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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Stuart Lancaster on England's Rugby World 2015 Cup Squad

England announced their 2015 Rugby World Cup squad today, with some unlucky to miss out, but still in the running in terms of a wider training group should injuries occur. Hear directly from Stuart Lancaster above as he talks about his selections. MORE »

Saturday, August 22, 2015

RWC 2015 Players to Watch: England's Anthony Watson

In our latest Players to Watch post leading up to the World Cup, Rugbydump looks at the dangerous, lightning-fast speedster of the England team, Anthony Watson. MORE »

Monday, August 17, 2015

England get the better of France with some great tries at Twickenham

England scored three top quality tries as they beat France 19-14 in their Rugby World Cup warmup match at Twickenham on Saturday. Anthony Watson scored a brace, while Sam Burgess had an impressive debut, despite being yellow carded. MORE »

Monday, August 17, 2015

England RWC training insights with Jonny May, Billy Twelvetrees and Calum Clark

A couple of weeks ago, our Rugby Strength Academy performance coach Dave Thomas sat down for a chat with England players Jonny May, Billy Twelvetrees and Calum Clarke to discuss England's preparation for the Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sam Burgess set to start against France in England World Cup Warmup

Tom Wood will captain England in a team that includes former rugby league star, Sam Burgess, when they take on France at Twickenham on Saturday night. Henry Slade and Calum Clark will also make their debuts. Above is a video report with thoughts from coach Stuart Lancaster. MORE »

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Former England flyhalf Paul Grayson discusses world rugby's best number tens

Paul Grayson played 32 times for England in a Test career that spanned 9 years and included a World Cup winners medal in 2003. Here he shares his thoughts on who is the best flyhalf in the world, and which halfback combinations are likely to excite him at the 2015 RWC. MORE »

Monday, July 06, 2015

England Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt launched at Twickenham

Canterbury and England Rugby have today launched their new Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt, with captain Chris Robshaw revealing the kit to media at Twickenham Stadium. This follows the likes of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand also launching thier new jerseys in the last week or so. MORE »

Monday, June 29, 2015

Top interview with 'arrogant' Chris Ashton upon his return to the England squad

Saracens winger Chris Ashton sits down with Nick Heath to discuss taking his opportunity with England, how he's perceived by the fans, his young teammate Maro Itoje and what it will take for England to get the mental edge at the upcoming Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Stuart Lancaster explains David Strettle withdrawal as RWC squad train together

England head coach Stuart Lancaster spoke to the media on the day that his Rugby World Cup training squad ran out onto the training field for the first time as one group. He addressed David Strettle's withdrawal and what he expects over the next seven weeks. MORE »

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Danny Cipriani on his Rugby World Cup 2015 ambitions with England

Two significant stumbling blocks stand between Danny Cipriani and England's No.10 shirt but the fly-half is adamant it's nothing an eye-catching training camp can't topple. MORE »

Friday, March 20, 2015

Stuart Lancaster and Jack Nowell open up ahead of Le Crunch with France

With England's final Six Nations game against France coming up on Saturday, Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has been talking to the press ahead of what could be their biggest game yet. MORE »

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Stuart Lancaster picks Nick Easter and Danny Cipriani in England squad

England head coach Stuart Lancaster insists both Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter can force their way into contention for a starring role in this year’s Six Nations after the pair were recalled to the senior training squad. MORE »

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Gary Street wins UK Coach of the Year as England Women's RWC Winner

England Women's coach Gary Street picked up two awards at the UK Coaching Awards in Glasgow. He insists he has already identified the next crop of England youngsters ready to match the achievements of this season's record-breakers. MORE »

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

O2 Inside Line - Season 4 Episode 9 - England wrap up

While England didn't do enough to claim the 2014 Six Nations, they gave their all and put fifty points on Italy in Rome, a feat coach Stuart Lancaster was pleased with. So as runners up, this week there is a bonus episode of O2 Inside Line that features a look back on the Six Nations campaign. MORE »

Thursday, February 06, 2014

England unchanged for Calcutta Cup clash at Murrayfield

At today's press conference Stuart Lancaster announced an unchanged England team for their second Six Nations match vs Scotland, and discussed the fact that England have only scored one try at Murrayfield since 2004. The state of the pitch may well mean that the stat will stay in tact. MORE »

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Anthony Watson selected for England Saxons to face the Irish Wolfhounds

As England prepare for the upcoming Six Nations, youngsters such as Anthony Watson will be looking to impress head coach Stuart Lancaster. Watson has been picked in the England Saxons team that will face the Irish Wolfhounds in Gloucester on Saturday. MORE »

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Chris Robshaw to lead England in 2013 Autumn Internationals

Chris Robshaw will lead England in the forthcoming November internationals, resuming his captaincy after being rested for the successful tour of Argentina, where Tom Wood was the at the helm. MORE »

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Lawrence Dallaglio discusses Rugby World Cup 2015

With two years to go until Rugby World Cup 2015, ambassador Lawrence Dallaglio appeared on Sky News on Wednesday. Dallaglio discussed the RWC, Manu Tuilagi's bunny ears, pressure on the hosts, and the European club rugby crisis. MORE »

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Martin Johnson previews the Tigers vs Saints Aviva Premiership Final

Martin Johnson is expecting East Midlands rivals Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints to produce a "cracking" Premiership final and the World Cup winner believes the side that better deals with the occasion will emerge triumphant. MORE »

Monday, April 22, 2013

Outakes from RFUtv interviews during the 2013 Six Nations

This year the RFU has done a great job of bringing fans behind the scenes access and insight into what goes on with the England team in the lead up to a Test match. Here are some of the funny moments from the Six Nations. MORE »

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