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RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019: England have been good but now they've got to be great

12 hours ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This game will be massive. So far in Anglo-Australian encounters at World Cups we have one victory apiece in the final, two England quarter-final wins and two Aussie pool wins. ...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England will look to punish Aussies in Rugby World Cup quarter final

2 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England will make any numerical advantage count and Owen Farrell will not endure another middling kicking afternoon like he did against Argentina. ,

World Rugby must do whatever it takes to put on Scotland vs Japan 

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The rugby world needs to get behind Japan - no witch-hunt or pointing fingers. Japan won the vote in 2009 and no issues were raised then. ,

World Cup havoc caused by a typhoon is tough luck all round, but Japan are still worthy hosts

4 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Wow, I'm still trying to process the news that the England v France game is off. Their qualifying positions won't be altered, which is a small mercy, ,

England can only win the World Cup if Owen Farrell stays at No 12 with George Ford at No 10

5 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: If I had to pick a World XV to play for my life tomorrow, I'd probably opt for Owen Farrell at fly-half. And yet I 100 per cent support Eddie Jones' decision to play him at 12. ...

Mark Wilson is an ideal replacement for Billy Vunipola for England

6 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Billy Vunipola is a player you'd always want in your team if fully fit. He is somebody who can make a dent in any defence but England can perform at the top level without him. ...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I've seen only one team who can topple the All Blacks... and that's England

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The World Cup is just over two weeks old and from what I have seen so far the only team capable of beating holders and favourites New Zealand is England. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: If England weather early storm this should be plain sailing

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The World Cup starts in earnest for England on Saturday morning and the nerves will be jangling for the team and fans - but I firmly believe England will win. ,

Rugby news: The England World Cup jigsaw has fallen into place at the right time for Eddie Jones

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England have done exactly what I hoped they would for this crucial game, which is - with one change - go with the team who crushed Ireland 57-15 at Twickenham. ,

Rugby World Cup 2019: Kicking masterclass from Biggar and Patchell proves the difference for Wales

2 weeks ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: That was an exceptional Wales win full of promise and potential for even bigger challenges ahead but now the team and the rugby nation must keep their feet on the ground. ,