"Tom Curry as captain" - Sir Clive Woodward names his England team - Ruck

“Tom Curry as captain” – Sir Clive Woodward names his England team

Former England coach and 2003 World Cup-winning maestro Sir Clive Woodward, a strategic luminary with an indelible mark on English rugby, has recently unveiled his meticulously chosen squad for the next World Cup.

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With an acute understanding of the game’s demands and a legacy steeped in success, Woodward’s selections reflect a blend of seasoned expertise and emerging talent, embodying a vision for England’s pursuit of glory on the global stage.

As a revered architect of past triumphs, Sir Clive’s chosen squad not only carries the weight of his illustrious rugby legacy but also signals a strategic and skillful blueprint for England’s future success in the rugby arena.

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WOODWARD’S 2027 ENGLAND XV: via Mail Online

15 Harry Arundell (Racing 92) – A dynamic fullback known for his speed and agility, Arundell brings excitement to the game

14 Ollie Hassell-Collins (Leicester Tigers) – A prolific try-scorer on the wing, Hassell-Collins combines pace with a keen rugby sense

13 Will Joseph (Harlequins) – A strong and skillful centre, Joseph is a formidable force in both attack and defence

12 Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers) – Steward, a versatile and intelligent midfielder, adds creativity to the backline

11 Adam Radwan (Newcastle Falcons) – Radwan, a lightning-fast winger, is a try-scoring sensation with a knack for breaking defences