Women's Rugby

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Beckett progress after thrilling BUCS Super Rugby quarter-finals

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Leeds Beckett all advanced into the last four of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs after a brilliant quarter-final stage.
22 March 2019

USA Women to line-up against Barbarians in Denver

Barbarians Women side will face an international side for the first time when they head to Denver to take on USA Women’s Eagles.
19 March 2019

Sarah Beckett: "You get to live your dream day in, day out. It is sensational"

As the Red Roses sit on the verge of a Grand Slam, TRU chats to England’s Sarah Beckett about her journey to the international stage, the rise of the women’s game and the prospect of lifting the Six Nations at Twickenham.
15 March 2019

Exeter seal successive BUCS Super Rugby domestic titles

The University of Exeter were crowned the BUCS Super Rugby domestic champions for the second year running as they secured the win they required against Cardiff University.
8 March 2019

University of Bath profit as title contenders stumble

The race for top spot in BUCS Super Rugby took another twist this week as three of the leading candidates for the domestic crown failed to win.
22 February 2019

Leitch: 'I have been given loads of support and that has given me the opportunity to play for my country'

England international Poppy Leitch tells TRU about her return to the Red Roses, her development with Bristol Bears, the support of university rugby and her latest efforts for charity.
19 February 2019

Exeter dominate Loughborough as they continue to close in on domestic title

The University of Exeter are a step closer to retaining their BUCS Super Rugby league title after a dominant win over Loughborough University.
14 February 2019

Exeter thrash rivals Hartpury to move closer to BUCS Super Rugby title

The University of Exeter ran in seven tries as they thumped rivals Hartpury to take control of the BUCS Super Rugby title race.
8 February 2019

Foley hoping Ireland can 'close the gap'

Rosie Foley hopes the Irish Rugby Football Union will have the capabilities to offer full-time professional contracts to female 15-a-side players in Ireland.
8 February 2019

Rich Whincup: New challenges and overcoming hurdles

After two and a half years with Gloucester-Hartpury, Rich Whincup was recently announced as the Worcester Valkyries’ kicking coach. Joe Harvey spoke to the 38-year-old about his coaching philosophy and the personal obstacles he has dealt with.
6 February 2019

New Zealand, USA, Ireland and Australia reach semi-final of Sydney leg of Women's World Rugby Sevens Series

New Zealand, Ireland, USA and Australia will have a chance to clinch the Sydney leg of the Women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after reaching the semi-final of the tournament.
2 February 2019

Red Panda Women’s 7s: International stars and a team on the rise

Head coach Steph Veal is looking forward to a second season with Red Panda Women’s Sevens after a positive maiden campaign.
31 January 2019

Time to be positive as University of Aberdeen aim for double success

They call Aberdeen the Granite City - and the University of Aberdeen men’s and women’s rugby teams have certainly been tough to beat so far this season.
30 January 2019

Leeds Beckett secure third consecutive win after comfortable Nottingham Trent victory

Leeds Beckett University maintained their momentum from 2018 as they beat Nottingham Trent University in the first BUCS Super Rugby fixture of the New Year.
24 January 2019

Appleby hoping for bright future at Gloucester-Hartpury

Head coach Susie Appleby believes her players at Gloucester-Hartpury can put themselves “in the best position” to achieve their next goals following the RFU’s recent announcement regarding full-time contracts.
23 January 2019

Judo has been a 'big help' in my rugby development - McLachlan

Rachel McLachlan has revealed her experiences as a judo player have played a part in her development in rugby as she prepares to start her first game for Scotland women against Canada.
27 November 2018

New Zealand awarded hosting rights for 2021 Women's World Cup

World Rugby has confirmed that the 2021 edition of the Women's Rugby World Cup will be hosted in New Zealand.
15 November 2018

Wins for Northumbria and Cardiff Met increase pressure at the top

Northumbria University and Cardiff Met University both secured victories in BUCS Super Rugby as the domestic title race continues to hot up.
8 November 2018

Red Roses 2019 Six Nations fixtures announced

The Women’s 2019 Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed with England playing three home games, including a first for the side at Sandy Park, Exeter.
2 November 2018

I want the others to show me what they are capable of - Munro

Scotland Women’s head coach Shade Munro has challenged the new faces in his squad to perform well this weekend against Italy in order to give him a selection headache ahead of the Six Nations.
2 November 2018