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

Under the Posts – Jun 22-28

The Rugby Journal

Under the Posts – June 22-28 includes articles from Maggie Alphonsi, Charity Williams, the Farah Palmer Cup, Glendale touts their partnership (backroom deal) with USA Rugby and we’ve got plenty of media for you this week! Featured News This week we’re looking at two articles featuring England’s Maggie Alphonsi and Canada’s Charity Williams. Alphonis is … Read more

Under the Posts – May 25-Jun 14

XV Foundation

Usually we start our women’s rugby digest with a featured video of the week. But the world as we know it changed (again) on May 25, 2020 with the brutal murder of George Floyd. Floyd isn’t the only victim of police brutality but his death reignited the BLM movement. After reflection and consultation with a … Read more

Under the Posts – Mar 30-Apr 5

Simi Hannah

Under the Posts – Mar 30-Apr 5 brings back our weekly women’s rugby video and we feature two rugby unions who are making tough choices… In XVs news, Tyrrells Premier has declared the season null and void…which is lame, while Super W declared the Waratah the overall winners, their third Championship.  7s news covers four … Read more