Owen Farrell

The Rugby Debate: Time for some common sense when it comes to deliberate knock-ons

Referee Ben O'Keeffe has probably had enough of the masses dissecting every decision from England's win over Australia last Saturday, what with the hyperzoom in the build-up to Elliot Daly's try and scrubbing off Michael Hooper's try.<p>The other key decision, overlooked somewhat in the aftermath, was …

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November Internationals 2017: England vs. Australia, 5 things we learned

England’s Rugby World Cup preparations took another step in the right direction on Saturday as they recorded their biggest ever win over Australia. …

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England vs Samoa: Nathan Hughes ruled out with knee injury as Sam Simmonds prepares to make first start

England No 8 Nathan Hughes has been ruled out of this Saturday’s final autumn international against Samoa after suffering bruising to the bone in his …

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Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Wales have suffered a major blow ahead of their autumn international against New Zealand this weekend after Liam Williams was ruled out of the Test …

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‘It’s clear as day mate!’ How Owen Farrell convinced the officials to disallow a pivotal Australia try

When Jamie George replaced Dylan Hartley on the 57-minute mark yesterday, just after Elliot Daly had scored the hosts’ first try against Australia, England’s captaincy passed to Owen Farrell.<p>Around 12 minutes later, some remarkable negotiation skills from the 26 year-old Saracens inside centre …

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Wallabies player ratings from 30-6 loss to England at Twickenham

ENGLAND’S 2019 Rugby World Cup preparations continue to gather momentum after claiming their fifth straight win over the Wallabies at …

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'Rob Howley's daughter was crying all week' - Warren Gatland opens up on O'Brien criticism and Lions fallout

Maybe written in the coldest hand, history will recall the second-Test dismissal of Sonny Bill Williams in Wellington as the hinge upon which the …

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Are England under Eddie Jones that good? Take Owen Farrell - he's OK, but he's just a rugby league player

I must say Eddie Jones has been unusually quiet in the build-up to Saturday’s game. He hasn’t had any sly digs at Michael Cheika or questioned the Wallabies’ mental strength.<p>When he was over in Australia last summer he and Glen Ella were definitely ripping into us a bit more. Eddie seemed far more …

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Owen Farrell is England’s leader, their go-to man. He is genuinely world-class

During the 2008/09 season I was fortunate to train with the Saracens men’s academy team on a number of occasions.<p>The thinking was that the England women’s squad would improve dramatically by training with the best young talent in the men’s game, and my team-mates and I were welcomed into Academy …

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Friday briefing: Law targets sex predator coaches

‘Some spend years grooming young people for sex’ … Zimbabwe stalemate as Mugabe clings on … and New Zealand PM burns Trump<p>Top story: Move to protect children in sport<p>Good morning – it’s Warren Murray delivering your early headlines.<p>Sex between sports coaches and 16 or 17-year-olds in their care is …

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Jones brings back England's A-team for Aussies

Owen Farrell, Jonny May and Joe Launchbury will start for England against Australia on Saturday, with Anthony Watson switching to fullback and Maro …

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Ollie Phillips: It's a shame that Eddie Jones has selected Owen Farrell for England's clash with Australia

England will have an added dose of star quality in their side when they face Australia on Saturday with Owen Farrell named in the starting XV, but …

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England v Australia: Eddie Jones ready to unleash jet-heeled Jonny May in world's fastest back three

England coach Eddie Jones is relishing the prospect of unleashing what he believes is the fastest back three in world rugby – Anthony Watson, Jonny …

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Kim Jong-un believes England rugby winger Jonny May can be the man to sort the North Korean crisis - Mirror Online

He likes a ruck and knows all about a blitz defence, but is England winger Jonny May really the man to sort out the North Korean crisis?<p>Well Kim …

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Courtney Lawes backs Owen Farrell to lead England charge against Australia

• ‘He’s a brilliant leader and exceptional player,’ says fellow Lions tourist • Saracens and England fly-half to return after missing Argentina win<p>Owen Farrell is being tipped to drive a sharply improved England performance as Eddie Jones prepares to recall his rested Lion against Australia on …

