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News: - June

Tom Youngs takes a breather during England's win over the Southern Barbarians in Kimberley

20 June 2012

VIDEO – Tom Youngs: How to build a hooker

Tom Youngs, who made his first start in an England shirt this week against a South African Barbarians side, has now reached a defining waypoint in what is a remarkable rugby journey.

Danny Care helps out during a community project in South Africa

20 June 2012

VIDEO – England inspire local youngsters

“This is how I started playing rugby, in bare feet, so the stars of the future might be here,” said England hooker Dylan Hartley after a community coaching clinic at Kimberley’s GWK Stadium

Gloucester Rugby wing Jonny May stretches over for one of his two tries on senior England debut vs SA Northern Barbarians

19 June 2012

VIDEO – England notch half century in Potchefstroom

Bath Rugby full back Nick Abendanon scored first-half hat trick and replacement Jonny May baggged two on debut as England defeated South Africa Northern Barbarians 57-31 in Potchefstroom

19 June 2012

Swing into summer with Touch London festivals

Touch London swung into summer with a series of exciting festivals delivering touch rugby to enthusiastic new participants from public and private sector workplaces

George Robson looks on during England's comprehensive win over the Southern Barbarians

19 June 2012

VIDEO – Robson challenges midweek men to end on a high

Ahead of tongiht’s clash against a Northern Barbarians XV in Potchefstroom, England’s midweek captain George Robson has urged his side to shore up the defensive frailties that saw them leak four tries during their last outing against the Southern Barbarians