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 […]
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 […]
Olympic gold medal winners and 2015-16 women’s series champions Australia will begin their HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2016-17 campaign against South Africa, following the announcement of the full match schedule for the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens. Olympic silver medallists New Zealand, winners in Dubai in 2012 and 2014, begin their Dubai campaign against […]
The 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division I Fall Championship will be contested by the same teams that battled over 80 minutes for the title last year: reigning Fall Champion University of Connecticut and runner-up Air Force Academy. The 2015 Final rematch will take place at the 2016 USA Rugby Fall College Championships at Furman University […]
A bitter, cold weekend in the U.S. hit all four Regional Playoff locations of the 2016 USA Rugby Women’s Division II Fall Championships, but four teams escaped unbeaten to book tickets to Greenville, S.C., and the 2016 USA Rugby Fall College Championships. Last year’s Fall Champion, Davenport University, and two additional 2015 Semifinalists in Winona […]
The National Intercollegiate Rugby Association (NIRA) has completed their league season and the final four kicks off this weekend, November 18 at West Point, NY. On Sunday, November 20, they will crown their second champion. Army hosts the event and is the defending champion beating American Intercollegiate College (AIC) 15-12 in the 2015 final. The weekend begins with American […]
The Women’s Eagles have left for Montpellier today and have five days of camp before they face France, a formidable opponent. This will be a unique opportunity for the Eagles to test themselves against the current 2016 RBS Six Nations Championship and most recently, France beat World Cup Champion England, Nov. 9, in preparation for the […]
The Women’s Premier League (WPL) will host its eighth national championship Friday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 13 at Life University in Marietta, Ga. The eight-team competition is split into two tiers and begins with championship and fifth-place semifinals on day one. The Glendale Raptors are the defending champions and are hunting for a three-peat. […]
The Amazons traveled light to Atlanta and barely squeaked out a win 18-17 over the host Harlequins. We now look towards the WPL Championships in Atlanta, GA the weekend of Nov 11-13. <center><iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/6oT7MPUBhbg” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe></center> View the <a href=”http://scrumhalfconnection.com/2016/08/24/2016-womens-premier-league-begins-in-september/”>2016 WPL schedule, results and standings</a>.
Wales Women began their international season with a 15-0 victory against Scotland at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday. WRU TV was there to capture the action. Sadly it doesn’t appear the WRU is allowed embeds, so please view the video on the WRU Youtube Channel.