Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

Rugby Apr 21, 2021

Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

The Rugby Football Union gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team's fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship but made a series of recommendations to improve performance. England delivered a poor defense of the title won in the ...

Rugby officials concerned Women's Six Nations may not be completed

Rugby Jan 8, 2021

Rugby officials concerned Women's Six Nations may not be completed

England's Rugby Football Union has expressed concerns over whether the organizers of the women's Six Nations can successfully stage the tournament amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Several women's Six Nations fixtures were canceled last year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, with England the only team ...

English Premiership unhappy with 'unilateral' calendar changes

Rugby Jul 24, 2020

English Premiership unhappy with 'unilateral' calendar changes

English Premiership chiefs have criticised World Rugby's "unilateral decision" to stage test matches in December. The global governing body announced Wednesday a revised international calendar in response to the coronavirus pandemic that is set to see the Southern Hemisphere's delayed Rugby Championship taking place from ...

England's Ellis Genge wants new players' union after COVID-19 pay cuts

Rugby Apr 28, 2020

England's Ellis Genge wants new players' union after COVID-19 pay cuts

England prop Ellis Genge has called for a new, more independent players' union amid dissatisfaction among fellow professionals about how pay cuts as a result of the new coronavirus pandemic have been handled by clubs and rugby authorities. Genge said the Rugby Players' Association (RPA), ...