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News: - March

28 March 2012

Ben Smoldon gets Olympic Torch Relay honour

Ben Smoldon, one of the RFU Injured Players Foundation clients, has been chosen as one of the Olympic torch bearers during its journey through Birmingham on June 30

England Sevens half back Sam Edgerley on the run during training

28 March 2012

Adaptable Edgerley ready for England Sevens debut

Sam Edgerley’s persistence and switch of positions have paid off as he prepares to make a long-awaited England debut in the next leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Tokyo

Sudbury Squadron, winners of the inaugural Air Cadet Sportivate Cup 2012

28 March 2012

Air Cadets give touch rugby a try in Suffolk

More than 45 Air Cadets aged 14 to 19 took part in the inaugural Air Cadet Sportivate Cup

27 March 2012

Military Cross winner back on rugby duty

Brave Bournville rugby player Carl Taylor celebrated receiving the Military Cross by scoring his first try for the south Birmingham club

England hooker Dylan Hartley at a training session

27 March 2012

England hooker Hartley suspended for eight weeks

Dylan Hartley has been suspended from all rugby for eight weeks today for biting an opponent contrary to IRB Law 10.4(m) "acts contrary to good sportsmanship" after incident during England's 30-9 RBS 6 Nations victory over Ireland