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News: - December

31 December 2013

RFU Cups news from the Midlands

Newbold-on-Avon, winners of the Midlands Senior Vase in 2011, will have home advantage against Leek in the regional semi-finals of this season’s RFU Intermediate Cup

England Women's captain Katy McLean

31 December 2013

MBE for England's Katy Mclean

England's Katy Mclean was shocked to receive an MBE in the New Year's Honours List and paid tribute to everyone who has helped her career

Exeter Chiefs' Jack Nowell on the run

24 December 2013

Brown tips Nowell for RBS 6 Nations involvement

England full back Mike Brown has tipped precocious Exeter Chiefs youngster Jack Nowell for a chance with the senior side in the forthcoming RBS 6 Nations

John Heyworth receives the IOG Vitax Supaturf Volunteer Sports Groundsman of the Year award

23 December 2013

Aspatria RUFC Chairman named Volunteer Groundsman of the Year

Cumbria is celebrating the success of Aspatria Chairman John Heyworth after he was named IOG Vitax Supaturf Volunteer Sports Groundsman of the Year at the Institute of Groundsmanship Awards

20 December 2013

National Under 20 Shield news from the Midlands

Staffordshire overcame atrocious weather conditions and stubborn resistance from Leicestershire to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the National Under 20 Shield