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Roy Davies praises 18-year-old debutant Megan Varley

Worcester Valkyries Director of Rugby Roy Davies was quick to praise 18-year-old Megan Varley after the youngster made her first-team debut at the weekend at Loughborough Lightning in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s. The centre impressed on her first outing despite her side going down 46-12 to a strong Loughborough outfit. And new boss Davies said:

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Tyrrells Premier 15s off to a good start

The inaugural weekend of Tyrrells Premier 15s action provided plenty of drama as the brand-new league got underway with five competitive clashes. Two of the competition’s new faces, Loughborough Lightning and Gloucester-Hartpury, had the perfect start to life in the top tier, while there were also victories for last season’s champions Harlequins, Saracens and Richmond.

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Eight tries for Lightning in Premier 15s opener

Loughborough Lightning firmly cemented their feet in the brand new Tyrrell’s Premier 15s Women’s Rugby competition after a stellar performance on Saturday beating Worcester Valkyries 46 – 12. As one of the new teams to enter the league in its inaugural year, Lightning walked out on the pitch with a steely determination to prove themselves

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World Cup Finalist Poppy Cleall returns to Saracens Women

Saracens Women have announced the return of Rugby World Cup finalist, Poppy Cleall to the club for the inaugural Tyrrells Premier 15s season. The utility forward originally joined Saracens in 2012 and spent four seasons with the North London club before signing for Bristol Ladies in summer 2016. The 25 year old amassed over 50

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Tough start for Valkyries in Tyrrells Premier 15s campaign

Worcester Valkyries endured a tough start to their Tyrrell’s Premier 15s campaign, losing 46-12 to an experienced Loughborough Lightning outfit at Loughborough University on Saturday. A young Worcester side put up a valiant effort but conceded eight well-worked tries as Lightning were watched on by new Player-Coach and England captain, Sarah Hunter. Loughborough’s Olivia Jones

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Premier 15s, Championship Nth and Sth Results 16/17 Sept

Tyrrells Premier 15s League – Saturday 16th September Loughborough Lightning 46-12 Worcester Valkyries Firwood Waterloo Ladies 13-22 Saracens Women Wasps FC Ladies 32-38 Harlequins Ladies Darlington Mowden Park Sharks  3-32 Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC Sunday 17th September Bristol Ladies 24-31 Richmond Championship North – Sunday 17th September Sheffield Ladies 10-35 Eccles Ladies Supermarine Ladies 20-26 Lichfield

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