Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jul 19-Aug 1

2020 Olympic Rugby Medalists

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Jul 19 – Aug 1. We’ll start with the Olympics where New Zealand has conquered Tokyo and now holds EVERY title in women’s rugby in 7s and XVs. Incredible! France took home the silver after only qualifying for the Games through the World Rugby Sevens Repechage last month. … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jun 28-Jul 4

Waratahs - 2021 Super W Champions

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for June 28 – July 4. We begin with the exciting news that the pools have been confirmed for the Olympics! Pool A includes New Zealand, Russia, Great Britain and Kenya, Pool B is Canada, France, Fiji and Brazil and Pool C includes Australia, USA, China and Japan. … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jun 14-20

Women's Rugby Teams - 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for June 14-20. France and Russia swept the last Olympic Qualifying event and have booked their tickets to the Olympics in Tokyo.  In more 7s news, Czechia won the first leg of the Europe 7s Trophy Series, Fiji has entered their training bubble ahead of the inaugural PacificAus … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Mar 29 – Apr 4

Canada wins first weekend of Emirates Invitational 7s Tournament

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Mar 29-Apr 4! We start with Canada winning the opening weekend of the Emirates Invitational 7s, while England and France ran riot over Scotland and Wales in the first matches of the postponed Six Nations. In more XVs news, Scrum Queens reports that New Zealand has proposed … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Feb 22-28

Spain wins the 2020 European Championships

Welcome to the top women’s rugby stories for Feb 22-28 featuring Russia repeating as Madrid 7s Champion amongst some COVID concerns while Spain defeated a young Netherlands team to conquer the 2020 European Championships and move on to the 2021 Rugby World Cup Qualifiers. In other XVs news, Wales has named their squad and captain … Read more

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