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Lions? No, Chris Robshaw focus is on ending Springboks hoodoo

Chris Robshaw is determined to bury his South Africa hoodoo and boost his chances of appearing on next summer’s Lions tour to New Zealand. Robshaw has bounced back brilliantly from the low point of last year’s World Cup debacle to become a key performer for England under new boss Eddie Jones. Nine straight wins under […]

50th cap for Robshaw as Ford and Nowell return in England XV

Chris Robshaw will win his 50th England cap on Saturday for the second Test against Australia in Melbourne with Eddie Jones making two changes to his backline. Robs haw, who will start once again at bindside, made his debut against Argentina back in 2009 and follows in the footsteps of Harlequins teammate Mike Brown who […]

Dave Ewers stepping up his challenge to Chris Robshaw      

Dave Ewers will challenge Chris Robshaw for his England place according to Exeter Chiefs teammate Don Armand, who describes Stuart Lancaster’s decision not to include the powerful back-rower in last year’s World Cup squad as “bizarre”. Ewers missed the Six Nations through injury, but was back to his best during Exeter’s surge into the play-offs. […]

Chris Robshaw indebted to ‘honest’ Eddie Jones for his revival

Revitalised Chris Robshaw cannot wait to tackle Australia again after bouncing back from his personal World Cup nightmare. Robshaw suffered a torrid time in the wake of England’s exit, after which he was stripped of the captaincy by new boss Eddie Jones. Rather than sulking, though, the Harlequins flanker showed admirable fortitude to retain his […]

Chris Robshaw:  I’ll blank out RWC pain to beat Wales

Chris Robshaw has more reason than any player on the planet to bear a grudge against Warren Gatland’s Wales. The two biggest and most costly disasters of Robshaw’s recently curtailed 42-cap tenure as England captain came against the Welsh. Namely, their calamitous 2015 World Cup pool loss at Twickenham five months ago, and the Red […]

Nick Cain column: Chris Robshaw has to earn his shirt wherever he plays

Chris Robshaw’s credentials as an honest man were burnished this week when, in his first post-World Cup interview, the incumbent England captain admitted that he had got the late penalty call against Wales wrong. Robshaw said his decision to spurn the penalty – which could have resulted in a draw – to go for a […]

Chris Robshaw’s ‘great strengths should not be jettisoned’

England’s new head coach has been warned to think long and hard before ditching Chris Robshaw as either captain or openside flanker. Robshaw, who last week signed a new long-term deal at Harlequins, has been heavily criticised in the wake of England’s World Cup disaster. However, Quins forwards guru John Kingston reckons the 29-year-old can […]

Chris Robshaw re-signs with Harlequins

Chris Robshaw has committed his future to Harlequins signing a new deal with the only club he’s ever played for. The England captain, 29, has played 210 games for Quins and earned 43 England caps. He said: “I am honoured to have re-signed with Harlequins, a team I’ve supported my whole life. The Club feels […]

Serge Betsen backs Chris Robshaw and England to make it to the final

England’s back-row is not in the same class as Australia and Wales but the legendary French flanker is still tipping Stuart Lancaster’s side to reach the final.

VIDEO: Chris Robshaw returns to lead England against France

Chris Robshaw will captain England against France for the second of their World Cup warm-up games in Paris on Satruday. The flanker is one of 14 changes to the starting-line up made by head coach Stuart Lancaster with try-scorer Jonny May the only to retain his place from the team that beat the French 19-14 […]

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