Source: Worcester Valkyries

Tough start for Valkyries in Tyrrells Premier 15s campaign

Worcester Valkyries endured a tough start to their Tyrrell’s Premier 15s campaign, losing 46-12 to an experienced Loughborough Lightning outfit at Loughborough University on Saturday. A young Worcester side put up a valiant effort but conceded eight well-worked tries as Lightning were watched on by new Player-Coach and England captain, Sarah Hunter. Loughborough’s Olivia Jones

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Source: DMP Sharks

Premier 15s, Championship Nth and Sth Results 16/17 Sept

Tyrrells Premier 15s League – Saturday 16th September Loughborough Lightning 46-12 Worcester Valkyries Firwood Waterloo Ladies 13-22 Saracens Women Wasps FC Ladies 32-38 Harlequins Ladies Darlington Mowden Park Sharks  3-32 Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC Sunday 17th September Bristol Ladies 24-31 Richmond Championship North – Sunday 17th September Sheffield Ladies 10-35 Eccles Ladies Supermarine Ladies 20-26 Lichfield

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Harlequins Ladies team to play Wasps Ladies

Harlequins Ladies has announced the squad to play Wasps Ladies on Saturday in the opening round of the Tyrrells Premier 15s, at Twyford Avenue, kick-off 15:00. In the front row, Jenny Vik is joined with Paula Robinson, and Chloe Edwards, while Amy Garrett and Shaunagh Brown complete the front five. The forward pack is completed

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Lark Davies to captain Valkyries for 2017/2018 season

Worcester Valkyries hooker Lark Davies has been named as Club captain ahead of the inaugural 2017/18 Tyrrell’s Premier 15s campaign. As one of the Valkyries’ highest-appearance makers last season, having played 17 times in all competitions, the 21-year-old forward admitted that being handed the captain’s armband is a “huge honour”. She said: “My involvement with

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England’s Abbie Scott joins Harlequins

Harlequins have announced that 2017 Rugby World Cup Finalist, Abbie Scott, will join them ahead of the inaugural Tyrells Premier 15s season. Commenting on the announcement, the 24 year-old second row said: “I am delighted to be joining Harlequins this season. Both the men and women’s sides play an expansive and exciting style of rugby,

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Source: Loughborough Lightning

Lightning unveil six England internationals

Following the confirmation that Sarah Hunter will join Loughborough Lightning Rugby as Player-Coach, Lightning are delighted to unveil a further six England internationals ahead of the season opener on Saturday. Leading the way is England Sevens international Olivia Jones, who joins Lightning having come through the England U20 ranks before graduating to the senior setup.

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Source: RFU

2017/18 Tyrrells Premier 15s Season Launched at Twickenham

The inaugural Tyrrells Premier 15s season launched Thursday with all 10 club captains, coaches and club directors of rugby attending an event at Twickenham Stadium. The new women’s 15s domestic competition will see an investment of £2.4million from the RFU over the next three years with clubs benefitting directly. The competition is expected to improve

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