World Rugby has revealed the shortlist for the Women’s Sevens Players of the Year 2018 awards in association with HSBC, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo on 25 November.Unsurprisingly New Zealand dominate the competition for player of the year with all three nominees for
Twelve captains gathered at Infinity Park ahead of the new HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series opening round which takes place this weekend (20-21 October) in the heart of Glendale, Colorado’s rugby epicentre and premier setting for rugby in the USA. With the addition of the HSBC USA Women’s Sevens, the women’s series increases to
England Women Sevens head coach James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the opening round of the 2018/19 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Glendale, Colorado on 20-21 October 2018 (live streamed on WorldRugby.org). Captained by Abbie Brown, the squad includes seven players who represented England at the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco
One hundred and forty-four top level young rugby players, representing 11 countries from World Rugby’s six regional associations, are in Buenos Aires for the third Youth Olympic Games where the rugby sevens competition will take place over three days from Saturday 13 October, with the gold, silver and bronze medals being decided on Monday 15
Wasps FC Ladies will play at the Ricoh Arena for the first time on the 20th October as part of the Wasps Heritage Day. This historic day sees the ladies playing their first double header with the men’s premiership side since the move to Coventry. Wasps are aiming to have the biggest audience at a
With the Youth Olympic Games in full flow in Buenos Aires and the twelve competing rugby sevens teams finalising preparations ahead of the start of the competition this weekend (13-15 October), World Rugby Vice-Chairman and YOG 2018 champion Agustin Pichot made a surprise visit to the Argentinian men’s and Colombian women’s training sessions on Sunday.
England Women Sevens head coach James Bailey has named a 15-player squad that will travel to Marcoussis, France for a two-day training tournament on 27-28 September 2018. England will play Spain, France and Russia as they prepare for their first HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series tournament in Glendale, Colorado on 20-21 October 2018. This
A stellar year of international rugby sevens is just about to get even better as the Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, follows on from the Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens in providing a high-profile and incredibly competitive showcase for the Olympic sport. Defending champions Japan’s men and China’s women will be looking to
England Women’s Sevens head coach James Bailey has named his 12-player squad for the final round of the 2018 Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia on 1-2 September. The tournament, which will be live streamed on RugbyEurope.tv, is the second of two competitions that make up the European series and forms part of the 2017/18
England Rugby has awarded 17 women’s sevens contracts for the upcoming 2018/19 season. The women’s squad will move from its present base at Bisham Abbey to join the men’s set-up at The Lensbury in Teddington from 1 September. This will provide both the men’s and women’s squads the opportunity to share facilities and best practice.