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(...)

Sam Burgess: returning to South Sydney Rabbitohs on lucrative contract. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Was Sam Burgess chased out of rugby union? And will there ever be a lonelier World Cup career in English rugby union lore? Maybe the blurry memory (...)

 Sam Burgess has left Bath with immediate effect, returning to Australia. Photograph: David Davies/PA

World Cup-winning coach Clive Woodward has launched a stinging attack on English rugby following Sam Burgess’ return to the South Sydney Rabbitohs, de(...)

Japan’s Karne Hesketh scores the winning try during the Rugby World Cup match at the Brighton Community Stadium. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA

World Rugby has unveiled the shortlists for the Coach of the Year and Team of the Year accolades, with the winners to be announced at the World Rugby (...)

England head coach Stuart Lancaster  at the City of Manchester Stadium last week.  Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Former England rugby chief Martyn Thomas has said he warned the Rugby Football Union (RFU) that Stuart Lancaster was the wrong choice as head coach be(...)

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt: “Unless Ireland can find a running game both Argentina and New Zealand seem to be a league above.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

By the bend in his nose and the fading scar under his now bushy eyebrows, I would guess that, in his day, he was an inside centre. He did not have the(...)

 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(...)

Japan’s head coach Eddie Jones would be interested in the England job. Photograph: Getty Images

Eddie Jones is open to an approach from the Rugby Football Union about coaching England but thinks incumbent Stuart Lancaster deserves a fair review f(...)

Australia’s players attend a training session at Dulwich College in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Clive Woodward is confident England can beat Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, claiming Michael Cheika’s side are “not the brightest team”. The Ru(...)

Fireworks light up the sky during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Up and running, just the 47 games to go. It won’t be over until October 31st, so spare a thought for Judge Judy fans who’ll be irked by the sight o(...)