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Two down, three to go for England Rugby

How was your weekend away from the RBS 6 Nations? The character and determination of this squad has been tested to the max and they’ve shown true grit to come back twice against the French and dramatically against Wales with a last gasp try. That prompted a tongue in cheek comment from Head Coach Eddie … more »

England Rugby Prepare for Le Crunch

They say 13 is unlucky for some, they say 13 is unlucky for all. Try telling that to every England Rugby supporter who witnessed every kick, every tackle and every minute of the 13 glorious wins in Eddie Jones’ first year as Head Coach. As we approach the opening game of the 2017 RBS 6 … more »

England Rugby focused on clean sweep of wins

Here we are. The final game of this truly amazing Old Mutual Wealth Series for England Rugby.  The focus from day one going into this series was to achieve a clean sweep of wins against the quartet of southern hemisphere teams. A win against Australia on tomorrow would secure that and the world of rugby … more »

England Rugby look to continue the momentum against Argentina

Welcome to the halfway stage of the Old Mutual Wealth Series. Two wins from two is what the team would have hoped for going into this four-game series.  The manner in how well England has dominated both South Africa and Fiji has been impressive to witness.  The fear around fans was the momentum gathered off … more »

England Rugby Look To Continue Their Winning Streak

The number 10 was the magic number going around Twickenham after England’s opening Old Mutual Wealth Series 32-21 win against South Africa on Saturday. It was their first win against the Springboks for the first time in 10 years and Eddie Jones became the first Head Coach to win his opening , you guessed it, … more »

England Rugby Look Forward To The Old Mutual Wealth Series

It’s just over two weeks until the England Rugby team line up again at Twickenham for the start of four huge games in the Old Mutual Wealth Series.  Don’t know about you, but we’re super excited to see them back in action. It seems an age since England dominated a powerful and much fancied Australia … more »

England Rugby unveil new shirt and you could win one

On Monday the wait was finally over as England Rugby along with kit suppliers Canterbury unveiled the new look home kit. The new kit has done full circle and gone back to the original heritage of the game with the round neck based on the team’s first kit worn way back in 1871. O2 have … more »

England Rugby Women's squad look to bounce back after opening defeat

England women were caught cold in their opening game of the Women’s Rugby Super Series in Salt Lake City as they went down 52-17 to Canada. The Canadians burst out of the blocks and led 39-0 at the break before England fought back with tries from Katie Mason, Mille Wood on debut and Bianca Blackburn. … more »