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 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