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Pioneers of modern women's rugby
Friday July 17th 2020
A couple of months ago we published an article about the first pioneers of women’s rugby – some of the people of tried to get the...
Marjorie's choice: World Cup or Olympics?
Saturday June 27th 2020
France's Marjorie Mayans recently decided to end her Olympic dream and concentrate instead on fifteens for 2021. She has been...
Pioneers of women's rugby: pre-1960
Friday May 15th 2020
Many would be surprised to read that women were playing rugby before the 1960s. I mean, I occasionally still get those who live...
Mud, maul, mascara: review
Cath Spencer's much awaited autobiography is published on Thursday. We've had an early look.
Behind the unbeatable Czechs
From the lowest ranked international XVs team to back-to-back European Trophies in an unbeaten year of test rugby (plus a...
Scrumqueens.com - 7s squad of the decade
The decade of Scrumqueens.com has also been the decade of sevens. As part of celebrating our 10th birthday, we choose our...
Scrumqueens.com - 10 years on
Scrumqueens.com was founded in September 2009. Ten years on, Ali Donnelly and John Birch take a look at what has changed in...
Barette: an untold story of women’s rugby 100 years ago
The story of the rise and fall of women’s sport after the First World War has been well recorded in recent years, but...
Stockley lauds Barbarians support
We spoke to Fiona Stockley (pictured below left with Giselle Mather) the woman behind the birth of the first ever women's...
2018 in figures: Part 2 - International Sevens
In the the second of our two articles we look back on 2018 from a statistical point of view, this time looking at with...
2018 in figures: Part 1 - Test rugby
In the first of two articles we look back on 2018 from a statistical point of view, starting with test rugby.