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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.
India ready for their test debut
Next month India will become women’s rugby’s 65th test playing nation. We spoke to Nasser Hussain from the Indian Rugby...
Sevens launches in Kosovo
Mark Barrett reports on how women's rugby is developing a foothold in Europe's newest country - Kosovo.
Get the facts right!
The rapid rise in media interest in women’s rugby is bringing into the open the lack of records and statistics on the game...
Maturing Daley-Mclean still key to England's ambitions
In the form of her life, we spoke to England's playmaker Katy Daley-Mclean who talks professionalism, her desire to play on...
Spanish coach demands plan for “Tier 2”
Spanish rugby website Veintidós (“Twenty-two”) have published a great short interview with Spanish coach with José Antonio...
6 Nations: Where the teams stand
With rounds three of the women's Six Nations approaching, Ali Donnelly and John Birch assess how each team is progressing so...
Ireland and Scotland celebrate 25 years
25 years ago today (14th February) Ireland and Scotland took to the rugby field for the first time. Rugby historian Lydia...
Women's rugby history project: a first look
Last year we reported on a PhD project - ‘Women in Rugby Union: A Social and Cultural History, c. 1880-2016’ - and three...