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England Rugby July In Review

By Kath 18/8/10
August 19 2010

England Rugby July In Review - A look back at the activities during July and events to bookmark for the future.


England Rugby July 2010 - In Review

England Rugby July 2010:  My goodness I don't know quite where to start this month as it was so busy! We had the announcement of the 2010/11 EPS Squads, U18s, Sevens Men and Women's Squads.   Plus the sad news that Harry Ellis has had to retire from the game.  We look forward to the Women's Rugby World Cup, O2 reuniting us, Bootsie's Books and much more.......



England named the 32-man Senior and Saxons Elite Player Squads for the 2010/11 season.  See link here..... 

Elite Player Squads for 2010/11


England Under 18 tour Squad for South Africa 2010 Aviva Premiership newcomers Exeter Chiefs have doubled their contingent of young players in the England U18 squad 

England made 10 changes to the side that beat a Namibia XV 35-10 last week – and started only seven of the players who posted their 33-16 win against France at Newbury back in February. Hat-trick for Hodgson as England U18 pile up points against France


England Team Manager Martin Johnson was showing his support for the England Women’s World Cup squad yesterday (Thursday) when he visited the team at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, the venue of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 (WRWC).

Johnson backs England Women’s world cup chances


FP_Women_InGame2England Women were in action this month in the Euro 7s Squad List   And they went onto win the Plate Final in Russia

England Women Crowned Euro 7s Plate Champions


England Men have named an initial 17-man training squad preparing to take part in the Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi October 11-12. England are in Pool D with Australia, Namibia and Sri Lanka

England Sevens Squad for Commonwealth Games 2010




England's Harry Ellis forced to retire due to injury. Unofficial England wish him the very best of luck in the future. 

England team manager Martin Johnson pays tribute to Harry Ellis



    O2 Reunites Rugby Players  O2 today announces the launch of O2 Rugby Reunion, a nationwide initiative supported by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) to encourage players who have drifted away from rugby to get back involved and put a team together. 




Unofficial England Rugby are pleased to report on a brand new collection of children's books with a rugby union flavour to them.  

Bootsie are educational because they teach the young readers a lot about positions, strategies, sportsmanship and laws of the game all whilst having a good laugh as well.

 Bootsie Books - New Childrens' rugby books, out now




We're pleased to help promote Raging Bull's new Buy One Get One Half Price offer on all leasure products as well as their new Touchline Sportswear range.    

New deals and sportswear range at Raging Bull


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