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Springbok Women assemble for Rugby Africa Cup
Nepal, Qatar and Turkey become full members of World Rugby
May 8-14 saw more dates become clear for WXV qualification and the Black Ferns won France 7s and the HSBC 7s Series.
Netherlands climb World Rugby Women’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
2023 Pacific Super Regional Kicks off Today!
Our Commitment To The Women’s Game Is Unwavering – Potts
WPL Week 3 Recap
France 7s Schedule, How to Watch & Results – May 12-14
Central Washington University’s Mae Sagapolu Wins 2023 MA Sorensen Award
“I’m so proud of this team”: Portugal women’s captain Correia enjoys Trophy success
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Gold Coast to host 2023 Oceania Rugby Women's Championship
Women’s Rugby in 60 secs for May 1-7 saw more details about World Rugby’s WXV announced and Fijiana Drua won back to back Super W titles.
Wendy was on Sacrifice Training's Sauce Twins podcast with Bryson Tucker and Eric Henri talking about how she became a Major League Rugby Broadcaster, microaggressions towards female professionals and why women's sports is on the rise
World Rugby and Gallagher, a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services company, today announced a multi-year global partnership establishing Gallagher as an Official Partner of women’s rugby and Rugby World Cup 2025
The Bulls Daisies are the first women’s team to be offered professional contracts in the history of South African Rugby
Irish problems run far deeper than a change of coach
World Rugby has announced the first locations, dates and a vibrant brand for WXV, the new international competition aimed at increasing the competitiveness, reach and impact of elite women’s rugby.
Ruby Tui: New Zealand Black Ferns star to play Premier Rugby Sevens in US
England to name John Mitchell as new women's head coach
Howard Women’s Rugby Squad Vying for CRAA D2 Spring Championship
A tale of three coaches and their Black Ferns
Greg McWilliams to exit role as Ireland women’s head coach but IRFU stay tight-lipped
USA Women’s Pathways and Junior National Teams ramp up for action-packed summer in 2023
Your #wrugby News in under 60 seconds for April 24-30 saw five teams qualify for WXV, England won the Grand Slam (again) and South Africa qualified for the 2024 HSBC 7s Series
Why Black Ferns star Ruby Tui re-signed with NZ Rugby for another two years
Scotland Women now reaping rewards of greater squad depth, says Bryan Easson
WPL Week 2 Recap by The Rugby Breakdown
Resolute Bok Women ready for Challenger Series second leg
Who’s In and Who’s Out: A Guide to Qualification for the WXV Women’s Rugby Competition
USA Eagle Alena Olsen Leading the Charge on Sustainability
Top 10 return for Scotland in World Rugby Women’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
World Rugby launches Accelerate to fast-track the development of women’s rugby on the road to RWC 2025
WPL Week 1 Recap
Your #wrugby News in under 60 seconds for April 17-23 saw England remain undefeated along with France meaning they will face off in the TikTok Six Nations Grand Slam while Wales and Scotland fight for third place AND automatic placement in WXV 1
South Africa women and Tonga men crowned opening tournament champions
Stop Proposing Different Rules for Women in Sport and Start Treating Them Like the Badasses They Are
Sadia Kabeya column: 'I shied away from gym sessions to avoid muscles'
Women in Sport: Leinster, Old Belvedere, and Ireland rugby player Dannah O’Brien
Big gain for Portugal in World Rugby Women’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
Defending Premiership champions Canterbury will put the JJ Stewart Trophy on the line at Christchurch’s Rugby Park during the opening round of the 2023 Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) presented by Bunnings Warehouse.
South Africa geared up to host World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2023 - First round is this weekend!
