# George Ford

Last month
February 2023
# Return
Fit-again trio named in England squad
Tom Curry, George Ford and Courtney Lawes are all available to face Wales.
Last year
# top 10s
England duo George Ford and Owen Farrell hailed ahead of Premiership showpiece
The two out-halves will take centre-stage in Saturday’s final at Twickenham.
# Welford Road
George Ford inspires Leicester to win over Northampton to seal place in final
The Tigers triumphed 27-14 in the Premiership semi-final to set up a meeting with Saracens.
# back off
'My opinion is the only one that counts' - Jones has no regrets over taking off Smith
The England out-half was replaced by George Ford in the latter stages of their Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland.
# Back in action
England recall Ford to Six Nations squad for injured captain Farrell
Jones named Farrell, a childhood friend of Ford, as England skipper last week.
All time
# Transfer
England out-half George Ford to leave Premiership leaders Leicester Tigers
The 28-year-old has signed up for a move to Sale Sharks next season on a three-year contract.
# left out
Several big names absent from latest England squad
Mako and Billy Vunipola, Jamie George and George Ford have all been overlooked.
# Potential
Lions call up 22-year-old Marcus Smith as out-half cover for injured Russell
Warren Gatland has added the Harlequins star to his squad.
# Switch
England turn to George Ford at fly-half for Six Nations clash with Italy
Owen Farrell moves to inside centre for the game.
# playmaker
George Ford back in England team for Wales clash
The out-half made his comeback from an Achilles injury as a replacement in last weekendā€™s win over Ireland.
# by george
George Ford keen to face Ireland after recovering from Achilles injury
Eddie Jones must decide whether to restore the Leicester playmaker to the England starting XV.
# Tiger Roll
England trio Ben Youngs, George Ford and Ellis Genge agree new Leicester deals
The Tigers have announced 18 new player contracts since the weekend,
# Analysis
How Joey Carbery could help Andy Farrell's Ireland to be less 'predictable'
The Munster playmaker is the ideal man to act as a second playmaker in the backline.
Sexton spill gifts England an early try at Twickenham
George Ford pounces on Sexton error to score the game’s opening try.
# know your laws
Scotland got a let-off against England as a little-known law was missed
Stuart Hogg’s long 22-metre drop-out should have provided England with a prime attacking scrum.
# 10/12
Analysis: Ford and Farrell's inverted triangles give England superb variety
Eoin Toolan takes a look at what Eddie Jones’ 10/12 combination provides for England.
# 10/12
England recall Ford at 10 for World Cup semi-final against All Blacks
Eddie Jones has gone back to the Ford-Farrell combination for Saturday’s clash.
# Benched
England drop 'disappointed' George Ford to bench for Australia quarter-final
Eddie Jones has sprung a big surprise by bringing Henry Slade into the team at outside centre.
# RWC2019
Farrell and Ford lead full-strength England against Tonga
England have decided to start their strongest team in the Rugby World Cup clash with Tonga.
# opportunity knocks
Bath wing and 7s specialist to make debut as England name side to face Wales
Ruaridh McConnochie has overcome a hip problem and is set to feature.
# dublin date
Ford: Irish dominance in Europe will have no bearing on Six Nations clash
The Leicester Tigers out-half is ready for the challenge of facing Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in Dublin.
# High praise
Geordan Murphy hails 'world class' Ford as Leicester Tigers end Premiership losing streak
Leicester interim head coach Geordan Murphy praised George Ford after kicking the Tigers to a 19-15 win at home to Sale on Sunday.
# closely fought
Racing stand firm to reach Champions Cup last 8 in snowy conditions
The Parisian club, needing to win to ensure a place in the next round, scored two tries in the first 12 minutes.
# too good
Daly at the double as England overpower Samoa
Dylan Hartley, captain for all their previous 22 Tests under Eddie Jones, was benched.
# Baa-Baas
Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians
Eddie Jones has opted to name the pair as co-captains for Sunday’s clash.
# Swap deal
England fly-half George Ford returning to Leicester Tigers
The 23-year-old is leaving for their Premiership rivals at the end of the season with Freddie Burns going in the other direction.
# On a Roll
Best is yet to come from England after Wallabies win caps undefeated 2016
George Ford insists England were nowhere near their best despite a 16-point defeat of Australia.
# Perfect 10
England head coach Jones believes Ford can be better than Barrett
“People rave about Beauden Barrett, but I don’t. I’ll leave it at that.”
# History
England end South Africa 10-year hoodoo
Jonny May, Courtney Lawes, George Ford and Owen Farrell all crossed for tries.
# Changes
Ford returns as Jones' England look to clinch series against Wallabies
Jack Nowell is back on the left wing for the second Test in Melbourne.
# brizzy bash
Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia
George Ford drops to the bench for England’s first Test against Australia, with Owen Farrell returning to his usual position of fly-half.
# statement
England run in five tries against Wales in tour warm-up at Twickenham
The margin of victory would have been even greater had George Ford not missed six of his seven kicks.
# all the tries
Jonathan Joseph bagged a hat-trick for England in Rome
Eddie Jones’s men scored five tries in total.
# ford fiesta
George Ford was ice cold under pressure, nailing this game-winning touchline conversion
Mike Ford’s 22-year-old son ensured his club maintain their 100% record ahead of the return fixture next weekend.
Stuart Lancaster has reportedly made some huge changes for his side to face Wales
Sam Burgess and Owen Farrell set to start.
# gamechangers
5 backs who will set the Rugby World Cup alight
You’ve met the world’s best forwards, now put your shades on to meet the flash fellas.
# gone til september
15 snap predictions with 100 days to go before the Rugby World Cup
Can we just fast forward there right now?
# shape
Analysis: Bath's polished diamond structure allows creativity to flourish
We take a look at one aspect of the attacking quality that brought Mike Ford’s side into the Premiership final.
# Young Guns
English rugby is a young man's game judging by the Premiership Player of the Season shortlist
At 23, Jonathan Joseph is the oldest man on the list.
Leinster v Bath, Champions Cup quarter-final
Peter Stringer was back on Lansdowne Road hoping to force Leinster out of Europe.