Author Archive | Wendy Young

Red Roses secure Grand Slam with Ireland win

Under the Posts – Week of Mar 12, 2017

The top headlines last week covered results from the final round of the Six Nations, the lack of female coaches, the US Women’s Hockey team is boycotting their championships and US based Seattle Saracens will not defend their National Championship. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait […]

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New Zealand sit proudly atop the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series table after three tournaments.

Under the Posts – Week of Mar 5, 2017

We cut our post a bit short last week so we could cover the third stop of the HSBC Sevens Series in Las Vegas, NV. Other news this week included the ruling of Katy McClean’s red card, the crucial fourth round of the Six Nations and already some issues with the newly announced England Women’s […]

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Beatriz Futuro Muhlbauer of Brazil is tackled by and England player.

Under the Posts – Week of Feb 26, 2017

The top headlines last week covered results from the third round of the Six Nations, more buildup to #USA7s, the continued scrutiny of Ireland’s Six Nations squad and the announcement of a ten team RFU Super Rugby competition. Note that we will end this week’s coverage on March 3 so we can cover #USA7s in full […]

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Under the Posts – Week of Feb 19, 2017

The headlines last week covered the third round of the Six Nations, an escalating controversy with the IRFU and buildup to #USA7s. As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait a week? Join us on Twitter or on our Facebook page as we will be posting daily. QU Women’s Rugby […]

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Under the Posts – Week of Feb 12, 2017

We’re a late again this week so please enjoy these two pictures of a future rugby star! Cole, our son just turned two and is already a die-hard rugby fan! Bonus fun, check out this video of him watching Sydney 7s. The headlines last week were dominated by the second round of the Women’s Six Nations, the […]

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Natasha Hunt running in one of 11 England Women tries. Photo credit: Inpho

Under the Posts – Week of Feb 5, 2017

We’re a bit late this week so we’ll dive right in. The headlines were dominated by the opening weekend of the Women’s Six Nations, Australian Rugby Union chief executive Bill Pulver admits the women aren’t being compensated for their value and Carolyn Hitt of Wales Online takes on sexism in rugby. As a reminder, we […]

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Canada lift trophy on day of shocks in Sydney

Under the Posts – Week of Jan 29, 2017 – PART 2

Here is part 2 of our Jan 29th week (here is Part 1). Sydney 7s and Six Nations dominated the news last week! As a reminder, we are doing weekly posts recapping the top women’s rugby news. Can’t wait a week? Join us on Twitter or on our Facebook page as we will be posting daily. Pick your flavor! I […]

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Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News Week of 1/22

In the past we were able to bring you editorial pieces, press releases and even guest columnists. The YSC team is now finding that we have less and less time as our personal family grows and we’ve retired from playing. We’re now coaches, referees and administrators and our perspective is a bit different than a player. […]

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Air Force Wins USA Rugby DI Fall Championship

The United States Air Force Academy silenced the demons Sunday by defeating University of Connecticut, 19-8, in the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s College Division I Fall Championship a year after losing the same fixture at Furman University. Head Coach Amy Rusert’s cadets survived a long Regional Playoff weekend last month to make their second run […]

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