Posts Tagged ‘RFU’

  • RFU Statement: Stuart Lancaster

    Nov 12, 15 • 2005 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on RFU Statement: Stuart Lancaster

    The Rugby Football Union can confirm that Stuart Lancaster has, by mutual consent, stepped down as England Head Coach. The decision follows England’s recent Rugby World Cup campaign which saw the team knocked out of the tournament at the pool stages after...

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  • RFU disciplinary hearings – Brugnara, Burger, Cittadini, Halaifonua, McKibbin

    Nov 11, 15 • 3304 Views • AVIVA Premiership, Europe, General NewsComments Off on RFU disciplinary hearings – Brugnara, Burger, Cittadini, Halaifonua, McKibbin

    BRENDAN McKIBBIN of London Irish will appear at an RFU disciplinary hearing this evening (Tuesday) following his dismissal for stamping on Henry Thomas (Bath Rugby), contrary to law 10.4(b), during Aviva Premiership Rugby Round  4. The panel of Jeremy...

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  • England team to play Uruguay

    Oct 6, 15 • 1379 Views • General NewsComments Off on England team to play Uruguay

    HENRY SLADE and Jack Nowell (both Exeter Chiefs) will make their Rugby World Cup debuts in Saturday’s final Pool A game against Uruguay at the City of Manchester Stadium. They will be joined by scrum-half Danny Care (Harlequins) and full-back Alex Goode...

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  • Chris Hala’ufia suspended for five weeks

    May 6, 15 • 1645 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on Chris Hala’ufia suspended for five weeks

    CHRIS HALA’UFIA (London Welsh) was today suspended for five weeks after pleading guilty to striking an opponent, contrary to Law 10.4 (a), during the game against Leicester Tigers on April 25. Antony Davies, sitting as a Sole Judicial Officer at the London...

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  • McKenzie captains England Counties Under 18s in Hartpury opener

    Mar 24, 15 • 1491 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on McKenzie captains England Counties Under 18s in Hartpury opener

    Action at Hartpury College JOHN McKenzie of Lancashire will captain England Counties Under 18s in their opening match of the International Triangular Festival against a France Under 18 team at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire on Saturday March 28 (7.30pm)....

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  • Brown and Lawes back for England against Scotland

    Mar 11, 15 • 2330 Views • General News, International, Six NationsComments Off on Brown and Lawes back for England against Scotland

    Full back Mike Brown and lock Courtney Lawes return to England’s side for the RBS 6 Nations encounter against Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday (kick-off 5pm, live on BBC One). Brown, now fully recovered from the head knock he suffered early in last...

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  • RFU launches strategy to bring 100,000 women and girls into rugby

    Sep 3, 14 • 1551 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on RFU launches strategy to bring 100,000 women and girls into rugby

    RFU Chief Executive Ian Ritchie was joined by members of the England Women’s World Cup winning squad for the launch of the new Women and Girls Strategy at Parliament today. With Ian, from left, are Ceri Large, Victoria Fleetwood, Katherine Merchant,...

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  • England appoint new strength and conditioning coach

    Aug 14, 14 • 1926 Views • Europe, General News, InternationalComments Off on England appoint new strength and conditioning coach

        ENGLAND RUGBY has appointed Tom Tombleson from Super 15 champions New South Wales Waratahs as strength and conditioning coach. Tombleson (right) joined for this week’s training camp at Loughborough University. England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster said:...

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  • RFU Disciplinary: Chris Ashton

    May 19, 14 • 3217 Views • AVIVA Premiership, General NewsComments Off on RFU Disciplinary: Chris Ashton

    The RFU has reviewed an incident involving Saracens winger Chris Ashton just before halftime in the Aviva Premiership semi-final against Harlequins when he shouted “push-it” to Nick Evans as he was taking a conversion. Respect is one of the Core Values of...

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  • RFU statement on European Rugby

    Apr 11, 14 • 2142 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on RFU statement on European Rugby

    RFU Chairman Bill Beaumont CBE said: “The benefits will be seen far and wide, from the clubs to the supporters, sponsors and everyone who has followed the fabulous mix of high class rugby and good natured rivalry – all played out in many spectacular...

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  • Cambridge to host England Counties Under 20s international

    Apr 9, 14 • 1661 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on Cambridge to host England Counties Under 20s international

    CAMBRIDGE will host the England Counties Under 20s’ international against Georgia Under 20s at their Volac Park headquarters on May 24 (2pm). Georgia Under 20s will also play a development match at a venue to be confirmed on May 21 before they head to...

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  • RFU look to unearth new international Sevens talent

    Apr 7, 14 • 2532 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on RFU look to unearth new international Sevens talent

      England’s Megan Ellery came through the Sevens Open Trials process Following the success of previous England Women Open Sevens Trials, the Rugby Football Union will host open trials again this year, on May 3, in a bid to unearth some more rugby...

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  • England Deaf to play at Franklin’s Gardens

    Mar 28, 14 • 1735 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on England Deaf to play at Franklin’s Gardens

    ENGLAND Deaf will play their second Deaf International of the season against Wales at Northampton’s Franklin’s Gardens ground on Saturday May 10 as a double-header with the Saints’ Aviva Premiership match against London Wasps. The Deaf International...

