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Six Nations: Sam Underhill left with plenty to prove, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones is to omit Sam Underhill from England’s squad for their Grand Slam defence in the belief he has yet to prove himself.

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John Spencer, pictured at last months media conference to announce the 2017 British and Irish Lions coaching staff (Picture: Brian Lawless/PA Wire).

The bigger the challenge, the bigger the Lions’ opportunity, says John Spencer

IT IS an indication of just how much excitement the British Lions generate that their Twitter feed yesterday declared it is “just” 150 days until the first game of its tour to New Zealand and no one thought to suggest it was an irrelevant marker.

England's Dylan Hartley celebrates with the Autumn International trophy after beating Australia. Picture: David Davies/PA.

‘They’re all Lions’ - No limit for England’s all-conquering heroes

ENGLAND head coach Eddie Jones feels his entire all-conquering side – and coaching staff – could make the British Lions tour to New Zealand next season.

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England's Ben Youngs scores his side's third try against Australia at Twickenham. Picture: David Davies/PA

Bring on the All Blacks: ‘Perfect’ England left pining for clash with world No 1

GIVEN arguably the only negative when reflecting on England’s emphatic autumn international series is something entirely out of their control, this says plenty about just how good this squad has become under Eddie Jones.

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England's Owen Farrell kicks a penalty against Australia on Saturday. Picture: David Davies/PA

‘He’s our standard bearer’ - Eddie Jones hails influence of England’s Owen Farrell

Eddie Jones knew when seeing a 16-year-old Owen Farrell dumped on his backside by All Blacks legend Sonny Bill Williams that the England centre would become a world great.

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England head coach Eddie Jones (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

England v Australia - ‘We’ll win the game in the last 20’ insists confident Eddie Jones

HEAD COACH Eddie Jones will send England out against Australia today with orders to “break them mentally and physically” in the climax to the autumn fixtures at Twickenham.

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England's Mike Brown during the training session at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot. (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire.)

England v Argentina: England wary of ‘one last hurrah’ by Pumas

Eddie Jones insists Argentina’s season-ending assault on England at Twickenham will be inspired by their determination to avoid the World Cup’s ‘group of death’.

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Juan Martin Hernandez.

It’s the 64,000-mile dilemna for travel-weary Argentina

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade views the Pumas’ punishing schedule as the temporary but necessary cost of developing into a heavyweight of the game.

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George Kruis is restored to the second row by England ahead of tomorrows international against Argentina after surgery on a chronic ankle problem (Picture:  Adam Davy/PA).

England close in on producing group of top stars

HEAD COACH Eddie Jones insists England have failed to produce a world-class player since Jonny Wilkinson, but believes a number of his Grand Slam winners are close to ending that barren spell.

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George Kruis, left, pictured against Australia, is back in Eddie Joness team for the visit of Argentina.

England’s emerging class of 2016 is united in success

SARACENS’ England contingent have been compared with Manchester United’s ‘Class of 92’ – and George Kruis believes the same sense of brotherhood is developing among Eddie Jones’s men.

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AXED: Two tries against Fiji on Saturday were not enough to earn Semesa Rokoduguni a place in Englands team to face Argentina this weekend.  Pictures: PA

England’s Roko axed by Jones in squad shake-up

Semesa Rokoduguni has been dropped for England’s clash with Argentina on Saturday despite scoring two tries against Fiji.

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Out of my way: Englands Semesa Rokoduguni, centre, brushes off a Fijiian opponent en route to a two-try performance from the Bath flier in only his second cap. (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA)

England 58 Fiji 15: Jones approves All Blacks spying mission as Fiji are swatted aside

Steve Borthwick has been cleared to join the British and Irish Lions coaching team and will travel to New Zealand with instructions from Eddie Jones to begin plotting England’s route to victory over the world champions.

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Jonathan Joseph's scores England's seventh try in the rout of Fiji. (Picture: PA)

England 58 Fiji 15: Ford drives the Red Rose like a veteran

Ben Youngs insists George Ford’s accelerating development means the England fly-half is pulling the strings like a veteran international.

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England's Owen Farrell scores his side's fourth try.

England planning to bore Islanders into submission

IT is probably not what fans want to hear but England coach Eddie Jones said they intend to “bore Fiji to death” on Saturday.

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England's Ben Youngs passes to Owen Farrell to score his side's fourth try.

Youngs now has the appetite to become one of the game’s greats

THERE must still, it seems, always be a watchful eye on his sweet consumption, but England coach Eddie Jones is adamant Ben Youngs can become one of rugby union’s finest scrum-halves.

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England's Dylan Hartley takes a selfie with fans after their rugby test match against Australia in Sydney. England made a clean sweep 3-0.

England v South Africa: England can follow Cubs and write own history, insists Hartley

DYLAN HARTLEY has urged England to look to Chicago for inspiration as they seek to end a decade of failure against South Africa.

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Tom Wood.

Dress to impress: How Tom Wood intends to stake a claim in England comeback

TOM WOOD hopes to resurrect his international career to ensure last year’s failed World Cup is not his final experience in an England jersey.

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Stuart Lancaster, pictured shortly after England's exit from the World Cup in the pool stages.  Picture: David Davies/PA.

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster convinced he has what it takes to succeed at Leinster

STUART LANCASTER has hit out at the perception that he did not do much hands-on coaching in his four years as England boss.

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Jones looks to keep England squad on their toes

England head coach Eddie Jones has warned his players to guard against complacency after naming a provisional elite training squad for this weekend’s pre-season training camp.

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England's Owen Farrell, second left, passes the ball to Mike Brown, right, as Australia's Tevita Kuridrani, left, tackles him. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

Australia 40 England 44: Jones’ men complete historic series whitewash

England concluded a glorious season by completing a 3-0 series whitewash of Australia with a 44-40 victory over the Wallabies 44-40 at Allianz Stadium.

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