Fourth WPL Championship Victory for Colorado Gray Wolves

In a thrilling culmination of the 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL) season, the Colorado Gray Wolves secured the national championship by defeating the Berkeley All Blues 29-24 in a gripping match at Infinity Park Turf in Glendale, Colorado. This showdown between the top two teams showcased intense action and featured multiple lead changes. The game … 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

2023 Women’s Premier League Championship Overview

The 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL) season has been nothing short of extraordinary. With a renewed emphasis on professionalism, the league has undergone significant changes, including a reduced number of teams, an expanded schedule, and a revamped postseason format. These transformations have infused a new level of intensity and anticipation into the WPL, setting the … 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

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 18-24

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 17-24. It was a busy weekend as teams continued their preparations for the WXV. In a rematch of the 2021 RWC semi-final, Canada remained competitive in the first half but the Red Roses eventually pulled away to secure a 50-24 victory. The return of the Barbarians saw … Read more

Road to the 2023 WPL Championship

The 2023 Women’s Premier League (WPL) season has been nothing short of spectacular. With a renewed focus on professionalization, the league underwent significant changes, including fewer teams, an expanded schedule, and an overhauled postseason format. The transformation has added a new level of intensity and anticipation to the WPL, culminating in the highly anticipated upcoming … Read more

Rugby’s Global Growth: Empowering Women, Girls, and Emerging Nations

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, rugby is experiencing a remarkable resurgence worldwide. The latest data from World Rugby reveals an impressive 11 percent increase in global participation in 2023, reaching a staggering 8.46 million players. This resurgence is fueled by several factors, including the sport’s appeal among the younger generation and a strategic … Read more

Women’s Rugby Rundown for Sep 11-17

Welcome to the Women’s Rugby Rundown for September 11-17. It was revealed this week that the Wallabies may receive substantial bonuses at the Rugby World Cup, further strengthening the women’s team’s argument about gender equity. Japan secured a close victory against Fiji, South Africa dominated Kenya, Milton Haig has been appointed as the USA Women’s … Read more

Karl Barth: Shaping the Future of Women’s 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