Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jan 25-31

2021 Rugby World Cup

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jan 25-31 begins with the announcement of the 2021 Rugby World Cup schedule. Matches will begin September 18 and conclude on October 16. Scrum Queens spoke with Women’s Rugby World Cup Tournament Director Michelle Hooper to ask all the questions we’ve been dying to know. New Zealand … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jan 11-17

Welcome to the top women’s rugby stories for Jan 11-17! We start with the announcement that the women’s Six Nations will be pushed and won’t take place this spring. The news was met with derision on social media (mostly from men) commenting “who cares” or “I don’t care”. We’ve joined Bristol Bear Stef Evans’ #icare … Read more

Return to Play Status of Women’s Rugby – USA

COVID-19 Play Safe image

We’re all wondering when rugby can safely return. We decided to check in with all the Women’s Premier League (WPL), GUs, Associate GU’s and colleges to see where they are in returning to play. Generally we’ll be updating around league or structured play. We’re aware that some areas are allowing socials or friendlies but that … Read more

Under the Posts – Nov 2-8

Vietnamese’s Mai is a 13-year-old rugby player whose life was transformed by her introduction to rugby through the Vietnamese ChildFund-supported program working with community clubs

Under the Posts – Nov 2-8 begins with England’s Emily Scarratt receiving the inaugural Women’s Six Nations player award, France suspends most of their amateur competitions, Round 4 wrap of Allianz Premier 15s, Hong Kong competitions kick off, Rachael Burford & Simon Middleton call for more coverage of the women’s game, RAN rugby announces their … Read more

Under the Posts – Oct 26-Nov 1

England takes the 2020 Six Nations and completes the Grand Slam

Under the Posts – Oct 26-Nov 1 begins with England winning the Grand Slam, Canterbury takes their 4th Dr Farah Cup Title, England, Italy and France cancel amateur competitions, a feature on the Springboks, Asia’s ‘Unstoppable Asia’ campaign, USWRF 15 Under 30 Awards as well as 6 player features and a whopping 7 medias. Video … Read more

Under the Posts – Sep 21-27

Round 4 of the Dr Farrah Palmer Cup

Under the Posts – Sep 21-27 begins with rescheduled Six Nation dates, France struggles to play during the pandemic, HSBC World Rugby 7s Series Awards, USA Rugby comes out against proposed trans ban, 7 player features and 10 medias. Quick Video Summary Featured Women’s Rugby So exciting that the remaining Six Nations matches have been … Read more

Under the Posts – Aug 17-23

Iran Women's Rugby

Under the Posts – Aug 17-23 begins with an open letter signed by International Athletes to World Rugby, Farah Palmer Cup delays their start, discussions around a women’s global calendar, 6 player features, 5 medias and 1 #RugbyJobs. Featured Women’s Rugby News IGR has released a fantastic response to the proposed World Rugby ban on … Read more

Where did it go wrong?

Crystal Cooke

We updated last week that we were waiting to publish anything further on this topic until the final USA Rugby Disciplinary Report was available. We’ve been told that the report has been shared with USA Rugby and it is in the final stages of review. As this has dragged on more than a year, we … Read more