Owen Farrell

Soaring: Joe Launchbury's rise has caught the eye

RBS 6 Nations: Lions Watch – Round 1

THE FIRST weekend of the 2013 RBS 6 Nations was, for lack of a better phrase, a jaw dropper. We segued from the half-for-half excitement at the Millennium Stadium to…

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RBS 6 Nations: England analysis

ENGLAND RETAINED the Calcutta Cup and launched their Six Nations campaign with a 38-18 victory over Scotland at Twickenham, their biggest win in the fixture for six years. Here's how…

Chris Robshaw

England surpass all expectations

Four wins from five. Not even the most optimistic England fan in their right mind would have predicted that outcome at the start of this year’s RBS 6 Nations. Yet…

Chris Ashton

France v England: The Preview

PARIS IN the springtime (well nearly). That’s the venue for this weekend’s RBS 6 Nations tie between France and England – the first time the two sides have met since…

Tom Palmer

England name unchanged team for France

STUART LANCASTER has picked an unchanged England starting XV to play France in Paris in the RBS 6 Nations on Sunday afternoon. The only changes from the England 22 that…

england v wales

Wales defeat will sting but England should take heart

By Ben Coles FIRST things first; what an outstanding test match. The word brutal is commonly associated with international rugby, but rarely has it been showcased more viscerally than when…

Farrell to start at No 10 for England

Farrell to start at No 10 for England

Stuart Lancaster has made four changes in personnel and one positional switch to the England team to face Wales at Twickenham on Saturday. Lee Dickson, Ben Morgan, and Geoff Parling…

Owen Farrell

Italy 15-19 England

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor In a nutshell It was ‘Chargedown Charlie’ to the rescue again for England. Italy scored two tries in two minutes just before half-time…

Phil Dowson

Three debutants in England starting XV

SARACENS CENTRES Owen Farrell and Brad Barritt will make their Test debuts in England’s midfield against Scotland in the Calcutta Cup on Saturday evening. It’s the first time England have…