Spain

From Paris to Barcelona - Graham Smith on life in Spain following Red Roses success

Following on with his chat with Ricky Andrew, Joe Harvey spoke to former England Women's assistant coach Graham Smith about life in Spain and rugby in Barcelona.
3 July 2019

'I needed my languages back to make this degree worthwhile!' - Andrew

Former Ulster and Nottingham player Ricky Andrew also had a desire to coach whilst playing and his work in the game has taken him to Spain, who themselves are making strides.
26 June 2019

Spanish players handed lengthy bans

Rugby Europe has confirmed that five Spain players have been handed bans following the controversy-marred game between Spain and Belgium.
19 April 2018

World Rugby sets up an independent disputes committee to examine Spain v Belgium game

World Rugby has revealed that an independent disputes committee has been set up to examine the controversy-marred game between Spain and Belgium.
6 April 2018

Romania qualify for 2019 World Cup following Spain's shocking defeat to Belgium

Romania have made it to the World Cup 2019 following Spain's shocking 18-10 defeat to Belgium in a controversy marred game on Sunday.
19 March 2018

New Zealand thrash Hong Kong 121-0, France, Canada stun Australia, Wales

The second round of the Rugby Women's World Cup 2017 saw New Zealand extend dominance over Hong Kong while England, Canada, France, USA and Ireland maintained their unbeaten streak.
14 August 2017

New Zealand, Ireland, France off to winning start in Women's World Cup

The opening day of Women's World Cup at UCD Bowl in Dublin on Wednesday saw Canada, England and France top the respective pools.
10 August 2017

Kay Wilson powers England to 56-5 win in World Cup opener

Kay Wilson scored four tries as England started their title defence with a 56-5 triumph over Spain in the Women's World Cup opener at UCD Bowl in Dublin.
10 August 2017

Qualifying for the World Cup in 2019 is an achievable goal – Toca

In our latest article focusing on Spanish rugby, TRU spoke to SilverStorm El Salvador Vice-President Santiago Doca about rugby at club and country level in Spain.
2 June 2016

Spanish rugby on the rise

Rugby is on the rise in Spain and that is very good news for the bigger picture of northern hemisphere rugby.
11 May 2016

World Rugby U20 Trophy Review

While the rugby world eagerly awaits this year’s World Rugby U20 Championship in Manchester, the secondary competition, the World Rugby U20 Trophy, has been raging for the last two weeks in Zimbabwe.
2 May 2016

November Autumn Internationals Round 4 Preview

The November Autumn Rugby Internationals Round 4 features ten mouth-watering matches including the All Blacks vs Ireland match which is sure to see history made
22 November 2013

Finding the next Argentina: Tier 2 nation's quest for parity

Rugby is often referred to as a global game, implying its tentacles stretch into every continent. In fact, it is global in appeal but it is far from globally competitive.
20 November 2012

London Sevens - Five Stars from a record breaking weekend

After eight previous stops, in five continents, over six months; the 13th World Sevens Series reached its final destination at the home of English rugby.
18 May 2012