin injury that nearly ended his career from physios

Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup 2019: Manu Tuilagi reveals how he hid groin injury...

Manu Tuilagi has admitted hiding the early stages of the groin injury that almost ended his career back in 2014. The England centre revealed he strapped himself up in secret and played through the pain for five games, keeping the injury from Leicester's physios and coaches. Tuilagi was applying tape to his groin and pubic bone…

Mako Vunipola Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland

England prop Mako Vunipola is yearning to make his long-awaited comeback in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland after recovering form a hamstring injury that had sidelined him for three months. Vunipola was injured in Saracens' Champions Cup final win over Leinster in May and the 28-year-old required surgery that ruled him out for…
Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup: George North’s ‘weird’ try for Wales leads to law change

Mako Vunipola Rugby World Cup: George North’s ‘weird’ try for Wales leads to law...

DAVID DAVIES/APGeorge North scores Wales' first try against England, which World Rugby has ruled shouldn't have counted.In the wake of George North's controversial try against England, World Rugby has made an immediate law amendment to stipulate that a match will not be able to restart until a player leaving the field for a blood injury…
Mako Vunipola England to shuffle pack against Ireland and keep Vunipola on ice

Mako Vunipola England to shuffle pack against Ireland and keep Vunipola on ice

England remain hopeful that back-row trio Mark Wilson, Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will all be fit to face Ireland. England want all three available to offset any need to pitch Billy Vunipola into a third Test in as many weeks. Wilson has been carrying a rib complaint, Curry a shoulder concern and Underhll an…