Robert Kitson

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Josh van der Flier celebrates Ireland’s win over the All Blacks with Tadhg Furlong and CJ Stander. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The world sat up and took notice as Ireland beat the All Blacks 16-9 on Saturday, their first win over New Zealand on home soil in 113 years of trying(...)

 England head coach Eddie Jones after his side narrowly defeated South Africa on Saturday at Twickenham, London. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

As Eddie Jones was keen to stress, there is a big difference between knowing how to beat New Zealand and actually doing it. “It’s not like Pythagoras’(...)

England’s Kyle Sinckler and Mako Vunipola tackle South Africa’s Franco Mostert during the second Test in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Photograph: AP Photo

The Eddie Jones era has been nothing if not educational for the Rugby Football Union. The idea was to hire the world’s most experienced coach, shower (...)

Paul McGinley at the GAA Games Development Conference at Croke Park. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

After the annual Games Development Conference had come to a close on Saturday, the GAA’s director of games, Pat Daly, reflected on the very first such(...)

British and Irish Lions’ Leigh Halfpenny and Greig Laidlaw during the kickers session at the Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

The British & Irish Lions’ final midweek game of their 2017 tour is shaping up to be a collector’s item. As things stand there are set to be only (...)

Jim Calder celebrates after Roy Laidlaw scores a try against England in 1983, the last time Scotland won at Twickenham. Photograph: Phil Sheldon/Popperfoto/Getty Images

If there is a palpable spring in Scottish steps as they head to Twickenham, a buoyant Six Nations campaign now faces its ultimate test. The home of En(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones: since he took over England have not lost in nine games and shed their old skin of tactical uncertainty. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Aside from the first pictures of Donald Trump inside the White House, there was no disputing the week’s most terrifying image. Those cold-hearted r(...)

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22:  Eddie Jones, the England head coach, poses after the media session held at Pennyhill Park on February 22, 2016 in Bagshot, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Asking a forthright Australian to discuss the popularity level of the English is like inviting Boris Johnson to share his views on the French. Eddie J(...)

Eddie Jones: the former Australia and Japan coach is set to fill the role with England.  Photo:  Joe Giddens/PA

England’s underachieving rugby players are about to receive a short, sharp shock in the form of Eddie Jones, who is expected to be announced as their(...)

Danny Cipriani was rarely involved during his 30 minutes on the pitch against France. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Danny Cipriani has been given another opportunity to stake a claim for a World Cup squad place after Stuart Lancaster named him on the bench for Satur(...)

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