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Six Nations: Hostile atmosphere awaits England in Cardiff

England beat Wales 21-16 on their last visit to Cardiff in 2017 Six Nations: Wales v England Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday 23 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Battalions of red shirts. …

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Wales v England: Maro Itoje ruled out of Six Nations showdown

Itoje joined in England’s celebrations on crutches after the victory over Ireland Six Nations: Wales v England Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff Date: Saturday, 23 February Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary. Second row Maro Itoje …

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England must pick Jofra Archer – Nasser Hussain

Archer was signed for £800,000 in the Indian Premier League auction in January 2018 England should pick Jofra Archer once he becomes qualified as they build up to hosting this summer’s World Cup, says ex-England captain Nasser Hussain. Sussex all-rounder Archer was born in Barbados but has an English father and a British passport. He will be eligible to play …

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Wales v England: Ellis Genge will not change as he fills in for Mako Vunipola

Ellis Genge has been nicknamed the ‘Baby Rhino’ because of his rumbustious playing style England loose-head prop Ellis Genge has vowed to do things his own way after being tasked with filling in for the “best in the world” in Mako Vunipola. The Leicester tyro will replace the injured Vunipola in the matchday squad for Saturday’s Six Nations showdown with …

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England in West Indies: Joe Root & Jason Roy hit centuries in warm-up win

Jason Roy hit 15 fours and a six in his 110 Tour match, Three Ws Oval, Barbados England 371-7 (50 overs): Root 114, Roy 110 ret hurt University of West Indies Vice Chancellor’s XI 200 (43.5 overs): Rashid 2-21, Woakes 2-28 England won by 171 runs Scorecard Joe Root and Jason Roy hit centuries as England cruised to a 171-run …

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Paul Farbrace: England assistant coach to become Warwickshire sport director

England lost 2-1 to West Indies in Paul Farbrace’s final Test series as assistant coach England assistant coach Paul Farbrace is to become the sport director of county side Warwickshire. The 51-year-old former wicketkeeper will succeed Ashley Giles, who left Edgbaston to become managing director of England men’s cricket last month. Farbrace first became England assistant coach under Peter Moores …

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Electronic GPS tags to track thousands of criminals in England and Wales

Image caption The technology will mean police will know the whereabouts of an offender at all times Thousands of criminals in England and Wales will be tagged with GPS trackers to allow authorities to trace them 24 hours a day. Currently, electronic tags are linked to a box at a fixed address, such as an offender’s home, with alerts generated …

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Declan Rice: West Ham midfielder declares for England over Republic of Ireland

Declan Rice played in Republic of Ireland friendlies against Turkey, France and the United States last year West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has pledged his international future to England. Rice, 20, has won three senior Republic of Ireland caps, all in friendlies, having played for his grandparents’ country since under-16 level. In August the Londoner said he needed time to …

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England in West Indies: Joe Root showed ‘integrity and leadership’ – Ebony Rainford-Brent

England suffered heavy defeats in the opening two Tests against West Indies England captain Joe Root showed integrity and leadership in his response to a comment from West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, says former batter Ebony Rainford-Brent. Sky Sports published a clip of Root, 28, telling Gabriel: “Don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong with being gay.” …

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