Allianz Premier 15s

Allianz Cup : Round 1 - Preview

The upcoming weekend heralds the commencement of the Allianz Cup, with Exeter Chiefs launching their title defense against Worcester Warriors at the Sixways Stadium on Friday night.
21 September 2023

Saracens Women unveil coaching panel ahead of 2023/24 season

Saracens have confirmed the inclusion of Mouritz Botha and Duncan Taylor in the coaching panel ahead of the 2023/24 season.
16 August 2023

'I did get fed up but now I absolutely love it' - How university rugby allowed Sophie Bridger to recapture her enjoyment for the sport

Following the announcement of her signing for three-time Premiership Women’s Rugby champions Saracens, Sophie Bridger spoke to Joe Harvey about her time winning BUCS and English titles in Gloucester.
18 July 2023

"It was a Hartpury v Exeter final in BUCS too" - Why university rugby is a key theme in this year's Allianz Premier 15s finale

History beckons for one of Gloucester-Hartpury or Exeter Chiefs in the Allianz Premier 15s final but the overlap of their university rugby programmes certainly adds an extra dimension to Saturday's big dance.
22 June 2023

Meg Jones Interview: "My main aim is to go to Paris - Then I want to try and come back for the home World Cup"

Exclusive - With aspirations to go to the Olympics and represent England at the 2025 World Cup, Jones is hoping a new chapter with Leicester Tigers can help her achieve her ambitions.
20 June 2023

"I cried my eyes out" - Sydney Gregson on injury despair to another Premier 15s semi-final

After suffering a serious ACL injury which ruled her out for the whole of Saracens' title-winning campaign last season, Gregson has played an integral role in the champions reaching the play-offs once again.
9 June 2023

Ella Lovibond Interview: "We are managing our emotions and getting ready to embrace the big game atmosphere"

Bristol Bears Women are aiming to go one step further than last year by reaching the Allianz Premier 15s final - and have been simulating the atmosphere of Kingsholm to try and get an edge over Gloucester-Hartpury.
7 June 2023

Liz Crake Interview: 'I think the girls are just trying to feel confident about where they are going to go next year'

What the future for Wasps Women will look like remains an unknown but captain Liz Crake explains how the club are helping the players plan their next moves in the game.
22 May 2023

'You have to see it to be it' - The Allianz Premier 15s returns this weekend and Sale Sharks aren't going anywhere

After Sale were offered a conditional place to compete in next season’s Premier 15s, Vicky E Irwin is determined to continue growing the game in the North-West.
9 May 2023

Sarah Beckett Exclusive: ‘To show people that believed in me that it was worth it - that’s important to me’

England's Sarah Beckett tells Imogen Ainsworth about her journey from World Cup heartbreak to another Grand Slam decider.
29 April 2023

Hannah Botterman Interview: Why she would keep conversions the same, the challenge of Wales and the battle to be number one

The Saracens star has returned from injury for England's visit to Wales and one of the Red Roses' biggest personalities is raring to go once again.
14 April 2023

England v Scotland Preview: 'The impact Sarah has had on the game has been forever changing'

Imogen Ainsworth takes a look ahead to the Red Roses' opener against Scotland + TRU hears from Loughborough Lightning Director of Rugby Rhys Edwards as Sarah Hunter bows out of the game.
25 March 2023

Caity Mattinson Interview: 'It has changed my life for the better. I’m so proud to be involved with Scotland'

The Scotland scrum-half may well have been in the Red Roses camp this weekend but instead, she'll be in the opposite dressing room looking to plot England's downfall.
24 March 2023

Amy Turner: Sale win a 'massive confidence builder' ahead of Twickenham clash with Exeter

The Harlequins head coach feels the character her side displayed against Sale Sharks last Sunday has aided them in the preparations for Big Game 14 this weekend.
1 March 2023

2022/23 Allianz Premier 15s final to be played at Kingsholm

Kingsholm Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for the ongoing 2022/23 season of Allianz Premier 15s final.
23 February 2023

Edel McMahon Interview: Our role is to offer a voice for our players

Back-row forward Edel McMahon chatted to TRU's Elizabeth Cartwright about Exeter Chiefs' ambitions in the Allianz Premier 15s, her new role on the board with the Women’s Rugby Association and what Ireland can target in 2023.
16 February 2023

An insight into Ealing Trailfinders Women: TRU chat to Giselle Mather

A few months on from having their place in the Allianz Premier 15s confirmed for next season, Giselle Mather discusses how things are shaping up for Ealing Trailfinders Women.
8 February 2023

Sale Sharks, Worcester Warriors granted conditional offers to be part of Premier 15s 2023/24 season

The Rugby Football Union has handed conditional offers to Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors to join the 2023/24 season of the Allianz Premier 15s.
1 February 2023

Exclusive: Harlequins playmaker Bella McKenzie talks bouncing back, stepping up & learning

Ahead of Harlequins double-header with Bristol Bears at the Twickenham Stoop, Wallaroos playmaker Bella McKenzie spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about her time in West London and the Allianz Premier 15s so far.
26 December 2022

Ealing and Leicester offered place in Allianz Premier 15s but Sale, Worcester, Wasps and Darlington omitted

After going through the tender process to take part in the next cycle of the Allianz Premier 15s, Ealing Trailfinders and Leicester Tigers will take part in the league from 2023/24.
17 December 2022