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Premiership

George Chuter

17 April 2014

PODCAST – Chuter bows out

This week’s action-packed RFU Podcast starts at HMS Collingwood near Portsmouth where England Women trained with the Royal Navy. There is also a welcome update on the European club rugby saga, a chat with retiring Leicester Tiger George Chuter and a preview of London Wasps Aviva Premiership encounter against Gloucester Rugby at Twickenham. Finally, we check up on England Under 18 out in Poland

Ian Ritchie

15 April 2014

VIDEO – Ritchie delighted with European resolution

Ian Ritchie and Bill Beaumont are both relieved that the future of European club competition has been resolved and say the outcome will be of universal benefit to everyone involved with England Rugby

Chris Robshaw

14 April 2014

Aviva Premiership round 19: England player watch

There was a full fixture card of excitement-filled ties in the Aviva Premiership this weekend as the league neared its climax

Toulon celebrate after winning the 2012/3 Heineken Cup

10 April 2014

Future of European Rugby resolved

A new deal on European club rugby has been signed. All nine stakeholders* have underlined their commitment to an invigorated competition that will start in the 2014/5 season and meets the requirements of all the parties involved. It is a truly meritocratic tournament, with appropriate division of finances, underpinned by a long-term agreement and strong governance

Peter Walton and Ian Peel

10 April 2014

PODCAST – Europe round-up and Walton looks ahead to Poland

On this week’s RFU Podcast we take a look back at a mixed weekend for English clubs in Europe and hear and speak to England Under 18 forwards coach Pete Walton ahead of the annual FIRA/AER European Championship in Poznan, Poland