Mike Brown should be part of England’s World Cup armoury says All Black Evans

All Black Nick Evans believes Mike Brown has turned himself into an attacking force Eddie Jones must include in England’s World Cup squad in Japan despite the Harlequins full back having missed out on Six Nations action. Brown is stuck on 72 caps having been dropped for England’s November tests with Elliot Daly at No15 Read More …

Hansen shuffles his pack while others struggle to find quality players

Steve Hansen’s gut instinct tells him this is the right time to give Richie Mo’unga the chance to prove he really is an international alternative to Beauden Barrett as New Zealand move menacingly towards next year’s World Cup in Japan. That is why Mo’unga makes his debut for the All Blacks against Argentina on Saturday Read More …

Marcelo Bosch fears for Pumas if they do not recall European based players

Marcelo Bosch helped Argentina reach the 2015 World Cup semi-finals but fears the Pumas will not make a similar impact in Japan unless they reverse their decision to ignore European based players. Argentina are up against England, France, USA and Tonga at the 2019 World Cup and need all the talent they can assemble and Read More …

Eddie Jones gives England three challenges to meet against Pumas

EDDIE JONES has given his unbeaten England players three challenges they must rise to if they are to defeat Argentina tomorrow, with the need for a suffocating defence the most serious concern for a team bidding to become No1 in the sport. That is the ranking Jones has told his players they can achieve but Read More …