Women's Rugby

New Zealand, Australia, France and USA to contest in semi-finals of Women's Rugby World Cup Sevens

The day one of the Women's Rugby World Cup sevens kicked-off in San Francisco on Friday with defending champions New Zealand, Australia, France and host USA progressing to the semi-finals.
21 July 2018

Why Northumbria need to keep supporting University Rugby

Reported on BBC News last week, Northumbria University withdrew all seven of its national league sports teams amid cuts to elite sport.
18 July 2018

France overcome Russia to clinch first leg of Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series

France managed to resist Russia in the final with a 12-19 triumph as they went on to clinch the first leg of the 2018 Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series in Marcoussis.
1 July 2018

New Zealand emerge victorious in Paris but Australia claim HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series title

New Zealand dominated the final of the Paris Sevens with a 33-7 win in the final but it was Australia, who went on to clinch the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series 2018.
11 June 2018

Ireland Women set to face USA Eagles in November

Ireland Women are set to face USA Eagles for the fourth time when the two teams meet each other in Dublin in November.
24 May 2018

New Zealand Rugby name first ever Black Ferns 15s contracted squad

New Zealand Rugby on Wednesday announced the first-ever Black Ferns contracts for 15s side with 17 players included from the 2017 Women's World Cup winning side.
24 May 2018

New Zealand clinch HSBC Canada Women's Sevens

New Zealand produced a brilliant performance to beat Australia 0-46 in the final to clinch the Canada leg of the HSBC Women's Sevens Series.
14 May 2018

England's Danielle Waterman confirms retirement from international rugby

England Women World Cup winner Danielle Waterman has announced her decision to retire from international rugby with immediate effect.
2 May 2018

Hartpury beat holders Edinburgh to seal BUCS Sevens title

Hartpury bounced back from their XV-a-side defeat at Twickenham to clinch the BUCS Championship Sevens title as they beat 2017 winners the University of Edinburgh 22-17 at West Park Leeds Rugby Club.
26 April 2018

England Women's Izzy Noel-Smith announces retirement

England Women back-row forward Izzy Noel-Smith has confirmed her retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
26 April 2018

Tyrrells Premier 15s Final launched at Ealing Trailfinders

The Rugby Football Union has confirmed the launch of the final of the inaugural edition of the Tyrrells Premier 15s on Monday.
24 April 2018

England Women Sevens end Kitakyushu leg with seventh place

England Women Sevens settled for a seventh-place finish in the Kitakyushu leg of the Women's World Rugby Sevens series after a 36-5 win over China on Sunday.
23 April 2018

Team England Women Sevens beat Canada to claim bronze at Commonwealth Games

Team England Women Sevens made history at the Commonwealth Games by securing the bronze medal in the first time that women’s rugby sevens has been included at the Games.
15 April 2018

Saracens and Harlequins make it to final of Tyrrells Premier 15s

The inaugural edition of the Tyrrells Premier 15s will see Saracens Women and Harlequins Ladies competing in the final following wins over Gloucester-Hartpury Women's RFC and Wasps FC Ladies respectively in the second leg of the semi-final on Saturday.
15 April 2018

Team England Women through to Commonwealth Games semi-final

Team England Women Sevens will face New Zealand in the semi-final of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after finishing second in pool B.
14 April 2018

Exeter clinch dramatic BUCS Women’s Championship final

The University of Exeter clinched the Women’s BUCS Championship against Hartpury in extra time after a classic final at Twickenham.
12 April 2018

BUCS Women's Championship Final: University of Exeter v Hartpury

Ahead of the BUCS Women’s Championship final on Wednesday at Twickenham, we profile and preview Exeter and Hartpury.
10 April 2018

Saracens, Harlequins emerge victorious in first leg of Tyrrells Premier 15s semi-finals

Saracens Women ran a 10-try riot as they trounced Gloucester-Hartpury Women 0-62 while Harlequins Ladies managed to overcome Wasps FC Ladies 19-25 in the first leg of the Tyrrells Premier 15s semi-finals.
10 April 2018

Rebels Women fall to classy Tahs to end season

The Melbourne Rebels' inaugural Buildcorp Super W season has come to a close, after NSW Waratahs Women ran out convincing 57-0 winners at Box Hill Rugby Club on Saturday afternoon.
7 April 2018

England Women Sevens include Lydia Thompson in 12-member squad for Commonwealth Games

England Women Sevens have confirmed the inclusion of Worcester Valkyries winger Lydia Thompson in the 12-member Commonwealth Games to be played in Australia.
26 March 2018