England could go rest of 2024 without win, Steve Borthwick handed horrendous fixture list - Ruck

England could go rest of 2024 without win, Steve Borthwick handed horrendous fixture list

Following England’s defeat at Scotland last weekend things will get no easier for Steve Borthwick with one journalist predicting England could lose the rest of their games this calendar year.

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Ollie Phillips of City A.M. believes it ‘could be one long year’ for fans of the Red Rose.

He wrote: “I just question whether Borthwick is an international coach. I see him like Exeter Chiefs’ Rob Baxter, whereby he needs day-to-day nurturing time with players rather than flash in the pan camps where the pressure is higher.

“After all, his culture-centric approach was key to Leicester Tigers’ Premiership success two years back.”

Six Nations remaining fixtures:

Woodward now among the favourites to replace Steve Borthwick as England boss

In the event that Borthwick is relieved of his duties after leading the nation to the 2023 Rugby World Cup, RUCK presents five potential coaches who could be considered as replacements.

Who could replace Steve Borthwick at Twickenham?

5. Sir Clive Woodward – 20/1

Woodward is the World Cup winning Head Coach who led England’s rugby players to World Cup glory in Australia in 2003.

A former England International and British & Irish Lion himself, prior to his full time coaching career Clive established a successful business career working for nine years with Xerox in the UK and Australia before establishing his own small finance and leasing company.

During Clive’s tenure as Head Coach England moved from 6th in the world to being the number one ranked team, winning every trophy an England team can win.