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England Rugby March 2017 - In review

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March 30 2017

England Rugby March 2017 - In Review:  Ir feels like Christmas again.............. England Elite Back-toBack Six Nations Champions, England U20s Six Nations Champions, England Womwn Six Nations Champions, England 7s WIN in Vancouver - AND the Championship Playoffs have been scraped for 2018.  Break out the bubbly everyone.


England Rugby  March 2017 - In Review


NEWS:    This is Good News........

Automatic promotion to the Premiership will be introduced in 2018 after the Rugby Football Union decided to scrap the Championship play-offs. The winners of England's second-tier competition will be promoted if they satisfy 'minimum standard criteria' to play in the top-flight.  RFU  to scrap the Championship play offs



England take on Scotland this weekend at Twickenham in the oldest rugby competiton in the World.   They play for the Calcutta Cup that was made from 270 melted down Indian rupees.  England Team to face Scotland in the Calcutta Cup 2017

England put pay to Scotland at the weekend....................    'And sent THEM homeward, to think again' 

England v Scotland - RBS Six Nations 2017


Well this is it, the decider of the Triple Crown + Back to Back 6 Nations Grand Slam, England if they can do, it will go down in the history books!  Ireland on the other hand will no doubt be trying to conjure up some ‘Leprechaun Wizardry’ to prevent this happening. England Team to face Ireland 

England ran out onto the park in Dublin attempting to win the back to back Grand Slam, The Triple Crown & set a new world record of games undefeated.  They came away as the back to back Six Nations Champions and you know what an England fan I am more than happy with that.  Ireland 13  v 9  England RBS Six Nations 2017 - Thoughts


RBS Six Nations Table 2017



Martin Johnson talks Italy & Scotland

Martin Johnson talks England / Lions potential

England U20s:

England Under 20 have made seven changes to the starting line-up for their Six Nations match against Scotland at Franklin's Gardens  England U20s team to face Scotland

England Under 20s have won the 2017 Six Nations title after a 33-5 win over Scotland at Franklin's Garden   England U20s beat Scotland to Win 2017 Six Nations

Enbgland U20s team named to face Ireland in 6Nations

England Counties

England Counties U18 have named their 23-man squad for the two match tour of Ireland in April.  Counties play Ireland U18 Clubs on Wednesday, 12 April and again three days later, at Ashbourne RFC.   The final selection process took place last weekend, and team manager David Penberthy, says it was a demanding two days.   England Counties U18s named for Ireland Tour April 2017


England 7s:

England are second in the HSBC Sevens 2016/17 Series and Most points scored for England is Tom Mitchell with 150 and chasing him is Dan Norton with 115  England Sevens - Viva Las Vegas 2017 Fixtures

England 7s Fixtures - And a Great WIN in Vancouver

England Women:

England Women will field an experienced side to take on Scotland in the 4th round of the Women's 6Nations at the Twickenham Stoop

England Women's Team to face Scotland- 6Nations 2017

Kay Wilson scored seven tries as England beat Scotland 64-0 at Twickenham Stoop to stay top of the Women's Six Nations table.  England Women whitewash Scotland

England Women's Team to face Ireland 6Nations 2017





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England Rugby March 2017 - In review
Unofficial England Rugby Union (IP Logged)
30/03/2017 17:25
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Re: England Rugby March 2017 - In review
Tigersfan1 (IP Logged)
02/04/2017 07:59
Despite the one loss in Dublin, English rugby is in a much better place than I would have hoped for 18 months or two years ago. Still a way short of being the number 1 team in the world but developing nicely and with strength in depth now in most positions.

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