Round eight was not short of action in a drama-filled weekend of the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Loughborough Lightning remain unbeaten atop the standings while Saracens Women kept pace as did Harlequins Ladies just below them. Elsewhere, Gloucester-Hartpury Women RFC got back to winning ways while Firwood Waterloo Ladies held off Darlington Mowden Park Sharks.
Quins v Wasps The Stoop 4 November 2018 Yet another London derby, and you could sense what it meant to the teams. Once the solemn minute of silence had been observed, cudgels were picked up again. A total of four yellow cards by the end tells its own story. Both the opening scores were penalty
Wasps were beaten 24-8 in a fiercely fought contest against Harlequins. The hosts made the most of their chances before a strong finish by Wasps in front of a large crowd at the Twickenham Stoop. The game began as expected in a nervy affair, two penalties exchanged between the sides the only scores in the
Lightning secure their 8th victory on the trot, to stay unbeaten in the Tyrrells Premier 15s after a convincing win over the Worcester Valkyries. The final score came to 64-12, and the result reflected the performance from the home side. The tempo of the game was set straight away by Lightning, with Menin scoring in
After a shaky start last week against Firwood Waterloo, Lightning will look to start strongly against visiting side Worcester Valkyries as they welcome them to Loughborough University this Saturday. The game kicks off at 12pm, and forms part of a double header with the Loughborough Students RFC, who play Birmingham Mosely RFC in the National
Wasps travel to face local rivals and fellow play-off contenders Harlequins in a highly anticipated clash. Off the back of two strong results, Wasps will be hoping carry momentum into this important fixture, which is expected to draw a large crowd at the Twickenham Stoop. Wasps sit just two points behind Harlequins in the Tyrrell’s
Tyrrells Round 7 – Part 1 – Worcester Woes There was no sense of gloom and doom at Sixways as the Valkyries took on Bristol Bears in the search for a debut victory. It was a bitter day of north wind and freezing rain, fit for winter warmers. Valkyries’ main problems lie in their defensive patterns.
Wasps forwards produced a dominant display to secure a 38-0 victory over Darlington Mowden Park Sharks in bitterly cold conditions. The visitors raced to four tries inside 30 minutes, before a massive defensive effort in the second half to keep the Sharks from scoring. Wasps were fast out of the blocks with a score inside
This weekend Wasps will be looking to build on some strong results as they travel to Darlington Mowden Park Sharks. Following a dominant performance at the Ricoh Arena last week, the black and gold face a difficult test up in the North East. With 6 changes to the starting line-up, Wasps will need to win
After another dominant performance against DMP Sharks last weekend, a table topping Lightning side will look to increase their lead over the rest of the Premier 15 sides as they head north to Firwood Waterloo Ladies this Saturday. The game, which forms part of a double header with the Lightning 2’s, who also take on