Posts in England Rugby

Friday, November 20, 2015

New England coach Eddie Jones apologises to Stormers fans for leaving

Eddie Jones has been named new England coach, not long after committing to Super Rugby team the Stormers in Cape Town. He has said that he was made an offer he couldn't refuse, but realises how fans must be feeling right now. Here is a look at what he had to say before leaving for England. MORE »

Friday, November 20, 2015

Eddie Jones leaves the Stormers to be appointed new England Head Coach

After much speculation following England's poor Rugby World Cup and the stepping down of Stuart Lancaster, former Japan coach Eddie Jones has today been confirmed as new England Head Coach. Jones will take over in December, starting a four-year contract ahead of the Six Nations. MORE »

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Recap and Press Conference after Stuart Lancaster steps away from coaching England

The RFU confirmed yesterday that Stuart Lancaster has stepped down from his role as England Head Coach. It was stated that the decision was made by mutual consent. This follows England's disappointing World Cup campaign, that saw them knocked out in the pool stages. MORE »

Monday, November 02, 2015

Nick Abendanon says England players not backing overseas selection policy is 'pathetic'

England became the first ever host nation to drop out of their own Rugby World Cup before reaching the knockout stages, prompting many fans and media to partly pin the blame on the fact that the RFU still maintains that they will not pick players based outside of England. Nick Abendanon disagrees. MORE »

Monday, October 12, 2015

England finish disappointing World Cup campaign with ten try victory over Uruguay

Nick Easter and Jack Nowell both scored hat-tricks as England signed off their Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign with a 60-3, ten try victory over Uruguay in Manchester. MORE »

Saturday, October 10, 2015

A look at the Burgess tackle that was overlooked as Farrell smashed Giteau

In the last week emotions have run high, mainly regarding foul play and how it has been dealt with by the powers that be. There have been some strange decisions made, both on and off the field. Here is a look at one that puzzled and annoyed some fans. MORE »

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

AUDIO: Reaction to England's exit from Lancaster, Cheika, pundits and former players

Hear comments made by Stuart Lancaster, Michael Cheika, Will Greenwood, Dean Ryan and Stuart Barnes following England's loss to Australia, and early exit from the World Cup. Some clips are from the post match press conferences, as well as a day or two after. MORE »

Sunday, October 04, 2015

England knocked out of home World Cup by outstanding Wallabies

On Saturday night England became the first ever host nation to be knocked out at the group stages of the Rugby World Cup as Australia outplayed them in front of a packed house at Twickenham. The Wallabies were marshalled by the sensational Bernard Foley, as England struggled up front and lacked firepower MORE »

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Wales come from behind to beat hosts England at Twickenham

Wales turned around a 10-point deficit and had to contend with more serious injuries but managed to stay in the contest at Twickenham and come away with a hugely valuable 28-25 victory that shocked England players and fans alike. MORE »

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Tom Wood says England still use 2013 as motivation for Wales

England's most recent memories against Wales are happy ones but Tom Wood admits their chastening defeat of 2013 is still a factor. Two-and-a-half years ago Stuart Lancaster's side travelled to Cardiff knowing victory would see them clinch a 6N Grand Slam. MORE »

Friday, September 11, 2015

Manu Tuilagi denies assault and says he was injured for RWC anyway

England centre Manu Tuilagi has denied assaulting two police officers in April, despite pleading guilty to the charges. Tuilagi was speaking at the premiere for the brilliant new film, Pacific Warriors. Tuilagi says he was injured anyway, and Stuart Lancaster knew that. MORE »

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Stuart Lancaster on England's Rugby World 2015 Cup Squad

England announced their 2015 Rugby World Cup squad today, with some unlucky to miss out, but still in the running in terms of a wider training group should injuries occur. Hear directly from Stuart Lancaster above as he talks about his selections. MORE »

Saturday, August 22, 2015

RWC 2015 Players to Watch: England's Anthony Watson

In our latest Players to Watch post leading up to the World Cup, Rugbydump looks at the dangerous, lightning-fast speedster of the England team, Anthony Watson. MORE »

Monday, August 17, 2015

England get the better of France with some great tries at Twickenham

England scored three top quality tries as they beat France 19-14 in their Rugby World Cup warmup match at Twickenham on Saturday. Anthony Watson scored a brace, while Sam Burgess had an impressive debut, despite being yellow carded. MORE »

Monday, August 17, 2015

England RWC training insights with Jonny May, Billy Twelvetrees and Calum Clark

A couple of weeks ago, our Rugby Strength Academy performance coach Dave Thomas sat down for a chat with England players Jonny May, Billy Twelvetrees and Calum Clarke to discuss England's preparation for the Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Sam Burgess set to start against France in England World Cup Warmup

Tom Wood will captain England in a team that includes former rugby league star, Sam Burgess, when they take on France at Twickenham on Saturday night. Henry Slade and Calum Clark will also make their debuts. Above is a video report with thoughts from coach Stuart Lancaster. MORE »

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Former England flyhalf Paul Grayson discusses world rugby's best number tens

Paul Grayson played 32 times for England in a Test career that spanned 9 years and included a World Cup winners medal in 2003. Here he shares his thoughts on who is the best flyhalf in the world, and which halfback combinations are likely to excite him at the 2015 RWC. MORE »

Monday, July 06, 2015

England Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt launched at Twickenham

Canterbury and England Rugby have today launched their new Rugby World Cup 2015 shirt, with captain Chris Robshaw revealing the kit to media at Twickenham Stadium. This follows the likes of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand also launching thier new jerseys in the last week or so. MORE »

Monday, June 29, 2015

Top interview with 'arrogant' Chris Ashton upon his return to the England squad

Saracens winger Chris Ashton sits down with Nick Heath to discuss taking his opportunity with England, how he's perceived by the fans, his young teammate Maro Itoje and what it will take for England to get the mental edge at the upcoming Rugby World Cup. MORE »

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Stuart Lancaster explains David Strettle withdrawal as RWC squad train together

England head coach Stuart Lancaster spoke to the media on the day that his Rugby World Cup training squad ran out onto the training field for the first time as one group. He addressed David Strettle's withdrawal and what he expects over the next seven weeks. MORE »

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