Under the Posts – May 19-25

Another big week full of women’s rugby news, the big hits this week is more concrete details on the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup Qualifiers, teams are preparing for the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series, USA Rugby announces the College 7s and Club 15s National Championship teams and lots of other new!

Keep reading for all the details:

  • World Rugby unveiled a new brand identity for   & 
  • Canada swept the CAN-AM Exhibition matches 40-7 and 29-5 over USA Rugby. No rosters or streaming were available for these matches.
  • Women’s Rugby World Qualifiers are coming together in South Africa
  • Ciara Griffin picks up the Ireland player of the year prize
  • USA Rugby announces their College 7s National Championship pools and schedule
  • USA Rugby announces the Final Four of their USA Rugby Club Championships
  • The  Barbarians have announced their squad against England
  • Sean Horan has big expectations for China and he is two months into his new role as head coach
  • Australia is redeveloping Ballymore Park in Queensland and it will include a high performance home-base for IVs players
  • Brazil visited a few Canadian high schools while they were at Langford 7s
  • New Zealand has announced their squad ahead of the August Super Series in the USA
  • Netherlands shuts shop down on professional 7s rugby
  • Spain gives more details on their tour to South Africa
  • Wales names a 21 strong 7s squad ahead of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series in June
  • Nova Scotia almost lost high school rugby but the School Athletic Foundation is allowing it to continue under Rugby Nova Scotia
  • The Texas Rugby Union is hosting their fifth annual Summit on the Game with 14 courses in 2 days
  • Chicago NS announces a new 7s coach and they are gearing up for the summer
  • Only one #rugbyjobs advert this week:
    • San Antonio Riveters are searching for coaching help

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