Autumn Nations Series

Scotland confirm fixtures for Autumn Nations Series

Scottish Rugby have unveiled the fixtures for the Autumn Nations series where they will be face the All Blacks for the first time since 2017.
29 April 2022

Josh Beaumont Column: Injury update, Sharks rising to England challenge and an exciting arrival

In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Josh Beaumont discusses his road to recovery, Sale’s youngsters shining this autumn + he looks ahead to the festive period for Alex Sanderson’s side.
28 November 2021

Plenty of positives from 2021 for Scotland, but lots more to come in 2022

Looking back on 2021 in its entirety, Scotland supporters have to be, in the main, very happy but thoughts are already turning to the rapidly approaching Six Nations.
23 November 2021

"You could tell quickly that he was destined for big things" - Freddie Steward, England's rising star

Freddie Steward watched the 2019 World Cup final at Loughborough with his university teammates but just over two years later, one of England's most exciting talents is now set to face South Africa on Saturday.
19 November 2021

“We’re a completely different team now”: How Scotland rebuilt after Japan defeat in 2019

Two years ago, Scotland were dumped out of the World Cup by Japan, but a lot has changed for Gregor Townsend's side since then as the two teams meet at BT Murrayfield this weekend.
19 November 2021

“Our forward pack is not weak” – Jones ahead of Springbok encounter

After announcing his England squad to take on South Africa to close out both teams’ Autumn Nations Series campaigns, Eddie Jones spoke about South Africa’s perception of England having a ‘weak pack’ and how he is looking to prove the Boks wrong.
18 November 2021

England on 'sticking to their strengths' for Springbok challenge

With South Africa coming to Twickenham at the weekend, Courtney Lawes and Jonny May discussed how this ‘new’ England will be looking to take on the world champions in the Autumn Nations Series.
18 November 2021

Phil Kearns Exclusive: To come back with three defeats won’t be acceptable for the Wallabies

The two-time World Cup winner reflects on a tough Autumn Nations Series for Australia and discuss their 2027 tournament bid.
18 November 2021

Set-piece in the spotlight as England's young front-row prepare for Proudfoot's old allies

England forwards coach Matt Proudfoot has faith in his players as they prepare to confront the Springboks for the first time since the 2019 World Cup final.
17 November 2021

After a statement win, can Andy Farrell lead Ireland to bigger things?

Ireland's result over New Zealand suggests Farrell's side can generate some momentum ahead of the next World Cup as they look to avoid a repeat of what happened after their 2018 All Blacks triumph.
16 November 2021

England using ‘lessons learnt’ from 2019 defeat into South Africa Test week

Following England’s 32-15 win over Australia at Twickenham, head coach Eddie Jones spoke about next week’s Test against South Africa, a game of redemption next Saturday and the impressive Freddie Steward.
14 November 2021

England beat ill-disciplined Australia at Twickenham

England convincing beat Australia 32-15, where the most disciplined side ended the game as victorious, sending Eddie Jones’ men into their clash with South Africa on top form.
13 November 2021

“It feels like a dream”: Family members, Sandbach RUFC and Sandbach School react to Ashman’s Scotland debut

After Ewan Ashman made his try scoring Scotland debut at the weekend, Gary Heatly spoke to the hooker's parents, Jonathan and Carole, as well as members of Sandbach RUFC and Sandbach School.
12 November 2021

Jones on the ‘impressive’ Tuilagi as he makes two changes to his England side

After making two changes to the England team that beat Tonga 69-3 last weekend, Eddie Jones faced questions about his selection of Manu Tuilagi on the wing, his comments about Emma Raducanu and the Australian mindset of playing England.
11 November 2021

The Autumn Nations Series can come alive this weekend

After compelling encounters involving Wales and Scotland at the start of this month, the second full weekend of Autumn Nations Series fixtures could be one to savour.
11 November 2021

“Keep the main thing the main thing” – Maro Itoje on 'celebrity lifestyle'

Winning his 50th cap for England on Saturday afternoon against Australia, Maro Itoje speaks about the positives and negatives of celebrity in the modern age of being a professional rugby player.
11 November 2021

Jones warns Smith of 'distractions' and to not be like tennis star Raducanu

Following England’s 69-3 win over Tonga last Saturday, England head coach Eddie Jones spoke about Courtney Lawes, George Furbank, Emma Raducanu and playing Australia next weekend at Twickenham.
7 November 2021

George ‘enjoying rugby again’ following England recall

Scoring two tries on his England return against Tonga, Jamie George opened up on his callup to the England team, getting feedback from his Saracens coaches and thoughts ahead of Australia next weekend.
7 November 2021

England score 11 tries at Twickenham to beat Tonga 69-3

England scored 11 tries at Twickenham to beat Tonga 69-3 on Saturday and Joe Harvey was there for TRU to watch as the action unfolded.
6 November 2021

“We have great options” – Hopeful England following Owen Farrell Covid-19 positive

Following England captain Owen Farrell’s positive Covid-19 test, England forwards coach Richard Cockerill says the team have got ‘great options’ to play at fly-half and in leadership should the 30-year-old be unavailable to play Tonga tomorrow.
5 November 2021