Professional Sevens takes a Step Forward

The Premier Rugby Sevens league in the USA, which I first reported on in May, has announced further details. It will be fascinating to see whether Sevens can thrive in this completely new format. Never before has a fully professional league been attempted. They don’t do the women’s game many favours, but we can enjoy

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Women’s Super League results Round 1

Big wins for all the home sides in the opening round of the Betfred Women’s Super League. Results: Round 1 – Sunday 18 April St Helens 86 – 0 Bradford Bulls Castleford Tigers 40 – 6  Featherstone Rovers Wigan Warriors 52 – 8  Warrington Wolves Leeds Rhinos 68 – 16 York City Knights

Source: David Howlett

Did somebody say Road Trip?

Last week’s Shark attack saw Wasps come out on top with an impressive 50 point win against Sale Sharks. The question is, can they make it two from two? This weekend Wasps make the journey north to face DMP Durham Sharks in their rescheduled fixture from earlier in the year. With the Women’s Six Nations

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Source: Ash Goodchild @sporting_ash21

Wasps Ladies away to Loughborough Lightning

Giselle Mather has named her team to take on Loughborough Lightning this weekend in yet another top four clash. Coming off the back of a close defeat to new rivals Exeter, there are eight changes to the starting line up. Having celebrated a very different lockdown St. Patrick’s day earlier this week, two of Wasps’

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Source: Ash Goodchild @sporting_ash2

Allianz Premier 15s – Round 15 – Much to look forward to

We’re back to a full programme, the first since the announcement of the WXV. Every player now has a newexciting horizon opening up. And she knows that national head coaches will be peering closely at performances as they weigh up their choices for Six Nations squads. Fixtures: Bristol Bears v Harlequins Gloucester-Hartpury v Worcester Warriors

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