World Rugby chairman and ex-England captain Bill Beaumont awarded a knighthood

World Rugby Chairman and former England captain Bill Beaumont has been knighted in the Queen's New Year Honours list for his services to rugby.
29 December 2018

Jono Ross signs new contract at Sale with focus firmly on the Sharks

Sale Sharks captain Jono Ross signed a new contract this week which will keep him at the AJ Bell Stadium until 2022.
26 December 2018

New Zealand favourites in 2019 World Cup but not unbeatable - Mako Vunipola

England international Mako Vunipola believes the gap between New Zealand and the other teams are closing ahead of the 2019 edition of World Cup next year.
24 December 2018

Mike Brown desperate to make England comeback

Harlequins fullback Mike Brown said he is desperate to make a comeback into the England squad after being left out in the recently concluded autumn internationals.
21 December 2018

Knee injury makes England's Joe Cokanasiga a doubtful starter for Six Nations 2019

Bath Rugby have confirmed that winger Joe Cokanasiga has been sidelined with a knee ligament injury that he sustained during the recently concluded Champions Cup game against Leinster at Recreation Ground.
12 December 2018

Chris Ashton: The feeling of playing for England had never really gone away

Sale Sharks and England’s Chris Ashton tells Chris Heal about a ‘really good’ last two months, his international aspirations ahead of next year’s World Cup and why there is still a lot more to come from his club side.
8 December 2018

Mark McCall joins Rob Baxter in opting out of probable England role

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has ruled out the possibility of being a potential candidate to succeed Eddie Jones as England head coach.
6 December 2018

England coaching role not in Rob Baxter's mind

Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has ruled himself out of a possible chance to succeed Eddie Jones when the latter's contract comes to an end.
6 December 2018

RFU to discuss with Warren Gatland on possibility of succeeding Eddie Jones

Rugby Football Union interim chief executive Nigel Melville said he is scheduled to discuss with Warren Gatland on the possibility of succeeding Eddie Jones as England head coach when the latter's contract comes to an end.
5 December 2018

Beaumont's Column: Victory over Northampton was 'much-needed'

In his latest column for TRU, Josh Beaumont reflects on another important home win for Sale, the battle at the bottom, reaching a personal milestone + some of the key points from the Autumn internationals.
30 November 2018

Ted Hill's rise highlights why the future for England looks so promising

TRU contributor Ali Stokes went along to Worcester to speak to Ted Hill about all things England and the Warriors after a superb start to his professional career.
28 November 2018

Angus Gardner admits mistake on not penalising Owen Farrell for Andre Esterhuizen tackle

Referee Angus Gardner admitted that he made a mistake not to penalise England's Owen Farrell for his tackle on South Africa's Andre Esterhuizen during the closing stage of the encounter between the two sides on 3rd November at Twickenham Stadium.
28 November 2018

'Individual egos and selfish players' led to England's 2015 World Cup debacle - Sam Burgess

Cross-code international Sam Burgess has launched an attack on his former England rugby union team-mates stating that the 2015 World Cup debacle was due to "individual egos and selfish players" in the side.
28 November 2018

Fiji go past France in World Rugby Rankings

Fiji have been the biggest gainer in the World Rugby Rankings following their 14-21 win over France in the final round of the November series that came to a conclusion last weekend.
27 November 2018

England secure 37-18 win over woeful Australia with second-half surge

England secured their sixth successive victory over Australia with a 37-18 win at Twickenham to complete a successful autumn series.
24 November 2018

David Pocock ruled out of Test against England

Australia have been dealt a major blow ahead of their final Test of the European tour against England at Twickenham with back-row David Pocock sidelined after failing to make a sufficient recovery from a neck injury.
23 November 2018

Australia receive David Pocock boost ahead of Twickenham battle against England

Australia have received much needed boost ahead of their Twickenham clash against England with David Pocock declared fit.
23 November 2018

Manu Tuilagi named on England bench for final autumn international Test against Australia

Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is set to make his first appearance for England in over two years after he was named on the bench for the final autumn international game against Australia to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
22 November 2018

England Sevens confirm side for World Rugby Series opener in Dubai

England Sevens head coach Simon Armor has named the side for the 2018/19 edition of World Rugby Sevens Series opener that will kick-off in Dubai on 29th and 30th November.
21 November 2018

Australian squad hit by stomach bug ahead of Twickenham clash

Australia's preparation for the final game of their European series against England at Twickenham has been hampered as the players are hit by illness and injuries.
21 November 2018