Stuart Lancaster

Joe Launchbury

Reality check for Lancaster’s England

STUART LANCASTER had described this autumn as "production time" for England. The Fiji Test was a nice dress rehearsal but Australia was the big opening night. And England fluffed their…

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England v Australia: The Preview

AUSTRALIA HAVE made the short hop over the channel after their heavy loss to France still talking the talk, yet negativity seems to follow them like a bad odour at…

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…

bradley wiggins

Residency rules, okay?

  By Alex Lowe WHEN ENGLAND walk out to play South Africa at Twickenham on November 24, each player will be accompanied by a mascot from his formative club. It…

Stuart Lancaster

England v Barbarians: The Preview

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THIS IS the strongest team England have put out for this fixture for many a year, with plenty of familiar faces from the…

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England squad to tour South Africa

STUART LANCASTER has included 13 uncapped players in his 42-man England squad to tour South Africa in June. Harlequins back-rower Chris Robshaw will again captain England on the five-match tour,…

England fan

Lancaster’s England vision

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor STUART LANCASTER has revealed his plan for the future now he has been given the England head coach role on a permanent basis.…

Martin Johnson

Is Lancaster the right man for the job?

I WENT to Stuart Lancaster’s Six Nations debrief last week. He had put together an impressive presentation, complete with PowerPoint display, but what really stood out were the words of…

Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen blasts England appointment

BEN COHEN has criticised the appointment of Stuart Lancaster as England head coach on a permanent basis. Cohen, who was part of England’s 2003 World Cup-winning squad, believes the RFU…

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…