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News: - August

Tom Wood in action with England

12 August 2011

VIDEO – Winner Wood out to improve ball retention in Cardiff

Ahead of the second Rugby World Cup warm-up with Wales at the Millennium Stadium, flanker Tom Wood chats to RFUtv about where Martin Johnson's side can improve, England's game plan and intense backrow competition

England wing Chris Ashton dives over for a try against Wales in the 2011 RBS 6 Nations in Cardiff

12 August 2011

England v Wales: The vital stats

Ahead of the second Rugby World Cup warm-up between England and Wales, this time in Cardiff, we help you get up to speed on the critical pre-game information

Richard Wigglesworth in action with England

12 August 2011

VIDEO – Wigglesworth revels in intense competition ethos of pre season

Saracens No.9 Richard Wigglesworth has emerged from a three-year international hiatus to seemingly alter the pecking order among the scrum halves and push for a place in England’s final 30-man Rugby World Cup squad

England Women's most capped player Amy Garnett on the run in training

12 August 2011

Garnett wins 100th cap against Canada in Nations Cup Final

England and Saracens hooker Amy Garnett will win her 100th cap on Saturday when England Women take on hosts Canada in the Nations Cup final, kick off 9pm BST, at Appleby College in Ontario

England Team Manager Martin Johnson looks on during a training session at Pennyhill Park

12 August 2011

VIDEO – We need pressurised Test matches says Johnson

The pressure of facing Wales in a packed Millennium Stadium is just what England need with the Rugby World Cup looming in a month, says Team Manager Martin Johnson