Anger and shock at Yorkshire rugby academy being axed

Former England lock Tom Palmer has branded the Rugby Football Union’s decision to allow the Yorkshire Rugby Academy to close as “ shocking” ending a system that gave Stuart Lancaster his first coaching opportunity and delivered Danny Care, Luther Burrell and Rob Webber onto the test scene. Palmer won 42 England caps in a career Read More …

RFU urge World Rugby to lower the legal height of the tackle

England want to lower the legal height of the tackle to try and halt the worrying rise in concussion in the sport. The Rugby Football Union and the Premiership clubs are to work with World Rugby in a bid to reduce the current legal height of the tackle. World Rugby initiated a crackdown on tackles Read More …