Women's Rugby

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

British and Irish Lions in talks with home unions over creation of Women's team

The British and Irish Lions have confirmed that they are in talks with home unions for the possible creation of women's team.
30 July 2019

Harris excited by new venture as she reflects on her stellar rugby career

On the rugby pitch, Lauren Harris has had to tackle a lot of tough opponents over the years - and now she is looking to tackle another tough subject and break down some barriers as she launches her own clothing brand.
18 July 2019

France trounce USA 53-14 to finish third in Women's Super Series

France ran a seven-try riot as they trounced USA 53-14 in the final round of the Women's Super Series at Torero Stadium on Sunday.
15 July 2019

New Zealand beat England 28-13 to clinch Women's Super Series

Renee Wickliffe scored a hat-trick as New Zealand completed a 28-13 win over England at Torero Stadium on Sunday to win the Women's Super Series.
15 July 2019

USA open their account in Super Series with 18-20 win over Canada

USA Women overcame a double from Olivia DeMerchant as they edged out Canada 18-20 in their Super Series encounter at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center.
11 July 2019

England edge out France 20-18 to go top in Women's Super Series

Emily Scarratt provided a vital turnaround with 10 points in the closing stage as England Women came from behind to complete a 20-18 win over France in the Women's Super Series encounter at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center.
11 July 2019

Heather Kerr and Clara Nielson: From two Twickenham meetings to facing the best teams in the world

As England prepare to take on France in their third match of the Super Series, university rugby was on the agenda as TRU spoke to two Red Roses who were involved in this year’s BUCS final.
10 July 2019

England Women make nine changes for Super Series clash against France

England Women coach Simon Middleton has named the matchday squad for the upcoming Super Series clash against France to be played on Wednesday.
9 July 2019

England Women come from behind to edge out Canada 17-19

England Women came from behind to edge out Canada Women at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center as they maintained their perfect record in the ongoing Women's Super Series.
7 July 2019

France bounce back with 25-16 win over New Zealand in Women's Super Series

France opened their account in the ongoing Women's Super Series as they completed a 25-16 win over their New Zealand counterparts in the third round at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center on Saturday.
7 July 2019

Canada open their account with bonus point win over France

Canada Women registered their maiden win in the ongoing Super Series as they defeated France 19-36 at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center.
5 July 2019