The backbone to the Churchill Cup and hub for rugby expertise and tradition, England comes into the Churchill Cup each year as the favorite to win. The Cup offers a fantastic opportunity for England’s young players to impress, perhaps even wear their national shirt for the first time and stake their claim for future international honors. Currently ranked 6th in the world rankings, England will be sure to impress any fan, new and old, with their level of play and sportsmanship.

2005 Churchill Cup Squad
BELL, ChrisLeeds Tykes
CHUTER GeorgeLeicester Tigers
DEACON, LouisLeicester Tigers
DOWSON, PhilNewcastle Falcons
ERINLE, AyoolaLondon Wasps
FORRESTER, JamesGloucester
FRESHWATER, PerryPerpignan
GOMARSALL, AndyGloucester (Vice Captain)
GOODE, AndyLeicester Tigers
HOOPER, StuartLeeds Tykes
JONES, ChrisSale Sharks
LUND, MagnusSale Sharks
MEARS, LeeBath
MONYE, UgoNEC Harlequins
MORRIS, RobbieNorthampton Saints
PALMER, TomLeeds Tykes
RICHARDS, PeterLondon Wasps
SACKEY, PaulLondon Wasps
SANDERSON, PatWorcester Warriors (Captain)
SHELLEY, MikeLeeds Tykes
SIMPSON-DANIEL, JamesGloucester
TAIT, MathewNewcastle Falcons
TURNER, StuartSale Sharks
VESTY, SamLeicester Tigers
VOYCE, TomLondon Wasps