England have left scrum-half Ben Spencer out of their 26-man training squad for a three-day camp this week as they step up preparations for the Autumn internationals.
The RFU will not ban England fans from singing "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" but will educate them on the history of the song.
England coach Eddie Jones has included 12 uncapped players in an initial 28-man training squad to begin preparations for the delayed Six Nations game away to Italy on Oct. 31.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
England and Sale Sharks centre Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out for six months with an Achilles injury, according to the Gallagher Premiership side's director of rugby Steve Diamond.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told parliament the government was putting on hold plans for 25% to 33% capacities from Oct. 1.
A statement on the Rugby Players Association (RPA) website also confirmed that England players will take a 25% cut to their match fees as part of the agreement with the Rugby Football Union.
England have been drawn in the same group with Wales, Ireland and Georgia for the new Autumn Cup which will start in November.
England rugby captain Owen Farrell was banned five matches for an illegal tackle during Saracens' defeat at the hands of Wasps on Saturday.
The RFU has announced England's rescheduled match against the Barbarians will be played on Oct. 25 with 20,000 supporters set to attend the game at Twickenham.
Former England captain Dylan Hartley has criticised the manner in which rugby has treated his generation of players.
England head coach Eddie Jones has said he will continue to pick players from Saracens despite their relegation to the Championship.
England will play the final round of the Six Nations against Italy on Oct. 31, organisers announced on Wednesday.
English Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs said they will keep their logo but retire mascot 'Big Chief' following a review of the club's branding in the wake of a petition calling for an end to their use of "harmful imagery".
England head coach Eddie Jones has hailed "influential" Joe Marler after he received criticism from former national coach Clive Woodward.
Jones said lengthy television reviews and debates with referees have provided players with extended breaks and prevented them from tiring out.
Maro Itoje has become the latest England international to commit his future to Saracens despite the team's relegation to the Championship, the club said on Friday.
England coach Eddie Jones says he did not hesitate to agree to a pay cut made permanent as the RFU battles to deal with a financial crisis brought about by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
England captain Owen Farrell has signed a new deal with soon-to-be relegated Saracens, the club announced on Thursday.
Elliot Daly is the latest England international to commit his future, following in the footsteps of Jamie George and Mako Vunipola.
England prop Mako Vunipola on Tuesday committed his future to Saracens, despite the club's relegation to the Championship.
England hooker Jamie George has signed a new three-year contract at Saracens.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced it is to cut 139 jobs in a bid to cope with a £107 million shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Leicester Tigers have confirmed England centre Manu Tuilagi has left the Gallagher Premiership club after opting not to sign a new contract on reduced terms in line with the league's revised salary cap rules.
England lock Maro Itoje says the singing of 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' by fans at Twickenham makes him uneasy but the Rugby Football Union (RFU) should try to educate supporters on its origins rather than ban the popular anthem altogether.
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- ENG2ndPoints Difference 1st Wales : 25 Points DifferenceWALES1st1525