England’s Curry out of NZ Test with ankle injury

Tom Curry was taken off during England’s victory over South Africa at Twickenham Tom Curry is out of England’s autumn Test against New Zealand with what head coach Eddie Jones described as a “severe ankle injury”. Manu Tuilagi and Courtney Lawes are both expected to be available. Sale Sharks flanker Curry limped off after 42 […]

England edge past South Africa after late drama – highlights & report

Highlights: England 12-11 South Africa: England edge topsy-turvy match Autumn internationals: England 12-11 South Africa England: (6) 12 Pens: Farrell 3, Daly South Africa: (8) 11 Try: Nkosi; Pens: Pollard 2 Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two and online at 19:30 GMT England hung on to nick an extraordinary, topsy-turvy contest and get their autumn off […]

State of the nations: How are rugby’s superpowers shaping up for the World Cup?

Michael Cheika, Eddie Jones, Steve Hansen, Joe Schmidt and Gregor Townsend will be plotting and planning as World Cup 2019 looms Autumn internationals Live coverage, highlights, build-up and analysis on BBC Sport television, radio and online Full coverage details Just “sparring”. That is how Eddie Jones characterised the autumn internationals this month, claiming his England […]

English rugby has always been about size – Wade

Only Tom Varndell and Mark Cueto have scored more Premiership tries than Christian Wade Christian Wade says England’s obsession with size contributed to him making just one international appearance during his rugby union career. One of the Premiership’s greatest wingers, Wade has retired at 27 to pursue a career in American football. The ex-Wasps player’s […]