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Peter Bills: England's ugly style years out of fashion

Peter Bills

Published 15/03/2010 | 05:00

Britain in 1939, New Zealand sent simple, humble, wonderful men -- farmers, labourers, whoever -- to help save Britain in its hour of need. Now Britain's largest rugby nation could do with the favour being repeated.

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English rugby is in an absolute pit of mediocrity, a dire state just 16 months out from the 2011 World Cup. The performance England gave in carving out a 15-15 draw against Scotland at Murrayfield served only to underline the extreme poverty in England's game at this time.

It was a shambolic, shameful, appalling performance from a team who have no idea how to play the game of contemporary times.

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