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England celebrate Chris Ashton's try

England 16 Scotland 12 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Eden Park ON THE evidence of Saturday’s matches, the England-France semi-final will be a dire affair. Then again, both teams could spark…

England v Scotland match preview

England v Scotland match preview

Venue: Eden Park, Auckland Date: Saturday 1 October Kick-off: 0830 BST/ 2030 NZ Coverage: Scores and reports on BBC website plus live text commentaries on all home nations matches; updates…

Did You Know? Scotland and England have reached the quarter-finals of every World Cup to date, but Wales have missed out on the last eight three times

Lamont, Moody & Byrne on the World Cup

Six World Cups and only one victor from the northern hemisphere – England’s nail-biting defeat of Australia in 2003 bringing ‘Bill’ to Europe for the first, and to date only,…

Waldrom joins England squad – Nick Easter stays

Waldrom joins England squad – Nick Easter stays

Thomas Waldrom has been confirmed as the new member of England’s World Cup squad, replacing Andrew Sheridan, who returned home last week with a shoulder injury. The No 8 linked…

England 67 Romania 3

England 67 Romania 3

Wings Mark Cueto and Chris Ashton each scored hat-tricks as England ran in 10 tries to beat Romania 67-3 at Otago Stadium on Saturday. It was the first time England…

England team to play Romania

England team to play Romania

MARK CUETO returns to the starting line-up as England make seven changes for the third Pool B clash against Romania at the Otago Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday. The Sale…

Waldrom flies out as England cover

Waldrom flies out as England cover

LEICESTER TIGERS No 8 Thomas Waldrom will fly out from England tonight (Monday) as precautionary cover for Nick Easter who continues to have treatment on his back. Waldrom, part of…

England 41 Georgia 10 – The Rugby World Verdict

England 41 Georgia 10 – The Rugby World Verdict

IT’S TOUGH being an England rugby player sometimes, writes Rugby World editor, Paul Morgan. We give the Georgians ultimate respect but at the same time expect Martin Johnson’s side to…