Wales Wales have announced the names of three people to take over interim management of the national women’s team: Geraint Lewis and Ioan Cunningham, with Richard Whiffen as assistant attack coach. Lewis formed part of the previous triumvirate before Warren Abraham’s appointment. The WRU is looking for permanent replacement. Sophie Spence continues her role as
Harlequins Women Head Coach Gerard Mullen has named his matchday squad to visit Gloucester-Hartpury this Saturday. Mullen makes four changes to the starting XV that was defeated by Exeter Chiefs a fortnight ago. Rosie Dobson makes her first start of the season while there are three changes to the backline as Ella Amory, Beth Blacklock
Annual World Rugby Pacific Four Series to kick-off in 2021 with Canada and USA competing Australia and New Zealand to join from 2022 Mastercard is the founding Global Partner of the 2021 and 2022 Pacific Four Series tournaments Cross-regional series provides consistent high-performance competition for elite women’s international teams, in line with game-changing women’s strategic
Congratulations to Claire Molloy who, this week, announced her retirement from International Rugby after what has been an incredible twelve years. A true legend of the game and role model to so many- Molloy has had an international career to be proud of. Having played Gaelic football for her county in her former years, Molloy
Philip Doyle, by far Ireland’s most successful head coach, has given his verdict on the team’s failure to qualify for the World Cup. It is damning. But he doesn’t aim his arrows at the targets many might have imagined, those at the top of the tree. He claims that funding was not the principal issue.
With just under two months to go until the historic Killik Cup Double Header, Barbarian FC have announced that leading coaches Jo Yapp and Rachel Taylor will join forces again as Barbarian Women prepare to face Springbok Women’s XV. Yapp and Taylor reprise their coaching roles with Barbarian Women following the team’s win over Wales
Claire Molloy Ireland’s dramatic exclusion from the World Cup has taken its toll. Amid a clamour for the heads of the people seen as responsible for this unexpected shock, comes news of the retirement of one of Ireland’s great, Claire Molloy. Tributes have poured in from all sectors of the game. Her 74 caps have
The women’s Fast Four competition followed the same pattern as Vancouver with Great Britain defeating USA in the final and Canada proving too strong for an improving Mexico in the third place play-off. Jasmine Joyce showed just why she is one of the most talked-about players in world rugby right now with another impressive showing.
In the women’s fast four tournament hosts Canada will face the USA in Sunday’s semi-finals after the two North American teams played out an entertaining 26-26 draw in the opening match of day one. The hosts went on to produce another spirited performance in a 7-7 draw with Great Britain, who ran out winners in
World Cup Qualifier – Round three Spain were right up against it. In the match that mattered most, they were meeting the hot favourites on their home ground, and their national anthem doesn’t allow them to let off steam with a good sing. Quins’ fans were delighted to learn that Giada Franco was playing for