England head coach Stuart Lancaster and Ireland head coach eaither side of the Six Nations Trophy. The English man is still frustrated by last year’s failings. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA 0:50

Stuart Lancaster admits England enter their 2015 RBS 6 Nations campaign nursing a deep sense of frustration at their failure to lift the crown for the(...)

Steffon Armitage and a Toulon team-mate have been arrested for an alleged attack, casting doubt on any potential involvement in England’s World Cup plans. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England’s injury-hit build-up to the Six Nations hit further trouble on Wednesday when their potential World Cup candidate Steffon Armitage was report(...)

Owen Farrell of Saracens and England will miss England’s Six Nations opener. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Owen Farrell has been ruled out of England’s entire Six Nations campaign with a knee injury.The Saracens outhalf, who was expected to supply midfield (...)

Sale Sharks’ Danny Cipriani has been called up to Stuart Lancaster’s England training squad for their Six Nations opener against Wales. (Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

England have named their 34-man training squad for the Six Nations game against Wales on 6 February, with Nick Easter and Danny Cipriani recalled from(...)

 Munster head coach Anthony Foley after the 33-10 Champions Cup defeat to Saracens at Allianz Park.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

A downbeat Anthony Foley could scarcely conceal his acute disappointment over Munster’s emphatic exit from the Champions Cup, thanks to a 33-10 defea(...)

 Ben Morgan of Gloucester is stretchered off after breaking a leg  during the Aviva Premiership match against  Saracens at Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England number eight Ben Morgan looks set to miss the entire Six Nations after breaking his leg in Gloucester’s Aviva Premiership victory over Sarace(...)

Ben Morgan of England barges towards the Australia line to score a try during the match at Twickenham. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters

England 26 Australia 17England held their nerve in the face of a second-half fightback by Australia to end a frustrating autumn with a vital 26-17 vic(...)

Saracens’ Billy Vunipola in action against Northampton Saints at Allianz Park on Sunday. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

England number eight Billy Vunipola has been replaced by Thomas Waldrom in the squad preparing for Saturday’s QBE International against Australia beca(...)

Former Ireland international Peter Stringer celebrates after a Bath win in the Premiership with team-mate  George Ford, who lines out at 10 for England on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images.

Finally, after a season of trying and even longer thinking about it, Stuart Lancaster has announced a side with George Ford and Owen Farrell starting(...)

England’s head coach Stuart Lancaster has work to do after defeat to South Africa. Photograph: Philip Brown / Reuters

England captain Chris Robshaw bemoaned the fact his side had to play catch up as they slumped to a fifth defeat on the bounce, losing 31-28 to South A(...)