England players Ben Youngs and Mike Brown jump for joy after England completed the Grand Slam with victory over France in Paris. Photograph:   Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images

France 21 England 31 England seized their first Grand Slam since 2003 with a tense 31-21 victory over France in Paris to complete a triumphant debut (...)

“By the end of this game, Josh van der Flier looked every inch an international openside flanker.” Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

I am enjoying my life after rugby but who wouldn’t want to know what was said in the Ireland changing room to spark that second half reaction? That re(...)

England’s wing Mike Brown scores a try during the Six Nations match against Ireland  at Twickenham. Photograph:  Ben StansallAFP/Getty Images

England 21 Ireland 10 In the end, power told. England’s greater array of ball carriers and explosiveness in the collisions – epitomised by the phenom(...)

Ollie Devoto remains with Eddie Jones’s England squad as cover for Alex Goode. Photograph: Reuters

The Six Nations cranks up for England next week, moving out of what Sir Clive Woodward calls the second division after victories over Scotland and Ita(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones (right) and captain Dylan Hartley. Photograph: PA

Eddie Jones has challenged his England team to show no mercy when they collide with Italy in Rome tomorrow. The Azzurri have never beaten England i(...)

Danny Care has been selected ahead of Ben Youngs for England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland. Photograph: Getty

England have selected Danny Care at scrum-half and Joe Marler at loosehead prop for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland. Care has been pr(...)

Northampton’s JJ Hanrahan kicks their winning penalty against Bath.

Northampton maintained their recent dominance over Bath after former Munster outhalf JJ Hanrahan’s late penalty shaded a dour Recreation Ground contes(...)

England’s Sam Burgess has not been included in the matchday squad to play Uraguay. Phtoograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Sam Burgess has been dropped from England’s matchday 23 for Saturday’s final World Cup group match against Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium. Burgess(...)

England coach Stuart Lancaster shakes a joke with Jack Nowell during an England training session at Pennyhill Park. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Exeter’s Jack Nowell is set to feature in England’s Six Nations match against Ireland as Stuart Lancaster seeks to nullify the home side’s kicking thr(...)

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(...)