Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 25-Oct 1

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 25-Oct 1, where we witnessed a thrilling weekend of action, including New Zealand’s victory over Australia, Wales defeating USA, England triumphing over Canada, Scotland prevailing against Spain, Japan securing their first-ever win against Italy, Barbarians outperforming Munster, and Hong Kong announcing an upcoming matchup against Colombia on … Read more

Ariana Ramsey: From Flips to Tackles – The Journey of a Rugby Olympian

In the world of sports, the journey from childhood enthusiasm to Olympic glory is often filled with twists, turns, and unexpected pivots. For Ariana Ramsey, a name synonymous with athleticism and determination, the path to becoming a rugby Olympian began with an unexpected sport – competitive cheerleading. At the age of 10, Ariana took her … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 18-24

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 17-24. It was a busy weekend as teams continued their preparations for the WXV. In a rematch of the 2021 RWC semi-final, Canada remained competitive in the first half but the Red Roses eventually pulled away to secure a 50-24 victory. The return of the Barbarians saw … Read more

Rugby’s Global Growth: Empowering Women, Girls, and Emerging Nations

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, rugby is experiencing a remarkable resurgence worldwide. The latest data from World Rugby reveals an impressive 11 percent increase in global participation in 2023, reaching a staggering 8.46 million players. This resurgence is fueled by several factors, including the sport’s appeal among the younger generation and a strategic … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 11-17

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for September 11-17. It was revealed this week that the Wallabies may receive substantial bonuses at the Rugby World Cup, further strengthening the women’s team’s argument about gender equity. Japan secured a close victory against Fiji, South Africa dominated Kenya, Milton Haig has been appointed as the USA Women’s … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 4-10

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 4-10. Japan emerged victorious with a 29-24 score in a closely contested match against Fiji as both teams gear up for upcoming WXV fixtures, and they are set to clash once more on September 16th. Meanwhile, Ukraine made their XVs debut against Catalonia, a two-time Spanish Champion, … Read more

Breaking Ground: The Inaugural WXV Tournament Fixtures Revealed

The inaugural WXV (Women’s XVs) competition is poised to redefine the landscape of international women’s rugby, featuring 18 qualified teams divided into three dynamic tiers. The top tier, WXV 1, consists of teams from the Women’s Six Nations and the World Rugby Pacific Four Series, all of whom earned their spots through stellar performances in … Read more

2023 Rugby World Cup and WXV Tournament: A Rugby Autumn Like Never Before

Get ready for an action-packed few months of rugby as we gear up for the much-anticipated 2023 Rugby World Cup (Men’s) and the historic inaugural WXV Tournament (Women’s). First on the roster is the men’s Rugby World Cup, with the opening match set to kick off in France on September 8. The tournament will feature … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Aug 28-Sep 3

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Aug 28-Sep 3. South Africa, Wales, Japan, Samoa, and Ireland have revealed their training squads for the WXV, and the majority of teams are set to compete on the weekend of September 30 in anticipation of the official launch of the WXV Tournament. Additionally, World Rugby has reported … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Aug 21-27

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for August 21-27. Australia has issued a statement indicating they are ‘to undertake a strategic reset’, but the lack of clarity behind this change stands juxtaposed with a recent collective social media demonstration by the Wallaroos, underscoring alleged disparities compared to the men’s team. In more XVs news, World … Read more