Stuart Lancaster to be England Rugby Union coach

Stuart Lancaster Credit: ITV Border

Reports are suggesting that Stuart Lancaster, the Cumbrian who was temporarily given the role of head coach of England's rugby union team following Martin Johnsons resignation, will be handed the role permanently this afternoon.

An announcement is expected just after 12.

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Stuart Lancaster announcement

An announcement is expected later today that Cumbrian born Stuart lancaster will be given the job of head coach for England Rugby Union's side.