A former player and now co-founder of the Women’s Rugby Association, Polly’s early rugby education included Lydney bloodying the nose – literally – of Pienaar’s Saracens and neglecting her job to sneak into Twickenham
The City of Ottawa and TD Place will host Canada, New Zealand, Australia and the USA this July in the 2023 Pacific Four Series in partnership with Mastercard, a cross-regional international women’s rugby tournament
Last weekend might have been the busiest rugby weekend of 2023, as many league champions were named and Super Regional slots claimed
Apr 10-16 saw England continue to lead the TikTok Six Nations and Portugal is still on top of the European Trophy
Phrasing is important - It's imperative McWilliams can be a pillar for real, meaningful change for his team Read more: https://www.talkingrugbyunion.co.uk/opinion-phrasing-is-important-and-it-is-imperative-mcwilliams-can-be-a-pillar-for-real-meaningful-change-for-his-team/36508.htm
Spain awaits their WXV 2 Playoff Opponent
The USA rugby players Jessica Watkins and Anne McClain making history in space
Ciara Griffin: Scotland is a must-win game to salvage Ireland's season
"JAPAN RUGBY 2050" is announced and includes the "Women's Rugby Medium- to Long-term Strategic Plan" indicating the direction women's rugby in Japan should aim for in the future
Uruguay will host the South American Qualifier for the 2024 Olympics in June
US Rugby Foundation Grants College Scholarships to 17 Athletes for 2022-23
Black Ferns Assistant Coaches Confirmed
Brian O'Driscoll speaks all things women's rugby and women's sport - calling for more visibility in the media and more support from men.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced the 34 players contracted players locked in for the Black Ferns as they set their sights on building toward the 2025 Rugby World Cup
Destined to be a star: Waratahs young gun Caitlyn Halse has designs on Wallaroos jersey
Running onto the field for her ACT Brumbies debut in her father’s homeland of Fiji topped a stunning code switch for Leading Seaman Lydia Kavoa
Running onto the field for her ACT Brumbie's debut in her father's homeland of Fiji topped a stunning code switch for Lydia Kavoa
Sarah Hunter unveils stunning artwork at Twickenham in show that women’s rugby is going up in the world
Canada will host the 2023 Rugby Americas North Sevens, which will serve as the regional qualification event for Olympics Games Paris 2024 and World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series 2024
The Rugby Breakdown previews Chicago North Shore ahead of the 2023 WPL season
If the Chinese Women's Sevens Rugby Team makes the Olympics, it's because Rotorua and Tauranga have played a big part
The Rugby Breakdown provides an update on the Division I teams that are inching ever closer to that final June 3-4 National Championship
The Rugby Breakdown provides an update on the Division II teams that are inching ever closer to that final June 3-4 National Championship
A 35-20 defeat to South Africa on home soil sends Spain down to 12th. While Scotland also drop back. But Japan soar up to 10th.
Super W: Waratahs gun Maya Stewart’s stunning form on comeback to rugby
In her BBC Sports Wales column, Wales number eight Sioned Harries talks about the elations of winning in Edinburgh and looks ahead to the challenge of England
Ireland Women's Sevens head coach Aiden Mcnully has lef this position with Alan Temple-Jones announced as his replacement
MA Sorensen Award Nominees have been officially announced!
In the second installment of her TikTok Women's Six Nations Column, Amy reflects on a memorable weekend in Northampton
New Zealand launches transformative 10-year women and girls rugby strategy
Your #wrugby News in under 60 seconds for Apr 10-16 saw England continue to lead the TikTok Six Nations and Portugal is still on top of the European Trophy.
The 2023 WPL Season begins this weekend!
