Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Former England captain Dylan Hartley announced his retirement from rugb after failing to recover from a long-standing knee injury.
Dylan Hartley's chances of a place in England's Rugby World Cup squad were further hurt when he was ruled out of this weekend's English Premiership semi-finals.
Eddie Jones hopes Owen Farrell and Dylan Hartley can follow the example of Australia greats George Gregan and John Eales.
England captain Dylan Hartley became the latest player to be ruled out of June's daunting tour of South Africa.
Captain Dylan Hartley says England had suffered a "big bump on the road" to next year's Rugby World Cup but insisted they would bounce back.
England will have a new Test captain for the first time under coach Eddie Jones after he left Dylan Hartley on the bench for the Test against Samoa.
Dylan Hartley has been cleared to lead England into their autumn Test series after his citing was dismissed by an independent disciplinary hearing.
England captain Dylan Hartley has told Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona to prove they are worthy of a recall after being sent home early from a pre-season camp.
England skipper and hooker Dylan Hartley has hailed the young "terriers" in a severely depleted squad ahead of the first Test against Argentina.
Warren Gatland said Dylan Hartley failed to make the British and Irish Lions squad because of the outstanding form of his England deputy Jamie George.
Joint England captain Dylan Hartley and skipper at the tournament four years ago Chris Robshaw look set to miss this year's Rugby World Cup.
World champions New Zealand came from 15-0 down to beat England 16-15 in a thrilling November Test at a rainswept Twickenham.
England captain Dylan Hartley could be set to make his first appearance in five months after recovering from concussion.
England captain Dylan Hartley remains a doubt for his side's three-Test tour of South Africa in June.
England captain Dylan Hartley said "injuries were the nature of the beast" as his side prepared to begin the defence of their Six Nations title.
England captain Dylan Hartley accepts that their revival under coach Eddie Jones has made the Red Rose an even more inviting target.
Mavericks like James Haskell and Dylan Hartley are special because "you don't want everyone to be off the same cookie cover", England coach Eddie Jones has said.
England skipper Dylan Hartley has signed a new deal with Premiership side Northampton Saints and has been re-appointed as club captain.
Dylan Hartley could have a second bite at the British and Irish Lions cherry four years after squandering his last opportunity.
England coach Eddie Jones has named Dylan Hartley as captain for their June two-Test tour of Argentina.
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