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 Stuart Lancaster is an option for the English RFU as they search for Eddie Jones’s successor as England head coach. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

The English Rugby Football Union interim chief executive, Nigel Melville, is planning to speak to Warren Gatland as part of his search for Eddie Jones(...)

 The overspend of around £40m on Twickenham’s revamped East Stand has also been identified as a contributing factor to the RFU’s harsher economic outlook. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

England players’ £25,000 match fees may take a hit in the future, according to the Rugby Football Union’s departing chief executive Steve Brown, after(...)

  England’s Jamie George   is tackled by Japan’s Michael Leitch   during England’s victory at   Twickenham   in London. Photograph. Neil Hall/EPA

In the aftermath of England’s unconvincing victory over Japan, Eddie Jones’s thoughts turned to the last match of the autumn against Australia and his(...)

Steve Brown is stepping down as Rugby Football Union chief executive at the end of the year, the governing body has announced. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Increasing disquiet about the English Rugby Football Union’s financial position has triggered the abrupt departure of Steve Brown as chief executive. (...)

England captain Sarah Hunter celebrates with team mates after series victory over Canada at Twickenham. Photograph: Paul Childs/File Photo/Reuters

England are to become the first fully professional women’s rugby nation. Twenty-eight players will receive one-season deals from January 2019, with th(...)

The English Rugby Football Union has become the latest organisation to offer their women’s team full-time professional contracts. Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

The English Rugby Football Union has become the latest organisation to offer their women’s team full-time professional contracts. Under the new agree(...)

Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip at the Aviva Stadium. The IRFU  has indicated that category 1 tickets for the All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium on November 17th will be €100-plus. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Top-priced seats at Twickenham for England’s blockbuster fixture against New Zealand in November will cost more than €220 apiece with the Rugby Footba(...)

Eddie Jones: has presided over England’s fall from Six Nations champions last year to fifth place this season. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Eddie Jones retains the backing of the Rugby Football Union despite England’s dismal fifth-place finish in the Six Nations. Ireland were crowned Gra(...)

“No-one is patting each other on the back — they’re looking for solutions to put us back to where we were before.”

Eddie Jones retains the backing of the Rugby Football Union despite England’s fifth-place finish in the Six Nations. Ireland were crowned Grand Sla(...)

Most injuries in youth rugby occur due to the collision elements of the game, say academics from Newcastle University’s Institute of Health. Photo: Inpho

World Rugby has rejected “extreme and alarmist” claims made in a study that calls on scrums and tackling to be banned at school level, with a number o(...)

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