Reports: Stuart Lancaster's England appointment 'to be confirmed later today'

The Press Association reports that Stuart Lancaster's appointment as England head coach will be confirmed by the Rugby Football Union this afternoon. If confirmed, his appointment would follow a spell as interim head coach, during which he led England to second place in the RBS 6 Nations.

Lancaster has helped rebuild the reputation of the England team
Lancaster has helped rebuild the reputation of the England team Credit: Press Association

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Lancaster is England rugby boss

Stuart Lancaster, the interim England rugby head coach, has been given the position on a permanent basis.