Women's Rugby

2024 Women's Rugby: Top National teams to watch this year

Over the past decade, we've witnessed an incredible surge in the popularity and competitiveness of women's rugby.
6 February 2024

Cardiff Met inflict first home defeat of season on Durham while Exeter and Hartpury march on

There was no mistake from current national champions Exeter or Hartpury in the top tiers of university rugby last week while Cardiff Met and Bath nudged themselves closer to the top four in BUCS Super Rugby.
29 January 2024

British and Irish Lions Women's team to tour New Zealand in 2027

The British and Irish Lions have announced that the women's team will be touring New Zealand in 2027 for their inaugural tour.
16 January 2024

‘Monumental’ Edinburgh-Glasgow women’s match has young gun Poppy Fletcher excited for 2024

After playing and scoring in the first-ever Edinburgh-Glasgow women’s derby in the Celtic Challenge, it has left emerging talent Poppy Fletcher hungry for more.
5 January 2024

Simon Middleton: Life after England, time in Japan and WXV a 'great concept'

In his latest interview with TRU, the former Red Roses boss reflects on his recent spell in Japan + he admits he still watches England 'avidly' and regrets not being able to deliver a World Cup for the country.
15 December 2023

"I’m not Eddie Jones," - John Mitchell affirms long-term commitment to red roses

Incoming Red Roses head coach John Mitchell insisted that he is keen on having a long-term commitment with the side as they aim to clinch the home Rugby World Cup in 2025.
14 December 2023

Guinness to sponsor Six Nations Women's and Men's Championships

The Six Nations Rugby and Guinness have forged a fresh long-standing partnership under which they will now sponsor the women's Championship along with an extension to the men's competition.
12 December 2023

Former England captain Jo Yapp appointed new Wallaroos head coach

Rugby Australia has officially announced the appointment of former England captain Jo Yapp as the new full-time head of the Wallaroos.
12 December 2023

2025 Women's Rugby World Cup final to be played at Twickenham

World Rugby and the Rugby Football Union have confirmed that Twickenham Stadium will host the final of the 2025 Women's Rugby World Cup.
11 December 2023

Natasha Hunt and Ella Wyrwas awarded England contracts

The Rugby Football Union has announced that Natasha Hunt and Ella Wyrwas have been awarded England contracts.
29 November 2023

LJ Lewis Exclusive: Red Roses success gives us lots of good things to signpost our players to

The England U20s head coach chats to TRU's Ben King about unearthing the next generation of stars, the impact of a home World Cup in 2025 and the quality that lies within university rugby.
16 November 2023

TNT Sports signs multi-year deal to stream Premiership Women's Rugby

UK pay-television broadcaster TNT Sports has signed a landmark multi-year agreement to live stream more than 20 matches broadcast live in the Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby.
8 November 2023

England beat New Zealand 33-12 to claim inaugural WXV1 title

England went on to claim the inaugural WXV1 title as they defeated New Zealand 33-12 in the final of the competition in Auckland.
4 November 2023

England's Marlie Packer and Abby Dow nominated for World Rugby women's player of the year

England skipper Marlie Packer and wing Abby Dow are among the four nominees for the World Rugby's women's player of the year award.
3 November 2023

Marlie Packer to lead England in the inaugural WXV tournament

Marlie Packer will be captaining the 30-player squad of England as they head to New Zealand for the inaugural WXV tournament to kick-off later this month.
2 October 2023

England Women dominate Canada with 50-24 win in Exeter

Helena Rowland and Ellie Kildunne scored two tries each as England Women dominated Canada with a 50-24 win in the first of the two-game series in Exeter on Saturday.
24 September 2023

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

England Women's games against Canada fails to find a TV broadcaster

The BBC has declined to broadcast the upcoming matches featuring the Red Roses against Canada, despite being offered the rights at no cost.
21 September 2023

Cities and venues for Rugby World Cup 2025 announced

World Rugby and the Rugby Football Union have unveiled the venues for the 2025 Women’s Rugby World Cup to be played in England.
22 August 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