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England v Scotland 2019 - Calcutta Cup

By RugbyFan
March 12 2019

The old Rivalry stokes up again, England v Scotland.  England will know before they kick off this match if Ireland have managed to stop Wales.  But regardless of what has gone before let's have a good win gainst the 'Auld Enemy' 


England v Scotland

Guiness Six Nations 2019

Saturday 16th March - Twickenham - KO 1700 GMT

Calcutta Cup Match

Calcutta Cup trophy

England take on Scotland in the oldest rugby matches of tm all The Calcutta Cup



England end their 2019 Six Nations Championship at Twickenham on Saturday, where they meet Scotland for the Calcutta Cup.

Head coach Eddie Jones has made four changes to his side that beat Italy last weekend, with Ben Moon, Mark Wilson, Henry Slade and Jack Nowell coming back into the team.

England need Ireland to beat Wales and themselves to beat Scotland if they are to win the 2019 Championship.

Scotland have made six changes, flanker Hamish Watson replacing the injured Jamie Ritchie, with Sam Skinner and lock Ben Toolis also coming in.

Sean Maitland and Byron McGuigan replace injured Blair Kinghorn and Tommy Seymour in the back three and Sam Johnston is included at centre with Pete Horne dropping out.




15 Elliot Daly , 14 Jack Nowell, 13 Henry Slade 12 Manu Tuilagi , 11 Jonny May 10 Owen Farrell (captain), 9 Ben Youngs, 1 Ben Moon , 2 Jamie George, 3 Kyle Sinckler , 4 Joe Launchbury5 George Kruis 6 Mark Wilson7 Tom Curry 8 Billy Vunipola.


16 Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 10 caps), 17 Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 8 caps), 18 Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, 84 caps), 19 Brad Shields (Wasps, 7 caps), 20 Nathan Hughes (Wasps, 21 caps), 21 Ben Spencer (Saracens, 2 caps), 22 George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 54 caps), 23 Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors 17 caps).


15-Sean Maitland, 14-Darcy Graham, 13-Nick Grigg, 12-Sam Johnson, 11-Byron McGuigan, 10-Finn Russell, 9-Ali Price, 8-Magnus Bradbury, 7-Hamish Watson, 6-Sam Skinner, 5-Grant Gilchrist, 4-Ben Toolis, 3-Willem Nel, 2-Stuart McInally (captain), 1-Allan Dell

Replacements: 16-Fraser Brown, 17-Gordon Reid, 18-Simon Berghan, 19-Jonny Gray, 20-Josh Strauss, 21-Greig Laidlaw, 22-Adam Hastings, 23-Chris Harris.



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Discussion started by Unofficial England Rugby Union , 15/03/2019 13:32
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15/03/2019 13:32
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16/03/2019 19:23
Well from what I saw its time Eddie realised that Cips is the natural English fly half and its time to dump the liability of Farrell, who it could be said was lucky to stay on the park

10/04/2019 17:08
Some brilliant photos there, many thanks.

Even a few weeks after the game I can still hardly believe how it turned out!

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