Source: Chris Emmerson Thurrock

Richmond a step too far for the T-Birds

For a T-Birds team still bruised and battered from last week’s playoff, this Senior Cup fixture was probably a game too far, but it gave an important indication of where the team are in relation to a current top Premier League Club. Richmond finished second in the Premiership table despite beating Champions Saracens home and

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Source: Rikki Teml

Bulls too strong for Bristol Ladies

Bristol Ladies 24 – 29 Aylesford Bulls – 1st March 2015 A storming second half comeback wasn’t enough this afternoon, as Bristol Ladies left themselves too much to do in their Senior Cup fixture against Aylesford Bulls. At a sunny Cleve RFC, the away side notched up 24 points in the first half with 4 tries from 4

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England lose out to France in Bordeaux

France Under 20 25-0 England Under 20 ENGLAND were beaten by France 25-0 at the Stade Sainte-Germaine in Bordeaux this afternoon. The age-group side, who won 25-10 against the Army in the opening game of their season last week, weren’t able to replicate that performance against a very physical and strong French team in testing weather

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Mclean returns to captain England

England Women have made three changes for their Six Nations clash against Ireland at Ashbourne RFC on Friday, kick off 7.30pm. England, who defeated Italy with a six-try 39-7 victory last time out, have called up Saracens’ Lauren Cattell to fullback. Cattell, who was on the bench against Wales, replaces Kay Wilson and she is

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England Women U20s squad named for France clash

England Women Under 20s Head Coach Jo Yapp has made three changes to the starting line-up that defeated the Army last week for Saturday’s game against France, kick off 1pm GMT at the Stade Sainte-Germaine in Bordeaux. Source: rugbymatters.netWorcester fullback Rachel Lund has been handed the captaincy arm-band with Caity Mattinson ruled out through injury.

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Source: Chris Emerson / Thurrock Ladies RFC

Thurrock T-Birds win Championship Cup

The Championship Cup is contested by the Winners of Championship North and Championship South for the right to play the bottom Premiership Club and possibly replace them in the Women’s Premiership. Both Thurrock and Waterloo having won their respective Leagues 2 years running were desperate for Premiership Rugby. The game took place at the neutral venue

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