WPL Releases 2023 Schedule and Participating Teams as they continue to ‘Ignite the Change’

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) has released their 2023 schedule and participating teams. As foreshadowed in last year’s Ignite the Change campaign, the WPL is moving towards professionalization. They began that work in 2022 with a cross-league working group composed of players, alumni and other key stakeholders. This group worked with the current League Leadership … Read more

2023 USA Women’s Premier League (WPL) – Schedule & Results

WPL Rugby

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) has released their 2023 schedule and participating teams! We’ve done a deep dive into all the changes, view that article here. In years past the league had up to ten teams and this year there will be seven: Beantown, Berkeley All Blues, Chicago NS, Colorado Gray Wolves, Life West, New … Read more

Women’s Rugby News for Feb 13-19

Spain defeated Netherlands - European Championships

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news in under 60 seconds for Feb 13-19. Spain handily defeated Netherlands 70-0 and are on top of the table for the European Championships. They face Sweden next week who are winless so far and so it is expected that Spain will clinch the European Championship title.  In more … Read more

Premier Rugby Sevens Unveils Team Names and Logos

PR Sevens

(NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2021) Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s), the new sports league that will debut with the top U.S. men and women Olympic players, today unveiled the league’s six team brands. Along with logos, regions, and color schemes, PR7s confirmed the following team names: Experts Headliners Locals Loggerheads Loonies The Team As a North … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Jul 19-Aug 1

2020 Olympic Rugby Medalists

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Jul 19 – Aug 1. We’ll start with the Olympics where New Zealand has conquered Tokyo and now holds EVERY title in women’s rugby in 7s and XVs. Incredible! France took home the silver after only qualifying for the Games through the World Rugby Sevens Repechage last month. … Read more

Under the Posts – Women’s Rugby News for Mar 29 – Apr 4

Canada wins first weekend of Emirates Invitational 7s Tournament

Welcome to the top women’s rugby news for Mar 29-Apr 4! We start with Canada winning the opening weekend of the Emirates Invitational 7s, while England and France ran riot over Scotland and Wales in the first matches of the postponed Six Nations. In more XVs news, Scrum Queens reports that New Zealand has proposed … Read more

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

Return to Play Status of Women’s Rugby – USA

COVID-19 Play Safe image

We’re all wondering when rugby can safely return. We decided to check in with all the Women’s Premier League (WPL), GUs, Associate GU’s and colleges to see where they are in returning to play. Generally we’ll be updating around league or structured play. We’re aware that some areas are allowing socials or friendlies but that … Read more

Under the Posts – Jul 6-12

Fiji Rugby Union Women's High Performance Academy

Under the Posts – Jul 6-12 covers the cancellation of the 2020 WPL season, the USWRF’s History Project, Fiji’s HP Academy, Sport NZ allocates $7.3 million for facility upgrades ahead of the 2021 WRWC, Australia’s Charlotte Caslick eyes a switch to Rugby League, more player features and plenty of media. Weekly News We start with … Read more