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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...
Wiverns '85 - the tour that changed the game
Thirty years ago today a whirlwind hit women’s rugby in Britain (and, to a degree, France). Thirty-six Americans arrived for...
Hirata's story inspires
The story of Japanese player Ayane Hirata who battled the odds to make her rugby dream come true in Australia, has gone...
England Deaf look to the future
England Deaf captain Gina Iaqaniello had a long trip down to Devon this week to help launch a new Centre of Excellence for...
GB Rio campaign steps up
The programme for the team who will represent Great Britain at next year's Olympics in Rio has taken a step up with two ...
Women’s rugby welcomes Mongolia
The first ever full contact women’s rugby match took place in Ulan Bator last weekend (30th August).
Legacy debate masks wider issues in the game
Four years ago this week, women’s rugby became a professional sport, with the Netherlands becoming the first group of...
Marathon challenge for Lou
This September will see Lou Mick, a current Moody Cows player and women's rugby stalwart; take on the huge challenge of...
Spencer warns of wasted legacy
Former England captain Catherine Spencer says that her country has failed to capitalise on the opportunities that winning...