England Women's

England Women name 54-strong elite player squad

A 54-strong elite player squad has been announced for this season, by England Women, with over half the squad being awarded inaugural 15-a-side professional contracts.
15 September 2016

Women's Rugby Sevens impresses at Rio Olympics

After an 82-year absence, rugby – returned with aplomb to the Olympic Games as the pool stages of the Women’s Sevens tournament began at the Deodoro Stadium.
8 August 2016

Professional player contracts for England Women announced

The Rugby Football Union is all set to introduce professional player contracts for women’s rugby in England with a total of 48 contracts to be offered in the next season.
21 July 2016

England Women pipped to Six Nations title by France

England Women's bid for the Six Nations grand slam fell short on Friday night as they were beaten 17-12 by France at Stade de la Rabine.
19 March 2016

England women move step closer to Six Nations Grand Slam

England's women matched their male counterparts in making it four wins from four Six Nations games on Saturday.
13 March 2016

England Women keep Grand Slam bid on track

England Women made it three Six Nations wins from as many matches as they beat Ireland 13-9 at Twickenham to top the table.
28 February 2016

England crush Scotland in Women's Six Nations opener

A Harriet Millar-Mills inspired performance saw England cruise to a 32-0 Women's Six Nations victory over Scotland in Cumbernauld.
5 February 2016

England on the right track in Dubai

‘The biggest and best series yet’ those are the words that accompanied the build up to the start of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and with all roads leading to the Olympics in Rio they are spot on.
7 December 2015

Ireland to host Women's World Cup

Ireland is to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017.
14 May 2015

Women’s Premiership Player of the Season Award

The Women's Premiership Group are pleased to announce the launch of a new award recognising our player of the season.
1 April 2015

England Women find new coach in Middleton

Simon Middleton has been appointed as the new head coach of the England Women's side, the Rugby Football Union has announced.
24 February 2015

Thurrock T-Birds victorious over Waterloo Ladies

The Championship Cup is contested by the Winners of Championship North and Championship South for the right to play the bottom Premiership Club and possibly replace them in the Women’s Premiership.
23 February 2015

Street leaves England role

World Cup-winning head coach Gary Street has left his post in charge of the England Women's side by mutual consent, the Rugby Football Union has announced.
26 January 2015

Saracens women lift title

Saracens seal Premiership victory in pivotal year for women’s rugby.
23 January 2015

Scarratt wins Writers' Club award

Emily Scarratt has won the prestigious Rugby Union Writers' Club Pat Marshall Memorial Award as the sport's personality of the year for 2014.
13 January 2015

MBEs for England pair

Sarah Hunter and Rochelle Clark, two members of England's victorious women's rugby World Cup-winning team, received MBEs in the New Year Honours.
31 December 2014

England's Women win BBC's Team of the Year

On Sunday evening, the England women’s rugby team were crowned Team of the Year at the prestigious BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, following a fine campaign that saw them lift the Women’s Rugby World Cup earlier this year.
15 December 2014

O'Reilly joins refereeing ranks

Helen O'Reilly has become Ireland's first top-level female referee in a move that could eventually see her officiate in Guinness Pro12 and European Champions Cup action.
9 December 2014

England Women's Rugby lose Three of their best

England Women's World Cup-winning trio Margaret Alphonsi, Joanna McGilchrist and Katherine Merchant have announced their retirements from international rugby.
8 September 2014

Women's game to enjoy a boost from RFU

The Rugby Football Union is introducing a new strategy aimed at increasing the number of women playing regular contact rugby by 10,000 to 25,000 within three years.
4 September 2014