Women's Rugby

Tyrrells Premier 15s - Week 1 round up

As the first round of Tyrrells Premier 15s Loughborough Lightning kicked-off on last weekend, Loughborough Lightning and Gloucester-Hartpury Women's RFC were among the four teams that secured a bonus point victory. Here is a wrap up of how the games went.
19 September 2017

Lark Davies to captain Worcester Valkyries in Tyrrell's Premier 15s

Worcester Valkyries have confirmed hooker Lark Davies as the captain of the club for the inaugural edition of 2017/18 Tyrrell's Premier 15s that kicks-off on 16th September.
13 September 2017

RFU considering new Anglo-French women's competition

The Rugby Football Union has stated that they are considering a new Anglo-French women's competition to accompany the inaugural Tyrrell's Premier 15s.
8 September 2017

New women's domestic league competition to be live streamed in RFU website

The Rugby Football Union has announced that at least five matches of the new women's domestic league competition will be live streamed on the official website of the governing body.
31 August 2017

England v New Zealand - Women's Rugby World Cup final Preview

England will face New Zealand in the final of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 tournament in Belfast on Saturday. Apart from Black Ferns, no other team has managed to retain their title in the history of the tournament. Can England achieve the rare feat?
26 August 2017

Ireland aim fifth place finish as they lock horns with Australia

Ireland head coach Tom Tierney has made a total of three changes to the line-up for the Women's World Cup clash against Australia in Belfast in a bid to secure the fifth place.
22 August 2017

Elen Evans and Dyddgu Hywel named in Wales line-up to face Canada

Wales head coach Rowland Phillips has recalled a total of nine players for the clash against Canada in the play-offs to decide fifth to eighth places in the Women's Rugby World Cup.
21 August 2017

Tom Tierney rings the changes for Ireland's must win game against France

Ireland have handed starts to Nicole Cronin and Leah Lyons for the must win encounter against France in the Women's World Cup encounter in Dublin.
17 August 2017

Lleucu George to make Wales debut against Japan

Wales head coach Rowland Phillips has made a total of nine changes for the upcoming Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Hong Kong scheduled to be played in Dublin on Thursday.
17 August 2017

Former England, Ireland players to face each other ahead of Women's World Cup final

Former Ireland and England players will come together for the first time in an Ireland Women's Legends v England Women's Legends game ahead of the final of the ongoing edition of Women's World Cup.
14 August 2017

New Zealand thrash Hong Kong 121-0, France, Canada stun Australia, Wales

The second round of the Rugby Women's World Cup 2017 saw New Zealand extend dominance over Hong Kong while England, Canada, France, USA and Ireland maintained their unbeaten streak.
14 August 2017

Wales Women aim to make amends for defeat against New Zealand

Wales assistant coach Nick Wakley stated that his team is looking to bounce back from the defeat in the opening game when they face Canada in the second round of Women's Rugby World Cup on Sunday.
12 August 2017

New Zealand, Ireland, France off to winning start in Women's World Cup

The opening day of Women's World Cup at UCD Bowl in Dublin on Wednesday saw Canada, England and France top the respective pools.
10 August 2017

Players to watch out in Women's World Cup 2017

As the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 gets underway at UCD Bowl in Dublin on Wednesday, we take a look at five key players, who might create impact in the tournament.
9 August 2017

Wales name side to test World Cup credentials against New Zealand

Wales have named Carys Phillips as their captain as they launch their Women's World Cup campaign on Wednesday in Dublin against a team head coach Rowland Phillips describes as one of the "perennial favourites".
8 August 2017

Hosts Ireland name team for Women's World Cup opener against Australia

Women's Rugby World Cup hosts Ireland have named their side for the opening Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Australia in Dublin on Wednesday.
8 August 2017

Bill Beaumont expects highly competitive and exciting Women's World Cup

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes the upcoming Women's World Cup has all the credentials to become one of the most successful edition in the history of the tournament.
8 August 2017

World Rugby announces broadcasters for Women's World Cup

World Rugby has released the list of broadcasters for the Women's Rugby World Cup that is scheduled to be played between 9th and 26th August in Ireland.
4 August 2017

Foley expects Ireland to be tested

Former Ireland international Rosie Foley believes it will be a difficult task for her country to lift the Women’s World Cup next month, but she is confident that they can go far at this tournament.
2 August 2017

Claire Molloy to lead Ireland in Women's World Cup

Ireland have confirmed Bristol loose forward Claire Molloy as the captain for the upcoming Rugby Women's World Cup.
2 August 2017