vegassports-odds.com
vegassports-odds.com May 26, 2018


England's rugby side on edge of making history

20 March 2017, 01:27 | Joan Schultz

England's rugby side on edge of making history

Having scored 61 points against Scotland Jones sees similarities between Vern Cotter’s team’s defence and that of his close friend Schmidt

Had England triumphed at a rainswept Lansdowne Road, they would have set a new record of 19 successive Test wins by a leading rugby union nation and become the first team in the Six Nations era to complete back-to-back Grand Slams.

England may have missed the opportunity to break New Zealand's record for consecutive Test wins, but that's only further fuelled coach Eddie Jones' desire to engineer a crack at the world champions themselves later this year.

"I take full responsibility for the loss and I should have prepared them better", said the man who succeeded Stuart Lancaster after the disastrous 2015 World Cup.

"It was a tough tournament, teams were at it, the standard has been much better and there is a real hardness there.

If we are going off the All Blacks" record, then yes there could be, and it could be England. We're chuffed but realism shows we have work to do. Let us know in the comments section below!

"These things happen, we have a winning average of over 90 per cent, so we are not doing badly. Even [legendary Australia batsman] Don Bradman got a zero in his last Test".

"Eddie has been very sensible around what this is", said Joe Launchbury, the Wasps captain who will return to Dublin in a fortnight for a European Cup quarter-final against Leinster.

"We are better off having that experience today than in a World Cup final in Yokohama in 2019".

"I expect at least 15 of our guys to go on tour with the Lions and will be disappointed if we do not get that many in".

Toner played in the games against Scotland, Wales and France but lost out in a reshuffle made by Schmidt for yesterday's game.

Dame Vera Lynn's centenary marked with Bluebirds over White Cliffs of Dover
Comedian Barry Humphries said: "That voice is as much the Second World War as Winston Churchill's voice". She told the Press Association: "Dame Vera, we've met a lot of times over microphones".

Rodgers and Celtic edge closer to title
Celtic saw the match out and will win the title with a victory over Hearts in the first game back after the worldwide break. Celtic are just one win away from retaining their Scottish Premiership title.

Brad: Sunny and warm start to spring
After a chilly morning with temperatures in the low 30s, Monday is looking to be the warmest day of this coming week. Despite the clearing conditions, our temperatures will struggle due to the passage of that cold front.

"You have days like this".

However, with so many players involved in both sides we chose to limit it to the starting XV who played in the decisive 18th win for each team.

"You couldn't say anything other than they were deserved champions". "I think we can leave this championship proud of the effort that we had". "We'll right the wrongs in November".

"I can't wait for us to play them either". "We still managed to win the title".

"There's a lot of discussions to go. There's still a lot to go".

The 2017 Six Nations match takes place Saturday at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, with kick-off scheduled for 5pm GMT (1pm EST for those rugby fans in the US).

"That's way above my pay grade", he said. "We know we have Paddy to come on and perform really well, but you don't want players coming off unnecessarily".

1 in the world rankings and still the team to beat.

Ireland weathered an early French storm in Dublin to ease to a 19-9 success and keep their title hopes alive, Conor Murray scoring the only try of the game.



Other News

Trending Now

Newman's gamble leads to win
Once you get loose once, then I was on his door. "I really wanted this race win to be conventional", Ricky Taylor said. Logano was passed by Elliott and Larson on lap 84, but it was Elliott who would take the lead and dominate the stage.

Mayo Clinic responds to investgation
In his speech, Noseworthy said that Mayo had reached a "tipping point" with a recent 3.7 percent surge in Medicaid patients. However, Noseworthy wanted the employees to apply discretion when two patients are referred with similar conditions.

ABC Touts Liberal Judge Shooting Down Trump's Revised Travel Ban
Chuang of Maryland said Trump's revised travel order was still meant to discriminate against Muslims. The Trump administration is appealing the Maryland decision to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Monday weather: Spring gets off to a rainy start
It will also be windy with gusts of around 30 miles per hour inland and 40 miles per hour at the south coast. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of showers after 2 a.m.