Mike Ford and John Wells seen dring an interview during the World Cup

John Wells and Mike Ford to leave the RFU

The Rugby Football Union today announced that John Wells and Mike Ford, England’s forwards and defence coaches respectively for the 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cups, will be leaving the…


RFU wins court battle against Viagogo

The RFU has succeeded in defeating Viagogo’s appeal in the Court of Appeal against the decision of Mr Justice Tugendhat in March this year. In a landmark ruling – the…

Challenging new role for Ian Richie

RFU picks Ian Richie as new CEO

Ian Ritchie will become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Rugby Football Union. Ritchie joins from The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (AELTC) where he is Chief…

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Jonny’s historic drop goal

On the night that Jonny Wilkinson retires from Test rugby here is THAT drop goal from the 2003 Rugby World Cup, the greatest moment for English sport since 1966.

Jonny Wilkinson retires from international rugby

Jonny Wilkinson retires from international rugby

Jonny Wilkinson has retired from Test rugby with immediate effect. Wilkinson’s list of accolades is headed by his 1,246 Test points, a world best of 36 dropped goals, together with…

Chris Wyles

Saracens 31 Ospreys 26 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Wembley THE X FACTOR finals were taking place next door at Wembley Arena but on the pitch here it was a chance…

Mike Brown

Harlequins undone by Toulouse

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor HARLEQUINS’ 14-MATCH winning run had to come to an end at some point and there’s no shame in losing to Europe’s most successful…

Evans would dip into the Premiership coaching ranks for the next England boss

Where to look for the next England boss?

Leaving aside the fact that Martin Johnson could point to some real achievements in the past two seasons, an awful lot of nonsense has been spoken about his former role…