James Haskell returns to the England rugby team starting lineup for this weekend’s Six Nations match against Ireland.
England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster added flanker James Haskell, wing Ugo Monye, prop Mako Vunipola and hooker Tom Youngs to the 32-man squad preparing to play Fiji at Twickenham Nov. 10.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
England back-rower James Haskell will play for the Highlanders in the 2012 Super Rugby competition as one of five overseas World Cup internationals contracted to New Zealand franchises.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
An interim coach will be appointed for England’s national rugby team before next year’s Six Nations championship, with a permanent successor to Martin Johnson picked by June, the Rugby Football Union said today.
Chris Ashton scored a record four tries as England beat Italy 59-13 in rugby’s Six Nations.
London Irish full back Delon Armitage was suspended from English rugby’s Saxons second-string squad after being arrested after an altercation in a nightclub.
England rugby officials removed former captain Mike Tindall from the elite player squad and fined him 25,000 pounds ($40,000) after he was videoed in a bar during the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.