Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jun 13-19

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Jun 13-19. The Black Ferns have won the Pacific Fours tournament and Scotland announced they will offer full-time professional contracts following the World Cup as part of their newly revealed 2022-26 Women & Girls’ Strategy.

In more XVs news, Zimbabwe and South Africa won in the Africa Cup, South Africa and Ireland announced summer tours to Japan, and we look forward to USA’s WPL Championships taking place this weekend in Illinois.

In 7s news, England won the final leg of the Europe trophy without conceding any points along the way. With that they gained promotion to the Championship along with Italy, Portugal and Sweden.

We close out the week with 12 features and 8 media.

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tl;dr: Women’s Rugby in 60 secs for Jun 13-19 saw the Black Ferns win the Pacific Fours tournament while Scotland announced they will offer full-time professional contracts following the World Cup.

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Your #wrugby News in under 60 seconds for Jun 13-19 saw the Black Ferns win the Pacific Fours tournament while Scotland announced they will offer full-time professional contracts following the World Cup. Watch our video & read the entire update using the link in our bio! #womensrugby #wrugby #rugbyunion

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Featured Women’s Rugby Stories

The Black Ferns have won the Pacific Fours tournament and remain in second place in the World Rugby Rankings. Canada remains in fourth place, USA moved up to fifth and Australia remained in sixth place. 

    • Results
      • Black Ferns 50 USA 6
      • Canada 22 Australia 10

Top Women’s Rugby Stories

XVs

International

  • Scotland announced they will offer full-time professional contracts following the World Cup as part of their 2022-2026 Women & Girls’ Strategy
    • Last year they invested £1.6m directly into the women and girls’ game and have agreed to an additional investment of up to £2.5m
  • In the Africa Cup Zimbabwe defeated Namibia 72-0 while South Africa defeated Zimbabwe 108-0
  • South Africa announced a two match series against Japan on July 24 and 30
  • Ireland also announced a two match series in Japan with matches taking place on August 20 and 27
  • Netherlands defeated Belgium 57-5 and the Utrecht Shield was presented for the first time

Domestic

  • USA’s WPL league is coming to a close with their Championships taking place June 24-26 in Lemont, IL
    • Matches begin on Friday with SFs and Finals are played on Sunday

7s

  • England sits atop the Europe Trophy with Italy in second and Portugal in third
    • The top three along with Sweden have gained promotion to the Championship next season

Women’s Rugby Features

  • World Rugby shares the story behind the first-ever women’s international between France and Netherlands
  • Wales back-rower Alisha Butchers has been named Wales Women player of the year by the Welsh Rugby Writers Association
  • New era for women and girls’ rugby in Scotland: ‘People are enthused – now is the time to make this move’
  • Caught in a downward spiral after a major concussion, Black Ferns scoring machine Ayesha Leti-I’iga thought she’d never wear the black jersey again. But with the support of family – and a close bond with Ruby Tui – she’s back to her explosive best
  • The Welsh Rugby Union has appointed Angharad Collins, current Torfaen Leisure Trust CEO as Head of Places; she will will lead the implementation of the club development plan as a key element of the community rugby strategy with a primary focus on making Welsh rugby clubs sustainable and fit for purpose
  • ChildFund Rugby, the principal charity of Rugby World Cup 2021, hopes to work with 30 unions worldwide as part of the program
  • Amanda Blanc: Aviva chief says she left Welsh rugby after ‘not being listened to’
  • France looks back at 40 years of women’s rugby and the impact
  • Spain is hosting the Barbarian’s in a men’s rugby match next week and the promoter has indicated that women’s matches will be included in the future
  • Acee San Juan: The “rugby nerd” helping the Philippines RFU rebuild stronger after the pandemic
  • Selena Worsley is the first female woman in the Queensland Rugby Union’s Hall of Fame

Women’s Rugby Media

  • Watch the highlights from the final Black Ferns match against USA
    • Watch the resulting trophy lift as they take the 2022 Pacific Fours title
  • Fee Pocock drops in for a chat with the crew from The Good, The Scaz and the Rugby
  • Will you be a Champion for Women’s Rugby?
  • Gift shares the Black history that exists in the USA
  • Scotland’s Lisa Thomson shares her big dream even though she lived in a small town and her journey to the national team
  • USA’s Alycia and Kristine share their secrets to successfully managing recovery and mobility in rugby
  • The Official Scottish Rugby podcast discusses the new 2022-26 Women and Girls’ Strategy among other things
Featured Women's Rugby News

https://twitter.com/BlackFerns/status/1538056124783788038

https://twitter.com/BlackFerns/status/1538036426658287617

https://twitter.com/RugbyCanada/status/1538000042857861123

Top Women's Rugby News

XVs

International

XVs

Domestic

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1538962996483039235

7s

https://twitter.com/rugby_europe/status/1538436505642967040

https://twitter.com/rugby_europe/status/1538181279635709952

https://twitter.com/WomenBoks/status/1537697730113454080

Women's Rugby Features

https://twitter.com/TalkRugbyUnion/status/1537744769845166084

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1537510546785898497

https://twitter.com/WelshRugbyUnion/status/1537826168791085056

https://twitter.com/yscrugby/status/1537480200266579971

https://twitter.com/HulaBulaJim/status/1537554828083470336

Women's Rugby Media

https://twitter.com/WorldRugby/status/1538051342899499008

https://twitter.com/GoodScazRugby/status/1537735392669093888

https://twitter.com/USARugby/status/1537130630248546306

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