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Harlequins Ladies announce squad to play Worcester Valkyries

Harlequins Ladies Co-Head Coaches Karen Findlay and Gary Street have made six changes to the first XV for the visit of Worcester Valkyries to Surrey Sports Park on Saturday (kick-off: 13:30). Fiona Fletcher will captain the team as she moves from second row to flanker while Shaunagh Brown moves back to prop alongside Davinia Catlin

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Emily Scarratt joins Loughborough Lightning

Loughborough Lightning Rugby are excited to announce that England’s all-time leading point-scorer Emily Scarratt will be joining the squad. After a very successful period in the England Women Sevens programme, including captaining Team GB at the Rio Olympics, representing Team England in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens, Scarratt will make the

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RFU announce first England Women contracts

The first England Women XV contracts for the 2019 season have been awarded to three players transitioning from the England Women Sevens programme.   2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup finalists Natasha Hunt and Emily Scarratt will move to the England Women XVs programme from 1 January alongside rising star Jess Breach. All three represented Team

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Tyrrells Round 12

It was great to see Amy Cokayne restored to active rugby service for Wasps in the most auspicious of circumstances. She has just graduated as an RAF officer. Is she their first England international since the great Rory Underwood, still the nation’s record try-scorer? Saracens turn the screw to deny Richmond Sarries proved their strength

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Lightning return to winning ways

Lightning faced rivals Gloucester-Hartpury in round twelve of the Tyrells Premier 15s. Lightning were desperate to return to winning ways having suffered a difficult defeat on the road to Harlequins last weekend. Kicking things off, Lightning scored within the first four minutes by Cath O’Donnell. The conversion was slotted by Tash Jones and seven points

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2,500 people ‘get into rugby’ in Nepal

World Rugby’s Project Asia 1 Million target, a key part of the Rugby World Cup 2019 Impact Beyond legacy programme, edged a little closer on Saturday (8/12) as 2,500 people took part in a huge rugby festival in Kathmandu’s Tundikhel Park.Opened by the Vice President of Nepal, Nanda Kishor Pun, adults and children from around

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