2017 USA Rugby WPL National Championships – Nov 10-12

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The Women’s Premier League (WPL) will host its ninth national championship Friday, November 10 and Sunday, November 12 at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, AZ. The ten-team competition is split into two tiers and begins with championship and fifth-place semifinals on day one. The San Diego Surfers clinched the title in 2016 and will be looking … Read more

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Jean Kim – Fighting for the right to play rugby

Jean King is a rugby player with Fordham University but has never officially played a match for them? How could this be? In 2015, the International Olympic Committee ruled that transgender athletes could participate in the Olympics without undergoing sexual reassignment surgery. Now, female-to-male transgender athletes are able to take part in men’s competitions without … Read more

2017 WPL Week 7 – Results & Videos

The WPL season continues to build up towards the Championships on November 10-12 at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz. Teams are getting closer to snagging their spot in the four available semi-final matches but nothing if final yet! The weekend started auspiciously in Chicago with torrential rain and lightening delays. Chicago took a … Read more

The Northeast Academy Drives the Elite Women’s 7s Competition

The Northeast Academy recently hosted the inaugural Elite Women’s 7s tournament at Dartmouth College, featuring top sides including Atavus, Stars, Tiger Cubs, Combined Services, and the Northeast Academy. This Elite Women’s 7s was conceived at the 2017 USA Rugby National Development Summit (NDS), and Academy Director John McGeachy plans for it to be the first … Read more