England

Warren Gatland confident Wales' game against England will go ahead

Wales head coach Warren Gatland expressed confidence that the upcoming round Six Nations game against England will go ahead as per the schedule despite threats of player strikes looming.
19 February 2023

'It's all about what's in the best interest of the team' - Itoje opens up on Borthwick's England

With a week to go until Wales, star England lock Maro Itoje spoke about playing under Steve Borthwick, as well as incoming coaches and Ollie Chessum.
18 February 2023

The Premiership returns - and Lewis Ludlow and Gloucester are ready to 'crack on'

Exclusive: The Cherry and Whites skipper assesses Gloucester's season so far, discusses competition for international recognition and also highlights the importance of the next instalment of The Slater Cup in March.
17 February 2023

Striking the ‘very last option’ for Wales players according to talisman Alun Wyn Jones

On Thursday afternoon, former Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones would not rule out the possibility of a players strike for next Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with England.
16 February 2023

England’s Cockerill expects contract dispute to ‘galvanise’ Wales amid strike talk

England scrum coach Richard Cockerill says that he expects the Wales squad to be “galvanised” by the contract dispute which is causing the group to consider strike action.
15 February 2023

Wasps to play in the Championship next season while Worcester Warriors’ withdraw application

From the start of next season, the RFU have confirmed that Wasps will compete in the Championship.
15 February 2023

‘I can’t say that it wasn’t the best thing for me’ – Lawrence on Bath move following starting return for England

Following his Player of the Match performance in England’s 31-14 win over Italy on Sunday afternoon, Ollie Lawrence says that his move to Bath after his boyhood club, Worcester Warriors, folded was perhaps the best thing for him.
14 February 2023

England add Bath prop Will Stuart to training squad

England have recalled Bath prop Will Stuart to the 26-man training squad announced on Tuesday.
14 February 2023

Steve Borthwick: ‘We can’t keep letting teams have momentum late in games against us’

After England’s 31-14 win over Italy in the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick believes his England side made significant steps forward following their loss to Scotland a week prior.
13 February 2023

Player Ratings: England 31 - 14 Italy

After England's dominant win over Italy on Sunday afternoon, Imogen Ainsworth has provided her ratings after the home side picked up a first win under Steve Borthwick.
13 February 2023

England pick up 31-14 victory over Italy to get off the mark under Borthwick

After a damning loss to Scotland a weekend ago, Steve Borthwick’s England were 31-14 winners over Italy at Twickenham in what was the head coaches first victory as head coach.
12 February 2023

‘Talented’ and ‘determined’ – England’s new-look midfield in the eyes of Borthwick

Selecting a new-look midfield for the visit of Italy to Twickenham Stadium in round two of the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick spoke about the inclusion of Ollie Lawrence and Henry Slade in his starting XV.
11 February 2023

Exclusive: Italy’s Luca Morisi on France ‘frustration’, his move to Irish & England focus

Prior to Italy’s visit to Twickenham Stadium to take on England in the second round of Guinness Six Nations action, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke exclusively to Gli Azzurri and London Irish centre, Luca Morisi.
11 February 2023

Marcus Smith dropped by Steve Borthwick in dramatic reshuffle for Italy

For the visit of Italy to Twickenham Stadium in the second round of Guinness Six Nations action, Steve Borthwick has dropped Marcus Smith in favour of skipper, Owen Farrell, with Ollie Lawrence and Henry Slade getting starting spots.
10 February 2023

Charlie Bracken Exclusive: ‘We are just focusing on being the best we can be’

Ahead of taking on Italy in the U20 Six Nations, England, Saracens and Loughborough University scrum-half, Charlie Bracken, spoke to TRU about their opener against Scotland, giving away jerseys and more.
9 February 2023

Jones hails “brilliant” Tuipulotu as their fledgling midfield partnership flourishes

There were many special moments for Scotland against England, and the growing relationship between Huw Jones and Sione Tuipulotu could be key if Gregor Townsend's side are to back up their Calcutta Cup triumph.
9 February 2023

Witnessing a 'very special moment' - Hassell-Collins debut another proud milestone for London Irish

Ollie Hassell-Collins made his senior international debut last weekend and it highlighted how the Exiles' focus on development is leading to more frequent recognition at the top level.
9 February 2023

England leave out Ben Youngs from Six Nations squad

England head coach Steve Borthwick has left out experienced scrum-half Ben Youngs from the Six Nations squad ahead of the second round game against Italy.
8 February 2023

The family business - Rise of England's Chessum brothers

Both Ollie and Lewis Chessum represented England last weekend and Imogen Ainsworth heard from both of the brothers after their games against Scotland and Scotland U20 in the Six Nations.
8 February 2023

England to add Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters in coaching group

England have announced that Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters will join the coaching panel at the end of the ongoing season.
7 February 2023