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Youth section observe a one minute silence in honour of The Queen

RFU statement - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We are very saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

On behalf of the rugby union community in England, we offer our condolences to the whole Royal Family at this time.

We are deeply grateful for Her Majesty’s support of our sport over many years, including serving as the RFU’s Patron for 64 years, helping the Union to celebrate its centenary in 1971, her reception at Buckingham Palace after England won the Rugby World Cup in 2003, and honours bestowed on many of those who have served the game.

Her Majesty earned the respect and affection of generations of rugby players and supporters here in England and around the world.

The St George’s Flag has been lowered to half mast at Twickenham Stadium.