Australia’s lack of a tune-up match will handicap the Wallabies in next month’s series opener against the British and Irish Lions, according to the country’s top rugby executive.
Martin Johnson quit as coach of the England national rugby team following a disappointing World Cup campaign on and off the field.
England manager Martin Johnson says resilience is more important than playing style in making progress at the Rugby World Cup.
Rob Andrew, operations director at the Rugby Football Union, will head a review of England’s failed World Cup campaign before deciding whether Martin Johnson should continue as team manager.
Martin Johnson has quit as England coach following the team’s failure at the Rugby World Cup, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported.
The England rugby squad will have a new look tomorrow at the start of the defense of its 6 Nations title against Scotland.
France rebounded from back-to-back losses to defeat England 19-12 and reach its fifth straight Rugby World Cup semifinal, where it will face Wales.
England rugby coach Martin Johnson will make one change to the squad that beat Australia when his team takes on New Zealand this weekend at Twickenham in London.
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.
England named Stuart Lancaster as interim head coach for the 6 Nations tournament, where he’ll be assisted by Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell.
"This was an irresponsible thing to do."
- Martin Johnson on Oct 09, 2011