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National Rugby Side Snubbed for World Player of the Year

(Photo: RFI)No South Africans made the cut when World Rugby announced its candidates for player of the year award on Monday.The candidates nominated …

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Barrett, Farrell among player of the year contenders

2017-11-13 21:57<p>Beauden Barrett (Getty)<p>Paris - Last year's winner <b>Beauden Barrett</b> and his New Zealand team-mate <b>Rieko Ioane</b> were named among five …

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England rugby coach told off by his 93-year-old mother | The Province

At 57, Eddie Jones still isn’t too old to be told off by his mother.<p>Television cameras caught the England rugby coach slamming down his notebook and …

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Autumn internationals: talking points from the weekend games

Eddie Jones missed his pillar players against Argentina, while Wales got off to a typically slow start and Scotland showed the risks attached to their open rugby<p>1<b>)</b> England appear shaky without their foundations<p>Owen Farrell will return to the England team against Australia on Saturday; the question …

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Eddie Jones apologises for expletive-laden outburst during England's win over Argentina: 'It's not acceptable'

Eddie Jones has pinned the blame for England’s downbeat 21-8 victory over Argentina squarely on himself, stating, “I didn’t coach them well enough”, and has apologised for being caught by television cameras swearing in frustration. The England head coach has also disclosed that his senior players …

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England may hope Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje can calm Eddie Jones’ fury

Australia can be stopped at Twickenham only if a reshuffle by the hosts brings dynamism to a team so ponderous against Argentina<p>To say the weekend’s other games in Cardiff, Dublin and Paris put England’s opening autumn effort into sharp perspective is the understatement of the season. When Eddie …

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Jones wants Wallabies to 'bring their best game'

2017-11-12 16:00<p>Eddie Jones (Getty)<p>Twickenham - England coach <b>Eddie Jones</b> said he hoped his native <b>Australia</b> would bring their "absolute best game" …

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Eddie Jones defends foul-mouthed outburst over England’s lifeless display

• Head coach caught on TV swearing during ‘grindathon’ against Argentina • ‘I don’t see any reason why I shouldn’t be frustrated,’ said Jones<p>Eddie Jones has defended his foul-mouthed outburst during England’s win over Argentina after he was caught by TV cameras venting his fury at his side’s …

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England up and running with unspectacular victory over Argentina to begin autumn internationals

England's opening autumn international ended in the victory all of Twickenham expected, but the route to the result was a meandering amble rather …

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Owen Farrell the most over-qualified water boy in world rugby? Rested England star happy to do his part

Owen Farrell lives and breathes rugby so it was understandable that the England star was unhappy at Eddie Jones' decision to rest both he and Maro Itoje for Saturday's clash with Argentina at Twickenham.<p>Not that that stopped Farrell from entering the field of play. During a break, the water boy ran …

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Jones labels win over Argentina a 'grindathon'

England Coach Eddie Jones knows his side had to "grind out" their 21-8 Argentina win over Argentina and says that Owen Farrell did a great job as 'water boy' and will have to wait and see if he can get in to the team for the next game.<p><b>MATCH REPORT:</b> England 21-8 Argentina

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England secure group stage showdown with Argentina

<b>ENGLAND 21</b><p>ARGENTINA 8<p>England made a scruffy start to their autumn series but still ensured they will enter their group showdown against Argentina at …

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England vs Argentina - Report - Friendly 2017 - 11 Nov, 2017

5:09 PM GMT<p>• Joined ESPN in 2011<br>• Grew up in Bath but has New Zealand roots<br>• Covered England's tour of New Zealand in 2014 and Australia in 2016<br>• Was …

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England 21 Argentina 8: Eddie Jones' men below par at Twickenham despite Autumn International win

England produced a solid if unspectacular display as they saw off Argentina 21-8 in their first Autumn International 2017 fixture at Twickenham on …

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England v Argentina in focus

Five talking points ahead of England's Old Mutual Wealth Series opener against Argentina, live on <i>Sky Sports Action</i> and <i>Main Event</i> from 2pm on Saturday.

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