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

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jan 4-10

Allianz Premier 15s: Round Ten Review

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jan 4-10 starts with breaking news from Scrum Queens that the women’s Six Nations could be postponed. This further further complicates scheduling for the remaining 2021 Rugby World Cup qualifiers and the 2021 Rugby World Cup event itself. England suspends all community rugby (again) excluding their elite … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Dec 28-Jan 3

The RFU, SRU and WRU confirm they have secured funding for GB Sevens teams for the 2021 season ahead of the Olympic Games.

Under the Posts – Dec 28-Jan 3 begins with Outsports labeling World Rugby their ‘Asshole of the Year’, Scotland confirms Easson as their head coach, Great Britain has secured funding for their 7s teams, both Premier 15s matches are postponed, Oceania begins accepting applications for their 2021 World Rugby Women’s Leadership Development Scholarship, 12 player … Read more

2020 Year in Review

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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

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Dec 7-27

England's Kat Merchant

Under the Posts – Dec 7-27 covers 20 days as we took some time off to relax and recharge ourselves. OK, so let’s get caught up! We’re starting off with the revelations from  current and retired players about their battles with dementia, diminished cognitive ability and brain damage after suffering concussions while playing rugby. World … Read more

Under the Posts – Nov 9-15

Under the Posts – Nov 9-15 looks at the cancelled Six Nations and the Rugby Europe Championships, Samoa defeated Tonga 40-0 to advance to the final qualifications for the 2021 Rugby World Cup, South America hosts Valentin 7s, England defeats France, the Black Ferns beat the NZ Barbarians, Round 5 of Allianz Premier, USA announces … 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