Women's Rugby

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

Durham beat Leeds Beckett to stay top

A late penalty try helped Durham University defeat title rivals Leeds Beckett as the North-East side moved five points clear at the top of BUCS Super Rugby.
8 February 2020

Kate Alder Column: 'I'd be lying if I said going into another break is easy'

In her latest column for TRU, Wasps Ladies captain Kate Alder tells us about her Christmas and how she feels going into another break as the Six Nations begins.
5 February 2020

Eden Park to host final of 2021 Women's World Cup

New Zealand Rugby has unveiled the fixtures of the 2021 edition of Women's Rugby World Cup that will kick-off in September next year.
4 February 2020

Black Ferns defend Sydney Sevens title with 7-33 win over Canada

Black Ferns came up with a five-try performance as they defeated Canada in the final with a 7-33 margin as they successfully defended the Sydney 7s title in the ongoing Women's World Rugby Sevens Series.
3 February 2020

Nelson: Playing alongside Red Roses has helped me become a leader for Scotland

Scotland stand-off/centre Helen Nelson heads into her fifth Women’s Six Nations campaign in confident mood after a great first half of 2019/20 with club side Loughborough Lighting.
31 January 2020

Shaunagh Brown: “I’m just a kid playing rugby in my head still”

The Red Roses' Six Nations campaign begins this weekend in Pau, where England’s Women will take on France ands TRU chatted to Shaunagh Brown before the showpiece event gets underway.
28 January 2020

Marlie Packer to miss England Women's Six Nations campaign

England Women will miss the services of flanker Marlie Packer for the upcoming Six Nations tournament following an injury.
28 January 2020

Black Ferns consolidate top position with win in Hamilton

New Zealand scored three second half tries as they came from behind to beat their Canada counterpart with a 7-24 margin to clinch the Hamilton leg of the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series.
27 January 2020

Sister act: ‘Tactically astute’ Rachel joins sibling Sarah in Six Nations squad

In recent years, Scotland have had a number of sisters playing for the women’s national team - the McMillans and the Nelsons immediately spring to mind - and now the Law siblings could be set to join that exclusive club.
24 January 2020

Bursary helping McCormack build towards a bright future

Harlequins Women’s second-row Deborah McCormack has not had the best of luck with injury since September 2018, but interests outside of rugby have kept her motivated.
20 December 2019

Highlights: Black Ferns win Dubai 7s title to go top of Women's World Rugby Sevens Series

New Zealand Women successfully defended their Dubai 7s title with a thrilling 14-17 win over Canada in the final on Saturday.
8 December 2019

TRU Podcast: Max is back!

The long awaited return of Max Ashcroft occurred on the latest Talking Rugby Union podcast as the lads discuss the latest news from the Gallagher Premiership and Europe + they look ahead to World Sevens Series in Dubai.
5 December 2019

Durham and Beckett excel against current champions

Durham University and Leeds Beckett both produced impressive displays this week as the top two in BUCS Super Rugby sent out a statement to the rest of the division.
5 December 2019

World Seven Series: Dubai Preview

The first of six combined men's and women's events on the World Sevens Series circuit begins this week in Dubai.
4 December 2019

Beckett up to third, Hartpury thump Northumbria and Durham bounce back

Leeds Beckett University have moved into the top three of BUCS Super Rugby after an excellent win on the road against Swansea University.
29 November 2019

Sergeant is now ready to represent the Barbarians

Scotland winger Annabel Sergeant had a weekend she’ll never forget last time out, but this one coming up is set to be equally as memorable.
29 November 2019

England Women trounce Italy 60-3 to end November series undefeated

England Women came up with a dominating display as they demolished Italy with a 60-3 margin to finish their November Quilter Internationals unbeaten.
24 November 2019

TRU Talks: Sarah Beckett - England and Harlequins

Joe Harvey and a fleeting Chris Heal are joined by Sarah Beckett to discuss a landmark year for the Red Roses.
22 November 2019