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News: - November

England Women's captain Katy McLean in action against Canada this season

24 November 2011

England are ready says skipper McLean

England Women’s captain Katy McLean says her side are as ready as they will ever be to take on the world champions New Zealand on Saturday, kick off 5pm, at Twickenham Stadium

24 November 2011

Aldershot & Fleet to open fine new clubhouse

Another huge boost for English grassroots rugby will take place in Hampshire on Saturday when Aldershot and Fleet RUFC open their new, £700,000-plus clubhouse

England captain Lewis Moody

24 November 2011

Mad Dog Moody signs in at Twickenham again

On the day Australia play the Barbarians, Lewis Moody will be signing copies of Mad Dog: An Englishman, the page-turning autobiography of an England captain, Leicester trophy winner turned Bath new boy

Former England Attack Coach Brian Smith at a training session during Rugby World Cup 2011

24 November 2011

Brian Smith stands down as England coach

Brian Smith today stood down from his position as England attack coach. Smith was appointed in July 2008 and has decided not to seek a renewal of his contract.

24 November 2011

North Midlands face East Midlands in Super Sunday final

Defending champions North Midlands will meet East Midlands in the final of this season’s Midlands Under-18 Championship at the Super Sunday event at Broadstreet RFC near Coventry on Sunday, December 4