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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.
Scrumqueens.com - 10 years on
Monday September 30th 2019
Scrumqueens.com was founded in September 2009. Ten years on, Ali Donnelly and John Birch take a look at what has changed in the...
Remembering WRWC ’91 – Gill Burns
England reached the final of the 1991 World Cup and we asked one of their leading players, Gill Burns, to share her memories...
Remembering WRWC '91: The players
Players came from all over the world to the first Women’s Rugby World Cup, 25 years ago this week. Pioneers of they game...
Remembering WRWC'91: The Press
Day one of the World Cup received slight, but overall very positive, press coverage. We look at one of the best articles to...
Remembering WRWC '91: The Soviet Union
One of the most memorable participants in the 1991 Women’s Rugby World Cup was the team from the Soviet Union, but as much...
The first Women’s Rugby World Cup, 1991
Tomorrow it will be 25 years since the first Women’s Rugby World Cup kicked off in Cardiff. Over the next few days we will...
Pathways to success
Achievement in women’s rugby at international level – especially at fifteens – is dependent on more than to coaches and...
2016 6 Nations Review
John Birch and Ali Donnelly look back at the 2016 women's rugby 6 Nations where increased crowds and broadcast coverage wasn...
Talking points: Women's 6 Nations so far
We look at how each team is progressing after two rounds of the women's 6 Nations