EDDIE JONES knew exactly what England did last summer — and the one before that.The horror show tours and camps under Stuart Lancaster left deep scars on the frustrated faces of the Red Rose stars when he left Twickenham in November.Eddie Jones has lifted the shackles and allowed players to rule themselvesEngland had previously been holed up in hotels with no freedom, no responsibility and no choice.It is a stark contrast to the current reign that has delivered a Six Nations Grand Slam and a series win against Australia.The doom and gloom after the World Cup’s darkest hour has lifted with the arrival of a new dawn.England finally feel that they are treated like men — not kids.The senior players’ table at the home training base at Pennyhill Park, a relic of school days and the idea of ‘headmaster’ Lancaster, was out of bounds for England’s ‘dirty-secret’ James Haskell.Now Jones and the 31-year-old have a bantering … [Read more...] about England’s success under Eddie Jones fired by end of Stuart Lancaster’s ‘school rules’
PENNY Lancaster showed off her wild side - and her hot body - in a leopard print bikini as she holidayed with her hubby Rod Stewart in Portofino, Italy.The model showed off her incredible bikini body as she relaxed on a speed boat with her other half.The 45-year-old looked every inch the top model and showed off her toned abs and famous pins in the sexy bikini.The blonde beauty looked happy and relaxed as they sunbathed on their boat in the Mediterranean waters.Yummy mummy Penny keeps her physique in great shape as a lingerie model – and it’s clear to see she’s not slowing down on her keep-fit regime.She would put girls half her age to shame with her toned physique.Proving it’s never inappropriate to accessorise, she wore a silver, expensive-looking watch, wedding bling, drop earrings and bracelets.Meanwhile, Rod sported some blue swimming shorts and never one to be without his bling, he sported a necklace, watch and a bracelet.Earlier in the day, the pair … [Read more...] about Loose Women’s Penny Lancaster shows her wild side on holiday with rocker hubby Rod in Portofino
PENNY Lancaster’s stunning looks and statuesque figure sent her career as a model sky-rocketing, before she met the rock ‘n’ roll man of her dreams.Here’s what we know about wife number three of Do Ya Think I’m Sexy? hitmaker Rod Stewart, who is also a well-liked Loose Women panellist…Penny Lancaster is an English model, photographer and TV personality known as the current wife of Rod Stewart.Born in Chelmsford, Essex, on March 15 1971, she is currently 46 years old.Her gym-loving parents encouraged her and her brother to look after their physiques and keep fit from a young age.After giving up dance lessons for aerobics during her teens, Lancaster became a fitness trainer – before being head-hunted by a modelling scout around the same time.Her modelling career hit its peak in the 1990s when she also started taking photographs herself, and she was briefly the celeb ambassador for lingerie brand Ultimo in 2002.Her fame and connection to her … [Read more...] about How old is Penny Lancaster, how long has she been married to Rod Stewart and when did she appear on Strictly Come Dancing?
PENNY Lancaster broke down on Loose Women today as she revealed her own harrowing sexual assault experience when she was just a teenager.The 46-year-old model wept as she told how a fashion designer she “trusted” spiked her drink – and she later woke up to discover him on top of her in a bed.Penny, who is married to Rod Stewart, was carving a career for herself as a model in her late teens when she was invited to an event with the unnamed designer.She explained how “as young model, you’re putting yourself up for rejection every day” so she was thrilled when someone would come forward and say “I like you, I want you”.Penny revealed on the ITV show how she had gone to his apartment before the show as he told her needed to pick something up when he slipped something in her drink.Crying, the mum said: “Unfortunately the next thing I knew – and I don’t really remember drinking the drink – but I found myself face … [Read more...] about Penny Lancaster breaks down in tears as she reveals harrowing moment she was drugged and sexually assaulted as a teen model
STUART LANCASTER has finally landed a job in rugby - but only as part of the Leinster coaching staff.The ex-England boss has been desperate to get back into the game and had hoped a top job in Super Rugby would come his way.However, scores of clubs have been put off the former Red Rose coach after he lead his country to the worst ever performance by a World Cup host in 2015.As well as visiting clubs in New Zealand and South Africa Lancaster has also been a special advisor to NFL side Atlanta Falcons with a focus on how they can improve their tackling in American football.Lancaster was also linked with taking over at French galacticos Toulon but they decided against appointing him after informal talks.Having signed a deal in Dublin until the end of the season as part of head coach Leo Cullen's team Lancaster will hope his Pro12 job puts him firmly back in the shop window for a director of rugby role.Cullen said: "The sad departure of Kurt McQuilkin due to family reasons has brought … [Read more...] about Rugby Union: Former England manager Stuart Lancaster joins Leinster on a deal until the end of the season