Top 6 Stories & Social Media Posts of 2018

First, we take a look at the six most read stories on YSCRugby.com over the past 12 months. Interestingly enough, four articles are from 2018. The other two are from 2012 and 2011 respectively.

Mere Baker - Maori 7s National Team
Club
Wendy Young

Mere Baker Joins ARPTC as Technical Advisor

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

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RWC 7s - San Francisco
International
Wendy Young

2018 Rugby World Cup 7s – Schedule & Results

The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be the seventh edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens. The tournament will be held at the AT&T Park in San Francisco. Matches will be played on 20–22 July 2018. Sixteen teams play at the women’s World Cup Sevens. Four teams automatically qualified by reaching the semifinals at

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Elegance: A Women's Rugby Story
Championships
Wendy Young

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

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Club
Brandon Sparks

Top 10 Must Read for all Rugby Coaches and Players

As an avid reader who is obsessed with rugby there aren’t very many books about the sport and the people who have impacted it I haven’t read. Now that I have become consumed with coaching the spectrum of my reading material has expanded to topics like; sports psychology, sports management and the study of great

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Women's rugby union team, New South Wales, Australia, 1930s.
International
Wendy Young

Every Women’s Rugby Test Match Now Traced & Archived!!! (and its only taken five years…)

This is an amazing feat and I thank John for spearheading this project! You are amazing! from John Birch: The result of every women’s rugby international ever played have been traced. Go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women’s_international_rugby_union (you may have to copy and paste the link, it doesn’t like the apostrophe) to view the complete and comprehensive list, including at last

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Next, we’ll look at the top posts on Twitter and Instagram. Facebook doesn’t have analytics that go back far enough, so we just did the top for December.

Twitter

Facebook

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