The Second Day of the PWR

And Talking Points from the start of the new PWR Just the one game left over from yesterday, but its interest lay in the debut of Leicester Tigers. Could they outdo the other newcomers, Trailfinders Women, to record a win on debut? The outlook was dim; Chiefs are dead set on achieving a first ever

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Vicky Macqueen names Tigers squad to face Exeter Chiefs

Vicky Macqueen has named the matchday squad for Saturday’s maiden Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby game, at home against Exeter Chiefs. Natasha Jones will captain the side, with Roisin McBrien named as vice-captain. Eight players are set to make their Leicester Tigers debuts, while Becky Noon and Amy Relf are set to make their 20th competitive

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How are the two Newcomers building?

A Look at the latest from Tigers and Trailfinders The most fascinating detail about next season’s PWR league will be the regulations. For example, who exactly will be allowed to play? Of that we know nothing at present. Coming second in the fascination stakes is the make-up of the two new clubs. Ealing Trailfinders and

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Amy Cokayne To Join Leicester Tigers

Harlequins can confirm that hooker Amy Cokayne will depart the Club at the end of the 2022/23 season to join Allianz Premier 15s newcomers Leicester Tigers. Cokayne, who made her 50th Harlequins appearance in March against Bristol Bears, joined Quins in 2019 from Wasps. The England hooker has been part of five TikTok Six Nations

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Leicester and Lichfield

An unequal Marriage or a Love-nest for Two? Leicester Tigers’ announcement of an agreement with Lichfield RUFC has aroused a wave of comment, much of it hostile. Andrea Pinchen, Tigers’ CE, recently indicated the club’s intention to set up a women’s section, but this link is of a quite different order. You might call it

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