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England complete World Cup preparation with Italy thrashing

A mix and match England team overcame a patchy start to run in four second-half tries and finish their World Cup preparations with a healthy 37-0 victory over Italy at Newcastle United's St James' Park ground on Friday.

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England 'mix and match' for Italy clash

Head coach Eddie Jones has opted for an experimental team in England's final Rugby World Cup warm-up Test, which comes against Italy Friday at St James' Park.

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187dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Tournament

The 2019 Six Nations may be over, but which players made it into ESPN's Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament? Remarkably, only one of Wales' Grand Slam heroes makes the cut.

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189dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Round 5 Team of the Week

Gareth Anscombe guided Wales to the Six Nations title with a Man of the Match performance, and he got his rewards in our Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game too.

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191dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby 2019: Six Nations Week 5 Preview

It's the final week, and it's not just the Grand Slam and Six Nations that are on the line. Who's going to win you the points in the final push for ESPN Fantasy Rugby glory?

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194dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Week Round 4

England and Ireland's high-scoring stars dominate the Round 4 Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week.

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England run riot as Italy flounder at Twickenham

Two tries each for Manu Tuilagi and Brad Shields, and a star turn from Joe Cokanasiga, helped England to a resounding win over hapless Italy.

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Six Nations offers relief in rugby's turbulent times

Between the messy civil war in Welsh rugby, the salary cap problems of the English game and the confusion over a new 'Nations Championship', rugby is taking a battering, but the action on the pitch could provide welcome relief this weekend.

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209dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of Week 3

A resurgent France performance means that their players dominate the best XV of Week 3 in ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- but which other players top the point-scoring charts?

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223dJames Harrington

ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of Week 2

Jonny May's hat-trick against France means he tops the point-scoring charts in ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- but who else joined the England winger in the best XV of Week 2?


Wales cruise past Italy, equal record win streak

Wales overpowered Italy 26-15 in the Six Nations on Saturday, notching up a record-equalling 11th straight victory, the first such Welsh winning streak in a century.

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225dJames Harrington

Fantasy Rugby 2019: Week 2 Preview

Changes across the Six Nations teams have caused a bit of a headache for Fantasy managers. Here are the answers to some serious questions ahead of Week 2.

2019 RankingsSix Nations

  • ITALY5th
    Tries Scored 1st England : 24 Tries Scored
  • ITALY6th
    Points Difference 1st England : 83 Points Difference