Marcus Smith

Marcus Smith relishes opportunity to play with Owen Farrell

Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith is looking forward to reunite with Owen Farrell as England kick-start their three-game Test series against the Wallabies on 2nd July in Perth.
25 June 2022

Marcus Smith: 'I learned a lot of lessons about myself'

Since lifting the Premiership title last summer, it has been a whirlwind for Marcus Smith and after a below-par Six Nations campaign by England, the Quins fly-half is targeting more silverware at club level.
6 April 2022

Marcus Smith: Manu Tuilagi, Jonny Wilkinson and the Smith family

During the first fallow week England fly-half, Marcus Smith, spoke to media about his start to life as an international rugby player, the return of Manu Tuilagi to Eddie Jones’ squad and his family’s continuing support.
18 February 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

Marcus Smith to start at fly-half for England against Australia

England coach Eddie Jones has named Marcus Smith at fly-half for the upcoming clash against Australia to be played at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
11 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

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

“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

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

Dylan Hartley expects Owen Farrell to lead England in 2023 World Cup

Dylan Hartley has backed Owen Farrell to lead England at the 2023 Rugby World Cup and feels the Saracens man and rising star Marcus Smith can form a formidable creative partnership.
14 October 2021

Stuart Barnes wants Eddie Jones to prefer Marcus Smith over Owen Farrell

Former England international Stuart Barnes has urged Eddie Jones to prefer Harlequins' Marcus Smith over Owen Farrell as they look to build towards the 2023 World Cup.
21 August 2021

Australia tour in 2025 could ‘breathe new life’ into the Lions

After defeat against South Africa, how will the British and Irish Lions look in Australia in 2025? TRU's Joe Harvey has analysed a couple of key questions.
10 August 2021

‘Overwhelmed’ Marcus Smith following his British & Irish Lions call-up

After finding out he had been called up to the British and Irish Lions, Marcus Smith spoke about his feelings having found out just moments after walking off the pitch, as Eddie Jones spoke about the fly-half.
10 July 2021

Marcus Smith called up to the Lions as England score 10 tries against Canada

England overcame Canada 70-14 at Twickenham, Joe Harvey watching on in West London as England scored 10 tries against Kingsley Jones’ still-evolving side.
10 July 2021

Marcus Smith: “We’ve been given licence to play”

After making his international debut in England’s win over the USA at Twickenham on Sunday afternoon, Marcus Smith spoke about playing for his country, in front of his family and adjusting to playing under Eddie Jones.
5 July 2021

Joe Harvey Column: Where Eddie Jones is looking to improve this summer

With Eddie Jones announcing his England squad for the summer internationals, Joe Harvey offers further thoughts on some of the needs the Australian will be looking to address in the coming weeks.
7 June 2021

Premiership stars in the shadows could provide England with different dimension

As the Six Nations breaks for its first fallow week, will it be an opportunity for Eddie Jones to broaden his horizons?
15 February 2021