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News: - June

Maggie Alphonsi  lifts the 2011 6 Nations trophy

16 June 2011

England Women name Nations Cup squad

Captain Katy McLean and flanker Maggie Alphonsi headline the England Women’s squad with five newcomers who will compete in the Nations Cup in Toronto, Ontario from the July 31 to August 14

Chris Brightwell returns for England Sevens

16 June 2011

England Sevens start new European campaign

England Sevens are back in action this weekend at the start of a new European series that kicks off in Lyon, with a mix of established stars and new faces

Former RFU President John Owen, who was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Honours List

15 June 2011

Owen and Griffin recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Former RFU President John Owen has been awarded an MBE for services to rugby in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, with RFUW Chair Deborah Griffin also collecting an OBE for services to the women's game

Marland Yarde races through to score for England

14 June 2011

Wade stars as England U20 beat Scotland

London Wasps wing Christian Wade scored a hat-trick of tries as England U20 won their second Pool C match of this season’s IRB Junior World Championship, beating Scotland 39-18 in Treviso, Italy

Mike Tindall of England is tackled by Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand

14 June 2011

QBE to become title sponsor of the Autumn Internationals

QBE, the specialist in business insurance, announced today it has signed an agreement with the RFU to become the title sponsor of the Autumn Internationals