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England Battled Away by South Africa

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AFTER England’s diabolical performance at the Cricket World Cup last year, Coach Trevor Bayliss insisted his side would embrace the new, fearless brand of one-day cricket proving to be so successful for other nations. Since then, England have recorded one-day series victories over Pakistan and World Cup runners-up New Zealand as … Read More

England secure momentous away series win

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ENGLAND will head into their cricketing summer on a high after a deserving 2-1 series win away to the world number one test playing nation, South Africa. However, despite the win, England are still left with many unanswered questions in their top order batting, a problem that has been lingering for … Read More

Cook’s Lions Ready to Pounce on Rebuilding South Africa

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AFTER a disappointing tour of the UAE, a resurgent England travel to South Africa looking to take advantage of a demoralised, underperforming and rebuilding number one test team in the world. Despite losing their most recent series 2-0 to Pakistan, Cook’s side are surely to perform better in conditions far more … Read More

A Neighbouring Affair – A Welshman's Perspective

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With the draw for the group stages of the European 2016 Championships having taken place last Friday, debut Gryphon writer and Welshman James Felton reviews what prospects his national team have against neighbouring opponents Englandand progressing past their group…  AFTER a frustrating 58-year wait which has seen numerous heartbreaks along the … Read More

Can Eddie Jones Save English Rugby?

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AUSTRALIAN-RAISED coach Eddie Jones has been appointed the new head coach of the English International Rugby Union squad, and quite frankly, most fans cannot wait to see what he has to offer. Jones certainly has an impressive curriculum vitae when it comes to coaching rugby teams to success. Coaching the … Read More

England lead Pakistan in ODI series

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ENGLAND are in a strong position leading Pakistan 2-1 in the five-match ODI series in the UAE, after a disappointing performance saw them lose the test series 2-0. Having lost their last one-day series to World Cup winners Australia, England were looking for some success in the run up the 2017 … Read More

Cook’s men left to settle for a draw

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ENGLAND ran out of time to knock off the runs on the final day in the first of three tests against Pakistan in the UAE. In a test that was literally no more exciting than watching paint dry for the best part of four days, England almost managed to snatch the … Read More

England searching for consistency ahead of tough winter

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England go in to the 3 test match series against Pakistan in the UAE on Tuesday looking for some consistency ahead of a tough winter. After edging a thrilling Ashes series against Australia in the summer, they are now desperately searching for some away form before travelling to South Africa … Read More

The Rugby World Cup Weekly Review

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Group A Wales 23 – 13 Fiji A tired-looking Wales were run close by the Pacific islanders, who at one point in the second half looked like they could take the lead. However, the reliable boot of Dan Biggar steered them to safety and through to the quarter-finals. England 13 … Read More

England’s World Cup future uncertain

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FOLLOWING England’s crushing defeat to Wales on Saturday 26th September, the host nation’s World Cup fate is far less certain than it once seemed. The country appears to be furiously divided between those who believe England can still do it and those who are already wishing them better luck next … Read More