Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 27-Dec 3

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 27-Dec 3. Croatia and Bulgaria marked historic moments by participating in their first-ever test match, resulting in a 37-5 victory for Croatia. World Rugby acknowledged concerns about the previously limited research on brain injuries in women’s rugby amid legal actions by players. Australia secured their fourth consecutive … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 20-26

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for November 20-26. Tunisia secured victories in both matches against Uganda, triumphing with scores of 26-17 and 53-13, leading to a two-place climb in the World Rugby Rankings. Brazil and Portugal experienced a split in victories, with Brazil claiming the first match 10-7, and Portugal securing the second with … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 13-19

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 13-19. The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) has shared an independent review that uncovered instances of sexism, misogyny, racism, and homophobia within its culture. The WRU’s new leadership, including Chair Richard Collier-Keywood, incoming Group CEO Abi Tierney, and interim CEO Nigel Walker, has acknowledged the findings and expressed … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 6-12

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Nov 6-12. Australia won the Oceania 7s Championships, yet the spotlight shone brightly on Fiji as they secured their spot in the Olympics Paris 2024 with an impressive 54-0 victory over Papua New Guinea in the women’s Olympic final. Notably, Papua New Guinea and Samoa also clinched places … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 30-Nov 5

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for October 30-November 5. England secured the inaugural WXV 1 championship with a statement victory over New Zealand, while Canada caused an upset by defeating France in an exciting early game. Australia also clinched a win against Wales. Additionally, we learned all the winners of this year’s World Rugby … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 23-29

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for October 23-29. Scotland and Ireland emerged as the inaugural champions in WXV 2 and WXV 3, respectively. Italy secured a 30-8 victory over the USA with five tries in Cape Town, although they narrowly missed out on the inaugural title to Scotland due to points difference. Ireland staged … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 16-22

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for October 16-22. The weekend’s WXV action delivered thrilling moments, including France’s astonishing 18-17 victory over the 2021 Rugby World Cup Champions, Black Ferns, and Scotland’s notable 24-14 triumph against the USA, marking only the second time they’ve bested the Eagles in seven encounters. Additionally, Uganda and Tunisia have … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 9-15

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 9-15. Italy made an impressive debut in the WXV, defeating Japan 28-15, while Fiji kicked off their campaign with a dominant 67-13 victory over Colombia. Scotland secured a strong start to WXV 2, winning 31-17 against South Africa. Ireland sent a powerful message with a resounding 109-0 … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 2-8

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Oct 2-8. This week’s highlights include the unveiling of WXV broadcast details, an intense match where South Africa and Samoa battled to a 17-17 draw (with a halftime score of 10-10), Hong Kong’s thrilling 31-28 victory over Colombia in the final WXV warmup match, Mitsubishi Electric’s partnership announcement … Read more

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