Harlequins Ladies captain and Women’s Rugby World Cup winner Rachael Burford went head to head with jockey Lizzie Kelly in the latest episode of Great British Racing’s Jockey vs series, showcasing the fitness of racing’s human athletes against a range of other sporting stars. Both athletes have had phenomenal careers in their respective sports thus
On a night to remember in the presence of Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco and greats of the game past and present, the rugby family celebrated some outstanding achievers. England and Harlequin’s centre, Rachael Burford, fresh from a successful autumn series against Canada was given the IRPA Special Merit Award
Following Rugby World Cup 2015, the RFU is focusing on the legacy of the tournament both on and off the pitch. A particular part of this is a commitment to supporting and developing young ambassadors in the game to become future influencers and leaders. The Young Rugby Ambassador (YRA) programme has been relaunched for 2016.
England’s professional sevens player, and World Cup winner, Rachael Burford, has opened the first rugby academy for girls and women in the UK. The Burford Academy is designed to inspire young girls to take up the game of rugby and in so doing help them develop their abilities and confidence, unlocking their potential both on