Rugby World Cup

Jake White Says He Can Win The World Cup For England

Jake White says he can win the World Cup again if he succeeds Stuart Lancaster as England head coach. The 52-year-old South African is the bookmakers’ favourite to succeed Lancaster, who left the post on Wednesday after England failed to make it out of their World Cup group. White, coach of French Top 14 side Montpellier, lifted the Webb Ellis …

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England Fans Owe Stuart Lancaster A Heartfelt Thank You

Whilst Stuart Lancaster’s tenure as head coach of England may ultimately have ended in disappointment, his reign was far from a total disaster. The group stage exit at a home World Cup was seen by many as a failure, but the reality is that it won’t have come as a total surprise for anyone who has watched the English Premiership …

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Stuart Lancaster Steps Down As Coach Of England

Stuart Lancaster has left his post as England coach following the team’s early exit from the World Cup. England became the first host nation to be eliminated in the group stageswhen they lost matches to Wales and Australia in Pool A. “I ultimately accept and take responsibility for the team’s performance,” said Lancaster. It was the first time an England …

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Mike Brown No Longer Trusts His England Teammates

England full-back Mike Brown says he has lost all trust in his team-mates after leaks from the dressing room. Media reports claimed some players questioned Sam Burgess’ World Cup selection over Luther Burrell. The RFU confirmed a pre-tournament row occurred between Danny Cipriani and coach Mike Catt and is investigating claims kit man Dave Tennison urged players to buy particular …

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Sam Burgess Believes Agendas Tearing English Rugby Union To Shreds

Sam Burgess believes agendas both inside and outside English rugby union are “actually tearing it to shreds”, with the departed cross-code star saying that “certain people didn’t want England and Stuart Lancaster to succeed” and that “it’s not a productive place to be”. “Some ex-players just kept letting rip … It’s almost like they don’t want anyone else to do …

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The Silence Surrounding English Rugby Is Deafening

There hasn’t been much to shout about for England rugby fans in recent months, however there’s been plenty to make us want to scream. From England having the ignominy of having become the first host nation to exit a World Cup during the pool stages, and the ensuing fallout, through to the huge cover up of salary cap breaches by …

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