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England pushed all the way in thrilling Wallabies Test but take series 3-0

You've summed up your comment in a manner that says "I'll wait and see" but your comment itself is a little negative towards the England performance...

You state the AB's have tried and tested their quality against the likes of the boks + Wallabies etc... but the England indeed did beat the Wallabies... the wallabies were also those who came 2nd in the rwc 2015... the one England got knocked out in, in the pool stages...

So England having gone through the grandslam could indeed be criticised as is quite common due to peoples perception on the gap between NH and SH rugby, but they've then taken that form into the SH team and beaten the world cup runners up...

Of course world supremacy won't be declared until - a) they beat the AB's probably more than once and B) until they win the rwc... However, judgement on a teams quality and their standing in the world stage has to be made from year to year, otherwise we'd all pop and it'd be pointless to play any games in the world cup interim...

2 Hours, 7 Minutes ago

France bounce back with convincing victory over Argentina in second Test

How typically French.... lose the first match by a fair few points then complete blitz the opposition by a load....

Consistently inconsistent is why we love French rugby!

4 Hours, 6 Minutes ago

England pushed all the way in thrilling Wallabies Test but take series 3-0

Sorry, I missed the Eng v SA match...

20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago

England pushed all the way in thrilling Wallabies Test but take series 3-0

Looking at the Autumn internationals and the teams England have to face, I'd say that they might be able to make it an undefeated year, although with all respects (and obviously big credit to their performances so far) I think that they've got a fairly gentle Autumn bar the match against Australia at the end...

If I've read correctly, they're facing Fiji and Argentina, two big teams in their own right, but England should be the favourites to beat them both. Australia will be the ones to beat (I believe), they will be hurting from this series and I'd imagine they'll get a heck of a lot of criticism at home for this performance, especially given the *ahem* prelude to the series about how poor England have been... which lets face it, if currently true, then it sort of suggests the Wallabies are utterly abysmal... So they will be fired up I'd imagine.

Well done to England, commiserations to Australia. It's very interesting to see what Eddie Jones has done to the team, especially considering the players are more or less the same ones that Lancaster had, Jones has just taken them that bit further.

Very much wonder how England will fair against the likes of NZ..

20 Hours, 30 Minutes ago

New Zealand romp to victory against hapless Wales to take series clean sweep

I still think Gatland should be the head of the Lion's team, how many times has he lost to NZ now?? Law of averages, he's got to be due a win eventually.....

22 Hours, 13 Minutes ago

Springboks clinch series victory with tense win over Ireland in deciding Test

*breaks out crash helmet in anticipation of angry Irishmen commenting on the Le Roux yellow card*

22 Hours, 17 Minutes ago

South Africa U20s skipper Jeremy Ward suspended for two weeks after dangerous challenge

Lucky it was only a yellow imo, I guess the subsequent ban is world rugbys way of saying it was a cock up by the referee and it deserved a red card...

3 Days, 19 Hours ago

Spain shock Samoa to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics 7s

Hell of an effort by Spain, I don't know how long they'll last in "the big league" but what an incredible feat to break through. I'd imagine it'll do wonders for the sport.....providing the zika virus doesn't come and ruin it all for us all...

3 Days, 19 Hours ago

Bok-lash earns South Africa an incredible comeback victory

I think given Paddy Jacksons get up and go attitude, Ireland are onto a really handy fly half... I felt Sexton was going to be a really awesome player for Ireland, however in recent years he seems to have just developed a Ronan O'Gara miserable agro attitude chip on his shoulder, coupled with a bit of drama lessons... which all in all pisses me off...

4 Days, 20 Hours ago

France slip in rankings as Argentina lock scores great try in Tucuman

Surprised it wasn't a blood bath given the recent Argie rugby activities and the typical French style.... :D


4 Days, 20 Hours ago