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News: - June

Former Wasps Academy starlet Ashley Smith is keen to impress at London Welsh this summer

04 July 2011

Middlesex Sevens perfect stage for Smith to impress

Former Wasps Academy starlet Ashley Smith is keen to impress at London Welsh this summer, and he’s targeting the Middlesex Charity Sevens at Twickenham on July 9

Joe Launchbury of England is tackled by Codie Taylor of New Zealand

30 June 2011

PODCAST – Wasps new man, England U20 and changing tack at Quins

This week's RFU Podcast meets the new man in charge at London Wasps, reflects on England's impressive performance at the Junior World Championship and throws a sailing legend in at the deep end with Harlequins

England fly half Katy McLean in action for England in the 2011 6 Nations

30 June 2011

McLean relishing WRWC 2014 in France

England Women's captain Katy McLean has welcomed the International Rugby Board's decision to stage the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup in Paris

Saracens lock Mouritz Botha catches a lineout for England Saxons against Tonga in the 2011 Churchill Cup

30 June 2011

English rugby has made my career – Botha

Saracens lock Mourtiz Botha chats exclusively to RFU.com about his intriguing grassroots rugby journey and why he wants to play for England at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

England Team Manager Martin Johnson backs O2 Touch rugby, the campaign to get people playing rugby this summer

29 June 2011

VIDEO – Johnson backs O2 Touch campaign

England Team Manager Martin Johnson has thrown his weight behind O2 Touch, the RFU-backed campaign aimed at getting everybody playing touch rugby across the country in the coming months