The new England coach Eddie Jones with the Rugby Football Union chairman  Bill Beaumont (left) and chief executive Ian Ritchie at Twickenham.  Photograph: Reuters

SACHIN NAKRANI Eddie Jones has insisted he is happy to adhere to the Rugby Football Union’s rule of only picking players who play in the Premiership (...)

Eddie Jones: the former Australia and Japan coach is set to fill the role with England.  Photo:  Joe Giddens/PA

England’s underachieving rugby players are about to receive a short, sharp shock in the form of Eddie Jones, who is expected to be announced as their(...)

Stuart Lancaster has stepped down as England head coach after the side’s disastrous Rugby World Cup campaign. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Stuart Lancaster has paid the price for England’s dismal World Cup campaign by stepping down as head coach. Lancaster, whose side became the first hos(...)

England captain Chris Robshaw walks down the tunnel after victory over Uruguay at the City of Manchester Stadium. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

England 60-3 Uruguay England concluded their World Cup with a meaningless 60-3 rout of Uruguay in Manchester and will now begin their inquest i(...)

 Owen Farrell leaves the pitch after getting a yellow card against  Australia. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

“Getting better.” “Learning process.” “Hard lessons learned.” None of it seemed to wash for Andy Farrell at the England base in Bagshot. The former p(...)

England head coach Stuart Lancaster (centre), backs coach Andy Farrell (left) and forwards coach Graham Rowntree. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

England are being investigated for an alleged breach of protocol in communications with matchday officials during Saturday’s 33-13 defeat to Australia(...)

England’s head coach Stuart Lancaster and England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive, Ian Ritchie attend a press conference at Pennyhill Park hotel near Bagshot a day after England was defeated by Australia and eliminated from the Rugby World Cup 2015. Photograph: Getty Images

The Rugby Football Union has ruled out any “hasty reaction” after England were knocked out of the World Cup by a 33-13 defeat to Australia at Twickenh(...)

 Owen Farrell has been chosen to start at outhalf  ahead of team-mate  George Ford for England against Wales. Photo:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Stuart Lancaster realised on Thursday that there are no easy rides as England coach, not after a match and now, not even before the match has taken p(...)

England’s Jonathan Joseph receives treatment during the opening Rugby World Cup match at Twickenham against Fiji. Photograph: David Davies/PA

England have encountered the first major injury problems of their World Cup campaign after it was revealed that Jonathan Joseph and Ben Morgan are dou(...)

Owen Farrell could end up playing a key role in England’s Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph:

England’s bid to scale rugby’s Everest begins in earnest this evening. Base camp has long since been established but the first warm-up against France(...)