Women's Rugby

Exclusive: Mullen and Harlequins building in the right direction after eye-catching start

Allianz Premier 15s league leaders Harlequins travel to Loughborough Lightning on Saturday as head coach Gerard Mullen returns to some familiar surroundings.
6 November 2020

England Women clinch Six Nations Grand Slam after 54-0 win over Italy

England Women rounded off a perfect Six Nations tournament as they thrashed Italy Women 54-0 at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi to clinch the Grand Slam.
2 November 2020

Exclusive: Katy Daley-McLean - “We now have the opportunity to go to Italy and finish with a Grand Slam"

Having already been crowned as the Women’s Six Nations Champions, TRU spoke to England fly-half Katy Daley-McLean ahead of the Red Roses Grand Slam decider this weekend.
28 October 2020

Allianz Premier 15s: Round Three - Wrap up

The third round of Allianz Premier 15s saw four matches with Loughborough Lightning, Harlequins Women, Saracens Women and Wasps FC Ladies registering wins.
27 October 2020

Nelson: Scotland ‘can’t take foot off the gas’ after France draw

Helen Nelson says Scotland "can't take their foot off the gas" after clinching a dramatic draw with France in the Women's Six Nations on Sunday.
27 October 2020

England Women crowned winners of 2020 Six Nations

England have successfully managed to defend the Women's Six Nations title after the fourth round game between France and Scotland finished in a draw.
26 October 2020

New Zealand, England and Canada among top seeds in Women's World Cup 2021

New Zealand, England and Canada have occupied the top seeds in the Women's World Cup scheduled next year.
20 October 2020

Allianz Premier 15s: Harlequins storm past DMP Durham Sharks on opening weekend

The first round of the new Allianz Premier 15s season started in fine style as Harlequins scored 17 tries to breeze past DMP Durham Sharks.
12 October 2020

Former England skipper Sue Day honoured with an MBE

Former England Women skipper Sue Day has been honoured with an MBE for services to gender equality in sport.
12 October 2020

Allianz named sponsor for Premier 15s

The Rugby Football Union has confirmed Allianz Insurance as the sponsor for the Women's Premier 15s competition.
6 October 2020

RFU reduces funding to Premier 15s league by 25 per cent

The Rugby Football Union has slashed the funding to Women's Premier 15s league competition following the financial loss created by the pandemic coronavirus.
2 October 2020

Women's Six Nations set to resume from 24th October

The fixtures for the six postponed games of the Women's Six Nations have been unveiled with the tournament restarting on 24th October.
21 September 2020

Scotland Women's head coach Philip Doyle steps down

Scotland Women's head coach Philip Doyle has announced his decision to step down from the role as he was unable to join the team following the Covid-19 shielding rules.
11 August 2020

McMillan lays down the 'law' as she targets more caps for Scotland

Since midway through 2016, Louise McMillan has earned 22 full caps for Scotland, helped the national sevens team put in some great performances and lifted numerous trophies at club level with Hillhead/Jordanhill.
5 August 2020

Premier 15s clubs set for return to Stage 1 Training

Premier 15s clubs can now return to stage one of training which will allow individual conditioning in a performance environment with strict social distancing maintained at all times.
29 July 2020

Howat not feeling sheepish as she prepares to test herself in the top-flight

All rugby players have had to adapt to different ways of training to keep themselves ticking over for when the sport does eventually return - and for one of Shale Sharks’ newest recruits Nicola Howat, that has meant workouts on her family farm.
15 June 2020

Caity Mattinson on why Worcester Women will be ‘unrecognisable’

After a season spent coaching and playing in Canada, England scrum half Caity Mattinson was unveiled as one of Jo Yapp’s recruits for the 2020/21 season at Worcester Warriors.
4 June 2020

‘Playing in a World Cup in New Zealand would be a very special moment’

When Molly Wright arrived in Scotland from New Zealand - via a stint in London to work within the NHS in early 2017- playing rugby again, let along winning an international cap, was the furthest thing from her mind.
4 June 2020

Sale Sharks secure six more signings ahead of Premier 15s debut

Sale Sharks have strengthened their squad further with six more signings ahead of the 2020/21 season.
3 June 2020

Women's Premier 15s competition loses Tyrrells sponsorship

Tyrrells have confirmed that they will end the sponsor of Women's Premier 15s at the end of its three-year contract in August.
26 May 2020