Autumn Nations Series

Bill Sweeney: ‘It just didn’t seem to be clicking’

Following the announcement of Steve Borthwick as England’s new head coach, Rugby Football Union CEO says that England ‘didn’t seem to be clicking’ under Eddie Jones.
20 December 2022

A sponge, an example & the epitome of work ethic – England’s new head coach Steve Borthwick

With Steve Borthwick reportedly being appointed England head coach on Monday, TRU heard from two of the Leicester Tigers head coach’s former teammates to learn more about the 43-year-old.
18 December 2022

George Ford – Sale Sharks fly-half on Eddie Jones, attack & his return

Injured Sale Sharks fly-half George Ford says that it is not in the players’ ‘remit or responsibility’ to influence the future of England head coach Eddie Jones following a disappointing Autumn Nations Series campaign.
30 November 2022

Joe Harvey Column: Thoughts on Eddie Jones & England

Following England’s poor performances in the Autumn Nation Series, Joe Harvey has penned his thoughts on Eddie Jones, the pending performance review and more.
29 November 2022

‘I’ve got a plan for how England can win the World Cup’ - Eddie Jones following South Africa defeat

After a disappointing loss to South Africa in England’s final game of the Autumn Nations Series, England head coach Eddie Jones has maintained that he has a plan to help England win the Rugby World Cup next year.
27 November 2022

Jamie George: ‘It was a really, really poor performance from us’

Following England’s 27-13 loss to South Africa in the Autumn Nations Series, hooker Jamie George spoke about a ‘poor performance’ and why performances in the Guinness Six Nations next year are needed.
27 November 2022

Mako Vunipola - England Prop out for 2019 redemption against South Africa

In his first start of the Autumn Nations Series, England and Saracens prop Mako Vunipola certainly has motivation for Saturday’s game against South Africa at Twickenham Stadium.
25 November 2022

‘It’s a very different team now’ - Jonny May on England’s development ahead of Bok Test

With the Springboks coming up on Saturday afternoon at Twickenham, England wing Jonny May spoke about how this current group of players is developing and how it is different to the 2019 Rugby World Cup runners-up.
24 November 2022

Looking back on an up and down 2022 for Scotland - and ahead to 2023

There are still more questions than answers for Scotland heading into a World Cup year and Gary Heatly gives his assessment on how Gregor Townsend's squad are shaping up with 2023 just around the corner.
24 November 2022

George and Vunipola get starts against South Africa as Tuilagi wins 50th England cap

To play South Africa in England’s final game of the Autumn Nations Series, Eddie Jones has made four changes to the side that drew 25-25 with the All Blacks almost a week ago.
24 November 2022

Taking the draw & importance of finishers – Jones following All Blacks draw

Picking up a draw against the All Blacks, Eddie Jones spoke about his team finishing the game honours even and the impact of his finishers heading into England’s final test of the autumn against South Africa.
20 November 2022

Will Stuart double helps England to 25-25 draw with All Blacks

It was a dramatic affair at Twickenham as England and New Zealand played out a 25-25 draw in the Autumn Nations Series. TRU’s Joe Harvey was there to follow the action…
19 November 2022

England vs All Blacks Preview – Back-row battles, 2019 and more

With England hosting the All Blacks in the Autumn Nations Series later on today, TRU’s Joe Harvey has previewed the game between two of international rugby’s heavyweights.
19 November 2022

When Charlie met Doddie: Insight into a day one six-year-old will never forget

'It was an amazing day from start to finish.' Gary Heatly tells the story of the young boy who met the legendary Doddie Weir and presented the match ball at BT Murrayfield last weekend. Plus, we look ahead to Scotland's clash with Argentina.
18 November 2022

Zinzan Brooke Interview: The uncertainty and inconsistency around New Zealand is a concern

The All Blacks legend reflects on a challenging 12 months for New Zealand, how they can improve their consistency in order to beat England and why past results and comments from Eddie Jones will have no effect this weekend.
17 November 2022

At times I would think ‘am I ever going to play again?’ – Kyle Sinckler

Having missed England’s tour of Australia with chronic back pain, England front-row Kyle Sinckler is certainly making the most of playing rugby again and the All Blacks up next is savouring every moment of the journey.
14 November 2022

Japan win good ‘starting block’ for England ahead of All Blacks – Sam Simmonds

England back-row Sam Simmonds says that England’s 52-13 win over Japan is a good ‘starting block’ for the team as they begin preparations for a Titanic clash with the All Blacks next weekend at Twickenham Stadium.
13 November 2022

‘Breaking history again’ – Eddie Jones & Owen Farrell post-Japan victory

Following England’s 52-13 win over Japan at Twickenham, Eddie Jones and Owen Farrell discussed their victory, taking on the All Blacks next weekend and the impressive Freddie Steward.
13 November 2022

England back to winning ways thanks to 52–13 victory over Japan

Both Marcus Smith and Guy Porter scored two tries each at Twickenham Stadium in the Autumn Nations Series to recover from their loss to Argentina a week ago.
12 November 2022

England vs Japan – A third ever Test with showstopping matchups

With England taking on Japan tomorrow afternoon at Twickenham Stadium, TRU’s Joe Harvey heard from the two teams’ head coaches as the two teams take on one another for just the third time in their histories.
11 November 2022