England Rugby Team for Sunday’s Match Announced

The England national Rugby Union team to face off against the Irish team at Six Nations Rugby competition was announced on Friday, 27th February. It can be said that there were no surprises at all in the team selection. Only two changes were made.

One of the two changes had to be made. The 29 years old Mike Brown who plays in the fullback position for Harlequins is removed from the squad to play against Ireland on account of injury and 26 years old Alex Goode who plays for Saracens will join the team to take his place. The 21 years old Jack Nowell will play in the wing position for the England Rugby team as the 24 years old Jonny May is not in the squad.

The aforementioned changes were not surprising for the team and some are considering that the England rugby team is in a good position and that they are likely to win. It is being considered that the England Rugby team along with being in a solid position are also absolutely ready to take on the Irish team. Continue reading “England Rugby Team for Sunday’s Match Announced”

Harlequins FC boss backs Easter for England recall

Conor O’Shea, the Director of Rugby of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Harlequins FC has backed Nick Easter to make a return to the England setup, four years since he won his last cap.

Easter himself has admitted he desperately wants a recall to Stuart Lancaster’s side as he still has some unfinished business with the national team. Easter last played for the Roses during their calamitous Rugby World Cup campaign in New Zealand in 2011 and was not called up to the side following the arrival of Lancaster as coach.

But now, with Ben Morgan, Lancaster’s first choice number eight out with a broken leg and certain to miss the upcoming Six Nations Championship and maybe the Rugby World Cup in the summer on home soil as well, calls to draft Easter back into the side has been getting louder by the day. Continue reading “Harlequins FC boss backs Easter for England recall”