Women's Rugby

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

Hartpury shine as champions crush Durham to go top

Hartpury University lead the way in BUCS Super Rugby after ending Durham’s unbeaten start to the season.
26 October 2018

Meet the Scottish women's side who trained with Gregor Townsend

It is not every day that an international head coach pops along to your training ground on a wet and windy midweek evening to pass on their knowledge.
24 October 2018

Durham and Exeter lead the way in BUCS Super Rugby

Durham University continued their fine start to the BUCS Super Rugby season as they picked up a third successive victory on Wednesday.
18 October 2018

England Women name squad for Quilter autumn internationals

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named seven uncapped players in the squad for the Quilter autumn internationals.
18 October 2018

Gallagher ready for BUCS bow

Scotland Sevens international Evie Gallagher joined the University of Edinburgh over the summer and she is excited to begin the BUCS campaign.
10 October 2018

New research can link into growth of women's rugby

This week, a new global study found that over 80 per cent of general sports fans are interested in women’s sport.
4 October 2018

Scotland stars beginning to develop a French connection

TRU's Scotland correspondent Gary Heatly spoke to Lisa Martin and Helen Nelson after their recent moves across the Channel.
19 September 2018

England Women 15s to be awarded full-time contracts

England Women's rugby have received a major boost as the Rugby Football Union is set to introduce full-time contracts for 15-a-side players.
17 September 2018

Giles Heagerty 'excited' by challenge at Firwood Waterloo

The new head coach at the Memorial Ground is ready to get the 2018/19 Tyrrells Premier 15s season underway.
6 September 2018

Australia join bid for hosting 2021 Women's World Cup

Rugby Australia will be making their bid to host the 2021 edition of Women's World Cup with the port of Newcastle and surrounding Hunter region being the proposed venue for the showpiece event.
8 August 2018

Tyrrells Premier 15s schedule for 2018/19 season announced

The Rugby Football Union has unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season of Tyrrells Premier 15s that will kick-start on 18th September.
7 August 2018

New Zealand, Australia, France and USA to contest in semi-finals of Women's Rugby World Cup Sevens

The day one of the Women's Rugby World Cup sevens kicked-off in San Francisco on Friday with defending champions New Zealand, Australia, France and host USA progressing to the semi-finals.
21 July 2018

Why Northumbria need to keep supporting University Rugby

Reported on BBC News last week, Northumbria University withdrew all seven of its national league sports teams amid cuts to elite sport.
18 July 2018

France overcome Russia to clinch first leg of Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series

France managed to resist Russia in the final with a 12-19 triumph as they went on to clinch the first leg of the 2018 Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis.
1 July 2018

New Zealand emerge victorious in Paris but Australia claim HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series title

New Zealand dominated the final of the Paris Sevens with a 33-7 win in the final but it was Australia, who went on to clinch the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series 2018.
11 June 2018