Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Aug 1-7

Siobhan Cattigan

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Aug 1-7. This week we look at three different organizations and individuals who are calling on their Unions and World Rugby to take action around brain injuries. This is what their focus should be on instead of eliminating transgender athletes. In International XVs … Read more

2022 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series – Aug 12-14

2022 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series

The World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series will return in 2022 following a one-year absence due to the pandemic. Launched in February 2020 to boost the development of rugby sevens across the globe, the World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series acts as a promotion pathway for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. This year’s Challenger Series is … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jul 25-31

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Jul 25-31! The RFU has voted to ban transgender women from playing rugby. Exclusionary policies like this only harm women’s sport and worse take the focus away from real problems in rugby. We have rampant problems with concussions and early onset dementia that … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jul 18-24

Let Trans Women Play

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Jul 18-24. England will hold a vote on a gender policy tomorrow which includes banning transgender athletes. We stand with our trans sisters and maintain that trans women are women. We support the IOC guidelines of inclusion of trans athletes and that rugby … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jul 11-17

2022 Rugby World Cup 7s Qualified Teams

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Jul 11-17. Fijiana won the Oceania Championship and Spain, England, Poland and Ireland have qualified for the 2022 7s Rugby World Cup. In more XVs news, South Africa announced additional tests against Spain in August and Japan confirmed their matches against South Africa … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jul 4-10

In the first round of the Oceania Championships, Fiji put up an astonishing score of 152-0 over Papua New Guinea

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Jul 4-10. Wales announced that they have awarded 17 new full-time contracts which brings them to 29 full-time and 2 part-time players. The opening round of the Oceania Championships saw lots of points with Fiji defeating Papua New Guinea 152-0 while Samoa defeated … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Jun 13-19

Black Ferns won the 2022 Pacific Fours Tournament

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 … Read more