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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.
2017: Everything we wished for?
Last December we came up a with a wish list of seven things we hoped to see in 2017. A year later, what progress has been...
Wilson moving on with no regrets
We caught up with England wing Kay Wilson who this week announced her retirement from international rugby. (Pictured, Wilson...
World Rugby’s ambitions for women’s game
World Rugby held a two-day women’s rugby forum in Belfast at the end of August as a part of the development of their women’s...
"Women’s RWC is the game’s flagship"
With the 2017 World Cup Final only three days away, we took the opportunity to speak to Katie Sadleir, the new General...
Day One: 5 talking points
We look at five key talking points from day one of the Women's Rugby World Cup.
World Cup Preview: England
First test: 1987 v Wales (won 4-22), Pontypool ParkCurrent World Ranking: 1
World Cup Preview: New Zealand
First test: 1990 v Netherlands, Christchurch (won 56-0)Current World Ranking: 2nd
The "other" World Cup: Utrecht Shield
There is more than one way to decide who are the world champions, and appropriately all current methods point the same way....