Steve Borthwick's overhaul of England's coaching team has continued with the announcement that Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters will join at the end of the season, while Richard Cockerill said he will join Montpellier after the Six Nations.
The Six Nations kicked off with England boss Steve Borthwick and Wales chief Warren Gatland getting their tenures off to the worst possible start against Scotland and Ireland respectively. And on Sunday, Grand Slam-holders France edged past Italy in Rome.
England coach Steve Borthwick said the team "weren't good at anything" when he took over from Eddie Jones in December and that they would have to improve in several departments after losing their Six Nations opener to Scotland on Saturday.
Scotland earned their second win at Twickenham in two years to snatch back the Calcutta Cup from England, but this time there can be no caveats.
England's new era under Steve Borthwick got off to a poor start on Saturday Duhan van der Merwe scored two tries to help Scotland to a brilliant 29-23 victory at Twickenham in their Six Nations opener.
Rugby's Six Nations Championship returns this weekend for the 2023 tournament, with some faces old and new leading the teams.
World Rugby intends to follow the Rugby Football Union's lead with a reduction in the defensive height at the elite level of the game.
England are facing a growing injury crisis ahead of their Six Nations opener against Scotland with Jamie George and Elliot Daly the latest players to withdraw from training.
Vice-captain Courtney Lawes and hooker George McGuigan have been forced to withdraw from England's Six Nations squad due to injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Monday.
As Steve Borthwick begins his new role as England head coach, predecessor Eddie Jones still remains part of the conversation.
Steve Borthwick has included five uncapped players in his first England Six Nations squad with Dan Cole and Ben Earl returning but Billy Vunipola, Jonny May and Jack Nowell have been omitted.
A dreadful year for the Wallabies, riddled by injuries and poor results, and the desire not to see Eddie Jones gainfully employed elsewhere, has given way to yet another stunning decision by Rugby Australia - one that makes Dave Rennie collateral damage.
Owen Farrell is available for England's Six Nations opener against Scotland upon the completion of his ban, the RFU said on Saturday.
Owen Farrell has been cited for a high tackle in Friday's clash between Saracens and Gloucester and if he is found guilty will face a ban that could rule him out of England's Six Nations game vs. Scotland on Feb. 4.
Harlequins coach Nick Evans has joined England's coaching ranks and is scheduled to work under Steve Borthwick only for the duration of the Six Nations championship, the RFU said on Friday.
Eddie Jones said he had a feeling he was going to be sacked as England head coach after his team's poor November series.
England captain Owen Farrell has said Eddie Jones was one of the best coaches he ever worked with and described his sacking as "unbelievably disappointing."
England head coach Eddie Jones has been sacked in the wake of a run of poor results, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced on Tuesday.
Bill Sweeney, the CEO of the Rugby Football Union, said he was "really disappointed" with England's autumn series results but gave no indication that coach Eddie Jones was in any danger of being removed.
England and South Africa contested the 2019 Rugby World Cup final, but less than a year ahead of its next edition, the two sides are heading in different directions.
England's Tommy Freeman will start as right wing against South Africa in their final November test on Saturday while Alex Coles comes in as blindside flanker in the team named by coach Eddie Jones on Thursday.
South Africa half-backs Damian Willemse and Faf de Klerk put England to the sword on Saturday with a relentless drum beat of drop goals, penalties and try assists in a 27-13 victory, that ended the hosts' patchy autumn series on a downer.
It was another thrilling weekend of rugby as the Autumn Nations Series delivered for the fourth straight week. From Georgia's historic win, the Wallabies' injury woes and Nic White's concussion, and England's late comeback, there is plenty to unpack.
There is something about England facing New Zealand that always seems to produce fireworks. Saturday's meeting was no different.
Manu Tuilagi is back in the England team to face New Zealand on Saturday, with Jack Nowell also restored to the starting team.
- ENG4thTries Scored 1st France : 4 Tries ScoredFRA1st34
- ENG5thPoints Difference 1st Ireland : 24 Points DifferenceIRE1st-624