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Counting tests: the minefield of stats
Wednesday October 27th 2021
The news wires are full this week of New Zealand’s upcoming 100th test match. But is it as simple as that?
Courtiex: Utilising the power of sevens
Thursday August 12th 2021
David Courteix has been coach of the French women’s sevens team since 2010, which in women’s rugby terms is forever. After that...
The remarkable story of Bayzat Khamidova
Saturday July 10th 2021
Bayzat Khamidova has been a standout player in the Russian women’s sevens team since the launch of the World Series in 2012. As...
What next for the 6 Nations?
Put aside the closeness of the final between England and France, and it’s clear the women’s Six Nations has some challenges...
Waterman finding her voice
World Cup winner Danielle Waterman says cutting back her social media use has breathed fresh life into a punditry career she...
World Cup 30th Anniversary – Spain
On Wednesday 10th April 1991 teams played in the final pool games of the inaugural Women’s Rugby World Cup. The competition...
WRWC '91 30 years on: Welcoming Japan
The opening round of games on the 6th April 1991 pitted New Zealand against Canada, England against Spain, the USA against...
30th Anniversary of the first Women’s Rugby World Cup
The first ever World Cup kicked off 30 years ago today. Lydia Furse looks back on this pioneering tournament.
WXV: What's it all about, really?
WXV - the new worldwide women's rugby test calendar - was launched yesterday to some scratching of heads about what is was,...
Coaching the Russians
Russia recently appointed their first overseas coach for their sevens team. We spoke to Graham Bentz about his first few...
Exciting future for African rugby
Rugby Africa competition programme and calendar for 2021 was announced last month with little information about women’s...