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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
Monday February 03rd 2020
Cath Spencer's much awaited autobiography is published on Thursday. We've had an early look.
Autumn tests: 5 things we've learned
The busiest ever Autumn international programme is over. Some 21 national teams played 29 games, including 24 tests - half...
Steinberg on women's rugby's exciting future
We talk to former USA Women's Eagles head coach Pete Steinberg about the future of the game, the development of rugby in...
Zimbabwe: ambition and massive potential
The recent appearance of international XVs rugby in southern Africa on the calendar has been one of the most positive...
International players fear for future of fifteens
A worldwide survey of international players reveals the pressure faced by elite players, and concerns for the future of the...
The All-Round World Championship
For the third time in the game’s history we have had two World Cups – 15s and 7s – in the space of a year. What do the...
How the USA taught New Zealand to play
Three years ago we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Wyverns - an American team that revolutionised women's rugby in...
Kish hails "unreal" World Cup format
We caught up with retired Canada captain Jen Kish on life after rugby and look ahead to the World Cup 7s this weekend.
Appeal to rugby internationals
(Ex-)International Women’s Rugby Players – Can YOU help contribute to the History of Women in Rugby Union PhD.