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News: - August

2011-12 RFU Championship captains at Twickenham for the season launch

01 September 2011

RFU Championship 2011/12 season preview

Predicting the winner of the Championship on the eve of the competition’s third season appears to be an even more difficult task than normal with a number of clubs all capable of taking the title

Louis Deacon in action for England against Ireland

30 August 2011

As prepared as we can possibly be says Deacon

On the back of England’s impressive 20-9 victory against Ireland, Leicester Tigers lock Louis Deacon feels that the intensity of the display puts the team on a good footing for their opening World Cup game on September 10

Mike Tindall in action against Ireland

30 August 2011

Can't underestimate Ireland win – Tindall

The plaudits came thick and fast for stand-in skipper Mike Tindall after England’s 20-9 win against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, and the Gloucester man says that he was happy with the win

Christian Lewis-Pratt

30 August 2011

England Sevens name expanded squad for 2011-12 campaign

England Sevens have increased the number of full-time players available to head coach Ben Ryan and confirmed some significant names in their 'core' squad

England U18

30 August 2011

Best junior programme in world rugby – Fletcher

Speaking after England Under 18's successful southern hemisphere tour to Australia, head coach John Fletcher says that England have the best national junior programme in the world