Women’s Rugby in 60 secs for Mar 27 – Apr 2 saw England continue to lead the TikTok Six Nations while the Black Ferns won Hong Kong 7s and Australia and USA qualified for the 2024 Olympics
New York looks forward to the 2023 WPL Season
As an openly gay woman in rugby and serving firefighter, Jade Konkel Roberts finds it amusing that her veganism ruffles more feathers than her sexuality
The Southeast Asia 7s returned after a six year gap - but the outcome was the same, with Thailand winning the title
The Twin Cities Amazons kick off their 2023 Women's Premier League season in week 2, which suits the northernmost rugby club in the competition
Welsh rugby has just taken a huge step forward - and not just because of the historic EGM vote to bring WRU governance into the modern age
Rugby-Fijiana Drua changing minds and breaking down barriers for women
YSC celebrates 100 videos about women's rugby
As Simon Middleton nears the end of his time as a Red Roses coach, it would have been easy for him to put all of his focus on the final five games of his tenure
Sevens star Isla Norman-Bell has opened up about her decision to play for Great Britain on the women's World Series after growing up in New Zealand
A trip to the Quaterfinals at the Cathway/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens will ensure early qualification to the 2024 Olympics for the USA Women's Seven's squad
'We have to get results now': No excuse for Force as they eye Super W finals
All Blues preparation for 2023 WPL season experiencing extreme weather and players staying overseas
WPL announced their 2023 Board of Directors
Following the culmination of the Guinness Six Nations which saw Scotland's men compete with their names on their shirts it has been revealed that there is nothing in the pipeline for the women's national team
Black Ferns Sevens Captain Sarah Hirini has signed to play with Mie Women's Rugby Football Club PEARLS in Japan's Taiyo Seimei Women's Sevens Series
USA Rugby Talent ID Camps Return
Portugal’s women on verge of promotion
The Black Ferns, Australia, USA and France (hosts) have qualified for the 2024 Olympics
Coach Male welcomes contract for Fijiana Drua players
The sixth stop of the 2023 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series takes place this weekend in Hong Kong
Women’s Premier League prepare for turning-point season in 2023
11th ranked Spain hosts 7th ranked USA on Saturday, March 25
The Drua's Round One win over the Brumbies in Nadi was the first Super W game ever held in Fiji
England rugby legend Maggie Alphonsi MBE appointed to help investigate WRU allegations
Madrid will host the Grand Final of the reimagined World Rugby Sevens Series
As a little kid, Australia sevens star Lily Dick "always wanted to go to the Olympics." But as the adage goes, things don't always go to plan
O2, RFU and Women's Sport Trust join forces
One minute left to play in a crucial Rugby World Cup match
Killian Brydon serves as a physio for Bermuda Rugby bit that's not all
How Gaëlle Mignot became France co-coach in only a few months
NZ Rugby dropped the Super Rugby Aupiki ball, double international says
Fiona Coghlan: Aim must be to avoid wooden spoon and third tier of Women's XV
Toka Natua is back in rugby discovering the pros and cons of playing as a mum
Trémoulière to retire after TikTok Women's Six Nations
In the second installment of her TikTok Women's Six Nations Column, Amy reflects on a memorable weekend in Northampton
Sarah Stevens and her son, Will, both play 1st team rugby at Aylesbury RFC
Aupiki: Semi Final Preview from Alice Soper
We're seeing more ad more representation in sports games these days, but Rugby 24 won't have women's teams
MLR makes history with all-female Broadcast Crew of Wendy Young, Briana Kim, and Tami McQueen
Women's Six Nations 2023: England looking to 'grow gap' with rivals
Exploring Women's Rugby: A look at must-read books on the sport
Shaunagh Brown Exclusive: 'Now I have that time to spread my wings wider and make a difference'
Cincinnati Kelts Get Second Shot at Playoffs
Women's Rugby News - Mar 20-26 saw wins for Wales, England and France in Round 1 of the Six Nations while in the Four Nations, USA defeated Spain and Canada to beat South africa
Finland continue to climb World Rugby Women’s Rankings powered by Capgemini
‘Five years ago, if a girl had been offered €15,000 or €30,000 to take a contract, they would have bit your hand off’
MacKenzie Carson, the former Canada prop, will become the first player selected for England under the new international eligibility rules when she plays against Scotland in the opening round of the Women's Six Nations
Your #wrugby News in under 60 seconds for Mar 13-19 saw Portugal win the European Trophy which means they move up to the Championship next year while SG Valley won the Nan Fun Group | SEWIT Premiership over HKFC Ice 13-10.
Thompson: I just want to say thank you
Emma Orr has had an amazing 12 months that is set to be bookended by two big games against Wales
Kalounivale helps Chiefs into Aupiki final
Ireland Change To Navy Shorts To Ease Period Concerns
'I decided I can't continue to put happiness, self-worth and mental health in the heads of a union that has failed to show the players the respect they deserve'
Amanda Blanc: Former Welsh Rugby Union board member discusses experience of misogyny
Severn River: We Want This to be Our Year
The Red Roses will play their first stand-alone fixture at Twickenham Stadium in front of 50,000 fans
WPL’s Beantown: New Staff, New Faces, Same Desire
Las Vegas Undefeated Halfway Through DII Southwest Season
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