Ian Ritchie

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 Eddie Jones, the England head coach, faces the media at Twickenham Stadium earlier this week. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

England’s attempt to arrange a fixture against New Zealand this autumn was motivated by a request from Eddie Jones and not commercial opportunism, acc(...)

England coach Eddie Jones during the Six Nations game against Italy at Twickenham. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

England head coach Eddie Jones was seething with sarcasm after his side’s 17th successive Test win, the 36-15 Six Nations defeat of Italy. The Grand (...)

Dylan Hartley faces a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday following his red card against Leinster. Photograph: Getty/ David Rogers

Dylan Hartley’s conduct as England captain must count in his favour when considering his future in the post, according to the Rugby Football Union. H(...)

Warren Gatland is set to be named Lions coach ahead of Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Getty

The British and Irish Lions are to name their head coach for next summer’s tour to New Zealand on September 7th, with Ireland boss Joe Schmidt likely (...)

Coach Eddie Jones: has led England to a Grand Slam success and 3-0 Test series whitewash of Australia. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

England’s aim of becoming the dominant force in the global game has been strengthened by a new agreement signed by the Rugby Football Union and Premie(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed speculation linking him with the vacant England job Photograph: Billy Strickland/Inpho

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has dismissed reports claiming he might consider an approach to become Stuart Lancaster’s potential England successor.(...)

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(...)

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