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Steve Borthwick

Born: October 1, 1979 (age 41)

Weight: 17st 7lb (111kg)

Hometown: Carlisle, Cumbria

Position: Lock
Steve Borthwick of Saracens catches in the line out during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Saracens at Twickenham Stoop on September 28, 2013
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Tom Youngs in action for Leicester Tigers in April 2019
Leicester's Tom Youngs banned for two weeks after disrespecting referee
Tempers flared following the Tigers' narrow defeat to Bristol on June 5.
Jun 21, 12:28
Tom Youngs in action for Leicester Tigers in April 2019
Leicester captain Tom Youngs to appear before disciplinary panel
Tigers skipper faces online independent panel following Bristol game.
Jun 11, 10:15
Bristol Bears head coach Pat Lam pictured in October 2019
Pat Lam delighted RFU looking into Tigers touchline incident
Pat Lam was accused of lying by Leicester head coach Steve Borthwick during a heated disagreement.
Jun 9, 14:00
Tom Youngs in action for Leicester Tigers in April 2019
Tom Youngs urges Leicester starlets to use final defeat as motivation
The Tigers had six players aged 24 or younger in their squad at Twickenham.
May 22, 09:06
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick "very proud of everyone" at Leicester despite Challenge Cup loss
Tigers let a seven-point lead slip against Montpellier to miss out on a first European title since 2002.
May 21, 23:42
Montpellier celebrate beating Leicester Tigers in the European Rugby Challenge Cup on May 21, 2021
Result: Montpellier edge past Leicester Tigers to win Challenge Cup
The Tigers were unable to join city neighbours Leicester City in winning silverware in the capital.
May 21, 22:27
Wales boss Warren Gatland pictured on November 1, 2019
Warren Gatland insists he has assembled the best Lions coaching team available
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend will mastermind the attack and his international colleague Steve Tandy will oversee the defence.
Apr 13, 14:24
Wales boss Warren Gatland pictured on November 1, 2019
Warren Gatland announces new coaching team for Lions' South Africa tour
The head coach will be supported by Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins this summer.
Apr 13, 09:44
Ireland head coach Andy Farrell ahead of the match on February 23, 2020
Andy Farrell fully focused on Ireland job amid British and Irish Lions talk
The Lions are scheduled to tour South Africa this summer.
Mar 4, 15:22
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick 'in line for potential British and Irish Lions coaching role'
Former England captain thought to be on Lions' coaching wanted list.
Mar 3, 19:32
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Leicester boss Steve Borthwick to miss Bath clash through self-isolation
Mike Ford will head up coaching operations at Welford Road.
Jan 2, 13:15
Leicester Tigers' interim head coach Geordan Murphy pictured on October 28, 2018
Geordan Murphy leaves as Leicester director of rugby with immediate effect
Geordan Murphy spent 23 years with the Tigers as a player, coach and director.
Nov 13, 15:01
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
On This Day in 2008 - Steve Borthwick appointed England captain
The Saracens second row succeeded Phil Vickery, who had led England to the 2007 World Cup final.
Oct 27, 09:02
Neal Hatley in an England press conference on November 16, 2018
Bath name Neal Hatley as new head coach
Neal Hatley was previously part of England backroom staff.
Aug 13, 10:03
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Leicester Tigers head coach Steve Borthwick brushes off Lions talk
Steve Borthwick acted as an assistant to Warren Gatland in New Zealand in 2017, and the British and Irish Lions are due to tour South Africa next summer.
Jul 29, 22:54
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick confident Leicester will cope without Manu Tuilagi
British and Irish Lions star Manu Tuilagi headed a cast list of six senior players to leave Leicester.
Jul 29, 17:54
Manu Tuilagi in action for England on March 9, 2019
Manu Tuilagi yet to sign new deal as Leicester Tigers announce £5m loss of revenue
The Tigers could make up to 31 members of staff redundant.
Jul 1, 13:12
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick to take up Leicester Tigers head coach job in July
Former England captain hoping to revive Tigers.
Apr 13, 16:09
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick: 'England will not be distracted by coronavirus threat'
Eddie Jones' side face Wales and Italy in their last two Six Nations fixtures.
Feb 26, 15:06
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick to take over as Leicester Tigers head coach
The England skills coach will leave his international role before the July tour to Japan.
