Sport Jonny Wilkinson of England kicks the winning drop goal during extra time in the Rugby World Cup Final match between Australia and England at Telstra Stadium in 2003

It is 10-years to the day since England lifted the Webb Ellis trophy

Lancaster will step up from his current dual-role of England Saxons coach and the RFU's head of player development to take charge until a permanent replacement for Martin Johnson is appointed

Lancaster to coach England in Six Nations

England's new interim head coach Stuart Lancaster admitted his first job will be to "get the culture right" in the wake of the World Cup fiasco.

Rob Andrew, the man with more job titles than friends

New role of Rob Andrew within RFU

Rob Andrew is to be appointed as the Rugby Football Union's professional rugby director following today's meeting of the Professional Game Board.

Ashton: 'I haven't had any sort of formal discussion with anyone from the governing body for the best part of a year'

Ashton: there has been no approach by RFU

These are startling times for everyone involved in rugby, but few people have been as flabbergasted in recent weeks as Brian Ashton, the former England coach who currently spends his on-field time in Lancashire, working with the National Division One club Fylde.

Mike Tindall is back in England's elite squad

RFU in disarray as Tindall is restored to England squad

Mike Tindall, the England centre whose drunken antics during the early stages of the recent World Cup in New Zealand were a significant factor in the collapse of the national team's campaign, was last night reinstated to the elite squad by the Rugby Football Union's outgoing chief executive Martyn Thomas, whose decision will be widely seen as the latest blow struck in Twickenham's increasingly destructive committee-room conflict. Tindall also finds himself £10,000 better off, having had a £25,000 fine cut by two-fifths on appeal.

Jake White would be interested in discussing the England job

Coach White throws his hat into RFU ring

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Northampton flanker Tom Wood (centre) is hauled back by former England captain Steve Borthwick

Wood stakes his claim to be England's next captain

Northampton 30 Saracens 8

Rob Andrew, the man with more job titles than friends

Chris Hewett: In defence of the sure-footed 'British Blatter'

He may have more job titles than friends but Rob Andrew was not at fault for the World Cup shambles

England crashed out of the World Cup in the quarter-finals

Damning England World Cup reports leaked

Lewis Moody today admitted he made mistakes as England captain during the World Cup but insisted he never put commercial gain before his rugby.

Graham Henry: 'No, I do not want the England job'

Henry: 'I've enough problems without the England job'

Graham Henry was not at his most waspish – why would he have been, after guiding New Zealand to the world title, landing an 18kg kingfish all on his own in the Bay of Islands and spending some quality time living the high life in Paris? – but there was enough of a sting about the celebrated coach when it was suggested he might like to take on the vacant England job. "I have enough problems," he said, decisively. "I'm still contracted to the New Zealand union, I want to live in New Zealand, I don't have the time or the energy or the desire." It was a "no", unquestionably and unmistakably, although Henry sounded even more dismissive by pronouncing it "nah".

'I have a long-term goal to be in the squad and become first choice 10 for 2015,' said Cipriani

Cipriani sets sights on 2015 World Cup spot

Danny Cipriani is determined to leave England with no option but to select him at fly-half for the 2015 World Cup.

Quins stay affirmative with 'yes' man O'Shea

Gloucester 9 Harlequins 28

Alesana Tuilagi of Leicester takes on the Ulster defence

Youngs back as Leicester grind down Ulster

Leicester 20 Ulster 9

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Win a bottle of champagne

Jim Mallinder: Probably the outstanding English candidate, although the former Gloucester coach Dean Ryan might have his supporters. Mallinder's work at Northampton has been intelligent and resourceful

Clive Woodward wants 'entrepreneurial' England manager

Sir Clive Woodward outlined the qualities any potential successor to Martin Johnson will require to succeed as England manager.

The RFU is to make a further attempt to persuade Nick Mallett to become England manager

Twickenham goes hammer and tongs to entice Mallett

RFU tries to change South African's mind as Jones throws his hat in ring for England job

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