England Saxons

'We think we should be winning World Cups' - Bill Sweeney ahead of England performance review

RFU CEO Bill Sweeney insists 'nothing will be swept under the carpet' in their review of England's Six Nations campaign + Conor O'Shea discusses the global calendar and the possibility of the Saxons returning.
27 March 2021

The Wasps pathway to becoming a Premiership player

Ahead of the Gallagher Premiership final this weekend, TRU’s Joe Harvey heard from the Wasps Academy after a number of recent graduates have propelled the club to the showpiece event at Twickenham.
21 October 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Josh Beaumont, Sale Sharks

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is Sale Sharks' forward Josh Beaumont.
18 May 2020

Sam James: 'England call-up was a big surprise and a massive honour, but I still have to improve'

Sam James speaks to TRU about why England wasn’t on his mind, his breakthrough year and staying level-headed.
5 May 2017

England Saxons complete 2-0 series victory over South Africa A

England Saxons led by a double try from Tommy Taylor came back from behind and defeated South Africa A by 26-29 in the second game in Bloemfontein to complete a 2-0 series victory.
17 June 2016

England Saxons make three changes for second game against South Africa A

England Saxons have made three changes to their line-up ahead of their second game against South Africa A at the Outeniqua Park in George on Friday.
16 June 2016

South Africa 'A' v England Saxons - 10/06/16

Highlights from the South Africa A and England Saxons game in Bloemfontein 10/06/16
13 June 2016

Danny Cipriani stars as England Saxons defeat South Africa A

England Saxons have registered a 1-0 lead in the series against South Africa A after defeating the Emerging Springboks 32-24 in the opening game in Bloemfontein.
10 June 2016

Mark McCall supports Chris Ashton's decision to pull out from England Saxons tour

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall believes Chris Ashton's decision to turn down the opportunity to play for England Saxons was an acceptable one.
24 May 2016

Chris Ashton turns down Saxons

Saracens wing Chris Ashton has been reported to have turned down an offer to play for England Saxons after he was miffed with his exclusion from the England squad for the upcoming Wales game and the Australian tour.
24 May 2016

Danny Cipriani included in England Saxons squad for South Africa tour

Wasps fly-half Danny Cipriani has been included in the England Saxons squad that will tour South Africa in June.
23 May 2016

Barrow and Ewels pushing for Saxons inclusion

Top quality locks are in anything but short supply in English rugby right now.
19 April 2016

Potential England Saxons and South Africa A

The Rugby Football Union confirmed last week that the England Saxons would be going on a two-game tour of South Africa this summer, taking on a South Africa A side.
13 April 2016

England Saxons to embark on two-match summer series with South Africa 'A'

England Saxons will face South Africa A in a two-match series in June, the RFU announced Tuesday.
6 April 2016

Eddie Jones: Players who miss out on England selection haven't done well enough

Eddie Jones has insisted anyone overlooked for England's RBS 6 Nations squad "hasn't done well enough".
11 January 2016

Saxons overcome Burgess errors

Sam Burgess made a forgettable representative union debut as England Saxons ground out a worthy victory over the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.
31 January 2015

Burgess calm before Saxons debut

Sam Burgess is unfazed by all the World Cup hype and expectation surrounding his England Saxons debut in Cork, according to coach Jon Callard.
29 January 2015

O'Brien could face Saxons

Sean O'Brien remains in contention to end an injury-plagued 14 months by making a comeback for the Irish Wolfhounds against England Saxons.
28 January 2015

Burgess relishing Saxons chance

Sam Burgess has admitted to a sense of "real excitement" after being picked for the England Saxons squad just 55 days into his competitive rugby union career.
22 January 2015

England Saxons... A Move In The Right Direction

On the eve of Le Crunch, the England Saxons travelled to Glasgow to take on Scotland A and – after a less than convincing performance against the Ireland Wolfhounds – Calum Clark’s team arrived with a point to prove. The question is, did they manage to do that?!
3 February 2014