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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# England

Last year
# EURO2022
Spain ready for 'toughest game' against England as Germany click into gear
Jorge Vilda’s side edged out Denmark 1-0 in their final Group B match to set up a meeting with the hosts in Brighton on Wednesday.
# marching on
Five-star England brush aside Northern Ireland to maintain flawless start to Euro 2022
Alessia Russo netted a brace for the Lionesses, making her impact felt from the bench.
# All in
Northern Ireland have 'nothing to lose' in final group game against England
England have already qualified for the knockout stages as Group A winners in Euro 2022.
# Living in America
Wayne Rooney dismisses suggestions DC United head coach role is ‘backwards step’
The 36-year-old has made a swift return to management with his former club.
# cool heads
'Stay grounded, we don’t have anything yet' - England boss calls for calm after 8-0 win
The tournament hosts scored six times in a rampant first-half display against Norway.
# record win
England score eight in demolition of Norway to reach Euro 2022 quarter-finals
The tournament hosts scored six times in a rampant first-half display.
# Waiting Game
England to discover if they are facing full blown back row crisis before series finale
England lost Maro Itoje and Sam Underhill in their second Test against Australia after being concussed.
# starting XV
Two England debuts for Australia game as Eddie Jones rings the changes
Jack van Poortvliet will also start the second Test against Australia.
# Rugby
Wallaby Swain banned from last two England Tests after red card
Swain was found guilty of foul play during Australia’s 30-28 win in Perth.
# Drama
Prendergast's late penalty sends Ireland U20s to stunning win over England
Richie Murphy’s side squeezed past England in a thrilling encounter in Verona.
Man City complete €48 million signing of England midfielder Phillips
The 26-year-old joins the Premier League champions from Leeds United.
# Defection
England's Casey confirms he's joining Saudi-backed LIV Golf
The series is bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.
# Lionesses
England coast to victory over Switzerland in final warm-up match for home Euros
Sarina Wiegman’s side look in considerably good shape ahead of the tournament.
# Calling Time
Eoin Morgan set to announce retirement from international cricket
The 35-year-old Dubliner captained England to World Cup success in 2019.
# Not so United
Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.
# Going south
English FA back Gareth Southgate despite run of bad results
England’s June results in the Nations League were terrible, a run which ended with a 4-0 loss at home to Hungary.
# squad goals
England recall Billy Vunipola for Australia rugby tour
England will travel to Australia on Tuesday ahead of their first game against the Wallabies in Perth on 2 July 2.
# Embarrassment
14-man Barbarians humiliate England ahead of Australia tour
Will Skelton became the first player in the history of the Barbarians to be red-carded.
# steady eddie
Eddie Jones keen to see if England's rookies can stake claim for Australia tour spot
Full-back Tommy Freeman and hooker Jack Walker are the uncapped players in action against the Barbarians at Twickenham tomorrow.
# Reaction
Harry Kane backs Gareth Southgate despite England’s poor run of form
England were thumped 4-0 at home to Hungary.
# Setback
Fans turn on Gareth Southgate as sorry England are hammered at home by Hungary
A 4-0 success was only the second time the visitors had won away against the Three Lions.
# Azzurri
Uninspiring England held to goalless draw by Italy
Raheem Sterling wasted the hosts’ best chance of a forgettable match.
# Punishment
England boss Southgate says playing in near-empty stadium is 'embarrassing'
His side must face Italy in front of a tiny crowd at Molineux this weekend as punishment for fan violence at the Euro 2020 final.
# findings
Retired England star expresses concern over eating disorder culture in women's football
Fara Williams is England’s record-appearance maker.
# All Square
Harry Kane’s penalty earns England a Nations League draw in Germany
The striker moved to 50 international goals, within three of Wayne Rooney’s record.
# plea
UK police confiscate 880 passports of England fans ahead of Germany game
Gareth Southgate has called on travelling supporters to behave themselves ahead of trip to Munich.
# The blame game
Southgate blames Hungary heat for England’s opening Nations League loss
Dominik Szoboszlai’s second-half penalty secured a 1-0 win for the hosts.
# Blow
Manu Tuilagi to miss England’s tour of Australia due to knee surgery
Tuilagi has only played played twice for his country since March 2020.
# belief
England can win the World Cup in Qatar - Pickford
The 28-year-old heads into the upcoming international break on the back of helping to keep Everton in the Premier League.
# On the up
England captain highlights importance of 'respect' shown to team ahead of home Euros
Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses trained on the Sir Bobby Charlton pitch at St George’s Park on Tuesday.
# Health
Two more monkeypox cases confirmed in England
The cases are not linked to a previously confirmed case in England announced on 7 May.
# Rugby
Leicester’s former England hooker Youngs retires
The 35-year-old won 28 caps for England.
# Contracts
'Professionalism is going to be imminent' but has to be done right way, says Briggs
The Ireland assistant says Irish rugby would need to grow its player pool before splitting 7s and 15s players.
# Physical Toll
Ireland will have to dig deeper into depth chart for Six Nations finale
Greg McWilliams’ side have a six-day turnaround after the toughest game of the championship.
# Condolences
'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'
Ireland Women captain Nichola Fryday said the young camogie player’s death was a tragedy.
# proud
'There's not too many 7s players that were in a scrum or lineout'
Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams was proud of his players in Leicester.
7 players depart Ireland's Six Nations camp to return to 7s duty
Outstanding second row Sam Monaghan has also been ruled out of the England game.
# time out
Chelsea and England striker taking second break from football due to ongoing health concerns
The 28-year-old was previously diagnosed with a heart condition at the end of 2019.
# Dominant
England Women on track for Slam with big win over Wales in front of record crowd
France will likely have something to say about this English team’s bid for the championship.
# Double-Jobbing
Eddie Jones resumes controversial role with Japanese club Suntory Sungoliath
Jones’ bosses at the RFU insist they are comfortable with the arrangement.