England bounces back by routing Italy in Six Nations contest

Rugby Feb 14, 2022

England bounces back by routing Italy in Six Nations contest

Marcus Smith put in a man-of-the-match performance to help England get its Six Nations campaign back on track with a 33-0 bonus-point win in Italy on Sunday, as Jamie George scored two tries and Ben Youngs matched his country's test cap record. An opening loss ...

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 ...

Eddie Jones hails Jonny May's spectacular 'rugby league' try

Rugby Feb 14, 2021

Eddie Jones hails Jonny May's spectacular 'rugby league' try

England coach Eddie Jones said that Jonny May's extraordinary try in Saturday's 41-18 Six Nations victory over Italy reminded him of a rugby league finish, though the flying up-and-over dive would have probably been more at home in last week's Super Bowl. May received the ...

Georgia replaces Japan in Europe's new Autumn Nations Cup

Rugby Sep 11, 2020

Georgia replaces Japan in Europe's new Autumn Nations Cup

Georgia will replace Japan in the new eight-team Autumn Nations Cup competition being held in Europe in November, with the format and fixtures confirmed by organizers on Thursday. After the original November internationals were cancelled because of travel restrictions impacting the Southern Hemisphere nations, an ...