RWC 2019 Warm-ups: England Injury Updates

mako vunipola

Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell are set to miss England's first pool stage games at the Rugby World Cup. Eddie Jones mentioned in his press conference after the Italy game that they ought to be back for the France game, and possibly to face Argentina, as reported on the BBC. "He's probably

RWC 2019 Warm-ups: England v Italy Rate the Match

Billy Vunipola

What did you think of the match at St James' Park this evening? How did England fare in their last warm-up game before the Rugby World Cup? What were the main talking points? Are you confident in England's prospects in Japan Also, do you prefer these post-match discussion articles with

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RWC 2019 Warm-up IV: Italy Team to Play England


Conor O'Shea has named the Italian squad to take on England in Newcastle on Friday night. There are several big names missing - how do you see the match unfolding? Italy: 15 Jayden Hayward, 14 Mattia Bellini, 13 Giulio Bisegni, 12 Tommaso Benvenuti, 11 Edoardo Padovani, 10 Carlo Canna, 9 Callum Braley,

RWC 2019 Warm-up IV: England Team to Play Italy

Anthony Watson

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play in the Quilter International against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle (KO 1945 live on Sky Sports). A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre.

RWC 2019: Pick Your England Team

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There is plenty of depth in England's front five, and although the starting locks and props are not obvious, any combination of these players should be decent enough. I've split this differently to normal, because there are a few different options for whom will play where, particularly with the Tom Curry