England

Dan Kelly Exclusive: ‘We don’t do complacency at our place’

Despite missing out on the Gallagher Premiership final due to injury, Leicester's Dan Kelly is determined to come back stronger as the Tigers set their sights on defending their crown.
8 September 2022

Dave Walder Exclusive: ‘Everyone has got the best plan until they get punched in the face’

Taking charge of his first Gallagher Premiership game as Newcastle Falcons head coach this weekend against Harlequins, Dave Walder spoke to TRU about the team’s culture after a 12th place finish last season under Dean Richards.
7 September 2022

Northampton Saints’ Tommy Freeman on his international summer and the new season

After making his England debut in the Test series win against Australia down under, Northampton Saints’ Tommy Freeman reflected on a summer full of memories and looked forward to the new season.
5 September 2022

An invite to Pennyhill, a chat with Simon Middleton and how excited we should all be for the Red Roses

TRU's Elizabeth Cartwright was invited down to Pennyhill Park by Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton to find out how England are preparing for the World Cup.
2 September 2022

Abbie Ward Exclusive: “I don’t think you have seen the Red Roses in full flow yet”

England may not have tasted defeat since July 2019, but the message from forward Abbie Ward highlights exactly why Simon Middleton’s side are the favourites to win the World Cup in New Zealand.
31 August 2022

“It’s just bleak, isn’t it.” - Ellis Genge on Worcester Warriors

The England and Bristol Bears prop described the situation in the West Midlands as ‘bleak’ with just over a week to go until the start of the new Gallagher Premiership season.
25 August 2022

Max Clementson Exclusive: Why England will be “throwing the kitchen sink” at LA

With the final round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series taking place in Los Angeles just days away, England Sevens’ Max Clementson spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about the past few months as an international and the groups ‘last dance’.
21 August 2022

Exclusive: Hometown head coach Alex Rae on making Coventry’s supporters proud

Coventry Rugby’s new head coach Alex Rae spoke to TRU about taking charge of his hometown team in the Championship.
18 August 2022

Danny Cipriani joins criticism on Eddie Jones

Danny Cipriani has came down heavily at England coach Eddie Jones for his criticism on English rugby's private school system.
12 August 2022

Emily Scarratt Interview: “We are preparing for something massive”

England Women held an open training session at Twickenham in front of 1,500 fans as the Red Roses were put through their paces ahead of the World Cup in New Zealand.
12 August 2022

Eddie Jones’ comments on private schools highlights ‘lack of knowledge’

Jones’ remarks have sparked a backlash within the independent school sector including from Whitgift Director of Rugby Chris Wilkins.
11 August 2022

How the success of the Lionesses can help the Red Roses and women's rugby go to the next level

Rachael Burford and Amber Reed reflect on England becoming Euro 2022 champions and assess how their achievements can help women's rugby grow both on and off the field.
4 August 2022

Gary Mercer Exclusive: "Zach has been the in-form player in France"

Father of Montpellier star is beginning a new adventure with Harrogate in National Two North, plus he also talks about Zach’s time in France and what might be next for the back-rower.
30 July 2022

RFU, RFL ban transgender women from playing female rugby

The Rugby Football League and Rugby Football Union have banned transgender women from competing in the women's rugby games.
29 July 2022

Charlie Ewels to miss England's Six Nations 2023 campaign

England are set to miss the services of Bath lock Charlie Ewels for the upcoming end of the year tour and the 2023 Six Nations due to an injury setback.
27 July 2022

Former players issue proceedings against governing bodies over brain damage

Legal proceedings are set to be launched on Monday against World Rugby, the RFU and the Welsh Rugby Union as rugby's dementia crisis continues.
25 July 2022

'Andy Farrell regarded very highly but we have huge respect for IRFU' - Bill Sweeney

The Rugby Football Union chief executive Bill Sweeney heaped praise on Ireland coach Andy Farrell as they are working on a plan to decide on Eddie Jones' successor.
22 July 2022

Lauren Torley Exclusive: “It has been a crazy few months - I am just embracing it all”

Lauren Torley only took up contact rugby less than three years ago, but now the Durham DMP Sharks player is just days away from representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games.
21 July 2022

Rugby Australia targets Eddie Jones post 2023 World Cup

Rugby Australia have initiated a preliminary discussion with England coach Eddie Jones to take over the Wallabies job post the 2023 World Cup.
19 July 2022

Ireland claim top position in World Rugby Rankings

Ireland have claimed the top position in the World Rugby Rankings following their historic series win over New Zealand in the recently concluded summer series.
18 July 2022