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MIKE BROWN: England preparation will all have revolved around Sexton

MIKE BROWN: England preparation for Ireland clash will all have revolved around one man… Johnny Sexton England’s players will be constantly reminded about the need to shut out Sexton  Everything Ireland do well goes through their emotional and tactical leader  Now that he has taken over the captaincy, he is even more influential You always know […]

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England vs Ireland: Six Nations talking points

From the front-row battle to family connections, and the tight recent history between the two, here’s our talking points preview ahead of England vs Ireland at Twickenham in the Six Nations… Front-row battle Perhaps the most curious aspect to Ireland’s performance in this Championship has been their scrum. Routinely over the past number of years, […]

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Match Preview – Italy vs Scotland

Two teams in desperate need of a victory collide at Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. Scotland travel to Rome seeking a first Six Nations victory since beating the Azzurri in the opening round of last year’s tournament. Italy have shown signs of improvement during the opening two rounds but they remain on a record losing streak […]

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Danny Cipriani reveals he considered killing himself in emotional video post prompted by Caroline Flack death

Danny Cipriani has revealed he considered killing himself, in a video released in the wake of ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack’s death. The England rugby international posted an 18-minute speech on social media in a effort to improve the discussion surrounding mental health and people in the public eye. The 32-year-old revealed he shared conversations with Flack over the past month and […]