Allianz Premier 15s

Maud Muir Exclusive: The teenage prop making an impression for Wasps and England

Having spent the past few weeks with England’s Red Roses, Wasps Ladies prop Maud Muir sat down to speak with TRU's Joe Harvey about her burgeoning rugby career and her aspirations in the game.
15 April 2021

Exclusive: Meet Claudia MacDonald - the versatile England scrum-half advocating for change

The Wasps star discusses her rapid rise to the international stage, the difficulty in changing position from winger to scrum-half, and her desire for increased media coverage of women’s rugby.
1 April 2021

Why the ‘Phenomenal’ Allianz Premier 15s needs visibility

With the Women's Super League in football striking a ‘landmark’ broadcast deal this week, Wasps FC Ladies Director of Rugby Giselle Mather hopes rugby can commercially follow suit.
24 March 2021

Vicky Fleetwood Exclusive: Global competition can create a brighter future for players

England international Vicky Fleetwood chats to TRU about WXV - the new global competition in women's rugby - as well as the upcoming Six Nations and all things Allianz Premier 15s.
17 March 2021

TRU Talks: Jessica Hayden on the Rugby World Cup postponement and more

On our latest TRU Talks, Joe Harvey spoke to freelance rugby journalist Jessica Hayden about the 2021 Rugby World Cup which is set to be delayed by a year + they discuss the women's game as a whole.
5 March 2021

Stef Evans Exclusive - Falling back in love with rugby and turning #ICare awareness into action

TRU's columnist Charlie Beckett exclusively chatted to Bristol Bears star Stef Evans about her rugby journey and the importance of building on the #ICare movement.
16 February 2021

Allianz Premier 15s to return and players will be tested for Covid-19

The Allianz Premier 15s will return to action on Saturday and all players and staff will be tested twice a week for Covid-19.
27 January 2021

Exclusive: Amber Reed - 'We’re going to stand up for what we believe in to inspire the next generation'

Talking Rugby Union caught up with England international Amber Reed to discuss her support for the #icare campaign and why it can play a crucial role in protecting the future stars of the game.
21 January 2021

Charlie Beckett Column: Why #ICare

In his latest column for TRU, Charlie Beckett discusses the women's game after a number of negative comments were posted on social media following the postponement of the Six Nations.
20 January 2021

Rachael Burford Exclusive: Postponement of Women’s Six Nations presents window of opportunity

The Women’s Six Nations has been pushed back due to the challenges of Covid-19, but could it be a silver lining for the sport?
15 January 2021

Jess Breach Exclusive: “Having time on the ball allows me to do what I like to do best"

Harlequins winger Jess Breach has been in scintillating form for both club and country in 2020 and the England international is now targeting more individual and team success in a massive year for women's rugby.
1 January 2021

Exeter's dominance and England shine - TRU's 2020 Rugby Review

With 2021 inbound, Joe Harvey takes a look at the 2020 calendar year as a difficult 12 months for rugby, and the world, comes to an end.
30 December 2020

Harrison and Rowland duel will be key battle in World Cup year

Following the retirement of Katy Daley-Mclean from international rugby, 2021 could prove to be a big year for Zoe Harrison and Helena Rowland as both target a World Cup starting berth for England.
24 December 2020

Exclusive: England star Shaunagh Brown champions the rise of female referees

Harlequins forward Shaunagh Brown was pleased to see football referee Stephanie Frappart take charge of a Champions League fixture last week and she hopes female representation amongst officials can continue to grow.
10 December 2020

Harlequins see off Bristol Bears to maintain unbeaten start in Premier 15s

Harlequins continued their perfect start to the Allianz Premier 15s season, overpowering a gutsy Bristol Bears performance at the Twickenham Stoop.
7 December 2020

Megan Jones Exclusive: England Sevens giving back to the community with online fitness sessions

In an exclusive interview with Megan Jones, the England Sevens player explains how she and her teammates are using their skills as professional players to teach the next generation.
7 December 2020

Sale Sharks off the mark with first Allianz Premier 15s win

With the Red Roses back from international duty and all ten teams in action, there was a lot of excitement ahead of round six which would turn out to be a day to remember for Sale Sharks.
28 November 2020

Harlequins and Saracens go five from five in Allianz Premier 15s

With all ten teams in action and a number of new-look line-ups due to England call-ups, here's a look back at what happened in round five of the Allianz Premier 15s.
16 November 2020

Exeter Chiefs claim first victory in Allianz Premier 15s

The Allianz Premier 15s returned with a bang this weekend with all ten teams in action and a historic first win for Exeter Chiefs.
9 November 2020

Exclusive: Mullen and Harlequins building in the right direction after eye-catching start

Allianz Premier 15s league leaders Harlequins travel to Loughborough Lightning on Saturday as head coach Gerard Mullen returns to some familiar surroundings.
6 November 2020