England

Olympic Qualifiers: Colomiers: After the final whistle

After England secured Team GB’s spot at the 2020 Olympic Games, our man on the ground, Joe Harvey, talked to two of the key men from their victory in Colomiers, as well as one from runners-up France.
16 July 2019

Olympic Qualifiers: Day Two - England send Team GB to Tokyo

Great Britain will have a men’s side at next year’s Olympic Games in Japan as England won their qualifier in France over the weekend.
15 July 2019

England name 40-member squad for Bristol training camp

England coach Eddie Jones has confirmed a 40-member squad for the second week of training in Bristol between 14th and 18th July.
14 July 2019

Olympic Qualifier Preview: Colomiers

With a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on the line in Colomiers, Talking Rugby Union will be in France for the event and with some of the World Series’ biggest names taking part, Joe Harvey has penned his preview ahead of this weekend’s action.
12 July 2019

Heather Kerr and Clara Nielson: From two Twickenham meetings to facing the best teams in the world

As England prepare to take on France in their third match of the Super Series, university rugby was on the agenda as TRU spoke to two Red Roses who were involved in this year’s BUCS final.
10 July 2019

World Rugby bans 'axial loading' at scrums to reduce injuries

World Rugby has announced changes to scrum law with immediate effect to help front-row players avoid injuries to their neck and spine.
9 July 2019

The Cardiff Met pathway which is continuing to thrive

In two months time, BUCS Super Rugby will be preparing to enter its fourth season and at Cardiff Met, their player pathway has certainly benefitted from the introduction of the league.
8 July 2019

Key inclusions and exclusions in the England World Cup training squad

England’s World Cup training squad was announced on Thursday with some interesting inclusions as well as some notable absentees. Joe Harvey takes a look at the key points from Eddie Jones’ selection.
6 July 2019

Marler’s return, family & being ready for a World Cup

Nearly 10 months after retiring from international rugby, Joe Marler has made the decision to step back onto the international stage.
5 July 2019

Marler named in England World Cup training squad

Joe Marler has come out of international retirement to be named in England’s Rugby World Cup training squad.
4 July 2019

From Paris to Barcelona - Graham Smith on life in Spain following Red Roses success

Following on with his chat with Ricky Andrew, Joe Harvey spoke to former England Women's assistant coach Graham Smith about life in Spain and rugby in Barcelona.
3 July 2019

Mark Wilson to join Sale on loan

Newcastle Falcons back-row Mark Wilson will join Sale Sharks on loan after the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
2 July 2019

University Rugby shines in the Nottingham sun

TRU’s Joe Harvey was in attendance at the Secure Trading National Sevens Series Finals on the weekend and he followed both English Universities sides during the competition.
1 July 2019

Danny Cipriani included in England's second World Cup training camp

England coach Eddie Jones has recalled Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani in the second World Cup training camp that will be conducted over five days at The Lensbury Hotel in London.
28 June 2019

Super Series is the next stage for Red Roses - Middleton

Simon Middleton admits the Women’s Rugby Super Series is the ‘next level up’ for England as the Red Roses aim to continue their momentum.
28 June 2019

Eddie Jones to coach Barbarians against Fiji in November

England coach Eddie Jones will be in charge of the Barbarians for the first time when they line-up against Fiji at Twickenham Stadium on 16th November.
27 June 2019

Chris Ashton pulls out from England's World Cup training squad citing personal reasons

Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton has pulled out of England's World Cup training squad due to personal reasons.
24 June 2019

'It is something which has become part of my life now' - Trinder

Henry Trinder spoke to TRU about the unique way he is recovering from his latest injury, the upward trajectory of Gloucester and why Danny Cipriani deserves to be a part of England’s plans.
21 June 2019

Loughborough programme can be ‘the best’ in women’s rugby

As the women’s game continues to flourish in 2019, Joe Harvey spoke to Loughborough Lightning head coach Rhys Edwards about their developing rugby programme.
20 June 2019

England include Ruaridh McConnochie and Alex Dombrandt in training squad

England coach Eddie Jones has called up Harlequins forward Alex Dombrant and ex-England Sevens star Ruaridh McConnochie in the 29-man training squad as they gear up their preparations for the World Cup.
20 June 2019