England

Owen Farrell to start at fly-half for England against Ireland

England head coach Steve Borthwick has named Owen Farrell at fly-half for the final round Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played in Dublin on Saturday.
16 March 2023

Freddie Steward wants England to bounce back in Dublin

England full-back Freddie Steward has urged his side to bounce back in the fifth and final round of the Six Nations tournament in Dublin on Saturday.
15 March 2023

Ireland will not underestimate England - Cian Healy

Ireland prop Cian Healy says they will not take England lightly despite their indifferent form as the two teams lock horns with each in the fifth and final round of the Six Nations tournament at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
15 March 2023

England's Ollie Chessum to miss game against Ireland

England have been dealt another injury blow ahead of the final round game against Ireland with lock Ollie Chessum ruled out of the encounter.
15 March 2023

Ireland and France retain top two positions in World Rugby Rankings

Ireland and France have retained their top two positions in the World Rugby Rankings following the fourth round of the Six Nations.
14 March 2023

Marcus Smith: 'We’ve got to get on the same page'

While Ireland's cohesiveness has left them on the cusp of a Six Nations Grand Slam, England and Smith are still trying to find the right formula.
14 March 2023

Garry Ringrose and Iain Henderson ruled out of Ireland's clash against England

Ireland will miss the services of Garry Ringrose and Iain Henderson for the final round of the Six Nations game against England on Saturday due to injuries.
13 March 2023

Injured Ollie Lawrence to miss England's game against Ireland

England will be without centre Ollie Lawrence for the final round of the Six Nations clash against Ireland following a hamstring injury.
13 March 2023

‘It shows just how much work we have to do’ – Borthwick and Genge reflect on France defeat

After a heaviest ever defeat at Twickenham Stadium, England head coach, Steve Borthwick, and captain on the day, Ellis Genge, spoke of their disappointment at losing 10-53 to France as Ireland encounter looms.
12 March 2023

‘We are sorry’ – George apologises to supporters following record loss

England hooker Jamie George has apologised to fans as they left early as the home side crashed to a record defeat at the hands of France in the Guinness Six Nations.
12 March 2023

Owen Farrell: ‘This will make us have a good look at ourselves’

After a heavy 10-53 loss to France on Saturday evening, England captain Owen Farrell spoke about the defeat and where he and his teammates will put their focus ahead of Ireland next weekend in Dublin.
12 March 2023

'Big gap between England and top teams' - Steve Borthwick after defeat to France

England head coach Steve Borthwick admitted that he was incredibly disappointed following his side's record defeat against France in the fourth round of the Six Nations tournament at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
12 March 2023

France dominate dismal England 10-53 in Six Nations whitewash

It was a difficult day at Twickenham in the Guinness Six Nations as France ran riot against England, picking up a record 10-53 victory at the home of English rugby and leaving Steve Borthwick plenty of questions to ask ahead of Ireland next weekend in Dublin.
11 March 2023

Tobias Elliott Exclusive: ‘This year has been pretty surreal to me’

Steve Borthwick has a plethora of quality backs to choose from but below the senior team, U20s flyer Tobias Elliott is certainly making a name for himself. TRU's Joe Harvey chatted with the Saracens youngster.
10 March 2023

‘I pick players for the strengths they bring’ – Borthwick backs Smith selection for France

After selecting Marcus Smith over his captain, Owen Farrell, to start against France this weekend in the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick spoke about selection and picking the correct players for the correct opponents.
9 March 2023

Ludlam and Borthwick speak about ‘brilliant’ Genge ahead of Test captaincy debut

In England’s live press conference broadcast on YouTube, Steve Borthwick described his captain for this weekend’s clash with France as a “fantastic leader”, while Lewis Ludlam called his international teammate “brilliant”.
9 March 2023

Genge takes England captaincy as Farrell replaced by Smith for France clash

For England’s clash with France in the fourth round of the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick has dropped his captain, Owen Farrell, from the starting fly-half slot in favour of Marcus Smith.
9 March 2023

With spots up for debate Borthwick should stick with England back-row as World Cup approaches

With France coming this Saturday in the Guinness Six Nations, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at England’s back-row and why Steve Borthwick should stick with the combination of Lewis Ludlam, Jack Willis and Alex Dombrandt with just six games before the Rugby World Cup.
8 March 2023

Ospreys and Ealing Trailfinders merger on the table amid WRU financial struggles

With Ospreys and Ealing Trailfinders reportedly pondering the suggestion of a merger, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at the scenario surrounding the two teams as financial issues continue to dog Welsh rugby.
7 March 2023

Marcus Smith returns to England squad ahead of France clash

England head coach Steve Borthwick has recalled Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith in the squad ahead of the fourth round of the Six Nations clash against France.
6 March 2023