Women's Rugby

Niamh Briggs to miss Ireland's Women's World Cup campaign

Ireland's Women's World Cup campaign has been dealt a major blow with their skipper Niamh Briggs ruled out of the tournament with an injury.
31 July 2017

Purdy confident of England success

World Cup Winner Claire Purdy on England's chances, striking the right balance between youth + experience & the contract debate.
26 July 2017

Niamh Briggs eyes home World Cup victory for Ireland Women

Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs is hoping to capitalise on the home advantage during the upcoming World Cup that kicks-off next month.
25 July 2017

Carys Phillips pleased with Wales' preparations ahead of Women's World Cup

Wales Women's team hooker Carys Phillips expressed satisfaction on her team's preparations ahead of the 2017 World Cup that will be played in Ireland in August.
24 July 2017

England announce 28-member squad for Women's World Cup

England Women have named a 28-member squad for the upcoming 2017 World Cup to be played in Ireland in August.
1 July 2017

Japan emerges victorious in Women's Sevens Series Qualifying tournament

Japan came up with a four try performance as they defeated South Africa by 10-22 in the final in Hong Kong and secure a berth in the Women's Sevens series.
7 April 2017

Japan, South Africa and Belgium reach top position on day one of Women's Sevens Series Qualifying

The World Rugby Women's Sevens Series Qualifying kicked-off on Thursday in Hong Kong with Japan, Belgium and South Africa topping the respective pools.
7 April 2017

BUCS Womens Rugby Championship Final Highlights 2017

Twickenham hosted the 2017 BUCS Womens Rugby Championship Final, where the University of Edinburgh were outright winners 48 - 5 against last years finalists Northumbria University.
3 April 2017

Lloyd and Gaffney star as Edinburgh secure BUCS Championship

Hat-tricks from Rhona Lloyd and Megan Gaffney helped Edinburgh clinch the Women’s BUCS Championship after a convincing 48-5 victory over Northumbria.
31 March 2017

BUCS Women's Championship Final: University of Edinburgh v Northumbria University

Ahead of the BUCS Women’s Championship trophy final on Thursday at Twickenham, we profile and preview Edinburgh and Northumbria
29 March 2017

Northumbria and Edinburgh set for all Northern final

Northumbria and Edinburgh will meet in next week’s BUCS Championship Women’s Final at Twickenham after victories over Cardiff Met and Durham in the last four.
23 March 2017

England Women clinch Grand Slam with 34-7 win over Ireland

England Women came up with a dominating second half performance as they sealed a 7-34 win over Ireland in the final encounter of the Women's Six Nations championship in Dublin to clinch a Grand Slam title.
19 March 2017

England Women make one change for Ireland clash

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has made a solitary change to the line-up that will face Ireland in the final round of Women's Six Nations tournament.
17 March 2017

Hartpury, Loughborough, Exeter and Bath reach the last four

BUCS Super Rugby Champions Hartpury College are through to the semi-finals of the BUCS Championships after a last gasp victory over Leeds Beckett.
9 March 2017

Women's Super Rugby competition to kick-off in September - RFU

Rugby Football Union has announced a 10-team Super Rugby women's competition that will begin from September this year.
1 March 2017

England Women suffer Katy Mclean blow

England will miss the services of 2014 World Cup winning fly-half Katy Mclean for the remainder of Women's Six Nations campaign following her three-week suspension.
1 March 2017

England Women trounce Wales by 0-63 win

England Women came up with a dominant 11-try performance as they blanked Wales Women by 0-63 in their Women's Six Nations clash at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday.
12 February 2017

Durham stun Exeter to move into play-offs

Durham recovered from a 17-point deficit at half-time to snatch victory over Exeter who now cannot win the BUCS Super Rugby League title.
9 February 2017

Emily Scarratt stars as England Women register 26-13 win over France

Emily Scarratt kicked 16 points as England Women made a stunning comeback to win the Women's Six Nations opening game against the defending champions France by 23-16 on Saturday.
5 February 2017

Jenny Murphy's last-gasp try secures thrilling win for Ireland Women

Jenny Murphy scored the decisive try in the extra minutes as Ireland started their Six Nations Women's campaign with a thrilling 15-22 win over Scotland at Broadwood Stadium on Friday.
4 February 2017