England 'spurred' by 2015 RWC flop, says captain Owen Farrell

Rugby Sep 14, 2019

England 'spurred' by 2015 RWC flop, says captain Owen Farrell

England captain Owen Farrell said Saturday that memories of the team's horror Rugby World Cup four years ago will be a driving force as they seek redemption in Japan. Farrell, part of the Stuart Lancaster-coached England side that became the first host nation to fail ...

England comes alive in second half to whip Italy

Rugby Sep 8, 2019

England comes alive in second half to whip Italy

England rounded off its preparations for the Rugby World Cup in Japan by beating Italy 37-0 on Friday with help from one man who will be left behind. Center Joe Marchant, who got his chance with Henry Slade and Jonathan Joseph under treatment and coach ...

England runs over Ireland in Rugby World Cup warmup

Rugby Aug 25, 2019

England runs over Ireland in Rugby World Cup warmup

England issued a powerful statement ahead of the Rugby World Cup when it overwhelmed Ireland by a record 57-15 margin at Twickenham on Saturday. England scored eight tries to Ireland's two to eclipse its 46-6 win in Dublin in 1997 for the most points ...

Rugby Aug 23, 2019

Jim Mallinder leaves England's Rugby Football Union

Jim Mallinder, widely considered as a potential replacement for Eddie Jones as England rugby coach, on Friday left the Rugby Football Union to take over as Scotland's performance director. Mallinder joinedthe England national team last year after spells in charge of English clubs Sale and ...

England's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Rugby Aug 22, 2019

England's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will line up either side of Billy Vunipola in a new-look, highly mobile back row against Ireland on Saturday as England coach Eddie Jones continues to juggle his resources in the team's penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match. Curry and ...