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News: - February

Returning England prop Claire Purdy carries the ball

23 February 2011

Graham Smith column: Getting ready for France

As the half way point of the RBS 6 Nations approaches, England Women's assistant coach Graham Smith gives RFU.com a unique insight into the goings on in the England camp

Northampton Saints full back Ben Foden at an England training session at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot

23 February 2011

VIDEO FEATURE – Foden prepared to win ugly

As England prepare to face France on Saturday, Northampton Saints full back Ben Foden says Martin Johnson's side are willing to win ugly as victory is everything in sport

Wasps' Dave Walder kicks for goal during their LV= Cup defeat to Ospreys

23 February 2011

Walder set to depart Wasps

Wasps fly-half Dave Walder has announced he will leave the club to play overseas at the end of the current Aviva Premiership season

Leeds Carnegie skipper Marco Wentzel in Amlin Challenge Cup action against Bucuresti Oaks

23 February 2011

Wentzel extends Leeds deal

Leeds Carnegie captain Marco Wentzel has signed a new two-year contract with the Aviva Premiership club

Northampton Saints and England wing Chris Ashton flies in for his fourth try against Italy at Twickenham

23 February 2011

France wary of Ashton threat

France defence coach Dave Ellis has stressed the importance of stopping in-form England wing Chris Ashton from continuing his try-scoring run at Twickenham on Saturday