England

  • Sheridan return on the cards

    England's powerhouse prop Andrew Sheridan could return to action for Sale a whole month earlier than expected and could play this weekend.

  • Cueto back on the wing

    Mark Cueto is expected to make his first Sale appearance this weekend following a two-month absence because of groin and calf muscle problems.

  • Woodward backs Ashton

    England's World cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward has come out in support of current England coach Brian Ashton saying that he is working with...

  • Tigers play ball with England

    Leicester coach Richard Cockerill revealed none of the Tigers players named in England's team to start against Ireland will play a full Guinness Premiership game...

  • Baron – ‘It ends in June’

    Rugby Football Union chief executive Francis Baron has promised the club versus country rift and all other contentious issues blighting English rugby will be resolved...

  • Worsley straight back in for England

    Flanker Joe Worsley and full-back Olly Morgan have been recalled to the England team for the Six Nations clash with Ireland a week on Saturday....

  • Ashton set to name team early

    England head coach Brian Ashton will name his team to face Ireland on Tuesday afternoon - 11 days before the match - in the hope...

  • Falcons reach England player compromise

    Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that fly half Jonny Wilkinson will play no part in Sunday's Guinness Premiership trip to Bristol. Wilkinson will therefore be rested...

  • RFU and PRL head for careful compromise

    The club versus country row has long been a contentious issue in England, with both sides striving to take an upper hand but neither really...

  • Wilkinson shares the blame

    Jonny Wilkinson insists England's players - and not head coach Brian Ashton - should shoulder responsibility for the limp Six Nations victory over Italy.

  • Grewcock demands more from the forwards

    Danny Grewcock has called for a "more efficient" contribution from the England forwards as they build towards a Croke Park clash against Ireland.

  • Andrew steps up as political playmaker

    The RFU - and England's rugby fans - will hope their former fly-half Rob Andrew can once again play a pivotal role, this time in...

  • Late surge sees England Saxons romp to second victory

    Although the Ravenhill regulars may be used to seeing the name Humphreys in the number 10 position, tonight it was not Ulster favourite David but...

  • Ashton holds hands up to hostile fire

    England coach Brian Ashton has accepted the blame for his side's patchy performance in their 20-7 victory over Italy in the Six Nations at Twickenham.

  • Match data – England v Italy

    It was a little bit disappointing watching England this week so for a closer look at where the home team went wrong - or where...

  • Preview – England v Italy

    England has its tail swishing in anticipation of the kill, the lion ready to pounce. Italy is arriving with tail between the legs - well...

  • RFU display the initial ‘Way Forward’

    The Rugby Football Union has released its preliminary findings into a major review of the elite game in England. A discussion document detailing major areas...

  • England suffer the Moody blues

    England flanker Lewis Moody has been dealt a harsh blow to his Six Nations campaign, the Leicester Tigers star has been ruled out for the...

  • Vickery shows Azzurri some respect

    England captain Phil Vickery insists complacency will not be an issue - despite his team's status as red-hot favourites to enjoy another Six Nations points...

  • Balshaw shaking off injury

    Iain Balshaw is confident he can win his fitness battle ahead of England's Six Nations clash against Italy on Saturday and prove his doubters wrong...

  • Jones answers England SOS

    Sale Sharks forward Chris Jones was called up for England training on Wednesday as former captain Martin Corry continued his recovery from an arm infection.

  • Ellis full of praise for Ashton

    Harry Ellis has applauded England coach Brian Ashton's "heads up" approach to Test rugby after an impressive start to their Six Nations Championship against Scotland.

  • Wilkinson won’t dwell on dream England return

    Jonny Wilkinson insists his "dream" England comeback was three years in the making. In his first appearance for his country since kicking the winning drop...

  • Ashton gives Easter an England chance

    England boss Brian Ashton has sprung a major surprise ahead of Saturday's Six Nations Championship clash against Italy by calling up uncapped Harlequins flanker Nick...

  • Ashton hands out reality check

    Rejuvenated England will retreat to their west country training base ahead of next Saturday's Italian job with head coach Brian Ashton offering a quiet reality...

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