Joe Launchbury

England v New Zealand: Joe Launchbury says facing All Blacks is 'the ultimate challenge'
Tuesday 3rd June 08:34

England lock Joe Launchbury says taking on world champions New Zealand away from home for three weekends in a row is the "ultimate challenge".

England tour of New Zealand: Joe Launchbury believes tour is a marker for 2015 World Cup
Tuesday 27th May 12:48

Joe Launchbury arrived in London from Paris on Sunday afternoon and was thrust into the heart of the England camp on Monday, ready to board yet another plane to New Zealand for the summer tour.

Six Nations: England lock Joe Launchbury in positive mood
Wednesday 29th January 08:53

England forward Joe Launchbury believes they have put last year's heavy defeat to Wales behind them as they prepare for the Six Nations.

England and Wasps star Joe Launchbury is looking for consistency this campaign
Tuesday 20th August 18:44

England second row Joe Launchbury is looking for consistency this campaign as he aims to build upon his debut Test season.

England lock Joe Launchbury wary of threat posed by Argentina
Wednesday 29th May 11:04

Joe Launchbury insists England will have to be at their very best if they are to topple Argentina in their two-Test tour.

Lions rejects XV
Wednesday 8th May 11:45

It is difficult not to have some sympathy for British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland.

Six Nations: England lock Joe Launchbury delighted to be fit to face Wales
Thursday 14th March 14:00

Joe Launchbury was always confident he would be fit to take his place in England's pack for the RBS Six Nations decider against Wales on Saturday.

Six Nations: England can call on Tom Croft, Owen Farrell and Joe Launchbury
Thursday 14th March 13:13

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has received a triple injury boost ahead of the RBS Six Nations decider with Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

Aviva Premiership: Dai Young says Wasps should have won more easily
Sunday 25th November 18:05

Wasps boss Dai Young felt his side should have beaten Leicester more convincingly than 14-12.

Stuart Lancaster backs Joe Launchbury to outshine Eben Etzebeth
Thursday 22nd November 22:07

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has backed Joe Launchbury to outshine Eben Etzebeth in Saturday's clash with South Africa.

England head coach Stuart Lancaster brings in lock Joe Launchbury for Saturday's clash against South Africa at Twickenham
Thursday 22nd November 10:16

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has beefed up his side with six changes for Saturday's clash against South Africa at Twickenham.

Leicester hooker Tom Youngs handed first England start
Thursday 8th November 10:14

Leicester hooker Tom Youngs will make his England Test debut in Saturday's International against Fiji at Twickenham.

England head coach Stuart Lancaster retains uncapped trio Joe Launchbury, Mako Vunipola and Tom Youngs in squad to face Fiji
Tuesday 6th November 19:31

Uncapped trio Joe Launchbury, Mako Vunipola and Tom Youngs have been included in England's squad to play Fiji on Saturday.

London Wasps lock Joe Launchbury called into England camp as cover for Tom Palmer
Monday 5th November 12:55

London Wasps lock Joe Launchbury has been called into the England camp as temporary cover for Tom Palmer.

Dai Young tips Joe Launchbury as England lock
Monday 8th October 15:26

Wasps coach Dai Young believes young forward Joe Launchbury is a future England lock.

London Wasps survive a Worcester Warriors fightback at Adams Park
Sunday 7th October 17:35

Wasps held off a late Worcester charge to record a 10-6 Aviva Premiership win in a poor match at Adams Park.

Features

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

While Europe were busy demolishing the USA in the Ryder Cup, there was rugby from all four corners of the globe to get stuck into over the weekend.

Rugby Championship: South Africa should win battle up front, says Thinus Delport

Rugby Championship: South Africa should win battle up front, says Thinus Delport

South Africa should have the better of Australia up front but they must not allow the backs any time or space, says Thinus Delport.

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

There was loads of great rugby to enjoy over the weekend including some PRO12 upsets and some controversial refereeing.

Experts & Blogs

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