Under the Posts – Aug 4-10

Lots of women’s rugby this week including the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup, which is also serving as a 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup Qualifier, New Zealand defeated Australia in their first meeting, USA Rugby is hosting Club 7s and Asia is holding their Trophy Series.

As always, there’s more than the highlights, keep reading:

  • Rugby Africa Women’s Cup is serving as some of the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup Qualifiers
    • Kenya 35 Madagascar 5
    • South Africa 89 Uganda 5
  • Australia hosts New Zealand twice in the next few weeks, the first match has gone to New Zealand 47-10
  • 2019 USA Rugby Club 7s National Championships are taking place in Kansas City, MO
  • 2019 Asia Rugby Women’s Trophy Series kicks off on August 10 to 11 in Jakarta
  • The fixtures for the 2019/20 Tyrrells Premier 15s season have been announced
  • South Africa is searching for more 7s talent and is holding tryout camps across August and September
  • The Turks and Caicos Islands Rugby Union is seeing tremendous growth
  • WRCRA interviewed Jackie Finlan, The Rugby Breakdown and Wendy Young, Your Scrumhalf Connection about women’s rugby journalism
  • WRCRA also highlighted Jen Crafword as she is being inducted into the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame
  • Ruby Tui joins Honey Hireme as New Zealand broadcasters on Sky Sports
  • Charlotte Caslick chats with Australia’s Women’s Health about how she is preparing for Tokyo 2020
  • Grace Hamilton was named the NSW Waratahs Super W Player of the Year
  • Loughborough University has revealed Rhys Edwards’ promotion to director of rugby
  • One #rugbyjobs advert this week:
    • USA Rugby Contractor as Women’s 15 Physical Performance (S&C) Coach

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