Australian Glen Ella will help the English team with their attacking play - an area head coach Eddie Jones feels they need to improve. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

England head coach Eddie Jones has recruited the coaching services of his fellow Australian Glen Ella for next month’s three-Test tour Down Under. En(...)

Gary Lineker is subbed in his final international game as Sweden dump England out of Euro 1992. Photograph: Getty

Euro 1992: Sweden 2 England 1 In the half century which has passed since World Cup glory in 1966, England’s terrible run at major international tourn(...)

Phil Neville is consoled by David Beckham after giving away a crucial penalty against Romania at Euro 2000. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2000: England 2 Romania 3 June 20th 2000 Two years on from David Beckham’s kick on Diego Simeone, the resultant red card and England’s exit fro(...)

Andrea Pirlo dinks the ball down the middle as the momentum swings Italy’s way in their Euro 2012 shootout with England. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2012: England 0 Italy 0 (Italy win 4-2 on penalties) June 24th 2012 As he approached the twilight of his career in Europe - before he signed fo(...)

England and Saracens lock George Kruis has been cited for an alleged bite in Friday’s Aviva Premiership clash at Bath, the Rugby Football Union has announced. Photograph: David Davies/PA

George Kruis, arguably the outstanding player of the Six Nations Championship, could miss the rest of the season after being charged with biting a fel(...)

Harry Kane in action during the England training session at Olympiastadion in Berlin:  he will start for only the ninth time as he seeks to maintain the impressive form he has demonstrated at Tottenham. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Getty Images

Harry Kane and Dele Alli will spearhead an inexperienced England side at the Olympiastadion this evening with Roy Hodgson urging his young players to(...)

Ireland’s Simon Zebo and CJ Stander after victory over Scotland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The 2016 Six Nations was never going to emulate the World Cup for its quality of rugby. Nor was it ever going to reproduce anything like the high-end (...)

England head coach  Eddie Jones doesn’t care what you think about Dylan Hartley.  Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Don’t look now but without much fanfare, the England rugby team is playing for a 13th Grand Slam. Muffled was the laughter around the ‘home countries’(...)

Ireland’s Tommy Bowe gets over the try line at the Aviva Stadium in a match which England lost to miss out on the 2011 grand slam. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

France v England,  Stade de France, Saturday, 8.0pm After England had secured the Six Nations title last Sunday when Scotland defeated the onl(...)

Joe Marler of England during training ahead of their final Six Nations clash with France at Stade de France. Photo: Henry Browne/Reuters

England have named Joe Marler on the bench for Saturday’s Grand Slam match against France in Paris after making two changes to their starting line-up.(...)