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England 2015 have announced the full schedule and ticket pricing for the showcase tournament which will see the hosts play away from Twickenham for the first time since 2009
The last lingering hopes of a speedy solution to the argument over the future of European rugby evaporated when five of the six major governing bodies threw their weight behind the existing Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup competitions. The French, Irish, Italian, Scottish and Welsh unions effectively pledged to stand against the new Rugby Champions Club being organised by the leading clubs in England and France.
Sporting a badly swollen eye, Robshaw admitted that New Zealand set the benchmark for every other team after narrow defeat
Steve Hansen may have brushed it aside as the “silliest word in rugby” but there has undoubtedly been something in the air around the All Blacks this week.
The Northampton Saints player had already been ruled out of this weekend's clash with New Zealand
The England head coach also hopes that the capacity Twickenham crowd will carry his team to victory against the world champions
Stuart Lancaster faces the most delicate motivational task of his international career as England seek to strengthen their credentials as potential winners of the home World Cup in 2015 by beating New Zealand, the reigning champions, at Twickenham this weekend. The All Blacks are treating the match as a revenge mission following their record defeat in London a year ago, while Lancaster’s men see it as a rite of passage.
Injuries force coach to retain winger for Argentina match despite his lack of form
England coach stopped by RFU agreement from bringing in impressive No 8 for autumn Tests
All New South Wales players are required to play for their grade clubs when fit, with Warner being handed a one-match suspended sentence
The Rugby Football Union have confirmed that New Zealand would be the team launching next year's autumn series at Twickenham – the last round of cross-hemisphere matches before the home World Cup in 2015 – and presented it as headline news.
21-year-old woman had fallen asleep with headphones
Woman had fallen asleep while listening to music with her headphones on and was awoken by the attack
What was once known as Henman Hill looked worse for wear yesterday
Brian Barwick, the new boss of the RFL, tells Dave Hadfield he wouldn't mind a Super League with no London club