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  • Saints and Army honour Edgar Mobbs

    Mar 20, 14 • 1838 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on Saints and Army honour Edgar Mobbs

    NORTHAMPTON Saints and the British Army served up an 11-try feast in an entertaining Mobbs Memorial Match at Franklin’s Gardens this evening. The match proved a fitting tribute to the memory of Edgar Mobbs, the former Northampton and England wing, who died...

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  • Ten-try England Under 20s beat Wales 67-7

    Mar 8, 14 • 1678 Views • General NewsComments Off on Ten-try England Under 20s beat Wales 67-7

      England Under 20s 67 Wales Under 20s 7 ENGLAND Under 20s put in an excellent display of attacking rugby against Wales to win 67-7 – a performance described as “not far off perfect” by Head Coach Nick Walshe. Flanker Gus Jones led the scoring...

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  • Statement on Owen Farrell

    Mar 7, 14 • 1866 Views • General News, International, Six NationsComments Off on Statement on Owen Farrell

    An RFU spokesperson said:  “It can be confirmed that Owen Farrell has been absolved of any responsibility for the ticket issued under his name getting into the hands of a secondary ticketing operator and as such is cleared of any wrongdoing. He will...

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  • National Colts Cup quarter-finals draw

    Mar 5, 14 • 2168 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on National Colts Cup quarter-finals draw

    THE three surviving Midlands clubs in this season’s National Colts Cup have been kept apart in the quarter-final draw.Old Northamptonians, who were beaten cup finalists in 2006, face a trip to Kent to play Thanet Wanderers while Burton and Bedford Blues...

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  • Twickenham is all Wright for all School Shirt Reveal

    Mar 5, 14 • 1783 Views • General News, International, Six NationsComments Off on Twickenham is all Wright for all School Shirt Reveal

      Laura met students at a Canterbury Kit Design Workshop and designed her own rugby shirt to be worn on Sunday As 82,000 fans stand silent and the England and Welsh teams line up before the RBS 6 Nations clash kicks off on Sunday, 100 secondary state...

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  • RFU Disciplinary: Kieran Brookes citing

    Mar 5, 14 • 2133 Views • AVIVA Premiership, General News, InternationalComments Off on RFU Disciplinary: Kieran Brookes citing

    KIERAN BROOKES (Newcastle Falcons) is to appear at an RFU Disciplinary Hearing tonight charged with acts contrary to good sportsmanship contrary to law 10.4(m). The charge, brought by Citing Commissioner Shaun Gallagher, is for physical abuse of a match...

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  • Flooded clubs benefit from Keith Kent visits

    Feb 28, 14 • 1775 Views • Europe, General NewsComments Off on Flooded clubs benefit from Keith Kent visits

    KEITH Kent, the RFU head groundsman at Twickenham Stadium, has spent three days making emergency visits to some of the rugby clubs who have been badly affected by the recent flooding across England. Even though he is in a particularly busy period, between...

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  • Billy Vunipola update

    Feb 25, 14 • 1423 Views • General News, Six NationsComments Off on Billy Vunipola update

    BILLY VUNIPOLA will take no further part in the RBS 6 Nations following a sprain to his right ankle. The Saracens No 8 had a scan this afternoon which revealed some ligament damage that will keep him out of action for the rest of the tournament. The England...

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  • England Counties XV team announcement

    Jan 30, 14 • 2885 Views • Europe, InternationalComments Off on England Counties XV team announcement

    ENGLAND Counties XV have named six new caps in their starting line-up for their international against France Federale XV in Nevers on Friday January 31 (8pm). Coventry’s former Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints centre Luke Myring will make his...

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  • Johnson takes over England Counties XV captaincy

    Jan 29, 14 • 1926 Views • Europe, General News, InternationalComments Off on Johnson takes over England Counties XV captaincy

    FYLDE fly-half Chris Johnson will captain the England Counties XV against the France Federale XV at Nevers on Friday January 31 (8pm). Johnson takes over the captaincy from Wharfedale number eight Rob Baldwin who will miss the trip to France having been...

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  • Anthony Watson to play for England Saxons

    Jan 22, 14 • 2013 Views • Europe, General News, InternationalComments Off on Anthony Watson to play for England Saxons

    ANTHONY WATSON (Bath Rugby) will join up with the England Saxons tomorrow ahead of their game against 02 Ireland Wolfhounds at Kingsholm on Saturday (5pm, live on Sky Sports HD1). Watson, who will train with the Senior squad at Pennyhill Park on Thursday...

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  • RFU statement on European Competitions

    Jan 8, 14 • 7766 Views • Europe, General News, International, IRB Laws, World RugbyComments Off on RFU statement on European Competitions

    The RFU continues to urgently work with all parties, with the clear aim of ensuring that a competitive European tournament continues beyond this season, to grow the game both domestically and across Europe. Bill Beaumont, RFU Chairman said, “The RFU has...

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