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England Rugby in Review December 2013

By Kath
January 3 2014

England Rugby Union - December 2013 In Review




England appoint Scott Drawer as Athletic Performance Manager   

Scott Drawer Deputy Director of Performance Solutions at the English Institute of Sport – is joining the RFU as Athletic Performance Manager. Drawer will start on February 1, 2014, will be responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of sports science and medicine programmes across the men’s and women’s international performance teams (Saxons, Under-20s and Sevens) outside the England Senior Elite Player Squad.



England Elite: The RFU and the New Zealand Rugby Union have announced the dates and venues for England's three-Test tour in June 2014 

England Summer Tour Dates - New Zealand 2014

England Under 18s beat Australia 23-3 in Harrow. Two late tries set Head Coach John Fletcher’s England Under 18 side on the way to a hard-fought 23-3 victory over Australia Schools at Harrow School.

VIDEO – England Under 18 see off Australia Schools

International rugby will be coming to the North East in the New Year when Darlington's Northern Echo Arena stages the England Counties XV's home match against Ireland Clubs XV on Friday, February 21, 2014 (7.30pm) 

England Counties XV head for North East



England7s  England 7s Fixtures 2013 - South Africa  -HSBC World Series Sevens Fixtures and results as and when they come in.     

England beat Australia to lift Bowl in Port Elizabeth

ENGLAND'S Katy Mclean has received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to rugby.The 28 year-old fly half from South Shields has won 64 caps while combining her playing career with teaching in the North East.   England's Katy Mclean gets MBE

England Women will face a physical opening to their 2014 Rugby World Cup campaign after being drawn against Canada, Samoa and Spain in the pool stages of next year’s tournament in Paris (Aug 1-17). England Women RWC2014 Pools & Training Squad Announced



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 Twickenham, the home of England Rugby, has recently undergone an impressive refurbishment and O2 Priority Sports were let in behind the scenes to look at the transformation. Find out what makes the largest dedicated Rugby Union ground in the world so special, as current and former  England players talk through their memories and highlights. Video: Twickenham behind the scenes with O2 Priority Sports

Billy Twelvetrees was speaking on behalf of Official Community Partner of the RFU, SSE, who is giving English rugby clubs the opportunity to win a £10,000 portable floodlight. To enter go to
Streetlight Rugby - Billy Twelvetrees


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