Women's Rugby

Scotland Women's Molly Wright handed three-week ban

Scotland will miss the services of forward Molly Wright for the remainder of the Women's Six Nations tournament following a three-week suspension.
7 April 2021

Highlights: Women's Six Nations - Round 1

The opening round of the Women's Six Nations saw England dominate Scotland with a 52-10 win over Scotland at Castle Park while France blanked Wales 53-0 at Stade de la Rabine.
7 April 2021

Exclusive: Jess Breach Q&A - I love being a role model

Following the Red Roses' Six Nations victory over Scotland, TRU's Elizabeth Cartwright spoke to Jess Breach about her career so far and life off the pitch.
5 April 2021

Picture perfect: Blast from the past can set Wales on road to a bright future

Ahead of their Women's Six Nations opener in Vannes this weekend, Gary Heatly heard from Wales' captain, Siwan Lillicrap.
2 April 2021

New kids on the block: Introducing Scotland’s uncapped quartet

They are gearing up for their Women's Six Nations opener against England on Saturday, and Gary Heatly exclusively spoke to those who have witnessed the rise of Scotland's uncapped quartet.
31 March 2021

Why the ‘Phenomenal’ Allianz Premier 15s needs visibility

With the Women's Super League in football striking a ‘landmark’ broadcast deal this week, Wasps FC Ladies Director of Rugby Giselle Mather hopes rugby can commercially follow suit.
24 March 2021

Vicky Fleetwood Exclusive: Global competition can create a brighter future for players

England international Vicky Fleetwood chats to TRU about WXV - the new global competition in women's rugby - as well as the upcoming Six Nations and all things Allianz Premier 15s.
17 March 2021

World Rugby launches global tournament for women's competition

World Rugby has announced the launch of a new annual three-tier global competition for women's game that is due to begin in 2023.
16 March 2021

Grassroots rugby in Scotland one year on: “We just can’t wait to be back on the pitch again”

It is exactly a year since community clubs in Scotland last played a competitive fixture - and now they are itching to get up and running again as soon as possible.
15 March 2021

Gill Burns MBE: A trailblazer for the women’s game and challenging the status quo

Talking Rugby Union continues to celebrate Women’s History Month and we were lucky enough to hear from Gill Burns MBE on International Women’s Day.
10 March 2021

TRU’s Elizabeth Cartwright: What Rugby Means To Me

Elizabeth Cartwright tells us about the role rugby plays in her life and why the sport is so important to her.
8 March 2021

Fundraising effort in Eilidh’s memory is a success: 'She was simply the best team mate and friend'

On International Women’s Day, it is fitting to mark the recent work done by the Stirling University Women’s rugby team
8 March 2021

TRU Talks: Jessica Hayden on the Rugby World Cup postponement and more

On our latest TRU Talks, Joe Harvey spoke to freelance rugby journalist Jessica Hayden about the 2021 Rugby World Cup which is set to be delayed by a year + they discuss the women's game as a whole.
5 March 2021

Supporting the LGBTQ+ community in rugby: “It is about building knowledge, listening and understanding”

Harlequins and Scotland No.8 Jade Konkel believes strides are being made to make the LGBTQ+ community feel an inclusive part of the rugby family.
19 February 2021

Stef Evans Exclusive - Falling back in love with rugby and turning #ICare awareness into action

TRU's columnist Charlie Beckett exclusively chatted to Bristol Bears star Stef Evans about her rugby journey and the importance of building on the #ICare movement.
16 February 2021

Series Three: Looseheadz x TRU Podcast: Nolli Waterman on punditry, mental health and the Red Roses

On the latest episode of the Looseheadz x TRU Podcast, we chatted to Nolli Waterman about her career in the media, her battles with injury as well as looking back at her World Cup win in 2014.
10 February 2021

TRU Podcast - 2021 Six Nations Preview ft. Charlie Beckett

With the 2021 Guinness Six Nations upon us, the TRU Podcast is back! Joe Harvey hosts the pod and is as ever joined by TRU Editor Chris Heal and very special guest, Charlie Beckett.
4 February 2021

Rugby World Cup 2021 scheduled unveiled

World Rugby has unveiled the fixtures for the 2021 Rugby World Cup that will be hosted in New Zealand.
29 January 2021

Allianz Premier 15s to return and players will be tested for Covid-19

The Allianz Premier 15s will return to action on Saturday and all players and staff will be tested twice a week for Covid-19.
27 January 2021

Exclusive: Amber Reed - 'We’re going to stand up for what we believe in to inspire the next generation'

Talking Rugby Union caught up with England international Amber Reed to discuss her support for the #icare campaign and why it can play a crucial role in protecting the future stars of the game.
21 January 2021