In the last league fixture of 2015, Richmond topped off their season with another fine win against local rivals Wasps. The bonus point win sees them finish top of the premiership having only lost one game out of 14. Richmond demonstrated the skills that have seen them top the league for a record nine times.
In the 14th and final round of league games in the Women’s Premiership, Lichfield entertained DMP Sharks and secured a five try bonus point win to confirm 3rd place in the league and a place in the end of season play-offs – equalling their best ever finishing position in the table. Both teams started strongly,
Needing a win to secure their place in the play offs, Worcester completed their league fixtures with a dominant display against Bristol, their win giving them a one-point league advantage over the visitors to secure the opportunity to now challenge for the premiership title. Conditions were not conducive to total rugby given the previous night’s
Bristol’s defeat at Saracens last weekend meant that today’s game was a must win for Bristol Ladies in order to finish fourth in the Premiership and claim the final spot in the play-offs. Opponents Worcester had the same aim and the game had been building all week. Bristol started brightly from kick off, but soon
Women’s Rugby – Premiership Saturday 19th December Lichfield Ladies 33-7 Darlington Mowden Park Ladies Worcester Ladies 15-0 Bristol Ladies Sunday 20th December Richmond Ladies 43-10 Wasps Ladies Saracens Ladies 68-5 Aylesford Bulls Ladies Championship North 1 and South 1 are back in action on 10 January 2016
International rugby sevens stars will compete in the annual invitational beach rugby competition at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro on 19 December to promote rugby sevens’ debut at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Supported by World Rugby and run by the Confederaçao Brasileira de Rugby (CBRu) , the event will deliver a fitting celebration of
Trials for the County of Origin Yorkshire Women’s rugby league team were held on Saturday. The conditions were horrendous with torrential rain and really cold temperatures, but that didn’t stop WRLA PR Officer Amanda Wigglesworth from going along to observe or put off any of the 40 players who turned up in the hope of
Last weekend’s loss to Saracens makes this Saturday’s final game of the regular season all or nothing for Bristol Ladies. A win against rivals Worcester will put them into the top four play offs in January. Currently placed 4th in the League with Worcester 5th, and just two points separating them, Bristol have the slight edge.
A covering of snow, coupled with a frozen pitch, saw the visitors adding an hour to their journey time in both directions as the game was moved to South Shields. However, despite this disruption, Worcester returned from a long day out heartened by a most professional performance, running in nine tries without reply to secure
World Rugby has confirmed that Kenya’s women’s rugby sevens team will compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The announcement follows confirmation by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) to the South African Rugby Union and World Rugby that it does not intend to accept a place at the Games, which the