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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

Japan Claim Asia Rugby Women’s Sevens Series

The women’s competition in Sri Lanka served notice of the increasing competitiveness across the region. Having represented the continent at the Olympics, Japan’s women started with two easy pool wins but came untuck against Thailand. Thailand themselves then lost to China in one semi final, after Japan had overcome Hong Kong. Thailand then beat Hong … Read more

2016 USA Rugby Women’s Super Series

The USA Rugby Women’s Super Series kicks off July 1 and runs through the 9th. This annual tournament (except for WRWC years) will take place at the Regional Athletic Complex in Salt Lake City, UT. The tournament features four nations ranked in the top six of the World Rugby rankings, USA, Canada, England and France. The … Read more

USA Rugby Names Women’s Collegiate All-Americans

USA Rugby is pleased to recognize 67 student-athletes for selection to the 2015-16 Women’s Collegiate All-American teams. Representing 29 universities across both Divisions I and II, the All-American selections were aided by coach nominations, as well as scouting reports by national age-grade coaches, AIG Women’s Collegiate All-American Head Coach Sue Whitwell, Women’s Eagles Player Development … Read more