Source: INPHO

RFU to grant 28 full-time contracts to England Women

The RFU is to introduce women’s full-time 15s contracts this season underlining its commitment to the long-term growth of women’s rugby. Following its meeting on Wednesday, the RFU Board supported the proposal to introduce women’s contracts for the 15-aside game. There will be 28 full-time contracts available to England Women, which will come into effect

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France too strong for England Women U20s

England Women U20 were defeated 7-17 by France Women U20 at Esher RFC on Saturday. England’s points came from a first-half try from No. 8 Zoe Aldcroft, following up her player-of-the-match performance against Army Women last week, which was converted by Zoe Harrison. France U20 scored tries through captain Fiona Lecat, No. 8 Lucie Vinacua

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Source: ECB

ECB introduce 2 year contracts for England’s women

ECB introduces new two-year contracts for England players as women’s game further embraces the professional era The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that 18 players have been awarded new England women’s central contracts. Alongside an increase in the value of the contracts, which will come into effect from 1st February 2017, the

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England Rugby to award 48 professional contracts for 2016/2017

In ground-breaking news for women’s rugby, England Rugby have announced that professional player contracts will be awarded for the 15-a-side game for the first time as part of their on-going commitment to the professionalisation of women’s rugby. England Women first awarded contracts to 20 sevens players in October 2014. Now there will be 48 player contracts for

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