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News: - December

England Assistant Coach Graham Rowntree looks on during a training session

12 December 2011

Rowntree expects influx of young talent

England’s new coaching trio have spent their first weekend assessing the players at their disposal and Assistant Coach Graham Rowntree expects there to be a freshening of the Elite Player Squad with young talent

12 December 2011

Old Northamptonians set for Four Nations marathon

Old Northamptonians will play four matches against opposition in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England inside 24 hours in May in a charity fund-raising tour

Officials from Weymouth Rugby Club with their RFU Whole Club Seal of Approval certification

12 December 2011

Weymouth get RFU accreditation

Weymouth RFC have been awarded the Rugby Football Union’s prestigious Whole Club Seal of Approval award

Dan Norton struck from long range against Fiji in the semi final

10 December 2011

England edged into fourth place at South Africa Sevens

England overwhelm Fiji in the quarter finals but finish in fourth place after defeats against New Zealand and Samoa at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth

England's new Interim Backs Coach Andy Farrell at his opening press conference

09 December 2011

Farrell and Rowntree relish new England roles

Excited was the first word used by England coaches Andy Farrell and Graham Rowntree to describe their overriding emotion at the first media session for the new coaching regime at Twickenham