Chris Ashton

Saracens trio join Jonny Wilkinson and Steffon Armitage on shortlist for ERC player of the year
Wednesday 30th April 18:18

Saracens trio Chris Ashton, Schalk Brits and Jacques Burger have been shortlisted for the 2014 European player of the year.

Saracens flanker Kelly Brown tipping Chris Ashton to receive an England recall
Tuesday 29th April 09:46

Saracens flanker Kelly Brown has backed his team-mate Chris Ashton for an England recall after a string of impressive displays.

Heineken Cup Pool 3: Saracens' Chris Ashton draws praise on his return to action
Saturday 14th December 20:48

Saracens boss Mark McCall hailed the performance of returning England international Chris Ashton during the nine-try mauling of Zebre.

Rugby Union: Chris Ashton believes England are not far off New Zealand
Wednesday 27th November 14:54

Chris Ashton believes England are not far off the All Blacks' level but need to develop a clinical edge to take them to the very top.

Heineken Cup: Saracens' Chris Ashton backed to return to top form by Andy Farrell
Friday 18th October 07:10

England backs coach Andy Farrell feels Chris Ashton has rediscovered the hunger that made him one of the most dangerous wings in the game.

Aviva Premiership: Saracens boss Mark McCall praises Chris Ashton after Bath rout
Sunday 22nd September 18:20

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall labelled Chris Ashton "exceptional" after the winger helped blow away Bath 31-17 at Allianz Park.

Aviva Premiership: Saracens stay top with easy Bath victory
Sunday 22nd September 16:46

Saracens maintained their perfect start to the new Aviva Premiership season with an easy 31-17 victory over Bath on Sunday.

Bath duo Kyle Eastmond and Dave Attwood selected in England Elite Player Squad
Thursday 1st August 11:10

Former rugby league star Kyle Eastmond has been named in England's 33-man elite player squad for the first half of the season.

Stuart Lancaster to name England squads on Thursday - will Chris Ashton make it?
Wednesday 31st July 15:32

England coach Stuart Lancaster will name his Elite Player and Saxons squads on Thursday.

Christian Wade is delighted to join the British & Irish Lions
Saturday 15th June 20:06

Christian Wade has spoken of his shock and delight at being called up to join the British & Irish Lions in Australia.

Chris Ashton: Bid for place on Lions tour 'did my head in'
Monday 6th May 12:45

England winger Chris Ashton admits trying to win a place in the Lions squad has affected his performances this season.

Six Nations: England wing Chris Ashton rounds on his critics
Friday 1st March 22:14

England wing Chris Ashton has hit back at his critics after he was accused of having a defensive weakness.

Chris Ashton is hoping to become England's all-time leading try scorer
Saturday 9th February 13:21

England wing Chris Ashton is aiming high ahead of Sunday's Six Nations showdown with Ireland in Dublin.

England's Chris Ashton backed to rediscover his scoring touch soon by Bryan Habana
Thursday 22nd November 18:52

Bryan Habana expects England winger Chris Ashton to return to try-scoring form in the near future - but is hoping it won't be against South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday.

England winger Chris Ashton is the main focus of Australia's attentions for the Twickenham Test
Friday 16th November 10:46

Adam Ashley-Cooper was identified England's "mongrel" winger Chris Ashton as Australia's main threat on Saturday.

England winger Chris Ashton determined to end try drought against Australia
Thursday 15th November 15:23

Chris Ashton admitted suffering "sleepless nights" while waiting to discover if he had earned his place back in the England side, and is now determined to repay head coach Stuart Lancaster by breaking his try-drought against Australia.

England's new-look back three for Twickenham excites coach Lancaster
Thursday 15th November 14:24

England coach Stuart Lancaster believes his back three can set Twickenham alight against Australia on Saturday.

Ugo Monye left out of England squad as Chris Ashton returns to face Australia
Tuesday 13th November 17:36

Ugo Monye has been left out of England's 23-man squad to face Australia on Saturday despite impressing against Fiji.

Returning trio hand Stuart Lancaster a selection dilemma for Australia clash
Monday 12th November 09:28

England coach Stuart Lancaster is set to have a major selection dilemma for Saturday's international with Australia 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.

Features

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Stuart Lancaster underlines the importance of pride as England Rugby launch new kit

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Thinus Delport, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh and Gonzalo Camacho react to the Rugby Championship

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New Zealand remain top of the Rugby Championship after beating South Africa 14-10 in Wellington on Saturday.

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