Source: Chris Emmerson of thurrock

Rachael Burford elected to Rugby Players’ Association Board

Sunday Times England Women’s Player of the Year at the RPA Players’ Awards 2014 and member of the World Cup winning England Rugby Squad, Rachael Burford, has been elected as the first professional female representative on the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) Players’ Board. The RPA Players’ Board is made up of representatives from all 12

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Source: rugbymatters.net

Katy Mclean and Leanne Riley return for England Women Sevens

England Women Sevens Head Coach Simon Middleton has made two changes for this weekend’s fourth round of the Sevens World Series in Langford, Canada. Middleton has recalled World Cup winning captain Katy Mclean as well as Saracens’ Leanne Riley as England look to improve on their current sixth place standing in the World Series. Mclean missed

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Rugby League – Women’s Premier League

The first round of the Rugby League Women’s Premier League matches took place yesterday. Featherstone Rovers 12-8 Thatto Heath St Helens Normanton Knights  6-38 Bradford Thunderbirds Selby Warriors  32-0 West Craven Warriors Brighouse Rangers  40-0 Hunslet Hawks Wigan St Patricks  20-20 Stanningley Oulton Raidettes  P-P Rochdale Hornets League Table after just one match: Team P

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Source: World Rugby

The Webb Ellis Cup arrives in Canada

Rugby’s most prestigious prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, has arrived in Canada as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour. The Trophy Tour is approaching the end of its 12 month journey around 15 countries as part of a celebration of Rugby. Previously the Webb Ellis Cup has visited Japan, Australia, Fiji, Madagascar, South

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