Wed, 10 Jun, 2020
Eddie Jones is yet to name his first England captain but insists he will pick his “best player” for the role.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Nick Easter believes England lost their identity during the World Cup and welcomes the intent of new head coach Eddie Jones to devise a game-plan founded on traditional Red Rose strengths.
Thu, 03 Dec, 2015
England concluded their World Cup with a meaningless 60-3 rout of Uruguay in Manchester and will now begin their inquest into the calamitous group exit that is likely to end the reign of Stuart Lancaster.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
England head coach Stuart Lancaster will stand or fall on the decision to drop Danny Cipriani from his final squad of 31 for the World Cup, which will be announced today.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
England forwards coach Graham Rowntree has been in regular contact with Dylan Hartley to ensure he would be ready if needed during the World Cup.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Stuart Lancaster admitted England were comprehensively beaten in a 25-20 defeat to France that has set alarm bells ringing just one match before the World Cup begins.
Sun, 23 Aug, 2015
England have selected Luther Burrell and Jonathan Joseph as their centres for Saturday’s World Cup warm-up against France in Paris.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
Stuart Lancaster has urged Twickenham to will England to victory tomorrow evening as he prepares to order his RBS 6 Nations title hopefuls to carry the game to France.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
England have recalled lock Courtney Lawes and full-back Mike Brown for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2015
England won’t lack for confidence when they arrive in the Aviva Stadium tomorrow, says Donal Lenihan.
Sat, 28 Feb, 2015
Mike Brown is still suffering concussion symptoms and faces a race against time to prove his fitness for the pivotal RBS 6 Nations clash between Ireland and England in Dublin.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
England 47 Italy 17
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Wales star and qualified doctor Jamie Roberts believes the fallout from the George North concussion controversy will contribute towards making rugby union a safer sport.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
Wales 16 England 21: RBS Six Nations: If England do go on to do something rather special in 2015 then we may look at this as the moment when Stuart Lancaster’s men came of age.
Sat, 07 Feb, 2015
England have named Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter on the bench for Friday night’s RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
Stuart Lancaster has pledged to “make it absolutely crystal clear” to Dylan Hartley that any more lapses in discipline could blow England’s RBS 6 Nations chances.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
Stuart Lancaster has pledged to "make it absolutely crystal clear" to Dylan Hartley that any more lapses in discipline could blow England’s Six Nations chances.
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter have the chance to reignite their Test careers in England’s 34-man Six Nations training squad, with Sam Burgess also handed World Cup lift-off.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Toulon full-back Delon Armitage has had his 12-week ban for using abusive language reduced to eight on appeal.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
The last time Nick Easter walked onto the pitch at the Aviva Stadium was in 2011, and England looked on the cusp of a first Six Nations Grand Slam for eight years.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
Harlequins 24 Leinster 18
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea has backed Nick Easter to continue playing for some time after the veteran number eight inspired a 24-18 Champions Cup victory over Leinster.
Sun, 07 Dec, 2014
Almost half a century has come and gone since Europe last belonged to Glasgow, when Jock Stein’s famously home-spun Celtic Bhoys beat Inter Milan in the 1967 final.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
Graham Norton is joined by X-Men stars Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy, with music from Eurovision hopeful Molly on BBC1 at 10.35pm.
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Racing Metro 8 Harlequins 32
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
Harlequins 12 Munster 18
Sun, 07 Apr, 2013
Paul O’Connell knows that a 100% performance improvement is required if Munster are going to progress to the semi-final of the Heineken European Cup.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
Doug Howlett says it’s crucial that Munster put to bed the dismal Rabo Direct Pro 12 loss to Glasgow last weekend.
THE problem for Ugo Monye is that his career-defining moment has already been and gone.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2013
England coach Stuart Lancaster will this morning confirm his starting line-up for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations game against Ireland in Dublin – and he is expected to keep changes to a minimum.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
WITH just four teams qualified at this stage and all the second-placed sides still mathematically fighting for the knockout stages, the Heineken Cup has delivered once again.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
Harlequins 53 Zebre 5
Sat, 15 Dec, 2012
Connacht 22 Harlequins 30
Mon, 22 Oct, 2012
Sat, 20 Oct, 2012
TOM Wood should be the standard-bearer for English rugby. The flanker ought to be captain of the national team. He should be starring for a club that have been the coming force in the English game for the past three years.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
Harlequins drew first blood in this season’s battles with Heineken Cup opponents Connacht, but coach Eric Elwood is not unduly worried, knowing there are more significant challenges ahead.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
NORTHAMPTON produced a disciplined and ruthless performance to defeat Aviva Premiership leaders Harlequins and record their seventh win in their last eight outings.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
SCARLETS number eight Ben Morgan could be in line for an immediate England call-up after turning down the chance to play for Wales.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2012
Conor O'Shea has no doubt about the size of unbeaten Harlequins’ Heineken Cup task against French giants Toulouse tomorrow night.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
England forward Nick Easter has conceded he could have been one of the players shamed in the leaked review of the World Cup, but has moved defend his position.
Sun, 04 Dec, 2011
IN THE END, perhaps the only way to rid the English rugby team of the arrogance and self-righteousness that has pervaded their squad since 2003 was with a stick of dynamite planted firmly in the centre of the Twickenham pitch.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
Gloucester 9 Harlequins 28
Sat, 19 Nov, 2011
Harlequins 25 Connacht 17
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
France 19 England 12
Sat, 08 Oct, 2011
MARTIN JOHNSON believes any one of seven teams can win the Rugby World Cup — and he places England right at the heart of the pack.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2011
Toby Flood will start at inside centre alongside fly-half Jonny Wilkinson in England’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against France.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
Delon Armitage will start on the left wing for England in place of Mark Cueto in Saturday’s decisive Rugby World Cup Pool B showdown with Scotland.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
Thomas Waldrom has joined England’s Rugby World Cup squad as the official replacement for injured prop Andrew Sheridan, manager Martin Johnson has announced.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2011
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