Women's Rugby

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

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