Abbie Winchester: From the Basketball Court to the Rugby Pitch

We’re excited to continue our new series, “Pioneers of the Pitch,” where we celebrate the groundbreaking athletes, administrators, coaches, referees and fans who’ve left their mark on rugby in the USA. Each installment takes you on a journey through the inspiring stories of rising stars and seasoned legends, both on and off the field. Join … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Feb 5-11

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for February 5-11. The fixtures for Vancouver 7s have been released. Italy’s Benetton secured the inaugural title of the Latin Challenge. The Wallaroos announced their 2024 schedule. Scrum Queens sheds light on the WXV Qualification Process and we take a global look at Premier and Club competitions around the … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Jan 29-Feb 4

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for January 29-February 4. In this edition, we cover the Netherlands’ impressive performance in the European Championship opener against Sweden, the Pacific Four Series matches have been announced, we’ll explore the Celtic Challenge standings and playoffs, we’ll take a look at the combined Guinness Six Nations Dream Team by … Read more

Ballet to Brute Force: Natalie Bjorklund’s Unexpected Journey to Rugby

We’re excited to continue our new series, “Pioneers of the Pitch,” where we celebrate the groundbreaking athletes, administrators, coaches, referees and fans who’ve left their mark on rugby in the USA. Each installment takes you on a journey through the inspiring stories of rising stars and seasoned legends, both on and off the field. Join … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Jan 22-28

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for January 22-28. In 7s, Ireland reached their first-ever Cup Final, securing victory over hosts and current SVNS leaders Australia. The pools for Vancouver have been determined through a random drawing, marking a departure from the previous method based on prior placement. In XVs, UL Bohemians secured the Energia … Read more

2024 Perth 7s: Schedule, Viewing Options, and Results – Jan 26-29

The HSBC SVNS 2023-2024 series marches forward with its third stop in Perth, Australia, following successful events in Dubai and Cape Town. Australia, the unbeaten hosts, have dominated, securing back-to-back triumphs after reaching the finals in both previous tournaments. In Cape Town, France claimed second place, with New Zealand in third and the USA in … Read more

Darian Lovelace: A Rugby Journey of Passion, Persistence, and Pioneering Spirit

We’re excited to continue our new series, “Pioneers of the Pitch,” where we celebrate the groundbreaking athletes, administrators, coaches, referees and fans who’ve left their mark on rugby in the USA. Each installment takes you on a journey through the inspiring stories of rising stars and seasoned legends, both on and off the field. Join … Read more

A Try for Change: Fatma El-kindiy and the Rise of Women’s Rugby in Tanzania

Fatma El-kindiy is a name synonymous with women’s rugby in East Africa. In just a year since taking on the role of Head of Women’s Development at the Tanzania Rugby Union, she has made significant strides in growing the sport and empowering young girls through the power of the oval ball. El-kindiy’s journey with rugby … Read more

Jazamine Gray: From Hoops to Rugby – A Journey of Determination

We’re excited to continue our new series, “Pioneers of the Pitch,” where we celebrate the groundbreaking athletes, administrators, coaches, referees and fans who’ve left their mark on rugby in the USA. Each installment takes you on a journey through the inspiring stories of rising stars and seasoned legends, both on and off the field. Join … Read more