Women's Rugby

Leanne Riley: It’s the unknown we are having to adapt to

Just eight weeks ago, Leanne Riley was leaving the field having started in England Women’s comprehensive 66-7 win over Wales.
8 May 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - Amber Reed, Bristol/England

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is England international and Bristol centre Amber Reed.
7 May 2020

Richmond omission from Premier 15s ‘gutting’ - Kapo

One of Richmond’s longest serving players, Laura Kapo, reflects on the decision to omit her illustrious club from the Tyrrells Premier 15s, plus, she also looks forward to the next challenge.
6 May 2020

Davinia Catlin: Excitement of being professional is definitely going to pull some players

Since joining Harlequins for the 2016/17 season, Davinia Catlin has become a club stalwart. A combative hooker, Catlin also runs an independent sports shop in Croydon, The Winning Margin.
1 May 2020

Appleby ‘incredibly excited’ by new era for Exeter Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs Women’s head coach Susie Appleby says she is “incredibly excited” after the club had their place in the Tyrrells Premier 15s confirmed at the start of the month.
28 April 2020

Lauren Delany: I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for Waterloo

Following the announcement that Firwood Waterloo have lost their place in the Tyrrells Premier 15s, Joe Harvey caught up with full-back and Ireland international Lauren Delany.
23 April 2020

Darren Lamon: "We see this opportunity as completing the Sharks family"

The Head of Women’s Rugby at Sale Sharks discusses the introduction of their elite team to the Tyrrells Premier 15s and the importance of growing the game and creating an identity.
21 April 2020

Sale Sharks Women sign England international Katy Daley-Mclean

Sale Sharks Women have announced the signing of World Cup winning England captain Katy Daley-McLean ahead of the 2020/21 season.
17 April 2020

Burford: We need clubs to be ambitious. We can’t sit still.

Rachael Burford chats to TRU about her thriving #LockdownSquad, the decision to award Exeter Chiefs & Sale Sharks places in the Tyrrells Premier 15s and why a strong domestic league can aid the Red Roses.
15 April 2020

The fabric of Loughborough University

Loughborough's season of celebration has hardly ended in the way that they imagined due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Joe Harvey has looked into what makes the institution so successful.
25 March 2020

BUCS Championship Finals suspended

This season's BUCS Championship finals at the Ricoh Arena have been suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak.
16 March 2020

England Women - 'We are never going to stop'

England’s Women have been nothing short of dominant in this Six Nations. Having only conceded 20 points the entire tournament, whilst scoring 165 of their own, Simon Middleton and his players end as the champions elect.
10 March 2020

Keay: 'The players have made a statement'

Alex Keay has admitted the hunger expressed by his Durham players to build on their successful BUCS Super Rugby domestic campaign can fuel a run to the Championship final.
8 March 2020

England Women 66 - 7 Wales Women - The Verdict

Talking Rugby Union were at the Stoop early on Saturday afternoon to watch England’s Women dismantle the Welsh 66-7.
7 March 2020

Amber Reed: Every game is just as special as the last one

England international and World Cup winner Amber Reed discusses her frustration and struggles with injuries, being back on the international scene, the continued progress of the Red Roses and the need to drive standards.
6 March 2020

Scottish women in GB Sevens squad “on merit” and must strive for Olympics

Having six Scottish women selected in the Great Britain Sevens wider group which is training for the Olympics has given the national XV’s squad a massive boost after a disruptive few weeks.
5 March 2020

England Women defeat Ireland 27-0 at Castle Park

England kept their hopes of Grand Slam alive as they nilled Ireland 27-0 in the Women's Six Nations competition at Castle Park.
24 February 2020

Red Roses Looking Forward to Sell-Out Doncaster Clash

To call the conditions during England Women’s last Six Nations game challenging, would be putting it mildly.
21 February 2020

Erika enjoyed playing rugby in Scotland, now she hopes to play against them

21-year-old, Erika Skofca, has been converted into a loosehead prop in recent months and was on the bench for the Italians round one fixture against Wales.
20 February 2020

Catherine Spencer Q&A: Mud, Maul, Mascara

At the book launch for her autobiography, Joe Harvey spoke to former England Women's captain Catherine Spencer about the book she wrote, England and the Tyrrells Premier 15s.
19 February 2020