Steve Borthwick

England add Andrew Strawbridge to coaching group in full time role

England head coach Steve Borthwick has confirmed that Andrew Strawbridge will join the coaching panel on a full-time basis.
9 April 2024

If it ain’t broke, why fix it? Keeping the faith can see England - and Tuilagi - end on a high

Steve Borthwick was forced into one change for England’s Six Nations finale against France but sticking rather than twisting makes so much sense after thrilling Ireland win.
15 March 2024

Win over Ireland will enforce players trust - England coach Steve Borthwick

England head coach Steve Borthwick insisted that the 23-22 win over Ireland will enforce the players' faith in his vision.
11 March 2024

England won’t die wondering in this Six Nations but can they deliver a performance?

Steve Borthwick has again tweaked his formula for the visit of Ireland and after the disheartening defeat against Scotland, a decent 80-minute display at Twickenham might be needed to keep England fans engaged with their long-term plan.
8 March 2024

Defeat to Scotland was a 'painful experience' for England - Steve Borthwick

England head coach Steve Borthwick expressed his disappointment at his team's performance against Scotland as they fell to a fourth consecutive Calcutta Cup defeat.
26 February 2024

Ugo Monye Interview: 'I hope England have a plan that enables the players to show off the talent we’ve seen in the Premiership'

With the Premiership producing some exciting rugby each week and with new stars emerging, Monye is quietly confident about what is to come for Steve Borthwick's side.
31 January 2024

Ollie Lawrence and Luke Cowan-Dickie withdrawn from England's training squad

England have been dealt injury blows ahead of the upcoming Six Nations with centre Ollie Lawrence and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie withdrawing from the training squad.
24 January 2024

Why England 'A' can provide those on the fringes with a further chance to stake their claim

There are several names which could have been included in Steve Borthwick's Six Nations squad last week and TRU contributor Ciara Fearn has highlighted four players who might see England 'A's fixture with Portugal as an opportunity.
23 January 2024

England are evolving - and it feels like they are now in the vision of Steve Borthwick

Whether it is has been by design, by judgement or a bit of both, you get the sense Steve Borthwick's squad selection for the Six Nations does mark a new beginning for England.
18 January 2024

Jamie George to captain England as Steve Borthwick names seven uncapped players in Six Nations squad

Steve Borthwick has named seven uncapped players in his England squad for the forthcoming Six Nations with Kyle Sinckler and Billy Vunipola missing out.
17 January 2024

Captaincy, loosehead and the backs - Key points ahead of England's Six Nations squad announcement

With Steve Borthwick set to name his Six Nations squad on Wednesday, what are the key points England must look to do before - and during - these upcoming championships?
15 January 2024

A new England: How will Borthwick's bronze medallists shape up in the future?

With the dust settling on the Rugby World Cup, thoughts in the northern hemisphere are beginning to turn towards the Six Nations so what can we expect from Steve Borthwick and England?
5 November 2023

'The players should be incredibly proud' - England coach Steve Borthwick

England head coach Steve Borthwick said that his players should be 'incredibly proud' of his team's performance in the ongoing Rugby World Cup.
22 October 2023

Neil Back Exclusive: 'In 2003, our strength was our environment - England must get that right in France'

The 2003 World Cup winner tells TRU that England's current environment 'seems a bit cosy' and feels the players and coaches need to be aligned if Steve Borthwick's side are to remembered for the right reasons.
9 September 2023

'England have players who know to perform on the biggest occasions' - Steve Borthwick

England head coach Steve Borthwick insists they have the firepower in the squad to create an impact in the upcoming Rugby World Cup campaign.
5 September 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

Former Ireland international Alan Quinlan does not expect England to have a successful World Cup

Former Ireland and Munster back-row Alan Quinlan believes England will struggle to make an impact in the upcoming Rugby World Cup campaign.
17 August 2023

Peter Winterbottom Interview: Positivity over pragmatism, England's back-row and helping the fight against MND

The Esher Director of Rugby discusses England as well as how he and his club are supporting the fight against MND.
11 August 2023

It's time for England to get the Twickenham crowd on their feet

England will be looking for a response and a much-needed boost when Wales visit Twickenham while Scotland will be aiming to build on last weekend's excellent victory against France.
10 August 2023

Was it time to move on? Do England need a spark and a change of direction at this World Cup?

People will argue experience is vital heading into any major tournament but perhaps the lack of exciting and 'x-factor' players is leaving England supporters less than enthused heading into the Rugby World Cup.
9 August 2023