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Martin Johnson leaves the field after England's win over Samoa

28 October 2013

RWC 2003 reaction – Johnson demands improvement after Samoa scare

Martin Johnson believes his side are making far too many mistakes and says an unconvincing 35-22 win over Samoa is proof that England must improve hugely if they are to mount a serious challenge for the 2003 Rugby World Cup

Ben Cohen races away

25 October 2013

RWC 2003 HIGHLIGHTS – Spirited Samoa hand England a scare

England survived a first-quarter horror-show to beat Samoa 35-22 and record their third consecutive win at Rugby World Cup 2003, all but guaranteeing a quarter-final place against the runner-up in Pool D.

The RFU offices

22 October 2013

Third RFU Anti-Doping Annual Report published

The third RFU Anti-Doping Annual Report has been published, showing a sport in good health and highlighting the extent of testing, education, deterrent and research being deployed to keep rugby clean in England

Danny Care hits a tackle bag

21 October 2013

Rhino Rugby charges past 25 years

Rhino Rugby has been the official supplier of scrummage machines, contact and training equipment to England Rugby for over 25 years and has announced an extended partnership with the RFU

Clive Woodward watches on

21 October 2013

RWC 2003 REACTION – Woodward relieved after tense South Africa win

Clive Woodward is pleased to have emerged from the crucial Pool C tie against South Africa in Perth with a 25-6 victory and has insisted that winning – rather than fluency – comes first for his England side