England

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

Tigers scrum coach Tom Harrison offers answer to England set-piece woes

With the position of England’s scrum coach up for grabs, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at why Leicester Tigers’ Tom Harrison may offer the solution to the worst scrum in Tier One rugby.
7 February 2023

Henry Slade recalled in 36-man England squad ahead of Italy game

England have recalled Henry Slade and Henry Arundell in the Six Nations squad ahead of the second round clash against Italy.
7 February 2023

Red Roses boss Simon Middleton to step down after Six Nations

Following the conclusion of the 2023 TikTok Women’s Six Nations, England Women head coach, Simon Middleton, will leave his role.
6 February 2023

Marcus Smith: 'Me and Faz get on really well on and off the field'

Marcus Smith says he feels like himself in an England shirt despite losing to Scotland on the opening day of the Six Nations.
6 February 2023

England's scrum one of the slowest in tier-one rugby - Steve Borthwick

England coach Steve Borthwick believes his side has to improve on the scrum as they face Italy in the second round of the Six Nations on 12th February.
6 February 2023

‘I am bitterly disappointed with the result’ – Borthwick vows to ensure England win next week

Following England’s loss to Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, head coach Steve Borthwick spoke of his “bitter disappointment” at losing the Calcutta Cup clash and his hope of picking up a win over Italy next week.
5 February 2023

Player Ratings: England 23 - 29 Scotland

Following England's loss to Scotland on the opening weekend of the Guinness Six Nations, Imogen Ainsworth has rated the players from both teams.
5 February 2023

‘England heading in the right direction’ – Ludlam encouraged after England defeat

Following England’s 23-29 loss to Scotland, back-row Lewis Ludlam says that he and his international teammates are “heading in the right direction”.
5 February 2023

Jonah Lomu Rugby & work to do – What the Calcutta Cup means for England and Scotland

Following the Calcutta Cup, Joe Harvey has reaction from Twickenham Stadium as Duhan van der Merwe’s stunning double means that Scotland have lifted the trophy three years on the trot.
4 February 2023

Late Duhan van der Merwe try dashes England’s hopes of winning start under Borthwick

A late Duhan van der Merwe try at Twickenham saw England’s start to life under new head coach Steve Borthwick start with a loss as Gregor Townsend’s side retained the Calcutta Cup for a fifth time in six years.
4 February 2023

Freddie Steward: ‘The Six Nations will be a reminder of what rugby can do for the community’

Ahead of England’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland on Saturday afternoon, full-back Freddie Steward hopes that the tournament’s kick-off this weekend can be a reminder of what rugby can do for its community.
3 February 2023

A ceaseless desire to make the grade could help Steve Borthwick and England succeed

From his school days at Hutton Grammar to the cauldron of a Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland, England's head coach has never lost his focus when comes to striving to be the best.
3 February 2023

England’s new era – No Tuilagi, a Smith-Farrell axis and giving players a chance

After announcing his first England squad ahead of the team’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, Steve Borthwick once again appeared calm and collected.
2 February 2023

Manu Tuilagi omitted from England squad for Six Nations clash with Scotland

For his first England squad as head coach, Steve Borthwick has left 50-cap centre Manu Tuilagi out of the matchday 23.
2 February 2023

Predicting England's starting XV - England vs Scotland 2023 Guinness Six Nations

Prior to England announcing their first matchday 23 to take on Scotland in the opening round of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations, TRU’s Joe Harvey has predicted who Steve Borthwick will name in his starting XV.
1 February 2023

Jamie George part of England's trimmed 29-man squad

Saracens hooker Jamie George is included in the revised 29-man squad announced by head coach Steve Borthwick ahead of the Six Nations opener against Scotland to be played on Saturday.
31 January 2023

Exclusive - Jason Leonard on why England will be ‘massively excited’ for Six Nations kick-off

With England’s opening match of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations against Scotland coming up on Saturday, Rugby World Cup winning Jason Leonard believes that Steve Borthwick’s group of players will be “massively excited” about getting back onto the pitch.
31 January 2023

Harry Spencer Interview: Why the RFU's decision to focus on the tackle height changes in France is puzzling

As the debate surrounding the controversial tackle laws continues, TRU heard from Harry Spencer, who coaches SC Bernay on the lower rungs of the French rugby ladder, about the study in France which has influenced the RFU’s decision.
31 January 2023

Henry Slade and Courtney Lawes ruled out of England's Six Nations opener

England will miss the services of Henry Slade and Courtney Lawes in their upcoming Six Nations opener against Scotland due to injuries.
30 January 2023