Posts Tagged "England rugby"
England captain Kevin Sinfield believes his side’s 30-10 victory over the Exiles was useful preparation for the Rugby League World Cup, even though his part in it was curtailed by injury.
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An England side giving five players their first starts produced a vintage first-half performance in brushing aside a disappointing Argentina by a record 32-3 at Estadio Maltearana on Saturday.
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Stuart Lancaster may have unearthed a few sparkling young diamonds in the Twickenham turf as his new boys shone brightly during England’s 40-12 demolition of the Barbarians on Sunday.
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It’s taken me a while to absorb that Welsh victory over the weekend. What a cracker of a game. It was a victory built on the top six inches.
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Wales thrashed England by a record-breaking 30-3 at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on Saturday to retain the Six Nations title and deny the visitors a Grand Slam.
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Courtney Lawes will make his first England start at blindside flanker as one of three changes to a winning side announced Thursday by coach Stuart Lancaster for the Six Nations clash against France at Twickenham.
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England coach Stuart Lancaster was delighted by the maturity of his youthful side after they emerged from a brutal encounter in Dublin as the only side in this season’s Six Nations who can win a Grand Slam.
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Down at Hobart to watch the Rebels v Waratahs friendly, I had a conversation with a rugby tragic who comes from the UK and has been in Australia for some time.
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England rugby centre Manu Tuilagi will miss Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Scotland at Twickenham with an ankle injury, coach Stuart Lancaster announced on Monday.
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An emerging England side will find themselves having to deal with the pressure of expectation as never before in this season’s Six Nations Championship.
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This time last year Stuart Lancaster had not long been appointed as the “interim” England coach, with many questioning whether he was the right man to restore the team’s tarnished reputation.
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England captain Chris Robshaw admitted he’d been laid low by the flak he encountered after some questionable decision-making during the 2012 end-of-year internationals.
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England coach Stuart Lancaster wants to use the team’s record-breaking win over world champions New Zealand in December as a springboard to success in the forthcoming Six Nations Championship.
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England head coach Stuart Lancaster has included uncapped pair Calum Clark and Billy Twelvetrees in his 33-man squad for the Six Nations, which starts on February 2.
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England’s rugby players awoke to headlines of “The Incredibles” and “World Beaters” on Sunday after ending New Zealand’s 20-Test unbeaten run in one of the most jaw-dropping international results in years.
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The All Blacks have arrived on England’s pebbly shores geared to take on the Red Rose in the heart of rugby union, Twickenham. Join us on The Roar for scores, comments and live updates from 1.30am AEDT.
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New Zealand may be overwhelming favourites to beat England at Twickenham on Saturday and end 2012 undefeated, but coach Steve Hansen is adamant the world champions won’t take their hosts lightly.
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New Zealand captain Richie McCaw says his players will be fighting fit to face England on Saturday, despite a virus having struck the All Blacks squad.
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All Blacks veterans Dan Carter and Keven Mealamu are set to return from injury to face England at Twickenham on Saturday, as the world champions look to end their 2012 season undefeated.
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Owen Farrell will be in direct opposition to fellow world player of the year nominee Dan Carter after being named as England’s fly-half against New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
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