RFUW announce new age band for girls’ rugby

From September 1st 2011 a new Under 13s age band will be introduced for girls’ rugby in England. After extensive research and consultation throughout the game, the Rugby Football Union…

THE BIGGEST compliment anyone can pay Tom Wood is that when Tom Croft returned from injury towards the end of the Six Nations, it was Wood and not the Leicester…

From the start I loved rugby. I was four when I first headed to Middlesbrough RFC for mini rugby, following my older brother, Chris, there. In the garden I was…

Quick-Fire Profile… Name: Tom Palmer Position: Lock Age: 31 (27 Mar 1979) Born: Haringey, London Big – that’s how I was as a five-year-old, so it was only a matter…

Ben Foden warned by RFU and donates to charity

Ben Foden has accepted a”warning” from the RFU about his future conduct after he was recently cautioned by police after an incident in London. RFU Disciplinary Officer Judge Jeff Blackett…

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE RFU have vowed that after the 2011 World Cup they will only pick players for England that are playing in England. But…

Alex Gray London Irish

[imagebrowser id=4] THERE WAS an alarming amount of doom and gloom around last month when England ended their Six Nations campaign with a 24-8 loss in Ireland. It seemed all…

England Under-18 squad announced

FREDDIE GABBITASS has been named as England Under 18 Clubs and Schools captain ahead of their warm up game against Worcester Warriors’ Academy Under 19 this Sunday. The fixture, originally…

World Cup changes confirmed

Tournament Organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) today announced the revised match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) following the decision to reallocate all matches from Christchurch…