New Zealand Men's and Women's 7s teams were awarded the titles for the World Rugby Sevens Series after the remainder of the tournament for 2020 season has been cancelled following the pandemic coronavirus.
All rugby players have had to adapt to different ways of training to keep themselves ticking over for when the sport does eventually return - and for one of Shale Sharks’ newest recruits Nicola Howat, that has meant workouts on her family farm.
When Molly Wright arrived in Scotland from New Zealand - via a stint in London to work within the NHS in early 2017- playing rugby again, let along winning an international cap, was the furthest thing from her mind.
Chris Heal and the Looseheadz team are joined by Kathryn Craine and Nikki Cowell of Sale 1861 to discuss the foundation + the girls also talk about the exciting times ahead for women's rugby in the North-West.
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.
For now, there is no BUCS Championship final to look forward to for Edinburgh University women’s squad given the current situation which goes far beyond rugby, but they can still look back on a positive 2019/20 with pride.
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.
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.
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.
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.