England

Exclusive: England Sevens star Abi Burton on crowdfunding their Olympic dream and fighting for change

The England Sevens player discusses how she and her fellow colleagues are trying to raise funds to help with their Tokyo 2021 preparations, plus, she talks about her involvement with Looseheadz’s #ENOUGH campaign.
24 September 2020

Philip Burgess embracing new coaching opportunities as England 7s star begins new chapter

The redundancies made to the England sevens programme by the RFU is a story which has caused quite a stir over the last month or so, but former Cornish Pirates and Commonwealth Games medallist Philip Burgess has recently spoken about becoming Director of Rugby at Cranleigh School.
24 September 2020

Former England international Geoff Parling appointed Australia forwards coach

Australia have confirmed the appointment of former England international Geoff Parling as the new forwards coach.
18 September 2020

Exclusive: Alex Davis on the England Sevens start-up

As England’s Sevens stars begin to make a go of it on their own, Alex Davis spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about how he and his teammates are preparing for the 2021 Olympics.
14 September 2020

England players agree to take 25 per cent for next 12 months

The Rugby Football Union and the Rugby Players' Association have agreed a 25 per cent cut in wages of England Men's players for the next 12 months following the financial loss created by the pandemic coronavirus.
13 September 2020

Fixtures for eight-team Autumn Nations Cup confirmed

The fixtures for the eight-team Autumn Nations Cup has been unveiled on Thursday with the tournament scheduled to be played between 13th November and 5th December.
10 September 2020

Umbro release the New England Rugby kit

Umbro can today reveal its new England Rugby match day kit that will be worn by the England men’s and Red Roses teams.
7 September 2020

Why Wasps are ‘excited for the future’

Wasps' win over Bath at the beginning of the week has reignited their top four ambitions and whilst the here and now should excite the club, the future also looks bright at the Ricoh Arena.
4 September 2020

RFU's Steve Grainger provides update on National Leagues

RFU Development Director Steve Grainger has said the return of National League rugby effectively relies on two key elements.
3 September 2020

England's Quilter Cup clash against Barbarians expected to have 20,000 spectators

England's upcoming Quilter Cup game against Barbarians to be played at Twickenham Stadium is expected to have 20,000 spectators.
3 September 2020

Ugo Monye Exclusive: The grassroots game cannot be neglected

Gallagher ambassador Ugo Monye chatted exclusively to TRU about the importance of grassroots rugby.
2 September 2020

England to face Barbarians in Quilter Cup contest on 25th October

England will line up to face Barbarians in the in the Quilter Cup contest at Twickenham Stadium on 25th October.
2 September 2020

Bath are moving in the 'right direction' with Obano and Spencer

In the lead up to their clash against Wasps, Bath players Ben Spencer and Beno Obano spoke to TRU and other members of the press.
31 August 2020

England players to take 25% paycut

England players have agreed to take a 25 per cent salary cut in their new one-year deal with the Rugby Football Union to make amends for the financial crisis created by the pandemic coronavirus.
31 August 2020

Pat Lam on a 'big week' in the Premiership

Ahead of their midweek clash against Exeter, Pat Lam admits it could be a vital week for Bristol Bears and their top four rivals.
24 August 2020

Exclusive: Dan Norton – 'Finding Ways to Move Forwards'

Top try scorer in sevens history, Dan Norton spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about recent cuts to England’s Sevens programme.
17 August 2020

Lee Blackett: Wasps will 'predominantly spend time focusing on ourselves'

Preparing for a trip to Northampton on Sunday, Wasps Head Coach Lee Blackett admits the Midlands club will be putting a lot of focus on themselves during Premiership Rugby's restart.
14 August 2020

Exclusive: Sydney Gregson on why her goals haven’t changed

Speaking to TRU, England Sevens player Sydney Gregson tells us why her goals remain the same despite RFU cutting their Sevens programme.
14 August 2020

Exclusive: Richard de Carpentier - It feels like the only people not supporting us are the RFU

In an exclusive interview with Talking Rugby Union, Richard de Carpentier spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about recent events surrounding the future of England’s Sevens programme.
11 August 2020

Selection of Saracens players will only be on form - Eddie Jones

England coach Eddie Jones assured that Saracens players will be judged only on form despite them featuring in the second tier Championship competition next season.
11 August 2020