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News: - August

Tasha Saint-Smith Old Albanians Saints scrum half

15 August 2011

Tasha’s a top volunteer in St Albans

Old Albanians stalwart Tasha Saint-Smith has been named Volunteer of the Year in the 2011 City and District of St Albans Sports Awards

England Team Manager Martin Johnson looks on during his side's 19-9 defeat to Wales in Cardiff

14 August 2011

Johnson at a loss to explain lack of tries in Wales defeat

Team Manager Martin Johnson described his side’s defeat to Wales in Cardiff as the ‘strangest game I’ve ever seen’ after England failed to register a try during an utterly dominant opening half

England fly half Toby Flood is swallowed up by the Wales defence in the 19-9 defeat in Cardiff

14 August 2011

Hurt Flood says England must improve after ineffectual attacking display

England fly half Toby Flood was brutally honest after Martin Johnson’s side failed to score a try and wasted a series of attacking opportunities in the 19-9 defeat to Wales in Cardiff

England Women's flanker Maggie Alphonsi, who scored a brace in the final of the Nations Cup

14 August 2011

England Women retain Nations Cup in Canada

England Women were crowned Nations Cup champions after a comprehensive 41-19 victory over Canada in Ontario, handing the Red Roses a second title this season after their 6 Nations championship win

England pair Toby Flood and Hendre Fourie try to claw back Wales centre Jamie Roberts

13 August 2011

HIGHLIGHTS – Wales defeat England in Cardiff

James Hook scored the only try of the game just before the hour mark as Wales defeated England 19-9 in the second Rugby World Cup warm-up at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff