England Women's

Red Hot Favourites

A global pandemic has meant the Rugby World Cup starts a year late, with England the hot favourites; and not the New Zealand hosts. There are 12 teams in contention with 6 weeks of competition.
4 October 2022

Red Roses to play to play first standalone Twickenham match during Women's Six Nations

England Women's 2023 Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed with the Twickenham Stadium set to host their first-ever standalone game.
28 September 2022

Louis Deacon Interview: "I have been there as a player...you genuinely believe you should be going"

Red Roses forwards coach Louis Deacon has experienced missing out on a World Cup as a player and he tells TRU how difficult it was to omit some established names from England's squad for New Zealand 2021.
21 September 2022

Sarah Hunter retains captaincy as England unveil 32-member squad for Rugby World Cup

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named a 32-member squad for the Rugby World Cup to be played in New Zealand next year.
20 September 2022

11-try England set World Record after beating Wales 73-7

England rounded off the preparations for the Rugby World Cup with a 11-try performance against their Wales counterparts with a 73-7 win at Ashton Gate on Wednesday.
15 September 2022

Match Centre: England Women 52-14 USA Women

England Women ran eight try riot as they trounced their USA counterpart with a 52-14 margin at Sandy Park stepping up their preparations for the Rugby World Cup next month.
4 September 2022

An invite to Pennyhill, a chat with Simon Middleton and how excited we should all be for the Red Roses

TRU's Elizabeth Cartwright was invited down to Pennyhill Park by Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton to find out how England are preparing for the World Cup.
2 September 2022

Abbie Ward Exclusive: “I don’t think you have seen the Red Roses in full flow yet”

England may not have tasted defeat since July 2019, but the message from forward Abbie Ward highlights exactly why Simon Middleton’s side are the favourites to win the World Cup in New Zealand.
31 August 2022

England head coach Simon Middleton trim squad to 35 players

England head coach Simon Middleton has trimmed the squad to 35 players ahead of the weekend's clash against the United States to be played at Sandy Park.
29 August 2022

How the success of the Lionesses can help the Red Roses and women's rugby go to the next level

Rachael Burford and Amber Reed reflect on England becoming Euro 2022 champions and assess how their achievements can help women's rugby grow both on and off the field.
4 August 2022

Simon Middleton name 37-player pre-season Red Roses squad

Red Roses head coach Simon Middleton has unveiled a 37-player squad for pre-season training ahead of the 2022/23 season.
1 July 2022

RFU announce ten year strategy for Premier 15s

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has announced an ambitious ten-year strategy to professionalise the Premier 15s.
30 June 2022

England All Set For Womens Rugby World Cup 2025

England has been named as the host country for the 2025 Rugby Women's World Cup.
2 June 2022

Lottie Clapp Exclusive: Saracens skipper on the “promising” growth of the Allianz Premier 15s

With the Allianz Premier 15s final on the horizon, Saracens skipper Lotte Clapp talked to TRU about righting the wrongs of last year, how the competition has changed and her international aspirations.
30 May 2022

Rosie Galligan Interview: ‘Living in the moment’ and helping Harlequins achieve their goals

The 23-year-old has enjoyed a successful campaign for both club and country but Galligan isn’t ready to close the book on this season.
13 May 2022

Emily Scarratt sets sight on Rugby World Cup after Six Nations Grand Slam triumph

England skipper Emily Scarratt said they are targeting the Rugby World Cup later this year following the Six Nations Grand Slam success.
1 May 2022

England Women clinch Grand Slam following 12-24 win over France

England extended their dominance as they clinched the Grand Slam in the TikTok Women's Six Nations with a 12-24 win over France at Stade Jean Dauger on Saturday.
1 May 2022

Emily Scarratt to lead England in Grand Slam decider against France

England coach Simon Middleton has named Emily Scarratt the captain for the TikTok Women's Grand Slam decider against France to be played at Stade Jean Dauger in Bayonne on Saturday.
29 April 2022

Exclusive: Zoe Harrison on where England want to be heading into decisive France clash

Ahead of the Red Roses’ TikTok Women’s Six Nations decider against France this weekend in Bayonne, England fly-half Zoe Harrison spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about the decisive game and playing in front of record crowds.
27 April 2022

Sarah Hunter to miss England's Six Nations decider against France

England will miss the services of captain Sarah Hunter for the TikTok Women's Six Nations decider against France following a rib injury.
27 April 2022