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Media watch

A summary of recent articles on women's rugby from around the world.

Many interesting articles - often player interviews - appear in newspapers and on websites around the world - too many to mention on here. As an experiment we thought we might summarise some recent ones. Your feedback would be appreciated!

Not all articles are in English, but there are several translation services that can translate pages into English.

Sports International Issue 3 includes a major article on New Zealand (15s and 7s), interviews with Non Evans (Wales), Ella Green (Australia), and  Denver Wannies (South Africa), and Emily Ryall on why Ireland's Sx Nations win is good for the game as a whole, 

Women's Rugby League looking to expand

England Sevens star Alice Richardson answers questions on Supplements, Cheat Meals and the Paleo Diet for Sport Ultimate Rugby Sevens

Fiona Pocock on her plans to recover from another serious injury Find Rugby Now

Where have all the women gone? What do the Six Nations proposals and coverage say about the position of women's sport? Nouse

French star Julie Billes (Perpignan and France) looks back on her first year with the French team. L'Independent. [In French]

Aurelie Bailon looks back on first game at Perpignan since her move to rivals Montpellier. L'Independent [In French]

French national rugby league team must sell raffle tickets to pay for cost of attending RL World Cup in England this summer Le MondeCarre de Info [In French]

Ireland fullback Niamh Briggs is using her rugby stardom to help disadvantaged children:
Irish Independent, Irish Sun, Limerick Leader

What is behind the Six Nations "revolution"? An Italian rugby writer pulls no punches. OnRugby [In Italian]

New Zealand
Kelly Brazier looks back on the China 7s. Otago Daily News

Scottish reponses to the Six Nations proposals. Scotsman

Wide-ranging interview with Spanish scrum-half Patricia Garcia, an Ambassador for the Madrid 2020 Olympic bid: The Wang Connection Spanish RFU. [In Spanish]

Wales women's rugby legend Non Evans issues a Six Nations warning. BBC Sport.