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News: - October

England wing Chris Ashton in action for Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership

31 October 2012

Ashton to miss Fiji game after one week ban

England and Saracens wing Chris Ashton will miss England's opening QBE Internationals fixture against Fiji after being given a one week ban at an RFU Disciplinary Hearing

Lawes and Hartley sit on the bench during training

30 October 2012

Lawes and Hartley among those returning to their clubs

Nine players will this evening be released back to their Aviva Premiership clubs under the RFU’s Elite Player Squad agreement with Premiership Rugby

Chris Robshaw conducts a team talk

30 October 2012

VIDEO - Robshaw continues captaincy

Chris Robshaw was today named England captain for the QBE Internationals as Northampton Saints pair

Jo Watmore is set to make her England debut in XVs

30 October 2012

England Women’s team announced to take on France

Bristol’s Amber Reed and Worcester’s Joanne Watmore are set to make their England debuts this Saturday against France at Esher RFC

Worcester Warriors prop Matt Mullan, who has been called into the England squad preparing for the QBE Internationals

29 October 2012

SQUAD UPDATE: Mullan called-up, Hartley and Lawes having scans

Worcester Warriors prop Matt Mullan has been called into the England squad preparing for the QBE Internationals, while Northampton Saints pair Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes will have scans on their injured knee this evening