Women's Rugby

Claudia MacDonald starts for England in World Cup semi-finals against Canada

England coach Simon Middleton has named wing Claudia MacDonald in the matchday squad for the Rugby World Cup semi-final against Canada to be played in Auckland on Saturday.
3 November 2022

BUCS Double-Header: Champions Hartpury defeat stubborn Cardiff Met to go three from three

Hartpury University maintained their 100 per cent start to the BUCS National League season with a hard-fought 29-14 victory against Cardiff Met in testing weather conditions at Kingsholm.
2 November 2022

Rugby World Cup: England thrash Australia 41-5 to reach World Cup semi-finals

Marlie Packer scored a hat-trick as England ran seven tries to trounce Australia 41-5 in the World Cup quarter-final at Waitakere Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
30 October 2022

Sarah Hunter to become most-capped England international in quarter-final against Australia

Skipper Sarah Hunter is set to become England's most-capped Test player as they lock horns with Australia in the quarter-final of the World Cup in Auckland on Sunday.
28 October 2022

Rachael Burford Interview: Aussie motivation, England's style of play and dealing with pressure

The World Cup winner looks ahead to the Red Roses' quarter-final in Auckland, discusses why there is more to come from Simon Middleton's side and gives us an insight into what it is like as a player at this stage of the tournament.
27 October 2022

Rugby World Cup: Quarter-finals fixtures unveiled

The fixtures for the quarter-finals in the ongoing Rugby World Cup 2021 has been confirmed following the conclusion of the final group games.
23 October 2022

Rugby World Cup: England thrash South Africa 75-0 extending winning streak to 28

England made a strong statement as they eased past South Africa in the final Pool C World Cup game at Waitakere Stadium in Auckland on Sunday.
23 October 2022

Marlie Packer to lead England in World Cup game against South Africa

England head coach Simon Middleton has made 13 changes to the final Rugby World Cup pool game against South Africa to be played on Sunday.
21 October 2022

Wales make four changes for deciding game against Australia

Wales have made four changes to the starting line up for the deciding game in the ongoing World Cup against Australia.
20 October 2022

Siwan Lillicrap warns against writing off Wales

Wales skipper Wales has warned against writing off her side following a defeat to New Zealand in their second game of the Rugby World Cup.
16 October 2022

Game against France 'learning experience' for England - Simon Middleton

England head coach Simon Middleton feels the recently concluded World Cup game against France will be learning experience for his side.
16 October 2022

Rugby World Cup: England edge out France 13-7 to maintain winning streak

Emily Scarratt kicked all 13 points as England managed to hold off France with a 13-7 victory in their second Pool C clash in the ongoing Rugby World Cup in Whangarei.
15 October 2022

Dave Ward Interview: 'We're all aligned together and I think only club and country can benefit from that'

The Bristol Bears Women's head coach discusses his Welsh contingent at the World Cup, their progression in professional environments, his attention to detail and why everything mixed together can help his side kick on this season.
15 October 2022

Rachel McLachlan is back for Scotland and will be hoping to 'bring energy from minute one to minute 80'

The flanker, who has recovered from an elbow injury in time for the World Cup, will earn her 30th cap against Australia as Scotland look to respond after defeat to Wales.
14 October 2022

England make one change for Rugby World Cup game against France

England head coach Simon Middleton has made a solitary change for their second game in the ongoing Rugby World Cup against France to be played in Whangarei on Saturday.
13 October 2022

Cardiff claim another eye-catching win to head BUCS Super Rugby standings

The Welsh university won just six games in the entirety of last season, but three straight victories to begin this term have caught the attention.
12 October 2022

Wales flanker Alisha Butchers to miss remainder of Rugby World Cup

Wales flanker Alisha Butchers will miss the remainder of the Rugby World Cup competition following a knee injury.
12 October 2022

'Without experience, we don't know how we are going to perform' - Jones excited for New Zealand test

Wales centre Hannah Jones is relishing the opportunity to face "Test match animals" New Zealand in their second game of the World Cup in Auckland on Sunday.
11 October 2022

Clash against Australia will be a big test - Black Ferns assistant coach Sir Graham Henry

Former All Blacks coach Sir Graham Henry is expecting a stiff challenge from Australia in the Rugby World Cup opener to be played at Eden Park on Saturday.
7 October 2022

Vickii Cornborough Exclusive: 'I've still not got over 2017 and not winning the World Cup'

Vickii Cornborough started the World Cup final defeat against New Zealand five years ago but now she is 'hell-bent' on righting the wrongs of 2017 as the Red Roses go for glory.
6 October 2022