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Monday, December 04, 2017

England Deaf make history beating New Zealand in international series

Rugby prides itself on growth and an inclusive culture and last month saw another massive step in that direction with the first ever three-Test series between England Deaf and New Zealand Deaf. England won 3-0, with the series being the first of its kind. MORE »

Monday, November 20, 2017

Courtney Lawes lays into Kurtley Beale as England run rampant over Australia

In torrid conditions, amidst some contentious calls, England overcome Australia, scoring four tries in a 30-6 hammering at Twickenham on Saturday. The intensity from the home side was felt early on with this massive hit from Courtney Lawes on Australian full-back Kurtley Beale. MORE »

Monday, February 06, 2017

2017 Six Nations: The Best of Social Media from Round One

Round one of the 2017 Six Nations lived up to all expectations. It had everything from big upsets to stunning tries, funny celebrations... and even bonus points. However, it was Scotland's heroic win against Ireland grabbed most of the headlines. MORE »

Sunday, November 20, 2016

England score nine tries to comfortably beat Fiji at Twickenham

England scored nine tries to run Fiji off the park and win 58-15 at a packed Twickenham Stadium on Saturday. Fijian born England winger Semesa Rokoduguni started for England for the first time since 2014, and scored a brace, as did Jonathan Joseph and Joe Launchbury. MORE »

Monday, November 14, 2016

England break their Springboks hoodoo with convincing win at Twickenham

England beat South Africa for the first time since 2006 as they showed superior composure, organisation and execution for a 37-21 Twickenham victory. Mastermind coach Eddie Jones has now led England to ten victories in succession since he took over. MORE »

Sunday, June 12, 2016

England start series on a high with first ever win over Wallabies in Brisbane

England avenged their Rugby World Cup 2015 loss with an impressive 39-28 first Test win at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday. The Wallabies led early but England came back strongly and with the boot of Owen Farrell claiming 24 points, they claimed the ascendancy in the series. MORE »

Sunday, June 12, 2016

England Saxons score great tries to win on tour vs South Africa 'A'

England Saxons scored some stunning tries on their way to a 32-24 victory over a South Africa 'A' team on Friday evening. The visitors led 22-3 at halftime but a second half fightback saw the South African team get within a point, before conceding a late try. MORE »

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Looking back at the last three matches between Australia and England

Today we look back at the last three matches between England and Australia, as well as look forward to the first Test of the series. While England have won two of the last three, the Wallabies won the most important game, at the RWC. MORE »

Thursday, May 26, 2016

A look at the England vs Wales warmup Test and who should come out on top

Preview and Prediction of the England vs Wales game on Sunday the 29th of May. Both teams are are forced to field weakened teams, which should provide for a fascinating contest. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

New England coach Eddie Jones apologises to Stormers fans for leaving

Eddie Jones has been named new England coach, not long after committing to Super Rugby team the Stormers in Cape Town. He has said that he was made an offer he couldn't refuse, but realises how fans must be feeling right now. Here is a look at what he had to say before leaving for England. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

Eddie Jones leaves the Stormers to be appointed new England Head Coach

After much speculation following England's poor Rugby World Cup and the stepping down of Stuart Lancaster, former Japan coach Eddie Jones has today been confirmed as new England Head Coach. Jones will take over in December, starting a four-year contract ahead of the Six Nations. MORE »

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Recap and Press Conference after Stuart Lancaster steps away from coaching England

The RFU confirmed yesterday that Stuart Lancaster has stepped down from his role as England Head Coach. It was stated that the decision was made by mutual consent. This follows England's disappointing World Cup campaign, that saw them knocked out in the pool stages. MORE »

Monday, November 02, 2015

Nick Abendanon says England players not backing overseas selection policy is 'pathetic'

England became the first ever host nation to drop out of their own Rugby World Cup before reaching the knockout stages, prompting many fans and media to partly pin the blame on the fact that the RFU still maintains that they will not pick players based outside of England. Nick Abendanon disagrees. MORE »

Monday, October 12, 2015

England finish disappointing World Cup campaign with ten try victory over Uruguay

Nick Easter and Jack Nowell both scored hat-tricks as England signed off their Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign with a 60-3, ten try victory over Uruguay in Manchester. MORE »

Saturday, October 10, 2015

A look at the Burgess tackle that was overlooked as Farrell smashed Giteau

In the last week emotions have run high, mainly regarding foul play and how it has been dealt with by the powers that be. There have been some strange decisions made, both on and off the field. Here is a look at one that puzzled and annoyed some fans. MORE »

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

AUDIO: Reaction to England's exit from Lancaster, Cheika, pundits and former players

Hear comments made by Stuart Lancaster, Michael Cheika, Will Greenwood, Dean Ryan and Stuart Barnes following England's loss to Australia, and early exit from the World Cup. Some clips are from the post match press conferences, as well as a day or two after. MORE »

Sunday, October 04, 2015

England knocked out of home World Cup by outstanding Wallabies

On Saturday night England became the first ever host nation to be knocked out at the group stages of the Rugby World Cup as Australia outplayed them in front of a packed house at Twickenham. The Wallabies were marshalled by the sensational Bernard Foley, as England struggled up front and lacked firepower MORE »

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Wales come from behind to beat hosts England at Twickenham

Wales turned around a 10-point deficit and had to contend with more serious injuries but managed to stay in the contest at Twickenham and come away with a hugely valuable 28-25 victory that shocked England players and fans alike. MORE »

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Tom Wood says England still use 2013 as motivation for Wales

England's most recent memories against Wales are happy ones but Tom Wood admits their chastening defeat of 2013 is still a factor. Two-and-a-half years ago Stuart Lancaster's side travelled to Cardiff knowing victory would see them clinch a 6N Grand Slam. MORE »

Friday, September 11, 2015

Manu Tuilagi denies assault and says he was injured for RWC anyway

England centre Manu Tuilagi has denied assaulting two police officers in April, despite pleading guilty to the charges. Tuilagi was speaking at the premiere for the brilliant new film, Pacific Warriors. Tuilagi says he was injured anyway, and Stuart Lancaster knew that. MORE »

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