The die is cast: now we know the make-up of the Tyrrells 2021 version. Two clubs, Firwood Waterloo and Richmond, have been shown the exit-door; two others Exeter Chiefs and Sale Sharks, have found favour despite being barely formed. As I suspected, the changes are limited to two, removing any chance of Championship clubs making
Richmond Rugby has today made the following statement regarding our Tyrrells Premier 15s future: Richmond Rugby has been at the forefront of women’s rugby for nearly 35 years and to this day remain one of the most successful women’s clubs in world rugby. We continue to deliver an exceptional programme for our players, providing elite
The RFU has confirmed the clubs invited to participate in the Tyrrells Premier 15s division for the 2020/21-2022/23 seasons. An independently verified audit took place in the first half of the 2019/20 season, where each current Tyrrells Premier 15s club was assessed based on a combination of their ability to deliver the competition’s Minimum Operating
The abrupt end to the third Tyrrells Season sharpens the debate The tricky situation the RFU gave itself about the future of the Tyrrells competition has been further complicated by the decision to declare the season over and leave the league tables as they stand. This is the final Tyrrells table 2019-2020 after 12 completed
The RFU and Gloucester Rugby have confirmed ticket details for the 2019/20 Tyrrells Premier 15s final at Kingsholm on Sunday 31 May 2020 (kick-off 3pm). In the first two seasons of the Tyrrells Premier 15s, Saracens and Harlequins reached the final with Saracens coming out on top on both occasions. As things stand, the two
Now the RFU has announced the results of its audit, we can begin to see how next year’s Tyrrells might shape up. The four clubs most likely to come under the cosh of a re-tendering process have indeed been singled out: Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, Firwood Waterloo, Richmond and Worcester Warriors. None of them is
Wasps FC Ladies are thrilled have announced that they have successfully secured a place in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s competition for the next three seasons alongside 5 highly competitive squads across England. “The Tyrrell’s Premier 15s competition has sparked major changes in Women’s Rugby both on and off the pitch. We have worked incredibly hard
Following today’s announcement from the RFU regarding the Tyrrells Premier 15s audit results, Richmond Rugby have made the following statement: Richmond Rugby were disappointed to be named as one of the four clubs required to re-tender to remain in the Tyrrells Premier 15s. As a club we have supported and promoted elite women’s rugby for
An independently verified audit took place in the first half of the 2019/20 season where each current Tyrrells Premier 15s club was assessed based on a combination of their ability to deliver the competition’s Minimum Operating Standards and their on pitch performance. Clubs were then ranked from one to 10 based on the audit results.
After this round comes the break for the Six Nations, then it’s six more rounds that could bring a club the blessings of 30 more points. This was a last chance for the selectors to have a look around the country to see if they’d missed the odd 2020 Six Nations Player of the Tournament.