England’s women ran up 11 tries as they beat Canada 69-19 in the final Test at Twickenham to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
Five tries from Jess Breach and a hat-trick from Abbie Dow helped the Red Roses to a thumping victory. After a 79-5 win in the first Test, England then beat Canada 49-12 to secure the series with a Test to spare. And the world number two side finished with a flourish, running in 32 tries in total against fourth-ranked Canada.
England is setting records to do better in 2018 to achieve the bigger goal by beating All Blacks. Eddie Jones has seen 22 wins from 23 tests from last two calendar years.
Solitary defeat against Dublin last March denied them a second successive Six Nations grand slam. There are some scrappy victories with which Jones raises the squat bar in 2018 for the next year’s World Cup. Everyone has pinned down the date in the diary of Saturday, 10 November that England is finally going to play for world champions New Zealand.
Since 2014 the red rose has not faced the All Blacks. It is the game all rugby-lovers want to see as it is the back-to-back world championships and ranking No 1 side and have defeated every opponent at least once. The only side England has not faced until now is All Blacks and it will be a fascinating battle when the date arrives.
Billy Vunipola intends to ’empty himself’ for the course of the next three weeks and to make up himself for the last time as well as wanting to secure his European clubs’ status and to make a case for inclusion in Six Nations squad of Eddie Jones’.
Although Jones is preparing for a reconnaissance trip in South Africa for the June three test series and heard Vunipola’s testimony of returning action on Sunday following knee journey sidelines from four months.
New player Gary Graham joins up with England and asked to stand in front of new squad mates and has to tell one new about themselves to help in breaking the ice. He is a mystery man for another after premiership starts in Newcastle he revealed that he had a tattoo inside his bottom lip. The word ‘Otis’ was drilled on the sensitive spot Falcons’.
He is a trained electrician and chosen a usual career path. He is no academy in 24 but a latecomer to the party and still blinking that how he has come to rub shoulders with Owen Farewell and Co. And he also never thought of playing England and selected at camp. He is only in Premiership from the start of the season and never thought of the progress, but now he is happy with that and don’t think anyone else can.
Kyle Walker is a 26 year old English defender who performs with Tottenham Hotspur and has been making so many superb performances in this current 2016-17 English Premier League season that he has attracted the attention of Manchester City.
It’s rumored that Manchester City are interested in securing the services of Kyle Walker who recently was included in the PFA Team of the Year for the season of 2016-17 and this is because of just how impressively the defender has been performing and played a big role in Tottenham Hotspur’s push to the upper section of the English Premier League.
The PFA Team of the Year for the season of 2016-17 included the likes of: David de Gea, David Luiz, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard, RomeluLukaku and Harry Kane just to name a few of the more prolific and renowned players. Kyle Walker managed to mark his name in this squad of top class performers.
Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur lost 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 32 games on Thursday.
The visitors have a chance to overturn the result when they meet for the return leg at Wembley.
Spurs put up a listless show at the Ghelamco Arena, with 20,000 fans cheering on. Coach Mauricio Pochettino asked his boys to forget their 2-0 thumping by Liverpool in their last Premier League match. The manager selected a strong side for the game, making just two chances to the team that started the Anfield game.
In the first half, Harry Winks and Ben Davies combined to set up Dele Alli but the forward sent his effort wide. After the break, Pochettino decided to move former Newcastle United player Moussa Sissoko to the left, making attacks more potent. Harry Kane gained from this but his chance hit the post. Spurs ended up frustrated and Alli picked up a yellow card for dissent.