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News: - December

Cornish Pirates - captained by Gavin Cattle - have taken the maximum of 10 points for their first two British & Irish Cup fixtures

06 December 2012

British & Irish Cup Round 3 preview

Four RFU Championship sides hold a perfect record going into Round 3 of the British & Irish Cup

06 December 2012

National Under 20 Shield news from the Midlands

Warwickshire improved their prospects of reaching the quarter-finals of the National Under 20 Shield by scoring 18 points in the final quarter to clinch a 28-10 win over Staffordshire at Broadstreet

06 December 2012

NZ's Paul brothers back Weston Park Hospital match

South Yorkshire rugby followers have an ideal opportunity to combine charitable support with seasonal rugby at Barnsley RUFC on Thursday, December 27, when a Yorkshire Legends XV will meet a South Yorkshire Select XV in aid of Weston Park Cancer Hospital in Sheffield

England Sevens head coach Ben Ryan

06 December 2012

Ben Ryan column: England can show resilience in landmark tournament

The England Sevens Head Coach is in Port Elizabeth preparing for the third leg of this season's HSBC Sevens World Series - his 50th tournament in charge of the national side

England centre Manu Tuilagi breaks away from New Zealand captain Richie McCaw during 38-21 victory at Twickenham

05 December 2012

Tale of the tape: England vs New Zealand

RFU.com sat down with England analysts Mike Hughes and Duncan Locke to take a look at the stats from England's 38-21 victory over New Zealand at Twickenham