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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.
World Cup Preview: Japan
First test match: 6th April 1991 v France (Aberavon) (lost 0-62) World Ranking: 14
World Cup Preview: Hong Kong
First test match: 8th April 1999 v Japan (Kumagaya) (lost 14-42) World Rugby Ranking: 23
World Cup: Does form predict success?
Form means a lot coming into a major tournament like the World Cup. But can it predict success? We’ve crunched the data for...
Italy: Putting the story right
Following the various rumours in recent weeks about the attitude of Italian Federation (FIR), the preparations of the...
Test series to offer key World Cup pointers
Starting on June 9, some of the key contenders for this year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup will kick off a six-game test series...
Irish World Cup aims be "most memorable ever"
Women's Rugby World Cup Director Garrett Tubridy brings us up to speed on how Ireland are preparing for this summer's...
Lichfield looking to the future
The introduction of Super Rugby next season - the new women's top flight league in England - has not been without its...
Alphonsi joins the Force
Last year the RFU announced its aim to double the size of the player base in England by 2021. A series of initiatives have...