Media watch

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

Published by John Birch, April 6th, 2013

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Media watch

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.

InternationalSports International Issue 3includes 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,

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EnglandEngland Sevens star Alice Richardson answers questions on Supplements, Cheat Meals and the Paleo Diet for SportUltimate Rugby Sevens

Fiona Pocock on her plans to recover from another serious injuryFind 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

FranceFrench 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 summerLe Monde,Carre de Info[In French]

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

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

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

ScotlandScottish reponses to the Six Nations proposals.Scotsman

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

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