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The Superstar Barbarians side that struggled to put a young English side away in 2014

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2014, England hosted the Barbarians at HQ with a young side taking on some of the best in the world.   The young English side stayed in the game until the final 20 minutes when All...

Next England Scrumhalf? Six Players Who Could Rival Ben Youngs and Willie Heinz

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Before the next Rugby World Cup in France, Eddie Jones will need to have selected who will take the reigns at scrum-half for his side.   Jones selected just two scrum-halves in his 2019 Rugby World...

Who Is Next? The England Flyhalves In Waiting

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England has regularly had an excellent playmaker running things from the #10 jersey at test level with George Ford and Owen Farrell currently bossing the position since their respective debuts.   The...

Prediction: Who Will Be In Eddie Jones' 40% for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has predicted that just 40% of his 2019 Rugby World Cup squad will make to the showpiece in 2023 in France.   This is despite the fact that the England XV that started...

QUIZ: Can You List Every England Captain Since The Turn Of The Century

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Is there a higher honour for a test player than captaining their side? There have been some truly inspirational captains of England over the years and other rather forgettable ones.   Today,...

Could Other Nations Follow New Zealand In Launching Or Re-Launching International 'A' Teams?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, New Zealand Rugby revealed that there will be a new high-performance team that will assemble this year and undertake a mini-tour of Northern Hemisphere venues. The new side dubbed the...

Ben Youngs urges England to attack from the start against Australia

1 year ago by The Guardian

• Intensity the key in World Cup quarter-final says scrum-half• Youngs one of only two players to have played a knockout tieBen Youngs has called on England to fly out of the blocks against Australia...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Proctor's Super Rugby season is over while Fifita is cited   Following the Hurricanes 30-17 win over the Sharks in Durban, The Hurricanes will be without the services of centre Matt Proctor.   The...

Harlequins' youngsters star in England's win over the Baabaas

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith was perfect with the boot as England edged to a Quilter Cup success against the Barbarians.   An England XV held off a second-half fightback from the Barbarians to claim a 51-43 Quilter...

England young guns Dombrandt and Smith shine in defeat of Barbarians

1 year ago by The Guardian

• England XV 51-43 Barbarians• Eddie Jones sees Marcus Smith and Alex Dombrandt impressWith a minute or two left of this hugely promising victory for the most callow of England sides Eddie Jones made...