2020 Year in Review

byebye2020

We really want to say something nice about the year that was 2020. But there isn’t much to say so we’ll just sum it up as a crapstorm.  At publication of this article, 1.85 million lives have been lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic and life has been forever altered. Rugby ceased around the world … Read more

Standing Up

Wendy's chosen sign

Last week we paused all women’s rugby news updates on our site and all social media channels to stand up for the Black Lives Matter movement. In March, the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to make changes to how we covered women’s rugby. Now the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota has done the … Read more

Unstoppable Cole

In May we took a break from our regular reporting to ask for help from the community. Our son suffers from rare genetic disorder called Costeff Syndrome which causes gross motor development issues. Cole uses a walker, wagon or stroller to go long distances and his PT recommended that an adaptive trike would help with … Read more

Under the Posts – #RWC7s Special Edition

A special edition this week as we recap our amazing time at the 2018 Rugby World Cup 7s tournament in San Francisco, CA. With over 100,000 fans coming through the stadium doors, the event was well run, the weather was fabulous and the rugby was intense! Next week we’ll return to our regularly scheduled recap. … Read more

Under the Posts – Week of July 1, 2018

India Women's Rugby

Another big week in rugby news! The Rugby Europe 7s Trophy challenge continues with a stop in Hungary, we touch on the Men’s Soccer World Cup (flop city), NBC will have all the coverage of the Rugby World Cup 7s, and we highlight the Springbok women’s team preparation ahead of the RWC 7s. Can’t wait … Read more

Under the Posts – Week of June 24, 2018

Rugby Australia - Charlotte Caslick

What a week this was! We had more tweets than we usually do because the news just kept coming. Highlights include Beantown picking up a new head coach, some hypothetical law changes, the USA Rugby Collegiate All-American camp, the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s launch, the Texas Rugby Union  All-Star weekend and will Charlotte … Read more

Under the Posts – Week of June 17, 2018

Fiji Airways Fijiana 15s Team at Nadi International Airport. Picture: REINAL CHAND

This week we are covering the continued build up to the 2018 Rugby World Cup 7s with ticket and volunteer information, USA Rugby held a Collegiate All-American Sevens camp, Fiji’s attempts to break into the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup, the first two teams are set for the USA Rugby Club 7s Championships and LOVE … Read more

2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s official launch

The MERBW7s Management team and key partners at the official Tournament launch at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados. (left to right) Rudolph Blackman (Courtesy Rent-A-Car), Mark Thompson (Tourism Development Corporation), Devon Chase (Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.), Nik Lashley (Mitsubishi Electric Barbados representative), Brian Stollmeyer (MERBW7s), Sean Ward (Barbados Rugby 7s Team Captain), Hiranand Thani (The Royal Shop), and George Nicholson (MERBW7s).

The MERBW7s Management team and key partners at the official Tournament launch at the Radisson Aquatica Resort, Barbados. (left to right) Rudolph Blackman (Courtesy Rent-A-Car), Mark Thompson (Tourism Development Corporation), Devon Chase (Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.), Nik Lashley (Mitsubishi Electric Barbados representative), Brian Stollmeyer (MERBW7s), Sean Ward (Barbados Rugby 7s Team Captain), Hiranand Thani (The … Read more

Under the Posts – Week of June 10, 2018

New Zealand clinched the 2018 Paris 7s

This week is a bit different as we technically didn’t cover Paris 7s in our post last week. Rest assured, we’ll cover it this week as well as a request for international players to share your personal experiences for a doctoral research into the history of women in rugby union, a USA Rugby Women’s National … Read more