Women's Rugby

Poppy Cleall to lead England against New Zealand

England number eight Poppy Cleall will lead the side for the first time as they face New Zealand in a rematch in Northampton on Sunday.
6 November 2021

England Women dominate New Zealand with 43-12 victory

England have made a strong statement ahead of next year's World Cup as they thrashed Black Ferns 43-12 in the autumn international opener in Exeter.
1 November 2021

Sarah McKenna on England’s World Cup bid, combining playing with coaching and an important autumn ahead

In an exclusive chat with TRU, the Saracens full-back looks ahead to the short-term and long-term future for England as Simon Middleton’s side prepare to face New Zealand.
30 October 2021

Inside the University of Exeter pathway and why it is benefitting the Red Roses

England face world champions New Zealand on Sunday at Sandy Park and the Exeter influence is wider than just the venue for this opening autumn international.
29 October 2021

Durham and Cardiff Met remain unbeaten whilst it was a dream day for Exeter’s Tshiunza

Two sides maintained their strong starts to the season in BUCS Super Rugby, plus it was a memorable day for Christ Tshiunza who received a call-up to the Wales squad.
14 October 2021

British & Irish Lions form committee to explore feasibility of women's team

The British and Irish Lions have announced the formation of a 13-member committee to explore the feasibility of a Women's team.
12 October 2021

England Women name 40-member training squad for autumn internationals

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named a 40-member training squad ahead of the upcoming autumn internationals.
7 October 2021

Giselle Mather: “I am proud of our fighting mentality but there is a lot more to come from Wasps

Without a host of internationals at her disposal, the Wasps Women's boss is pleased with her side’s start to the Allianz Premier 15s campaign + she also discusses the competitiveness of the women’s top-flight.
29 September 2021

University Rugby is strengthening its status within professional pathways - and it is only going in one direction

With BUCS Super Rugby kicking off this week and the university game clicking back into life, the recognition this level of the sport is receiving is only increasing.
28 September 2021

A women’s Lions tour is ‘just another opportunity to grow the game’

Harlequins' Rachael Burford and Worcester's Stef Evans continually strive to break down barriers within the sport and the prospect of a women's Lions tour excites the Allianz Premier 15s duo.
10 September 2021

Schedule for Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe qualifier unveiled

World Rugby has announced the schedule for the Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe qualifier that will be played in Italy.
9 September 2021

England vice-captain Emily Scarratt undergoes surgery on broken leg

England's preparation for the upcoming Rugby World Cup has been a dealt a blow as vice-captain Emily Scarratt underwent surgery on her broken leg.
7 September 2021

Black Ferns announce 34-member squad for series against England and France

Black Ferns head coach Glenn Moore has confirmed a 34-member squad for the upcoming end of the year series against England and France.
6 September 2021

Natasha Hunt: Gloucester-Hartpury are building both in the Allianz Premier 15s and further down the rugby pyramid

Combining her role with captaining Gloucester-Hartpury in the Allianz Premier 15s and coaching the university side in the BUCS National League, Natasha Hunt exclusively spoke to TRU about the pathway the club are providing.
3 September 2021

Scotland fullback Chloe Rollie makes exit from Harlequins Women

Harlequins Women have confirmed that Scotland fullback Chloe Rollie has parted ways with the Allianz Premier 15s club.
31 August 2021

Jodie Mallard and Sophie Shams sign new deals with Saracens

Saracens Women have confirmed that five players have penned new deals with the Allianz Premier 15s club.
29 August 2021

France women to face South Africa and New Zealand in autumn internationals

France women will be locking horns with their New Zealand and South Africa counterparts during the autumn international campaign.
19 August 2021

Donna Rose to remain with Saracens for 2021/22 season

Saracens Women have confirmed that prop Donna Rose will be remaining with the club for the 2021/22 season.
19 August 2021

England Women's autumn international fixtures announced

The Rugby Football Union has unveiled the fixtures for the autumn international series that will kick-start in the final weekend of October.
17 August 2021

Saracens Women captain Lotte Clapp signs new deal

Saracens Women have confirmed that captain Lotte Clapp becomes the latest player to commit her immediate future with the club.
13 August 2021