WXV 2024: Unveiling Hosts, Qualification, and the Journey to WRWC 2025

World Rugby has officially announced the venues and outlined the qualification process for the upcoming WXV 2024 tournament, set to unfold across Canada, South Africa, and Dubai. The hosting bids from these locations prevailed over contenders, including bids from European unions such as France and Spain. The early announcement comes ahead of team qualifications and … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Feb 19-25

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for February 19-25. In this update, the Black Ferns secured the fourth stop of the HSBC SVNS Series, marking back-to-back championships in Vancouver, with the upcoming destination being LA and pools already announced. The Irish Wolfhounds celebrated a historic victory, clinching the 2023/24 Celtic Challenge title in their undefeated … Read more

Evelyne Kalemera: Pioneering a New Era for Kenya Harlequins Women’s Rugby

In the lively tapestry of Kenyan rugby, a remarkable figure emerges, transcending the traditional norms of the sport. Evelyne Kalemera, a former Kenya International player with an illustrious career, now stands at the helm as the Women’s Rugby Coach for Kenya Harlequins, symbolizing a fresh chapter for the club and embodying its core values of … Read more

2024 Vancouver 7s: Schedule, Viewing Options, and Results – Feb 23-25

The HSBC SVNS 2023-2024 series continues forward with its fourth stop in Vancouver, Canada. Ireland claimed their inaugural 7s rugby Series triumph, overcoming hosts and current SVNS leaders Australia 19-14 in a thrilling final in Perth.  In Perth, Great Britain secured the bronze medal, and the USA finished in fourth place. When we look at the … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Feb 12-18

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for February 12-18. In this episode, we look at the results from the Celtic Challenge Playoffs, more squads for the Guinness Six Nations have been announced, the Black Ferns’ match venues for Pacific Four Series and the O’Reilly Cup were announced, Australia revealed that they will invest $3 million … Read more

Abbie Winchester: From the Basketball Court to the Rugby Pitch

We’re excited to continue our new series, “Pioneers of the Pitch,” where we celebrate the groundbreaking athletes, administrators, coaches, referees and fans who’ve left their mark on rugby in the USA. Each installment takes you on a journey through the inspiring stories of rising stars and seasoned legends, both on and off the field. Join … Read more

Elite Girls Rugby League (EGRL) Shaping the Future of Women’s Rugby in the Mid-Atlantic

The Elite Girls Rugby League (EGRL) has become a prominent force in girls’ high school rugby, fostering growth and creating unique opportunities for talented athletes. Originating in the Mid-Atlantic HS Conference, EGRL has expanded its reach along the East Coast, comprising 13 teams and 4 emerging teams. The league not only conducts regular conference matches … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Feb 5-11

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for February 5-11. The fixtures for Vancouver 7s have been released. Italy’s Benetton secured the inaugural title of the Latin Challenge. The Wallaroos announced their 2024 schedule. Scrum Queens sheds light on the WXV Qualification Process and we take a global look at Premier and Club competitions around the … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Jan 29-Feb 4

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for January 29-February 4. In this edition, we cover the Netherlands’ impressive performance in the European Championship opener against Sweden, the Pacific Four Series matches have been announced, we’ll explore the Celtic Challenge standings and playoffs, we’ll take a look at the combined Guinness Six Nations Dream Team by … Read more