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News: - June

John Brake captains England Sevens

24 June 2012

Brake leads England Sevens in Moscow

John Brake will lead England for the first time when they defend their Moscow Sevens crown in this summer’s FIRA AER European Grand Prix Series. There are six changes to the squad, including first appearances for James Lightfoot-Brown and Mike Ellery

England scrum half Danny Care crashes over for a try during the third Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth

23 June 2012

VIDEO - Care try secures draw in final Test

Scrum half Danny Care scored an excellent first-half try as England produced their most complete performance of the series to draw 14-14 with South Africa in Port Elizabeth

Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley will lead England for the first time in the third and final Test of the tour to South Africa

22 June 2012

VIDEO – No dead rubbers in Test rugby says captain Hartley

The series may be ceded to South Africa but England captain Dylan Hartley says there is no lack of motivation for the third and final Test against the Springboks in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Mike Catt takes charge of an England training session

22 June 2012

VIDEO – Catt: The England environment is amazing

Mike Catt has had an “amazing time” in his new role as assistant coach over the course of the current tour to South Africa and is hopeful that England can secure a win in Saturday’s series finale in Port Elizabeth

James Haskell

22 June 2012

VIDEO – Physical Haskell out to halt SA at breakdown

James Haskell has pinpointed slowing down South Africa at the breakdown as a key target for England on Saturday as he makes his Test rugby return after a seven-game international hiatus