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04 June 2014

England Counties name eight newcomers for tour opener

England Counties XV have included eight newcomers in their starting line-up for today's (June 4) opening match of their short tour to Georgia

Nathan Earle

04 June 2014

VIDEO – Earle says England U20 must step up for Australia

Nathan Earle is confident England Under 20 can improve markedly on their performance during the 63-3 thrashing of Italy and says his side will need to be sharper when they face Australia on Friday in their second Junior World Championship group fixture

England lock Joe Launchbury keeps his eye on the ball in training

03 June 2014

VIDEO – Accurate Launchbury wants ambition from England pack

It is barely more than 18 months since Joe Launchbury made his Test debut for England and the London Wasps lock has excelled against some far more established names in that time. However, he will be focussing on the performance of England’s pack as a whole on Saturday at Eden Park, rather than an individual tussle with age-group adversary Brodie Retallick

Patrick Tuipulotu

03 June 2014

Get to know the new All Blacks

Steve Hansen’s squad for the three-Test series against is saturated with experience. However, the match-day 23 is likely to include a number five relative newcomers too – well, four and one high-profile returnee. Find out a bit more about who England will be coming up against with our mini biographies

Championship team news

03 June 2014

Championship final team news: Bristol Rugby v London Welsh

Bristol Rugby and London Welsh have unveiled their teams ahead of the Greene King IPA Championship final tomorrow evening (Wednesday, June 4), KO 19:45