George Ford

'England different without Owen Farrell' - George Ford

England fly-half George Ford admitted that the side is in the process of adapting to life without Owen Farrell as they embark on a new chapter under Jamie George's leadership.
10 February 2024

European stage chance for England's next number 10 to make their mark

With Owen Farrell announcing he will be stepping back from international rugby to protect his and his family’s mental health, which fly-half can put themselves to the front of the queue to replace the talismanic skipper?
9 December 2023

Can England really deliver in Dublin and stun Ireland in latest pre-World Cup showdown?

To say the first two World Cup warm-up matches for Steve Borthwick have been challenging might be an understatement but regardless of what has gone on, England now need to begin generating some momentum.
18 August 2023

Alex Sanderson: "That’s the thing with Fordy, his skillset is unparalleled"

Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson has offered his thoughts on England's fly-half debate and he discussed George Ford's time away with the national team before being omitted from the squad.
9 March 2023

Borthwick encourages Smith to play “Test rugby” for Harlequins after squad omission

After leaving Marcus Smith out of his 26-man squad taking part in a three-day training camp in Brighton, England head coach Steve Borthwick has encouraged the Harlequins fly-half to go out and play “Test match” rugby against Exeter Chiefs this Saturday.
28 February 2023

George Ford – Sale Sharks fly-half on Eddie Jones, attack & his return

Injured Sale Sharks fly-half George Ford says that it is not in the players’ ‘remit or responsibility’ to influence the future of England head coach Eddie Jones following a disappointing Autumn Nations Series campaign.
30 November 2022

England release George Ford and Elliot Daly from training squad

England coach Eddie Jones has released George Ford and Elliot Daly has been released from the training squad as they prepare for the fourth round of Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played on 12th March.
3 March 2022

England recall George Ford to Six Nations squad

England coach Eddie Jones has recalled George Ford and Elliot Daly to the Six Nations squad ahead of the tournament opener against Scotland on 5th February.
25 January 2022

Non-playing Reserve Column – What are Eddie Jones’ plans at fly-half and No. 8?

Following Eddie Jones’ Six Nations squad announcement on Tuesday, in his latest column for TRU, Joe Harvey has taken a look at No. 8 and fly-half, with those position groups seemingly lacking.
23 January 2022

Wasps subject Leicester Tigers to first loss of the season

League leaders Leicester Tigers experience defeat for the first time this season with a 16-13 loss at the hands of Wasps. Ellis Genge saw yellow in the game and TRU’s Joe Harvey was watching on in the West Midlands.
9 January 2022

Non-playing Reserve Column – Leicester have to let outside noise be just that

Following the revelations this week that Leicester Tigers, like Saracens, may have breached Premiership Rugby’s salary cap regulations, TRU’s Joe Harvey has penned a few of his thoughts surrounding the investigation.
30 December 2021

England fly-half George Ford to join Sale Sharks ahead of 2022/23 season

Sale Sharks have secured the signing of England fly-half George Ford from rivals Leicester Tigers ahead of the 2022/23 season on a long term deal.
17 November 2021

Rugby League’s influence ever-present at Leicester Tigers

Following Leicester Tigers’ 34-19 win over Exeter Chiefs, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at the rugby league influence at Mattioli Woods Welford Road and Kevin Sinfield’s role at the club.
23 September 2021

“I have never been so excited” – Eddie Jones picks new look England squad with focus on 2023 World Cup

After announcing a 45-man squad for a short training camp at The Lensbury, England head coach Eddie Jones may have signalled his intent as attentions begin to turn to France in two years time.
21 September 2021

Second half resurgence sees Leicester Tigers reach Challenge Cup final

Leicester Tigers came from behind to beat Ulster 33-24 at Mattioli Woods Welford Road to secure their place in the Challenge Cup final.
30 April 2021

England expecting a battle of the airways in Dublin

After arriving in Dublin ahead of their final game of the 2021 Six Nations Championships against Ireland, John Mitchell, Max Malins and George Ford spoke about the importance of the kicking game.
19 March 2021

How England’s past Calcutta Cup experiences have seen them through

With less than a week until England’s opening Six Nations game against Scotland, fly-half George Ford discussed past Calcutta Cup clashes and playing in front of no fans.
31 January 2021

George Ford - We want to become a team that can take opportunities and be clinical

George Ford discusses England's kicking game and the importance of developing in all areas as Eddie Jones' side face Wales in the Autumn Nations Cup.
27 November 2020

George Ford expected to return soon - John Mitchell

England defence coach John Mitchell revealed that Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford will be expected to return soon after his latest injury setback.
23 October 2020

Jacob Ford: Burgess comments are “extremely far-fetched”

In response to recent comments made by Sam Burgess on the House of Rugby Podcast, Jacob Ford feels the criticism fired towards his brother, George, and father, Mike, is “extremely far-fetched.”
10 June 2020