Roger Uttley

Roger Uttley

Roger Uttley is a former England rugby union player who writes a regular column in The Journal

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Danny Care passes the ball during the England training session

Roger Uttley: England deserve respect for New Zealand exploits

Former England captain Roger Uttley weighs up England's selection options ahead of Saturday's second test against New Zealand

Jonny Wilkinson of England

Roger Uttley: Jonny Wilkinson's resilience apparent from young age

Having managed Jonny Wilkinson on his first England tour, Roger Uttley saw the qualities which would make him a global superstar

Toby Flood

Roger Uttley: Home advantage is key in Premiership semi-finals

Former England captain Roger Uttley predicts a Northampton v Saracens Premiership final, ahead of this weekend's semis

Joel Hodgson of Newcastle Falcons

Roger Uttley: Newcastle Falcons must build following survival

Former England captain Roger Uttley says Newcastle Falcons can now use Premiership survival to build for a longer-term future in the Premiership

Will Welch of Newcastle Falcons is tackled by Nic Rouse of London Irish

Roger Uttley: Newcastle Falcons need to be accountable to fans

Former England captain says Newcastle Falcons owe their supporters maximum effort when Premiership leaders Saracens visit

Sione Kalafamoni of Gloucester tackles Paul O'Connell of Munster

Roger Uttley: Thrilling weekend to feast on as Euro giants lock horns

Former England captain Roger Uttley picks his way through a mouth-watering weekend of rugby union action

Chris York of Newcastle Falcons rises to claim the line out during the match between Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons

Roger Uttley: Newcastle Falcons are in the driving seat

Former England captain says Newcastle Falcons are in position to control Sunday's relegation crunch tie with Worcester.

England's Danny Care (L), Ben Morgan and Karl Dickson (R) celebrate

Roger Uttley: Second place is no disgrace for England ahead of World Cup

Former England captain Roger Uttley says England's Six Nations campaign has left them in fine shape ahead of next year's home World Cup

England player Luther Burrell (l) and Joe Launchbury (c) combine to tackle Jamie Roberts of Wales

Roger Uttley: England are now a side who know what they're doing

Former England captain Roger Uttley believes England have what it takes to win a tightly-contested Six Nations Championship

Manu Tuilagi of England in action

Roger Uttley: 'Arrogant' England image will motivate Wales

Ex-England captain Roger Uttley says Wales will be fuelled by historical and stereotypical images of the arrogant English oppressor at Twickenham.

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