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News: - June

Brian Pope playing for England

29 June 2011

England celebrates 100-year-old scrum half

Brian Pope, England’s oldest living international rugby union player, celebrates his 100th birthday today with help from the RFU

England U20 lock Joe Launchbury (L) in action against the Kiwis

28 June 2011

Hunter, Launchbury and Ford reflect on JWC

England U20 Head Coach Rob Hunter says that the squad have had time to reflect on an excellent season, despite losing the JWC final 33-22 against New Zealand in Italy

England backs Matt Banahan (L) and Delon Armitage during a wrestling training session at Pennyhill Park, Bagshot

28 June 2011

VIDEO – England wrestle through RWC training

England are always looking for innovations in their exhaustive Rugby World Cup preparations and one new technique, wrestling, has been a big feature of the opening weeks at the training camp.

Members of Horsham Rugby Club

27 June 2011

Ambitious Horsham innovating with online video

Horsham Rugby Club in Sussex have been on an innovative publicity drive, producing their own marketing video to send to sponsors and members, and available to view online

Youngsters from Pear Tree Specialist School at a tag rugby event in at Blackburn RFC

27 June 2011

Blackburn debut is a special occasion for Pear Tree CRCs

Community rugby coaching delivers hugely rewarding experiences for the RFU development staff and for Fylde RFC's CRCs Alan Holmes and Peter Altham, one of those special occasions came recently at the Wooden Spoon SLD Tag Rugby Festival at Blackburn RFC