Mere Baker Joins ARPTC as Technical Advisor

Mere Baker - Maori 7s National Team

American Rugby Pro Training Center (ARPTC), the largest designated National Development Academy in the United States, welcomes Mere Baker to their team of dedicated coaches and staff members. ARPTC works to narrow the gap for domestic amateur rugby athletes pursuingan international rugby career. Baker, the newest addition to the team, will join the coaching staff … Read more

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier 2018 – Hong Kong 7s

World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Qualifier 2018 - Hong Kong 7s

Alongside the Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, Hong Kong 7s is also featuring two qualifier events. The 2018 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series Qualifier will be held on Thursday and Friday, 5-6 April. Twelve teams will battle it out in the women’s world series qualifier, with the winner taking the prestigious prize of core … Read more

A historic change: New Zealand’s women’s rugby team receive paid contracts

After twenty three years since men’s rugby union was first made professional, the Black Ferns – New Zealand’s national women’s team, will be offered paid contracts for the first time in the country’s history. On the whole, the women will be offered contracts up to a maximum of NZ$45,000, which would include payments and allowances. … Read more

Shares 103

Elegance: A Women’s Rugby Story

Elegance: A Women's Rugby Story

Elegance is a feature length documentary exploring the world of American women’s rugby. Following players at different levels of the game, the women balance practice, work, training, and home life while facing challenges on and off the field. These resilient female athletes fight for their dreams through various injuries despite constantly being told girls shouldn’t … Read more

Penn State Rugby to Tour Ireland with Irish Rugby Tours (Again!)

Penn State travels internationally for spring break every year and our goal in traveling is generally threefold, though specific goals vary from year to year based on the needs of the team. Tours provide an excellent environment for the team to grow together and bond through unique shared experiences, insuring that we come back from … Read more