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# england-rugby - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Vunipola says he let down England at World Cup and hopes for better relationship with brother

Billy Vunipola admitted he ‘affected the chemistry’ of the England team during their run to the final in Japan.

# england-rugby - Monday 6 July, 2020

RFU announces plans to make 139 staff redundant

The English union has suffered significant financial pain because of the Covid-19 outbreak.

# england-rugby - Monday 8 June, 2020

England centre Lozowski the latest to depart Saracens on loan deal

The 26-year-old will join Top 14 outfit Montpellier next season before returning to the English side.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'I had turned 37 nine days before the Twickenham defeat, and suddenly I felt old'

In this extract from his autobiography, former Ireland captain Rory Best looks back on a humbling defeat to England.

# england-rugby - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Former England captain pips Pichot to World Rugby chairman post

Bill Beaumont has been re-elected to the role.

# england-rugby - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Former England international 'no choice' but to retire due to virus season freeze

Nick Abendanon, who made his two Test appearances in 2007, has a contract that finishes this summer.

# england-rugby - Saturday 11 April, 2020

England's Jonny May to rejoin Gloucester at end of season

May has decided to bring an end to a ‘challenging few years’ for Leicester.

# england-rugby - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Eddie Jones agrees new England deal until 2023 Rugby World Cup

Jones wants his side to be remembered as “the greatest team the game has ever seen”.

# england-rugby - Thursday 26 March, 2020

England boss Eddie Jones agrees to take 25% pay cut during rugby shutdown

The RFU is facing revenue losses in the region of £45-50 million.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

England's RFU expects losses up to £50 million over next 18 months due to Covid-19 crisis

The spread of coronavirus means no major sporting action can currently take place in the UK.

# england-rugby - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'It’s absolute rubbish' – Jones furious with referee over Tuilagi red

The England centre was dismissed with six minutes left during the win against Wales at Twickenham.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

England without Vunipola due to coronavirus precaution as Wales' Amos prepares for surgery

The prop recently flew back to England from Tonga, via Hong Kong.

# england-rugby - Monday 24 February, 2020

‘I want to win the fight and then go DJ in Ibiza’ - How ex-rugby star Haskell turned to MMA after retirement

Having hung up his boots in August, the former England international is preparing for his first professional bout.

# england-rugby - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Player ratings: how we scored Ireland's performance in deflating England defeat

24-12 final score doesn’t tell the full story of Twickenham performance.

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Sexton spill gifts England an early try at Twickenham

George Ford pounces on Sexton error to score the game’s opening try.

# england-rugby - Friday 21 February, 2020

'I tried to buy a gun' - Rugby star Danny Cipriani on his severe depression

He posted on Instagram just days after the death of his ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack.

# england-rugby - Friday 14 February, 2020

England train in front of 10,000 fans at Twickenham ahead of Ireland clash

Eddie Jones’ team have made a mixed start to the Six Nations, losing to France in Paris before overcoming Scotland 13-6.

# england-rugby - Monday 3 February, 2020

Russell left out of Scotland squad for Six Nations clash with England

Head coach Gregor Townsend has once again decided not to pick the talented fly-half after his ‘breach of team protocol’.

Ex-England captain Robshaw leaving Harlequins after 16 years

The 33-year-old flanker has announced the news this morning.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

England centre Te'o joins Japanese Super Rugby side

The former Leinster centre missed out on the recent Rugby World Cup, as Eddie Jones’ men reached the final.

# england-rugby - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Ex-England captain Hartley retires at the age of 33

The hooker is the nation’s second-most capped player, having made 97 appearances.

# england-rugby - Saturday 2 November, 2019

WATCH: The two wonderful tries which saw South Africa claim World Cup glory

South Africa are World Cup champions for the third time.

# england-rugby - Friday 1 November, 2019

Eight days after his unveiling at Stormers, Jones was England's new head coach

Eddie Jones may not have been top of the RFU’s list to succeed Stuart Lancaster in 2015, but the efforts made to secure his services have paid off.

# england-rugby - Saturday 26 October, 2019

'We knew we'd have to keep taking away time and space from them'

Eddie Jones was delighted his with his team’s performance after England recorded a dominant win over New Zealand.

Watch: England lineout disaster sets up tense ending against All Blacks

England needed just 90 seconds to break through the New Zealand defence, but have gifted the All Blacks a second half try.

# england-rugby - Friday 25 October, 2019

All Blacks seek to drag kids from 'PlayStation and soccer'

Rugby is commonly held to be like a religion in New Zealand, but studies have shown participation rates falling.

Barrett and Farrell - Out of position or thriving in new surroundings?

Beauden Barrett and Owen Farrell have moved position in a bid to freshen up their teams at the World Cup.

# england-rugby - Saturday 19 October, 2019

May's double sends England past Australia and into World Cup semi-final

Eddie Jones’ side flexed their muscle in the first of the quarter-final ties in Oita.

# england-rugby - Thursday 17 October, 2019

How are the teams shaping up entering the World Cup quarter-finals in Japan?

As the Rugby World Cup enters the knock-out stages, we take a look at the health of the eight quarter-finalists ahead of a massive weekend in Japan.

# england-rugby - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Jones thanks the 'Typhoon Gods' as England head for training camp

England head coach Eddie Jones has admitted he is excited by the prospect of his team having extra rest after their game against France was called off.

# england-rugby - Monday 7 October, 2019

Vunipola 'walking around' and all smiles but full prognosis not expected until Tuesday

The big number eight was substituted at half-time of England’s victory over Argentina after twisting his ankle.

# england-rugby - Saturday 5 October, 2019

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Watch: Argentina's Lavanini sent off for nasty high hit on Farrell

Nigel Owens had no option but to brandish red to the Pumas second row.

# england-rugby - Sunday 29 September, 2019

England's Francis avoids ban for high tackle on USA fullback

A disciplinary panel concluded that there were mitigating factors and Francis should not be banned.

# england-rugby - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Jones hails Ford's leadership as England make the perfect start

England top Pool C ahead of their next outing against Argentina.

# england-rugby - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

England make 10 changes for USA clash at Rugby World Cup

Fly-half George Ford captains the side in Owen Farrell’s absence.

# england-rugby - Monday 23 September, 2019

Eddie Jones ready for '15 Donald Trumps' when England face USA

The English side have just a four-day turnaround from their opening 35-3 win over Tonga.

# england-rugby - Thursday 5 September, 2019

A key victory over the old enemy that kick-started Ireland's 12-game winning streak

At the end of a disappointing 2017 Six Nations campaign, Joe Schmidt’s side stopped England from claiming the Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium.

# england-rugby - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

England call for loosehead cover but deliver good news on Vunipola

The Saracens prop is facing 10 days out after pulling up against Ireland.

# england-rugby - Saturday 24 August, 2019

How we rated Ireland as Schmidt's men are thrashed at Twickenham

That was difficult to watch.

# england-rugby - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

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