The United Kingdom Armed Forces side (UKAF) met the South African Women in the first match of their European tour at Rosslyn Park. It was a game out of theordinary in several respects – a marching military band, a Last Post and Reveille, a Minute’s Silence and an extended firework display next door for starters.
The fixtures for the 2019 Women’s Six Nations have been announced. The Championship will begin on Friday 1 February with the meeting of Ireland and England in a 5pm kick-off at Energia Park in Dublin. The second match will see Scotland face Italy in Glasgow, also on the Friday, while Champions France will get their
After a shaky start last week against Firwood Waterloo, Lightning will look to start strongly against visiting side Worcester Valkyries as they welcome them to Loughborough University this Saturday. The game kicks off at 12pm, and forms part of a double header with the Loughborough Students RFC, who play Birmingham Mosely RFC in the National
England Women have announced a 23-player squad for their two National Academy fixtures this November. The development side will face a USA Women’s Selects team at Newbury RFC on Tuesday 13 November (KO 7.30pm) and Canada Women A at Cobham RFC on Wednesday 21 November (KO 7.30pm). Of the 23 players named, six have represented
Former England Women’s international Louise Latter has been elected as the women and girls’ representative on the Rugby Football Union (RFU) Council. The appointment was confirmed at the recent RFU Council meeting, after a number of high-quality applications were put forward for the position. Louise takes over the role from Deborah Griffin who has become
Tyrrells Round 7 – Part 1 – Worcester Woes There was no sense of gloom and doom at Sixways as the Valkyries took on Bristol Bears in the search for a debut victory. It was a bitter day of north wind and freezing rain, fit for winter warmers. Valkyries’ main problems lie in their defensive patterns.
Wasps forwards produced a dominant display to secure a 38-0 victory over Darlington Mowden Park Sharks in bitterly cold conditions. The visitors raced to four tries inside 30 minutes, before a massive defensive effort in the second half to keep the Sharks from scoring. Wasps were fast out of the blocks with a score inside
This weekend Wasps will be looking to build on some strong results as they travel to Darlington Mowden Park Sharks. Following a dominant performance at the Ricoh Arena last week, the black and gold face a difficult test up in the North East. With 6 changes to the starting line-up, Wasps will need to win
Worcester Valkyries rugby players will help launch a new initiative to help women and girls to combat period poverty at their Tyrrells Premier 15s match against Bristol Bears at Sixways on Saturday October 27. The Red Box campaign will be launched by Worcester Community Trust to provide sanitary products for women and girls who cannot
Wasps secured a bonus point victory over Richmond in front of a huge crowd at the Ricoh Arena. Celebrating Wasps Heritage Day, Wasps enjoyed a 31-15 win in a double header, following the men’s Champions Cup clash with Bath. Liz Crake was the star of the show for the black and gold crossing the whitewash