Steve Borthwick

Jamie George: 'You never want it to get to the point where strikes are on the cards'

Ahead of England's trip to Wales, Jamie George spoke about the troubles that this weekend's opponents have had in the run-up to the fixture and why England won't get in the same boat.
23 February 2023

'It's all about what's in the best interest of the team' - Itoje opens up on Borthwick's England

With a week to go until Wales, star England lock Maro Itoje spoke about playing under Steve Borthwick, as well as incoming coaches and Ollie Chessum.
18 February 2023

‘I can’t say that it wasn’t the best thing for me’ – Lawrence on Bath move following starting return for England

Following his Player of the Match performance in England’s 31-14 win over Italy on Sunday afternoon, Ollie Lawrence says that his move to Bath after his boyhood club, Worcester Warriors, folded was perhaps the best thing for him.
14 February 2023

Steve Borthwick: ‘We can’t keep letting teams have momentum late in games against us’

After England’s 31-14 win over Italy in the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick believes his England side made significant steps forward following their loss to Scotland a week prior.
13 February 2023

Player Ratings: England 31 - 14 Italy

After England's dominant win over Italy on Sunday afternoon, Imogen Ainsworth has provided her ratings after the home side picked up a first win under Steve Borthwick.
13 February 2023

England pick up 31-14 victory over Italy to get off the mark under Borthwick

After a damning loss to Scotland a weekend ago, Steve Borthwick’s England were 31-14 winners over Italy at Twickenham in what was the head coaches first victory as head coach.
12 February 2023

‘Talented’ and ‘determined’ – England’s new-look midfield in the eyes of Borthwick

Selecting a new-look midfield for the visit of Italy to Twickenham Stadium in round two of the Guinness Six Nations, Steve Borthwick spoke about the inclusion of Ollie Lawrence and Henry Slade in his starting XV.
11 February 2023

Marcus Smith: 'Me and Faz get on really well on and off the field'

Marcus Smith says he feels like himself in an England shirt despite losing to Scotland on the opening day of the Six Nations.
6 February 2023

England's scrum one of the slowest in tier-one rugby - Steve Borthwick

England coach Steve Borthwick believes his side has to improve on the scrum as they face Italy in the second round of the Six Nations on 12th February.
6 February 2023

‘I am bitterly disappointed with the result’ – Borthwick vows to ensure England win next week

Following England’s loss to Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, head coach Steve Borthwick spoke of his “bitter disappointment” at losing the Calcutta Cup clash and his hope of picking up a win over Italy next week.
5 February 2023

‘England heading in the right direction’ – Ludlam encouraged after England defeat

Following England’s 23-29 loss to Scotland, back-row Lewis Ludlam says that he and his international teammates are “heading in the right direction”.
5 February 2023

Jonah Lomu Rugby & work to do – What the Calcutta Cup means for England and Scotland

Following the Calcutta Cup, Joe Harvey has reaction from Twickenham Stadium as Duhan van der Merwe’s stunning double means that Scotland have lifted the trophy three years on the trot.
4 February 2023

Late Duhan van der Merwe try dashes England’s hopes of winning start under Borthwick

A late Duhan van der Merwe try at Twickenham saw England’s start to life under new head coach Steve Borthwick start with a loss as Gregor Townsend’s side retained the Calcutta Cup for a fifth time in six years.
4 February 2023

Freddie Steward: ‘The Six Nations will be a reminder of what rugby can do for the community’

Ahead of England’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland on Saturday afternoon, full-back Freddie Steward hopes that the tournament’s kick-off this weekend can be a reminder of what rugby can do for its community.
3 February 2023

A ceaseless desire to make the grade could help Steve Borthwick and England succeed

From his school days at Hutton Grammar to the cauldron of a Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland, England's head coach has never lost his focus when comes to striving to be the best.
3 February 2023

England’s new era – No Tuilagi, a Smith-Farrell axis and giving players a chance

After announcing his first England squad ahead of the team’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, Steve Borthwick once again appeared calm and collected.
2 February 2023

Manu Tuilagi omitted from England squad for Six Nations clash with Scotland

For his first England squad as head coach, Steve Borthwick has left 50-cap centre Manu Tuilagi out of the matchday 23.
2 February 2023

Predicting England's starting XV - England vs Scotland 2023 Guinness Six Nations

Prior to England announcing their first matchday 23 to take on Scotland in the opening round of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations, TRU’s Joe Harvey has predicted who Steve Borthwick will name in his starting XV.
1 February 2023

Exclusive - Jason Leonard on why England will be ‘massively excited’ for Six Nations kick-off

With England’s opening match of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations against Scotland coming up on Saturday, Rugby World Cup winning Jason Leonard believes that Steve Borthwick’s group of players will be “massively excited” about getting back onto the pitch.
31 January 2023

Lewis Ludlam on there being no wrong questions in England camp as Calcutta Cup approaches

As England’s preparations for their Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland in the Calcutta Cup get into full swing, England flanker Lewis Ludlam says there is “no wrong question” to ask the new England coaching group.
26 January 2023