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News: - June

England Team Manager Martin Johnson addresses his players at a training session

20 June 2011

VIDEO – Compelling Premiership form means RWC slots are up for grabs says Johnson

Speaking to RFU.com about his 45-man Rugby World Cup preliminary training group, Martin Johnson said each player is in with a chance of a seat on the plane to New Zealand and outlined the compelling form of his new squad members

Ben Gollings in action at last season's Emirates Airline Edinburgh Sevens

20 June 2011

England tribute to sevens legend Ben Gollings after 12 years at the top

England pay tribute to captain Ben Gollings after 12 years at the top of international sevens included 70 world series tournaments and three Commonwealth Games

John Brake scored a hat-trick in the Lyon final

20 June 2011

England apply Brake in GP Sevens final

John Brake supplied the tries as England won the opening tournament of the FIRA European Sevens Grand Prix Series with a 28-14 win against Spain in Lyon

Manu Tuilagi of Leicester Tigers have been named in Martin Johnson's 45-man Rugby World Cup training squad

20 June 2011

Johnson names Rugby World Cup training squad

Saracens prop Matt Stevens and Leicester Tigers centre Manusamoa Tuilagi are among the players named in England's 45-man Rugby World Cup training squad

England captain Alex Gray in action for England U20

19 June 2011

Gray reflects on ‘tough’ Baby Boks win

England U20 captain Alex Gray says that victory against South Africa in the IRB Junior World Championship was hard fought, but thoroughly deserved