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News: - October

New Zealand's Dan Carter evades tackles before being halted by Paul Hodgson during the 2009 Investec Challenge series

28 October 2010

Carter back for All Blacks

New Zealand fly half Dan Carter is gunning for England having recovered from recent ankle surgery in time for the opening Investic International at Twickenham on November 6

The launch of the RFU President's XV scheme at Twickenham Stadium

28 October 2010

RFU launch 2011 President’s XV Awards

The Rugby Football Union has started the search for England’s best grassroots rugby initiatives with the 2011 President’s XV Awards

Phil Vickery flies the flag for England following victory over France in the 2007 RWC

28 October 2010

RFU pays tribute to retiring Phil Vickery

Former England captain Phil Vickery has announced his retirement from rugby after a glittering career for club and country

27 October 2010

Barnsley RFC hosts women's Roses rugby

Yorkshire rugby union enthusiasts inspired by England's valiant effort in the recent Women's Rugby World Cup will get a chance to see the level of competition further down the pecking order when teams from Yorkshire and Lancashire meet at Barnsley RFC on Sunday November 7

Wigton RFC secretary Alan Lynch (left) and Cumbria RU secretary Frank Sheppard in front of new playing surface

27 October 2010

Progressive Wigton play first match with new pitch drainage system

Wigton RFC played on their pitch for the first time since investing £52,000 in a drainage system, in a game that marked the latest in a long line of successes