England

Michael Hooper looking forward to England challenge

Australia skipper Michael Hooper is looking forward to the challenge against England as the two teams lock horns with each other at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
8 November 2021

Jones warns Smith of 'distractions' and to not be like tennis star Raducanu

Following England’s 69-3 win over Tonga last Saturday, England head coach Eddie Jones spoke about Courtney Lawes, George Furbank, Emma Raducanu and playing Australia next weekend at Twickenham.
7 November 2021

Non-playing Reserve Column – There was an intense focus when Smith stepped out

After spending a weekend watching the rugby, Joe Harvey takes a further look at England’s 69-3 win over Tonga, as well as the Red Roses’ win over the All Blacks and Twickenham train station.
7 November 2021

George ‘enjoying rugby again’ following England recall

Scoring two tries on his England return against Tonga, Jamie George opened up on his callup to the England team, getting feedback from his Saracens coaches and thoughts ahead of Australia next weekend.
7 November 2021

Jonny May on ‘stressful’ run-in to mauling of Tonga

After scoring two tries at Twickenham in England’s 69-3 win over Tonga, Jonny May talks about the leadup to the game and some thoughts about the upcoming clash with Australia next weekend.
6 November 2021

England score 11 tries at Twickenham to beat Tonga 69-3

England scored 11 tries at Twickenham to beat Tonga 69-3 on Saturday and Joe Harvey was there for TRU to watch as the action unfolded.
6 November 2021

England skipper Owen Farrell tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of clash against Tonga

England skipper Owen Farrell has tested positive for Covid-19 on the eve of their Autumn Nations Series opener against Tonga to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
5 November 2021

“We have great options” – Hopeful England following Owen Farrell Covid-19 positive

Following England captain Owen Farrell’s positive Covid-19 test, England forwards coach Richard Cockerill says the team have got ‘great options’ to play at fly-half and in leadership should the 30-year-old be unavailable to play Tonga tomorrow.
5 November 2021

Poppy Cleall captains Red Roses for the first time as they prepare to face New Zealand

Poppy Cleall gets the chance to lead her England side out on Sunday as they look to record back-to-back wins over New Zealand.
5 November 2021

'Curry will become a better seven playing at eight' - Eddie Jones on his England squad ahead of Tonga

After announcing his England team to take on Tonga in their Autumn Nations Cup opener at Twickenham, Eddie Jones spoke about selection, whilst Owen Farrell spoke about his leadership ethos after a new leadership group was announced.
4 November 2021

Marcus Smith named on bench as England unveil matchday squad for Tonga game

England coach Eddie Jones has confirmed the matchday squad for the Autumn Nations Series opener against Tonga to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
4 November 2021

James Grayson: Northampton's style aids international call-ups and the desire to bounce back against Sale

Exclusive: The Northampton Saints fly-half spoke to Joe Harvey about his international teammates and targeting an immediate response following a derby day drubbing against Leicester Tigers.
4 November 2021

Sam Simmonds released as England confirm 28-man squad ahead of Tonga clash

England coach Eddie Jones has released seven players including Sam Simmonds reducing the squad strength to 28 members ahead of the Autumn Nations Series opener against Tonga.
3 November 2021

England coach Eddie Jones defends coaching style amid fresh criticism

England coach Eddie Jones has defended his coaching methods amid fresh criticism of his techniques from a report.
1 November 2021

England call up Louis Lynagh and Alex Mitchell ahead of fixture against Tonga

England coach Eddie Jones has called up Harlequins wing Louis Lynagh and Northampton scrum-half Alex Mitchell to the squad ahead of their autumn international fixture opener against Tonga.
1 November 2021

Tom Curry – England’s learning leader

With just less than a week until England take on Tonga in their opening game of the Autumn Nations Series, Tom Curry spoke about what he has learnt from his time with the British and Irish Lions and his role within this England squad.
30 October 2021

Sarah McKenna on England’s World Cup bid, combining playing with coaching and an important autumn ahead

In an exclusive chat with TRU, the Saracens full-back looks ahead to the short-term and long-term future for England as Simon Middleton’s side prepare to face New Zealand.
30 October 2021

England's bid for 2025 World Cup receives government backing

England's bid for the 2025 World Cup has received a shot in the arm after receiving the backing from government.
27 October 2021

Luc Smith Interview: The younger brother of Marcus plying his trade in National One

The Rosslyn Park No.10 he chats to TRU about the rise of his older brother and picking the brains of the England international.
27 October 2021

Owen Farrell: England’s captain talks about Marcus Smith, his form and the Autumn Nations Series

With England’s open game of the Autumn Nations Series just over a week away, Owen Farrell spoke about Eddie Jones’ new-look side, his form and developing a relationship with Harlequins’ Marcus Smith.
26 October 2021