England national rugby union team

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EmblemRed Rose
UnionRugby Football Union
Head coachSteve Borthwick
CaptainOwen Farrell
Most capsBen Youngs (127)
Top scorerOwen Farrell (1,237)
Top try scorerRory Underwood (49)
Home stadiumTwickenham Stadium
First colours
Second colours
World Rugby ranking
Current5 (as of 30 October 2023)
Highest1 (2003, 2019)
Lowest8 (2009, 2015, 2023)
First international
 Scotland 1–0 England
(Edinburgh, Scotland; 27 March 1871)
Biggest win
England 134–0 Romania 
(London, England; 17 November 2001)
Biggest defeat
 Australia 76–0 England
(Brisbane, Australia; 6 June 1998)
World Cup
Appearances10 (First in 1987)
Best resultChampions (2003)

The England national rugby union team represents England in men's international rugby union.

England have won the championship on a total of 28 times (as well as sharing 10 victories) – winning the Grand Slam 13 times and the Triple Crown 26 times – making them the most successful winners in the tournament's history.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Origins of Rugby". rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 16 February 2007.