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Jones backs 'outstanding captain' Hartley

Dylan Hartley captained England to Six Nations glory again this year, but could miss out on a place in the British and Irish Lions squad.
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Three-week ban for Wallaby Cooper

The Australia playmaker Quade Cooper pleaded guilty to a dangerous tackle on Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg.
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No action over alleged bite on North

George North held out his arm to show what appeared to be teeth marks in his arm at Stade de France.
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O'Connor to return as Leicester coach

Matt O'Connor will replace Aaron Mauger at Leicester Tigers, returning to the club where he won the league as coach in 2013.
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Gatland considering Farrell for Lions captaincy

Warren Gatland has yet to choose his British and Irish Lions captain, but Owen Farrell is likely to be among the candidates discussed.
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Jones insists England's World Cup bid not derailed by Ireland setback

One defeat does not alter England's chances of winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup, says head coach Eddie Jones.
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Galthie to take over from Ford at Toulon

With Mike Ford leaving Toulon to focus on "another project", Fabien Galthie will become the club's director of rugby next season.
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Wales are better than that - Tipuric

Justin Tipuric said Wales know they are "not perfect" but does think they should have finished higher in the Six Nations table.
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Resilient Grenoble snatch draw with Toulon, Toulouse end losing run

Grenoble did not know when they were beaten against Toulon and were rewarded with a draw in a gripping finale.
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Racing 92-Stade Francais merger called off

Following protests and strike action, the prospect of a merger between Racing 92 and Stade Francais looks to be over.
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Clermont pummel Pau, La Rochelle stay clear in Top 14

After two defeats in a row, Clermont Auvergne came up with an emphatic response against Pau, running in nine tries.
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Back-to-back champions and world record holders - Jones tells England to be proud

Although England were unable to clinch a second straight Grand Slam against Ireland, Eddie Jones looked to the positives.
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Sharks sneak past Southern Kings, Cooper sees red as Reds thrashed

Sharks, Lions and Jaguares have all won three out of four matches in Super Rugby this term after claiming respective victories on Saturday.
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Maybe a leprechaun tackled him! - Jones' Heaslip remark shot down by Schmidt

Joe Schmidt did not take Eddie Jones' joke that a leprechaun had injured Jamie Heaslip ahead of Ireland's clash with England very well.
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England's record-equalling run - Match by match

England won 18 Tests in succession. We take a look at their results during a record-equalling run of victories.
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Ireland were better than us - Jones

England could not find a way through a dogged Ireland defence in Dublin and Eddie Jones had no complaints following his side's defeat.
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More to come from 'incredible' England – Schmidt

Ireland halted another stunning winning run as England followed in the footsteps of New Zealand by tasting defeat at their hands.
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England 'not quite there yet' - Hartley

Dylan Hartley says England have plenty of room for improvement after Ireland ended their winning run at 18.
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Proud Best hails Ireland: We knew it would take a monumental effort

After Ireland brought an end to England's winning run, Rory Best said: "It's days like this that you have to be very proud."
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It shouldn't ever happen again - Wales coach Howley enraged by France

Furious Wales coach Rob Howley accused France of bringing rugby into disrepute as they won a controversial Six Nations clash in Paris.
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