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Kyle Sinckler says fellow England players may take international break like captain Owen Farrell

Farrell and Sinckler helped England reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup earlier this year England and Bristol prop Kyle Sinckler says more players may follow Owen Farrell’s lead and take a break from international rugby. Farrell announced he would miss the 2024 Six Nations to “prioritise his and his family’s mental wellbeing”. And […]

Wes Morgan: Former Leicester captain appointed to Kick It Out board

Morgan made 324 Leicester appearances in all competitions in his nine years with the club Premier League-winning former Leicester City captain Wes Morgan has been appointed to the board of anti-discrimination charity Kick It Out. Morgan, 39, guided the Foxes to their first Premier League title in 2016. “I’m looking forward to working with Kick […]

Owen Farrell: England captain treated ‘unfairly’ by media, says Saracens boss Mark McCall

Owen Farrell (left) debuted for Saracens in 2008 with Mark McCall (right) joining the club the following year Certain members of the media “need to look at themselves” for their “unfair scrutiny” of Owen Farrell, says Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall. Farrell made his Saracens debut in 2008, while McCall joined as assistant in […]

Owen Farrell: World Rugby chair Bill Beaumont hopes England captain can return ‘reinvigorated’

Owen Farrell surpassed Jonny Wilkinson as England’s all-time leading points scorer in October World Rugby chair Bill Beaumont hopes England captain Owen Farrell can return “reinvigorated” after making himself unavailable for the 2024 Six Nations. Beaumont, himself a former England captain, said the decision was not one the player “would have taken lightly”. “As a […]

England captain Owen Farrell to miss 2024 Six Nations to prioritise mental wellbeing

England captain Owen Farrell has made himself unavailable for the 2024 Six Nations “in order to prioritise his and his family’s mental wellbeing”. England start their Six Nations campaign on 3 February in Italy and end it with a game in France on 16 March. Saracens said Farrell, 32, will continue to play for and […]

Millie Bright: England captain withdraws from Women’s Nations League squad with injury

Millie Turner was first called up by the senior England squad in September 2020 but has not won her maiden cap England captain Millie Bright has withdrawn from the squad for the final two games in the Uefa Women’s Nations League because of a knee injury. The Lionesses realistically need to win both games to […]

Ben Stokes: England Test captain to skip 2024 Indian Premier League to manage fitness and workload

England Test captain Ben Stokes was bought by Chennai Super Kings for the 2023 IPL for £1.63m England Test captain Ben Stokes has made himself unavailable for the 2024 Indian Premier League in order to manage his workload and fitness. Stokes was Chennai Super Kings’ most expensive signing for the 2023 IPL but played just […]

Antoine Dupont: France captain will make the ‘perfect sevens player’, says Danny Care

Antoine Dupont was the 2021 World Rugby player of the year France captain Antoine Dupont will make the “perfect sevens player”, says England scrum-half Danny Care. He captained France in their home World Cup quarter-final defeat by South Africa in the XVs game in October. “If anyone can go there and be the best player […]

FA Cup: Charlton captain George Dobson hits wonder strike to make it 4-1 against Cray Valley Paper Mills

Charlton captain George Dobson brings his side’s lead to 4-1 with a “perfect” strike against Cray Valley Paper Mill in the FA Cup replay. FOLLOW LIVE: Cray Valley Paper Mills v Charlton Athletic ALL THE GOALS: Watch all the goals from the FA Cup first round Source link

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