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England Rugby's Eddie Jones

Emma Thurston | Posted 22.11.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

The overarching feeling from Friday's press conference is that England are in good hands however there is plenty for Eddie Jones to get his teeth into and we all know how quickly time is ticking by, the RBS 6 Nations is just over 70 days away.

Stuart Lancaster Steps Down As England Head Coach

Emma Thurston | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

At 12.03pm on 11th November a press release was issued from England Rugby entitled RFU Statement: Stuart Lancaster, the ensuing statement contained the information that England's head coach had resigned 'by mutual consent' and will no longer direct England's elite performance group.

England Rugby - Integrity at the Top

Emma Thurston | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

From players to coaches no-one ever sets out to fall short and my hope is that this audit is conducted with integrity for that is what this, and indeed, every management team deserves.

England Rugby - Stuart Lancaster's Reaction To Ireland & Fiji's Final Warm Up Performance

Emma Thurston | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

Stuart Lancaster will have slept a little easier on Saturday night following his side's victory over Ireland. After the nightmare that was Paris, England's performance on green grass of home will have comforted their Head Coach however rest assured he knows that the greatest challenges are still to come...

Statistics and Headlines of the Rugby Variety - Rugby World Cup

Emma Thurston | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

The Rugby World Cup is the pinnacle of our sport, it always delivers hugely competitive clashes and history tells us that we will also witness an upset or two during the course of its eight weeks.

England Rugby - Stuart Lancaster Announces His 31 Man Rugby World Cup Squad

Emma Thurston | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

Naturally at yesterday's announcement the decisions regarding Sam Burgess and Danny Cipriani were a keen focus with all seeking to hear clearly from England's management why certain decisions were made.

England Rugby - Selection Time for Stuart Lancaster

Emma Thurston | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

The fact that the Parisian crunch didn't go to plan means that emotions are running even higher than they would have been if England had delivered the performance that expected and as such secured a victory. We all have our opinions but at that end of the day they are just that and Stuart Lancaster and his coaching team will be the ones to decide.

Rugby: The Armitage Dilemma - What Should Lancaster Do?

Eoghan Hickey | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Sport
Eoghan Hickey

As the Rugby World Cup draws nearer, waiting just over this season's horizon, the divergent fortunes of success or failure are drawing more into focus, as each subsequent decision by the various coaches compounds the already great pressure on them.

England Rugby, A Year Before the World Cup

Phil Lovely | Posted 24.01.2015 | UK Sport
Phil Lovely

England have two major problems that I am not sure can fixed. They concede too many tries, the great England side of 2003 were miserly in giving away points. The other major issue if the lack of decision makers. Over the past two weeks, time after time chances have gone begging because players are making the wrong decisions at key times.

Why Extending Stuart Lancaster and His Coaching Team's Contracts Until 2020 Was the Right Thing to Do... Even Before the World Cup

Emma Thurston | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

Yesterday it was announced that Stuart Lancaster and his core team, Andy Farrell, Mike Catt and Graham Rowntree have all had their contracts extended until the 2019/2020 season. When he made this announcement, the Chairman of the RFU, Ian Richie, used the following words; "we believe this is entirely the right decision for the future of England Rugby" and I have to say I totally agree with him and here is why.

Crucial Year for England Rugby - Neil Back's Insight on New Premiership Season and Elite Squad Selection

Vicky Chan | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

The first round of domestic rugby's top flight Aviva Premiership is complete, and each fixture was packed with the sort of excitement and intensity only rugby can bring. I spoke to former Lions and England international Neil Back MBE on Saturday morning before the London Double Header.

12 Months of Progression for England Rugby

Emma Thurston | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

England's depth of talent has deepened to a point where in every position there are at least two or even three truly viable options... if England make the same amount of progression that they have done since this time last year then there is no reason why they won't head into the World Cup confident and fully ready.

Danny Boy Will Be Back For England

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Sport

Danny Cipriani is set to make his first appearance in an England squad since 2008 when head coach Stuart Lancaster names the players selected for next...

Lancaster Ready To Unleash Tuilagi For Italy Game (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Sport

Manu Tuilagi is ready to unleash six months of frustration upon Italy if he is called on to reinforce England's final assault on the Six Nations title...

Slaying The Dragon: England Claim Triple Crown After Win Against Wales (VIDEO/PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport

Stuart Lancaster insists England need to continue to concentrate on their own game rather than worry about other fixtures after their 29-18 win over W...

Why the England Rugby Team Needs a Twitter-Free Week

Deborah Lee | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Tech
Deborah Lee

It does occur to me that maybe, just maybe taking to the social media airwaves in the lead up to any big bruising encounter isn't perhaps the best preparation they could get involved with, given that not everyone has positive things to say all the time.

England V France - Six Of The Best

The Huffington Post UK | Ed Tew | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Sport

It might not be St. Crispin’s day for another nine months but the old enemies will line up once again on Saturday evening as England take on France ...

All Over For Flood As Ford Steps Up for Six Nations

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

Toby Flood's England career looks officially over after George Ford was confirmed as his replacement in Stuart Lancaster's Elite Player Squad. Form...

England's New Canterbury Rugby Kit Revealed (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Sport

Canterbury has unveiled the brand new England home kit, which will be worn by Stuart Lancaster’s squad during this autumn’s QBE International seri...

England Beat Ireland To Keep Six Nations Grand Slam Hopes Alive (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Sport

England coach Stuart Lancaster hailed the maturity of his young team after they battled to a first RBS 6 Nations victory over Ireland in Dublin for a ...

'That' Decision

Will Carling | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

This November has been a reality check for England following a good Six Nations that surprised many, including the players. They have now experienced how hard it is to beat two of the best teams in the world, and they are about to experience the best.

A Winning Start

Mike_Brown | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Sport

It was great to win the first of our QBE Internationals matches on Saturday against Fiji. There are things that we did well as a team and some we need to improve on ahead of the next game, but overall we are pleased.

England Rugby Team Selection for a New Culture

Will Carling | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The new culture needs to start with respect for the shirt, not just for the honour of wearing it now, but for its history and the players that have gone before.

Vunipola And Youngs Earn England Call Ups

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Sport

Uncapped forwards Mako Vunipola and Tom Youngs have been called into the England squad for the QBE autumn internationals. England coach Stuart Lanc...

Ben Cohen Interviewed

Brodie Smithers | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Sport
Brodie Smithers

Ex-England rugby player Ben Cohen has founded the Stand Up Foundation, tasked with raising awareness and tackling anti-bullying and homophobia in sport. He is also ambassador for the Bingham Cup, a gay and inclusive rugby tournament taking place in Manchester this weekend.