Women's Rugby

Oz-some experience Down Under sets Scot Eilidh up nicely for Biarritz

Back in April, Eilidh Sinclair watched on television from Australia as her Scotland Women Sevens team-mates came close to securing a World Rugby Sevens Series core spot for 2019/20.
14 June 2019

Barbarian FC - Flying the flag

It was a great occasion last weekend at Twickenham and with the Barbarians heading to Cardiff in November to face Wales, there are overwhelming positives, especially for the Women’s game.
6 June 2019

Brazil Women qualify to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Brazil Women will be part of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after clinching the Sudamericano Femenino title as they defeated Colombia 28-15 in the final.
3 June 2019

Gulliver: 'You can't turn down the opportunity to play in such a prestigious team'

TRU's Joe Harvey caught up with Georgie Gulliver on her experience of Tyrrells Premier 15s final and the chance to represent Barbarians Women's side.
1 June 2019

Exeter do the double with win at BUCS Championship 7s

Zoe Heeley scored a hat-trick in the BUCS Championship 7s final as Exeter beat Durham to secure another piece of silverware for Jo Yapp and her side.
2 May 2019

Top tries from Kitakyushu Sevens

Canada went on to claim the Kitakyushu 7s as they went on to defeat USA in the final while England went on to win the bronze. Here are seven of the best tries from the Kitakyushu leg of the Women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
2 May 2019

We all love the opportunity to test ourselves against top sides - Martin

The big day of the university sevens season is here - and Elis Martin and her University of Edinburgh team mates are excited about the challenge that awaits them in Leeds.
1 May 2019

Saracens Women, Harlequins Ladies upbeat ahead of Tyrrells Premier 15s final

Saracens Women captain Lotte Clapp and captain of Harlequins Ladies Rachel Burford are upbeat of their team's chances ahead of the Tyrrells Premier 15s final scheduled at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.
24 April 2019

University rugby on show at Melrose Sevens

BUCS finals day took place down at Twickenham earlier in the week and now a number of student teams are getting ready to show what they can do at the famous Melrose Sevens in the Scottish Borders on Saturday.
12 April 2019

Exeter secure back to back Twickenham titles

The University of Exeter retained their BUCS Championship crown after fighting back to beat Durham University 30-26 in an excellent contest at Twickenham.
11 April 2019

BUCS Championship Final Preview: University of Exeter v Durham University

The top two Women’s university teams in the country are set to do battle for the BUCS Championship as current holders the University of Exeter take on Durham University.
9 April 2019

Qualification pathway for Women's World Cup 2021 announced

World Rugby has confirmed a qualification pathway for the teams to make it the 2021 edition of Women's Rugby World Cup scheduled to be played in New Zealand.
5 April 2019

'We have to believe and show no fear' - Scott Forrest

Scotland Women Sevens head coach Scott Forrest wants his side to embrace the opportunity of playing in Hong Kong over the coming days - and he has urged them to “show no fear” as they aim to secure a place on the World Series circuit for 2019/20.
3 April 2019

Beckett and Hartpury advance into Twickenham final

Leeds Beckett University and Hartpury University will contest the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final on April 10th after excellent victories in the last four of the competition.
28 March 2019

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Beckett progress after thrilling BUCS Super Rugby quarter-finals

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Leeds Beckett all advanced into the last four of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs after a brilliant quarter-final stage.
22 March 2019

USA Women to line-up against Barbarians in Denver

Barbarians Women side will face an international side for the first time when they head to Denver to take on USA Women’s Eagles.
19 March 2019

Sarah Beckett: "You get to live your dream day in, day out. It is sensational"

As the Red Roses sit on the verge of a Grand Slam, TRU chats to England’s Sarah Beckett about her journey to the international stage, the rise of the women’s game and the prospect of lifting the Six Nations at Twickenham.
15 March 2019

Exeter seal successive BUCS Super Rugby domestic titles

The University of Exeter were crowned the BUCS Super Rugby domestic champions for the second year running as they secured the win they required against Cardiff University.
8 March 2019

University of Bath profit as title contenders stumble

The race for top spot in BUCS Super Rugby took another twist this week as three of the leading candidates for the domestic crown failed to win.
22 February 2019

Leitch: 'I have been given loads of support and that has given me the opportunity to play for my country'

England international Poppy Leitch tells TRU about her return to the Red Roses, her development with Bristol Bears, the support of university rugby and her latest efforts for charity.
19 February 2019