Women's Rugby

Black Ferns announce squad ahead of Test against Wallaroos

Black Ferns head coach Allan Bunting has named six debutants in the squad ahead of the O'Reilly Cup clash with Australia scheduled on Thursday in Brisbane.
27 June 2023

"It was a Hartpury v Exeter final in BUCS too" - Why university rugby is a key theme in this year's Allianz Premier 15s finale

History beckons for one of Gloucester-Hartpury or Exeter Chiefs in the Allianz Premier 15s final but the overlap of their university rugby programmes certainly adds an extra dimension to Saturday's big dance.
22 June 2023

Meg Jones Interview: "My main aim is to go to Paris - Then I want to try and come back for the home World Cup"

Exclusive - With aspirations to go to the Olympics and represent England at the 2025 World Cup, Jones is hoping a new chapter with Leicester Tigers can help her achieve her ambitions.
20 June 2023

"I cried my eyes out" - Sydney Gregson on injury despair to another Premier 15s semi-final

After suffering a serious ACL injury which ruled her out for the whole of Saracens' title-winning campaign last season, Gregson has played an integral role in the champions reaching the play-offs once again.
9 June 2023

Wayne Smith appointed as Performance Coach of Black Ferns and All Blacks

New Zealand Rugby has confirmed that Wayne Smith has been appointed as Performance Coach of the All Blacks and Black Ferns.
26 May 2023

Liz Crake Interview: 'I think the girls are just trying to feel confident about where they are going to go next year'

What the future for Wasps Women will look like remains an unknown but captain Liz Crake explains how the club are helping the players plan their next moves in the game.
22 May 2023

Gabrielle Vernier named Women's Six Nations player of championship

France centre Gabrielle Vernier has been named TikTik Women’s Six Nations player of the Championship.
19 May 2023

Gallagher named official partner of Women's Rugby, WXV and Rugby World Cup 2025

World Rugby has announced Gallagher as the official partner of Women's Rugby and Rugby World Cup 2025.
8 May 2023

‘We have taken massive steps’: Scotland’s women striding cautiously into a promising future post-Six Nations

Scotland concluded their Six Nations campaign with successive victories and the positivity amongst the squad is hopefully a good indication going forward.
2 May 2023

Women's Six Nations: England clinch Grand Slam after 38-33 win over France

England managed to overcome a second half fightback from France as they sealed a 38-33 win in the final round of the tournament at Twickneham Stadium to claim the Grand Slam in the Six Nations tournament.
29 April 2023

England coach Simon Middleton backs Ireland to improve

England head coach Simon Middleton has backed Ireland to improve further despite their recent defeat at Musgrave Park on Saturday.
24 April 2023

Match Centre: Women's Six Nations: Ireland 0-48 England

England have blanked out Ireland 48-0 as they maintained their hope of Grand Slam in the ongoing Women's Six Nations tournament with a dominating victory at Musgrave Park on Saturday.
23 April 2023

'She is just such a good human being' - Tributes paid as hard working and determined Helen Nelson reaches 50 Scotland caps

Nelson will win her 50th cap at the weekend and ahead of her milestone occasion, TRU's Gary Heatly heard from those who know the Scotland international best.
21 April 2023

Black Ferns announce list of contracted players

New Zealand Rugby have announced a list of 34 contracted Black Ferns players as they look to strengthen their preparations towards the 2025 Rugby World Cup.
17 April 2023

Match Centre: Women's Six Nations: Wales 3-59 England

England maintained their hope of a Grand Slam as they defeated Wales 59-3 in the third round of Tik Tok Women's Six Nations tournament at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday.
16 April 2023

Opinion: Phrasing is important - It's imperative McWilliams can be a pillar for real, meaningful change for his team

TRU's Imogen Ainsworth reacts to The Telegraph's recent investigation into Irish Rugby and why Thursday's press conference highlighted the need for the IRFU to keep improving.
14 April 2023

'Couldn't think of a better way to end my career' - Sarah Hunter

England captain Sarah Hunter admitted that she "couldn't think of a better way to retire" after her side's 58-7 win over Scotland in the opening round of the TikTok's Six Nations tournament.
26 March 2023

Match Centre: Women's Six Nations: England 58-7 Scotland

Marlie Packer scored a hat-trick as England powered past Scotland 58-7 in the opening round of the TikTok's Six Nations in Newcastle on Saturday.
26 March 2023

England v Scotland Preview: 'The impact Sarah has had on the game has been forever changing'

Imogen Ainsworth takes a look ahead to the Red Roses' opener against Scotland + TRU hears from Loughborough Lightning Director of Rugby Rhys Edwards as Sarah Hunter bows out of the game.
25 March 2023

Sara Orchard Exclusive: I don't think female commentary can be seen as unique anymore

As one of the leading female voices in the world of rugby, the BBC broadcaster feels it is "pretty normalised to have women in this space" as she prepares for another TikTok Women's Six Nations campaign.
24 March 2023