Rugby World Cup From 61 to 33… Last chance saloon in England RWC selection process

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The wait is nearly all over, England fans. Whereas the likes of reigning Grand Slam champions Ireland simply announced a squad of 42 players on May 30 that will be cut to the requisite 33 on August 28, the way Steve Borthwick has gone about running the rule over his Rugby World Cup options has been quite the convoluted process.

Liam Heagney by Liam Heagney