Gordon D’Arcy: England may go back to move forward for Grand Slam clash

Visitors will probably pursue a more conservative approach in chasing a one-off result but this Ireland team embraces the pressure to perform

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France end Scotland's Six Nations Grand Slam hopes - Reuters.com

France end Scotland's Six Nations Grand Slam hopes  Reuters.com

Wimbledon offers best chance of deep run at a Grand Slam: Murray - Reuters

Wimbledon offers best chance of deep run at a Grand Slam: Murray  Reuters

England v France: Six Nations 2023 – live

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The Smith/Farrell news has been covered, and elsewhere all is the same for England except for the bench, where the injured Courtney Lawes is …

Jamie George apologises for England humiliation and urges fans to keep faith

  • Hooker promises to make amends for record defeat by France
  • Steve Borthwick says side ‘a long way short’ before World Cup
Jamie George has apologised for England’s dismal record defeat by France on Saturday and pleaded with supporters …

French kicks: England put focus on stopping visitors’ elite aerial game

Steve Borthwick says working out how to counter Les Bleus’ tactics will be key in Saturday’s clash at TwickenhamTime and again this week, Steve Borthwick has warned of the dangers of France’s kicking game. He is not the type to engage in mind games so rather …

Steve Borthwick admits England face ‘stark reality’ after thrashing by France

  • Coach ‘incredibly disappointed’ after record 53-10 defeat
  • Ellis Genge learns ‘harsh lessons’ in first game as captain
Steve Borthwick admitted England’s humiliating record defeat by France was a stark reality check after his side were…


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