Women's Rugby

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

TRU Talks: Nikki Cowell - Looseheadz and Sale 1861

Nikki Cowell is one of the leading ambassadors for the charity Looseheadz, which aims to use rugby as a platform to increase awareness of mental health.
17 October 2019

Swansea stun Bath to continue impressive start

Newly promoted Swansea University shocked the University of Bath in Round Three to maintain their solid start to life in BUCS Super Rugby.
11 October 2019

Kate Alder Column: ‘It’s mind-blowing how much the game has grown’

In her first column for Talking Rugby Union, Wasps Ladies’ Kate Alder discusses the rise of the women’s game, full-time contracts for the Red Roses and the Tyrrells Premier 15s.
9 October 2019

Japan experience ‘unbelievable’ for Waterman

Danielle Waterman has been out in Japan for Guinness and ITV.
9 October 2019

Martin goes back to school as she helps Saracens Women move forward

New Saracens Women’s stand-off Lis Martin has learnt a lot in her first three outings for the reigning champions in the Tyrrells Premier 15s - and off the pitch she has been helping local youngsters to learn too.
8 October 2019

BUCS Super Rugby preview and a new era in the Women’s game

The new university rugby campaign is almost here and as ever, there is plenty to get excited about this year.
24 September 2019

Fixtures for 2020 Women's Six Nations unveiled

The fixtures for the 2020 Women's Six Nations was unveiled on Thursday with the tournament kicking off on 2nd February.
12 September 2019

Doyle believes he can be the Top Gun and take Scotland Women to the 2021 World Cup

During season 2018/19, Scotland’s Women lost all seven internationals they played and it led Scottish Rugby’s head of women and girls rugby Gemma Fay to make a big change.
5 September 2019

Three-year plan announced by RFU for restructuring Tyrrells Premier 15s

The Rugby Football Union has announced a three-year plan in the Tyrrells Premier 15s that could see four teams demoted from the top-flight women's competition.
21 August 2019

England star Scott: New signings can help take Harlequins Women to the next level

Two Tyrrells Premier 15s finals for Harlequins have ended in two defeats against Saracens, but their second-row Abbie Scott feels that the new arrivals at the club this summer can help them take the next step towards silverware.
20 August 2019

Scotland star Malcolm on balancing top-level sport and a PhD

Next month, Rachel Malcolm will hope to be part of new head coach Philip Doyle’s first Scotland Women’s squad that jets off to South Africa for two Test matches, but of late, all of her focus has been closer to home.
8 August 2019