Jan 21, 10:54
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick to leave England assistant coach role in November
RFU announces change, with Steve believed to be Leicester-bound.
Jan 20, 10:28
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
World Cup final: A closer look at the backroom staff of England and South Africa
England and South Africa meet in Yokohama on Saturday.
Oct 30, 18:05
Typhoon Hagibis in action on October 12, 2019
Steve Borthwick expresses concern for impact of Typhoon Hagibis
Borthwick lived in Tokyo for three years when he worked on Japan's coaching staff.
Oct 12, 14:11
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
Steve Borthwick looking to repeat Japan heroics with England
Borthwick was Eddie Jones' number two when Japan shocked South Africa at the 2015 World Cup.
Sep 11, 22:20
Joe Launchbury during England training on February 20, 2019
Steve Borthwick confirms Joe Launchbury fit for England
Eddie Jones' side open their campaign against Tonga on September 22.
Sep 11, 09:46
Billy Vunipola pictured on August 24, 2019
Steve Borthwick: 'Billy Vunipola needs game time ahead of World Cup'
The Saracens star will start against Italy at St James' Park on Friday evening.
Sep 5, 06:47
Henry Slade during England training on March 15, 2019
Steve Borthwick eases concerns over Henry Slade, Jonathan Joseph fitness
Marchant will win his third cap on Friday night.
Sep 4, 11:44
England scrum-half Dan Robson pictured in March 2019
England scrum-half Dan Robson ruled out of Six Nations clash with Scotland
The Wasps scrum-half scored his first England try against Italy last week but will miss the Scotland clash due to illness.
Mar 13, 13:49
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
England training session clashes with Georgia "pushing and shoving" - Borthwick
England are preparing for their next Six Nations game with Italy on March 9.
Feb 28, 15:57
England's Maro Itoje walks off injured on February 2, 2019
Itoje to miss England's Six Nations clash with Wales
The lock had been reported to be ready to return this weekend but forwards coach Steve Borthwick has ruled that out.
Feb 19, 15:35
England head coach Eddie Jones pictured at the Six Nations squad announcement in January 2019
England camp hope referee Owens can 'keep the game moving' against France
Eddie Jones insists there are limitations to what England can do when faced with France's dark arts.
Feb 9, 22:00
Steve Borthwick pictured during an England training session on November 9, 2018
England are ready for aerial battle in Ireland, insists forwards coach Borthwick
Borthwick believes England can deal with Ireland's high balls on Saturday.
Jan 30, 15:45
Brad Shields in action for England on November 10, 2018
England continue to monitor Shields fitness ahead of Six Nations opener
The New Zealand-born forward has been earmarked to start the clash against Ireland in Dublin on February 2.
Jan 25, 16:33
England's Dylan Hartley in action on June 18, 2016
England captain Dylan Hartley doubtful for France match
England may be without Dylan Hartley against France in Paris on Saturday, as the Red Rose skipper is struggling with a leg injury.
Mar 6, 14:33
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Steve Borthwick coy on Billy Vunipola inclusion for Scotland match
Steve Borthwick talks up the ability of Billy Vunipola, but refuses to be drawn into suggestions that he is in line to start against Scotland on Saturday.
Mar 8, 13:40
Rugby Union generic
Andy Farrell: 'Lions hopes boosted by introduction of bonus point'
Andy Farrell backs the decision to introduce bonus points in the 2017 Six Nations, claiming that it will only benefit the British and Irish Lions in the long term.
Dec 29, 14:07
Rugby Union generic
Warren Gatland unhappy with Gregor Townsend snub
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland questions incoming Scotland boss Gregor Townsend's decision to turn down an invite to join his coaching team.
Dec 8, 21:44
Rugby Union generic
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland names coaching staff for 2017 tour
Warren Gatland names Andy Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Rob Howley as part of his coaching team for the British and Irish Lions' 2017 tour of New Zealand.
Dec 7, 12:22
Rugby Union generic
Dave Attwood out, Billy Vunipola doubtful for Fiji clash
Dave Attwood is sent back to club side Bath after picking up an injury that will keep him out of the Test clash with Fiji, while Billy Vunipola could also miss out.
Nov 14, 22:32
Rugby Union generic
Bristol Rugby: 'No deal with RFU over Steve Borthwick'
Bristol Rugby insist that they have not reached a deal with the RFU over Steve Borthwick joining the England coaching set-up.
Dec 15, 15:37

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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