Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Nov 8-14

Ciara Griffin

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Nov 8-14. We begin and end with Ireland. Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Rugby held an interview where he spoke about the women’s failure to qualify for the 2021 Rugby World Cup. He pinned the fault directly on the players and he … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Nov 1-7

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Nov 1-7. We begin with all the scores from the Autumn International matches over the weekend and Wales in a surprise announcement is investing more than $2.5 million dollars in contracting up to 25 players. 10 players will become “professional” and the rest … Read more

Women’s Rugby in 60 secs – Oct 18-24

Japan Qualifies for the 2021 Rugby World Cup

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Oct 18-24. Japan has qualified for the 2021 Rugby World Cup after a revision to the Asia pathway. USA announced their interest in hosting the 2027, 2029 or 2031 Rugby World Cup while England also expressed interest in hosting in 2025. This week … Read more

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

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

2022 HSBC 7s Series

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Oct 4-10. New Zealand, Wales and England released their squads for the Autumn Internationals and World Rugby announced the 2020 HSBC 7s Series. In more XVs news, Senegal defeated Ivory Coast in the Rugby Africa Cup, Europe’s second level XVs Trophy tournament is back with six teams, … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Sep 27 – Oct 3

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in for Sep 27-Oct 3. World Rugby has confirmed a new cross-regional XVs tournament between Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand, called the Pacific Four Series, and we now know the finalists for the Dr Farah Palmer Cup Premiership and Championship. In more International XVs news, South Africa … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Sep 20-26

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Sep 20-26. Italy defeated Spain on the last day of competition at the European Qualifiers and punched their ticket for the 2021 Rugby World Cup. They will be in Pool B with Canada, USA and Asia 1. Scotland upset Ireland in the final moments of their match … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Sep 13-19

Rugby World Cup 2021 European Qualifiers

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Sep 13-19! It was a huge week with the Rugby World Cup 2021 European Qualifiers, the Fast Four Tournament at Vancouver 7s, and more.  The European Qualifiers began on Monday with Italy defeating Scotland 38-13 and Spain narrowly upsetting Ireland 8-7. Then on Sunday, the teams swapped … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Sep 6-12

2021 Interprovincial Champions - Munster

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Sep 6-12. Munster are the 2021 Vodafone Women’s Interprovincial Champions, Saracens, Harlequins and Bristol are tied for first after two rounds of Allianz Premier 15s, and the Dr Farah Palmer Cup will restart “without Counties Manukau, Auckland and North Harbour” this weekend. In 7s news, Vancouver 7s … Read more