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Saracens back-rower Billy Vunipola has had his citing offence during the weekend overturned and is available to play in Europe against Clermont this weekend.  The Saracen’s and England back-rower had been cited at the weekend for allegedly striking am opponent with his head; however, according to the latest reports at the BBC sport, the 22-year-old has escaped punishment and is now available to play in Saturday’s European Champions Cup semi-final against Clermont Auvergne.  

By Bradley Sharp

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has made two changes to his side to take on Ireland in Dublin this weekend.  Exeter winger Jack Nowell and Saracen’s full-back Alex Goode will start for England in Ireland and the two unbeaten sides go head to head.  According to the BBC, Goode replaces Mike Brown, who misses the match following a setback in his recovery from a concussion he suffered against Italy, while Nowell is named ahead of Gloucester winger Jonny May.  

By Bradley Sharp

England head coach Stuart Lancaster is set to make one change to the side that defeated Italy at Twickenham.    According to the latest reports at the BBC, Exeter winger Jack Nowell is ready to replace Jonny May on the wing to take on Ireland in Dublin this weekend in a potential Six Nations decider.  

By Bradley Sharp

Welsh coach Warren Gatland has made four changes for his sides Six Nations clash against France this weekend.  Saints man George North returns to replace Alex Cuthbert on the wing, after missing the win in Murrayfield with concussion, while Samson Lee also comes back into the side according to reports at the BBC.  

By Bradley Sharp

Ireland are ready to welcome back three Lions for their Six Nations match against France this weekend.  Fly-half Jonathan Sexton, Jamie Heaslip and Sean O’Brien return to the side to take on France in Dublin on Saturday evening, according to reports at the BBC.  

By Bradley Sharp

England have named an unchanged side to take on Italy at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon.  Stuart Lancaster has named his first unchanged side in over a year to take on Italy in the second round of the Six Nations championship, according to reports at the BBC.  

By Bradley Sharp