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News: - May

19 May 2011

Midlands trio get RFU President's XV Awards

Three Midlands clubs have been presented with trophies for being among the winners in this year’s RFU President’s XV Awards, supported by QBE

Worcester players celebrate their win in the Championship final

19 May 2011

Warriors win Premiership promotion

Richard Hill saluted his Warriors after they won promotion by lifting the RFU Championship at Sixways, with scores from Goode, Garvey and Benjamin sending Worcester up

Manu Tuilagi of Leciester Tigers

19 May 2011

Manu Tuilagi banned for five weeks

Leicester Tigers and England Saxons centre Manu Tuilagi has been banned by the RFU for five weeks for his punch on Northampton Saints' Chris Ashton during the Aviva Premiership semi-final

England legend Jason Robinson on his 51st and final appearance for England at the 2007 Rugby World Cup final

18 May 2011

Royle is one of the fastest says Robinson

England Rugby World Cup winner Jason Robinson didn’t get the nickname ‘Billy Whizz’ for being slow, but the two-time British & Irish Lion says England Sevens wing Nick Royle is one of the fastest he’s ever played with

A young female rugby player evades a tackle

18 May 2011

RFUW introduce new age band for girls rugby

From September 1, 2011 a new Under 13 age band will be introduced for girls’ rugby in England to provide a more constructive and competitive environment for young players