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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...
WSWS: Is hosting an advantage?
News came in today that Australia are applying to host a leg of the Women’s Rugby World Series, while this weekend France...
Cracknell: Fiji on an exciting journey
We spoke to ex-England star and the head coach of the Fiji Women's Rugby team, Chris Cracknell. It has been a year since...
Germany: Building a new test team
In April, the German Rugby Union (DRV) agreed to reform their women’s (15s) test team after an absence of nearly seven years...
Player pathways plot the future
The pathway to making it as an international 7s player differs all over the world. We asked the world's leading women's...
Worldwide popularity of women’s rugby 2016
Last week we looked at the growth of women’s rugby worldwide, and the countries with the most registered players. But...
Massive growth in player numbers
Back on International Women’s Day, the then IRB published their latest summary of women’s player numbers. We now have the...
Remembering WRWC’91: The final and the legacy
The first World Cup came to an end – and the United States the first World Champions. What effect had the tournament had,...
Scrumqueens ranked #1 on Twitter
UK based influence analysis platform Lissted has ranked @scrumqueens as the most influential Twitter user in women’s rugby,...