One could not fault the effort and commitment Worcester, who attempted to compete throughout this encounter, but Lichfield were a class above their hosts scoring 9 tries, 7 of which came from their backs and winning by 59-5. Conditions made handling and passing difficult but the home side adapted much better than the visitors to
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Bristol Ladies will hope for a change of fortune with next week’s fixture, having faced the top three sides in the last few weeks but they remain 4th in the league. Last Sunday, a young and inexperienced Bristol Ladies side showed grit and determination in their close defeat to Premiership leaders Richmond Ladies. With both sides missing
DMP made the long journey down south to the Jack Williams Ground in Kent to face Aylesford in a bottom of the table clash. DMP came with a young Squad because players were missing due to injury and England duty. It was a very overcast and damp day with a stiff breeze blowing across the
The women’s winter league for rugby league season began on 25 October so last weekend was the third week of fixtures. The league is made up of two divisions and this season Division Two welcomed three new teams: East Leeds (pictured above), Odsal, Hunslet, Hull and Liverpool University, it will be very interesting tracking their progress throughout the
This Saturday, Richmond hosted Bristol Ladies, for a muddy game under floodlights. With a large crowd, including many who had come to watch the men’s London Scottish game beforehand, Richmond defended their winning streak. They remain undefeated this season, and still sit at the top of the premiership league. The first try came from Richmond
England Women headed into the first fixture of their autumn series having experienced a mixed previous season, finishing fourth in the Six Nations before going on to beat the USA and Canada in the Rugby Super Series. Head coach Simon Middleton called for an improved performance from his team as they continue to build for
Women’s Autumn International France 11-0 England Women’s Premiership Saturday 7th November Richmond Ladies 31-22 Bristol Ladies Sunday 8th November Aylesford Bulls Ladies 24-22 Darlington Mowden Park Ladies Lichfield Ladies 59-5 Worcester Ladies Saracens Ladies 22-0 Wasps Ladies Women’s Championship North 1 Sunday 8th November Eccles Ladies 22-5 Novocastrians Ladies Firwood Waterloo Ladies 10-21 West Park Leeds Ladies Northwich Ladies 3-65 Loughborough Ladies West
Simon Middleton has named the England Women match day squad ahead of Saturday’s first autumn international against France at Le Stade Francis Turcan in Martigues, kick-off 9pm (8pm GMT) live on Sky Sports HD. World Cup winner Sarah Hunter will captain the side with an experienced forward pack, complimented by new talent throughout the backs.
This week’s fixture between Richmond Ladies and Bristol Ladies will take place on Saturday 7 November. Full details below: Richmond Ladies 1st XV v Bristol Ladies 1st XV – Richmond Athletics Ground, Twickenham Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2SF KO is 4:30pm.