Source: England Rugby

Maggie Alphonsi kicks off Festival of Rugby

RFU in partnership with Team Beds & Luton and Northamptonshire Sport kicked-off the first day of Festival of Rugby 2015 with a World Record Tag Rugby attempt at Luton Rugby Football Club involving England 2015 ambassador and Women’s Rugby World Cup winner, Maggie Alphonsi.   An estimated 300,000 are already set to attend Festival of Rugby

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Source: St Helens Council

Thatto Heath’s Chloe Richardson receives Local Hero Award

Chloe Richardson, rugby player for Thatto Heath and England Women’s Students, received the Local Hero Award recognising her volunteer work with St Helens Youth Sports Development, Youth Sports Programme. This article was written by St Helens Unlimited in recognition of the tremendous work that Chloe puts in: The Local Hero award is linked to National

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Source: WRL

Women’s Rugby League – Associations Cup

The Associations Cup began on Sunday (7 June) with the Lionesses up against GB Armed Forces and GB teachers taking on England Universities and Colleges.  Results and table (after the first round) are below. Lionesses 52 – 10 Great Britain Armed Forces Try scorers for Lionesses: Sarah Dunn (2) Manina Spurr (2) Rhiannion Marshall, Kayleigh Bulman (2), Shona Holme, Andrea Dobson, Hayley Fielding, Katie

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Source: Martin Seras Lima/World Rugby

Great Britain Rugby Sevens programme unveiled

Great Britain Rugby Sevens has announced details for its sevens programme in preparation for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This follows both England men’s and women’s sides finishing in the top four of the end-of-season rankings on the HSBC Sevens World Series which guaranteed qualification for Team GB. Great Britain Rugby Sevens Limited has been officially

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Source: Martin Seras Lima/World Rugby

Nominees for Women’s Sevens Player of the Year 2015 announced

World Rugby has announced the shortlist for the prestigious Women’s Sevens Player of the Year 2015 award, with the winner set to be revealed at the World Rugby Awards dinner at Battersea Evolution, London, on 1 November. After the thrilling and record-breaking Women’s Sevens World Series 2014-15 concluded in Amsterdam last weekend, this year’s nominees

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Source: Martin Seras Lima

Canada win Amsterdam Sevens

The sun-soaked stadium in the Netherlands saw Canada beat Australia to claim the Amsterdam Sevens trophy, after yet another epic battle between the two sides, and England will represent Team Great Britain at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016, after beating the USA in a thrilling “winner takes all” match on the last day of the

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