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Robshaw stays on as England captain



Chris Robshaw was confirmed as England captain for the remainder of the Six Nations by interim coach Stuart Lancaster on Wednesday.

The Harlequins flanker, who took over the captaincy at the start of the tournament following Lewis Moody's retirement after the World Cup, has so far led England to away wins over Scotland (13-6) and Italy (19-15) in his first two games in charge.

Robshaw, 25, had played just one Test for England before this Six Nations, against Argentina in Salta in June 2009.

England's next Six Nations match is against Wales, who also have a perfect played two, won two tournament record, at Twickenham on February 25.

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