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England Rugby January 2015 - In Review


By Kath
January 13 2015

England rugby january in review - The build up to the 2015 RBS Six Nations has started.  We have a new trophy, new Women's Captain, departures in management, U20s, Saxons, Counties and England Deaf plus much more.

 

 RBS 6n NEW 2015 Trophy
 
 
The Six Nations Council announced that the winners of 2015 RBS 6 Nations Championship will lift a brand new trophy on 21th March 2015. 
 

Easter and Cipriani included in England training squad and Burgess and Itoje brought into Saxons squad

England Senior & Saxons Training Squads for 2015 Six Nations

 Video - Easter & Cipriani England Rugby Six Nations 2015

 

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 england saxons bannerTo face Ireland Wolfhounds at Irish Independent Park  The last time the two sides met on Irish soil, in 2013, the Saxons beat the Wolfhounds 14-10 in Galway.  England Saxons to play Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork

England Saxons - Burgess Starts against Woolfhounds

 

 

 

England U20 Head Coach Jon Callard is relishing the chance to take on Wales in Colwyn Bay in the opening game of the Six Nations

Jon Callard ready for tough U20 Six Nations opener

 

 

 

 

EEngland Countiesngland Counties XV have named seven new caps in their squad for their first-ever meeting with Scotland Club XV at Fylde’s Woodlands Memorial Ground

Seven New caps in England Counties XV Squad 2015

 

 

England Deaf will make a rerurn visit to Cardiff Arms Park later this month as they attempt to reclaim the Broadstreet Cup from Wales.  England were beaten 36-3 by Wales in Cardiff last season.  Six new caps in England Deaf squad

 

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  Englands Danny Care dives in for Englands second try during the RBS 6 Nations match at Twickenham, L

DANNY Care experienced an autumn to forget in England colours but as Stuart Lancaster prepares to pick his Six Nations squad later this month, the Harlequins No.9 is a man on a mission; desperate to prove his doubters wrong. 

 England's Danny Care & Aviva Tackling Numbers

 

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Photo Courtesy of Big Al ©

New England Women captain Tamara Taylor insists her side must show just why they are World Champions and back up a fantastic summer with another RBS 6 Nations title. There has been a lot of change with a new coach and a fresh set of players starting a new chapter and Taylor believes the side are ready to prove why they are still the best in the world

Video: England Women to prove 'World Champion' status

 

The RFU and the England Women’s Head Coach Gary Street have agreed to part company today by mutual consent.  Graham Smith, the team’s assistant coach, will also leave his position following the end of this season’s Six Nations campaign.  England Women Statement

 

A 14-woman England Sevens squad has been named to travel to Brazil for the second round of the Sevens World Series in Sao Paulo, February 7-8. The squad will be whittled down to 12 players ahead of the tournament after a week of warm-weather training.  England Women’s Sevens squad named for Brazil

 

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HSBC 7S LOGO

ENGLAND 7s  take on hosts New Zealand, Canada and the non-core side Papua New Guinea when the HSBC Sevens World Series kicks off again in Wellington. England are currently in sixth position in the world standings

England 7s Wellington 2015 Fixtures & Results 

 

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RWC 2015 LOGO ENGLAND

  • Tournament predicted to generate up to £2.2 billion of output into economy
  • Expected to add up to £982 million of value to national GDP
  • More international visitors expected than any other Rugby World Cup
  • £85 million invested in infrastructure
  • 41,000 jobs to be supported around the country
  • Economic benefit to be shared around 11 Host Cities

An economic impact study has revealed that Rugby World Cup 2015 in England is set to deliver nearly £1 billion of additive value into the UK economy.

The study, which was undertaken by EY on behalf of the Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015, England Rugby 2015, looked at the different ways in which a Rugby World Cup can benefit the Host Nation. It estimates that the Tournament will generate a total output of around £2.2 billion, which is in line with a previous economic study undertaken by Deloitte in 2008. The EY report predicts that this will translate into a contribution of £982 million to national GDP.    A full copy of the report can be downloaded here.

 

The Webb Ellis trophy after the press conference during the 2015 and 2019 Rugby World Cup announceme

Rugby’s most prestigious prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, has arrived in Italy as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.   The Trophy Tour is visiting 15 countries over 12 months as part of a celebration of Rugby in the lead up to Rugby World Cup 2015. During 2014 the Trophy visited Japan, Australia, Fiji, Madagascar, South Africa, Argentina, Uruguay, USA, the UAE and China. To view the videos click here.

The Trophy Tour is in the country for two days and will be visiting locations in Milan, Treviso and Rome.

 

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