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 … Read more

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. … Read more

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USA Rugby Girls High School All Americans second best at Europe’s U18 Championship

  The USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS surprised the field at Rugby Europe Women’s U18 Sevens Championship over the weekend, finishing second to France during a 5-1 campaign at Stade Darragon. Head Coach Farrah Douglas’ team competed in its first true international tournament Sept. 10-11, beating the under-18 representative sides of … Read more

USA Rugby Girls High School All Americans Have Successful Summer

The USA Rugby Girls High School All-Americans powered by ATAVUS finish their summer of 15s with two more wins at Magnuson Park against BC Rugby U18 Women’s, bringing the tally between the ‘west’ team and under-18 and under-16 ‘east’ teams to 6-0 in the span of two weeks. Farrah Douglas’ ‘east’ teams claimed victories in … Read more

#WRugby Twitter Lists – Updated!

In 2012 we released our first #wrugby Twitter lists and they’ve grown immensely in the last few years! Want to know what your favorite athletes or teams are up to on social media? Get to following them using our lists below. USA Women’s Premier League (WPL) Club College Youth USA wrugby Eagles International Australia Belgium … Read more

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2016 Girls High School Rugby National Championships – Single & Club

The 17th Annual High School Girls Rugby National Invitational Championships take place this weekend, May 21st -22nd, 2016. The first-ever single school tournament brackets will be held on the campus of Lindenwood University in St Charles, Missouri. Club teams will be competing the same weekend at Central Washington University. High School Girls Rugby National Championships – Club @ CWU Seeding … Read more

USA Rugby National Tracking Camps – Summer 2016

USA Rugby has announced seven National Tracking Camps to be held throughout five states this summer. NTCs are another oppurtunity for athletes to experience high-class training environments under the supervision of members of current national team coaching staffs and to enter the national team pathways. Athletes that perform at a high level will not only be considered for … Read more

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2016 Girls High School Rugby National Tournament – May 20-22, 2016

The 2016 Girls High School Rugby National Tournament will bring together competitors from at least nine different states at the historic May 20th–22nd event held at Lindenwood University’s Hunter C Stadium in St Charles, MO. Although this is the 17th Annual National Tournament, this is the first ever championship to include single school brackets. “We are thrilled to host … Read more

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Vancouver 7s – Schedule and Results

Vancouver 7s is a stop on the Men’s HSBC 7s Circuit but like Vegas 7s, it has a club/elite tournament attached to it. It’s a smaller affair than Vegas but since the Women’s Sevens Series stop has less than in the past, teams are flocking to play whenever they can. We’ll see the USA Falcons, … Read more

2016 USA Sevens LVI Women’s & Girl’s Results

We weren’t able to attend USA Sevens this year and we still have strong feelings about their lack of support for women’s rugby…but we wanted to provide the scores & results from the weekend. It sounds like it was a great turnout and some finals were played in the stadium (although some games were shortened … Read more

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