Women's Rugby

Sister act: ‘Tactically astute’ Rachel joins sibling Sarah in Six Nations squad

In recent years, Scotland have had a number of sisters playing for the women’s national team - the McMillans and the Nelsons immediately spring to mind - and now the Law siblings could be set to join that exclusive club.
24 January 2020

Bursary helping McCormack build towards a bright future

Harlequins Women’s second-row Deborah McCormack has not had the best of luck with injury since September 2018, but interests outside of rugby have kept her motivated.
20 December 2019

Highlights: Black Ferns win Dubai 7s title to go top of Women's World Rugby Sevens Series

New Zealand Women successfully defended their Dubai 7s title with a thrilling 14-17 win over Canada in the final on Saturday.
8 December 2019

TRU Podcast: Max is back!

The long awaited return of Max Ashcroft occurred on the latest Talking Rugby Union podcast as the lads discuss the latest news from the Gallagher Premiership and Europe + they look ahead to World Sevens Series in Dubai.
5 December 2019

Durham and Beckett excel against current champions

Durham University and Leeds Beckett both produced impressive displays this week as the top two in BUCS Super Rugby sent out a statement to the rest of the division.
5 December 2019

World Seven Series: Dubai Preview

The first of six combined men's and women's events on the World Sevens Series circuit begins this week in Dubai.
4 December 2019

Beckett up to third, Hartpury thump Northumbria and Durham bounce back

Leeds Beckett University have moved into the top three of BUCS Super Rugby after an excellent win on the road against Swansea University.
29 November 2019

Sergeant is now ready to represent the Barbarians

Scotland winger Annabel Sergeant had a weekend she’ll never forget last time out, but this one coming up is set to be equally as memorable.
29 November 2019

England Women trounce Italy 60-3 to end November series undefeated

England Women came up with a dominating display as they demolished Italy with a 60-3 margin to finish their November Quilter Internationals unbeaten.
24 November 2019

TRU Talks: Sarah Beckett - England and Harlequins

Joe Harvey and a fleeting Chris Heal are joined by Sarah Beckett to discuss a landmark year for the Red Roses.
22 November 2019

The Year of the Rose - Q&A with Sarah Hunter

As she is set to earn her 119th cap to go joint second in England’s all-time list of Test players, Red Roses captain Sarah Hunter sat down with Chris Heal to discuss an historic year for the women’s game.
22 November 2019

Durham tighten grip at the top after defeating Exeter

Durham University secured arguably their most significant victory of the season so far as they beat the University of Exeter in a top of the table clash.
15 November 2019

England Women make one change for France clash

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has made a solitary change for the clash against France Ladies to be played in Exeter on Saturday.
15 November 2019

English leagues can continue to produce talent after rise of Tonkin & Wallace

Coaches who have worked closely with Scotland newcomers Evie Tonkin and Alex Wallace believe there are a number of players in the English lower leagues who are capable of following their lead.
15 November 2019

Grant focused on a return trip to Twickenham

Scottish rugby player Coreen Grant played at Twickenham for Durham University back in April and now she has her sights set on returning there with Cambridge University in December.
12 November 2019

England Women beat France 10-20 in Clermont

Sarah Hunter led from the front with a double as England Women completed a 10-20 win over France Women in Clermont on Saturday.
9 November 2019

Perfect six for Durham at the summit of BUCS Super Rugby

Durham University maintained their fabulous start to the BUCS Super Rugby season by edging past Cardiff Met in Wales.
8 November 2019

England Women confirm matchday squad for France clash

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has confirmed the matchday squad for the upcoming clash against France to be played at Stade Marcel Michelin on Saturday.
8 November 2019

Red Roses ready to end positive year on a high

It has been an historic year for the Red Roses and they will be keen to conclude 2019 with a flourish in their upcoming autumn internationals.
7 November 2019

Charlie Beckett Column: Whack your TV on and tune into the Red Roses

In his latest column for TRU, Jersey Reds’ Charlie Beckett explains why the international rugby continues this weekend despite the conclusion of Japan 2019
7 November 2019