England

Chris Ashton

England v New Zealand: The Preview

THERE IS no need for England fans to bow down in worship as the All Blacks run out at Twickenham this weekend in search of their tenth successive win in…

Eben Etzebeth

England v South Africa: The Verdict

AN INTENSELY frustrating day for England, who on the balance of play did enough to earn a first win over the Springboks in 11 meetings. They had an edge in…

England

Inside the England camp: Part 3

ENGLAND WERE brought down to earth by Saturday’s loss to Australia, but away from the preparation for this weekend’s game against South Africa the players have found time to relax…

England Training Session

England v South Africa: The Preview

MALCOLM PREEDY was part of the first one-club front row to play for England. In 1984, the former Gloucester captain packed down with club-mates Steve Mills and Phil Blakeway against…

England scrum

Inside the England camp: Part 2

AFTER A comfortable win over Fiji in their opening QBE International, England are preparing to take on Australia at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon. So what have Chris Robshaw & Co…

Clean possession: England functioned well

England 54-12 Fiji: The Verdict

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell England performed a satisfactory, if perfunctory job on an underprepared and underpowered Fiji side. The hosts got off to a sluggish…

Jonathan Joseph

England must develop killer instinct

Would New Zealand have put 80 points on this below-strength Fiji side? They may well have, such is their ability to see an opportunity and take it. That is what…

Influence: Pocock is breakdown king

QBE Internationals: Players to watch

THE AUTUMN Internationals start tomorrow, expect these players to make an impact in the coming weeks As a straight-running crash ball centre on the fringes of the Leicester squad three…

England huddle

England v Fiji: The Preview

EVEN THE most optimistic of souls in the visitors’ camp would be hard pressed to make a case for a Fijian victory at Twickenham this weekend, one of 30 Tests…