Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Oct 11-17

Tunisia has won the 2021 Rugby Africa Cup

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Oct 11-17*. Tunisia has won the 2021 Africa Cup, Sweden is undefeated so far in the European Trophy & Ireland announced two Autumn International matches against USA and Japan in November. We’re also looking at Canada’s announced roster as they prepare for matches … Read more

Premier Rugby Sevens Unveils Team Names and Logos

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(NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2021) Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s), the new sports league that will debut with the top U.S. men and women Olympic players, today unveiled the league’s six team brands. Along with logos, regions, and color schemes, PR7s confirmed the following team names: Experts Headliners Locals Loggerheads Loonies The Team As a North … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jul 5-11

Madagascar defeats Kenya twice

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for July 5-11. The Olympic rugby schedule and squads are out! France and Fiji will begin the women’s event on July 29 and the medals will be handed out on July 31. We also learned that the HSBC 7s Series has been adjusted to six men’s and four … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for May 31-Jun 13

Russia wins the first leg of the 2021 Rugby Europe 7s Championship

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for May 31-Jun 13. We were on vacation last week so we’re covering two weeks. We begin with more details around the Olympic 7s Repechage tournament where the last two teams will punch their tickets for Tokyo. France and Russia are the favorites but they will have to … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for May 24-30

Harlequins win the 2021 Allianz Premier 15s

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for May 24-30. We start with two announcements from World Rugby. First, South Africa and France will open the Rugby World Cup 2021 tournament on October 8. Matches will then continue throughout October and end on November 12 with the Finals. Second, the 7s Repechage match schedule was … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for May 17-23

Round 3 of South Africa's Premier Division

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for May 17-23. We begin with the Allianz Premier 15s semi-finals where the Harlequins and Saracens defeated Wasps and Loughborough putting them in the Championship in Kingsholm on May 30th. We also look at Round three of South Africa’s Premier Division where Border Ladies and DHL Western are … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for May 3-9

South Africa Solidarity Camp

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for May 3-9! We begin with an eye towards the Olympics as Great Britain, France, Ireland, USA, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Kenya, Madagascar, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and South Africa have held or will be holding events to continue preparing for the Repechage  or the Games. We also continue … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Apr 26-May 2

The fallout of former head coach John Tait in Canada continues

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for April 26-May 2! We’re starting with the open letter that Scrum Queens penned about the vacancy on the powerful World Rugby Executive Committee. World Rugby has the opportunity to choose one of two highly qualified female candidates and they could go even further by choosing one that … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Apr 12-18

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Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Apr 12-18! We’re picking up from last week where we talked about the Wales Rugby Union receiving lots of online criticism due to their team’s performance in the Six Nations. They responded by stating that they are “committed to developing the female game” but have indicated that … 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