It was with mixed emotions that I watched Ireland claim their wonderful and thoroughly deserved victory over New Zealand, their first on Irish soil. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: As much as I enjoy Japan’s exciting brand of rugby and their brilliant handling, there is no way they can beat England at Twickenham this afternoon. ,
Wow, that is an interesting team Eddie Jones has picked. The important thing will be England’s attitude. Although there are 11 changes, this must not feel like an experimental XV. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Just about the first thing I did when taking over at England was to get the squad to discuss how they would handle being on the bench or not being picked at all. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England's Owen Farrell or New Zealand's Beauden Barrett? Who would you pick to play at No 10 if your life depended on it? I would pick Farrell. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I’m loving Eddie Jones’s selection for Saturday’s big game against New Zealand with next year’s World Cup really beginning to concentrate his mind. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I am a glass half full kind of person so although you could pick apart England’s performance against South Africa the bottom line is that they have got their mojo back. ,
Sara Cox will make history this weekend when she becomes the first woman to referee a Premiership Rugby Cup clash when she takes charge of Wasps’ Sunday afternoon clash at the Ricoh Arena with...