Women’s Rugby Update – Dec 27-Jan 3

Welcome to the top women’s rugby update for Dec 27-Jan 3. A quiet week with limited rugby as most were celebrating the new year. Harlequins defeated Wasps in the lone Allianz Premier 15s match and Wales is looking for a new forwards coach after Geraint Lewis left his role as assistant coach.

Fiji’s Commodore Humphrey Tawake will focus on further developing the women’s programs including shared resources and technical expertise while World Rugby & Scrum Queens shared their year in review pieces.

We close out the week with 8 articles and 4 media.

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tl;dr: Women’s Rugby in 60 secs for Dec 27-Jan 3 sees Harlequins defeat Wasps in the lone Allianz Premier 15s match and Wales are looking for a new forwards coach after Geraint Lewis left his role as assistant coach.

60 Second Video Update

We thought we’d be back this week and we even prepared a new background…but then our house got COVID. Very mild symptoms but focusing on isolation and recovery at this time.

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1478111170477367305

Top Women’s Rugby Stories

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International

  • Fiji’s Commodore Humphrey Tawake will focus on further developing the women’s programs including shared resources and technical expertise
  • Wales is looking for a new forwards coach after Geraint Lewis left his role as assistant coach

Domestic

  • Harlequins defeated Wasps in the lone Allianz Premier 15s match; Bristol still remains on top of the table by two points
    • Over 9,000 spectators watched the match!

Women’s Rugby Features

  • Scrum Queens shares their 2021 review as well as Women of the Year
  • World Rugby also shared their year in review in regards to rankings
  • Aaron Goile, Joseph Pearson and Robert van Royen for Stuff NZ look at what’s next for the Black Ferns XVS
  • Simi Pam is Bristol’s sports person of 2021
  • The House of Rugby gives vulnerable children in Senegal a new lease of life through rugby
  • Poppy Cleall on the secrets of an unbeaten season for the England rugby team
  • Retired Argentine weightlifter Natalia Díaz devotes life to rugby
  • England profiles Karen Almond, the first England rugby captain to lift a XVs World Cup

Women’s Rugby Media

  • England’s Natasha Hunt shares with ‘The Good, The Scaz and The Rugby’ how the Barbarians took Ubers to get to the moved up match against South Africa
  • Try Hards reviews 2021 with England’s Danielle Waterman and Laura-Jane Jones
  • Off the Ball talks with Ireland’s Fiona Hayes about the importance of game time
Top Women's Rugby News

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International

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1476281879938621449

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Domestic

https://twitter.com/Premier15s/status/1475510292826267652

https://twitter.com/HarlequinsWomen/status/1475522149192548352

Women's Rugby Features

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1476251907580743689

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1475602449209741315

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1475844026502987776

https://twitter.com/Munsterrugby/status/1476629159765938179

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1476327326527160320

https://twitter.com/EnglandRugby/status/1368965318417281024

Women's Rugby Media

https://twitter.com/GoodScazRugby/status/1476228499799220236

https://twitter.com/TheTryHardsPod/status/1476619856883691523

https://twitter.com/offtheball/status/1476572534422360065

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