Who would be in an expanded Women’s Rugby World Cup?

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This week, World Rugby announced the Women’s Rugby World Cup will be expanded from 12 to 16 teams. Which begs the question: which teams would likely qualify for 2025? Of the 12 teams competing in New Zealand in 2021, 7 qualified courtesy of their placement in the last World Cup. Fiji and South Africa came […] READ MORE


Red Roses secure win in Grenoble against France

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The Red Roses secured a win in Grenoble yesterday against France. The women’s Six Nations champions beat France 33-10 to become the number one ranked side in the world. The game which was televised live free-to-air on the BBC, saw the Red Roses produce a dominant display against an error strewn French side. France produced […] READ MORE



2021 Rugby World Cup schedule confirmed

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The pinnacle event for Women’s International rugby will be played in New Zealand. And with the 2021 Rugby World Cup schedule confirmed, the nation can plan to host another Cup tournament. In 2011, many believed that New Zealand Rugby operated one of the most fan-friendly Rugby World Cups. Japan can proudly say they too have […] READ MORE



New Zealand Rugby establish Professional Contracts with Black Ferns Players

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In ‘breaking new ground’ New Zealand Rugby has established professional contracts with Black Ferns players, to herald new opportunities in professional performance and gender equality. This is the first professional contract in New Zealand women’s rugby, and is a positive step that underlines clear advantages made in the game. NEWS | Historic Black Ferns Professional agreements […] READ MORE


Women’s Six Nations 2018: What to Expect

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It’s all to play for once again in this year’s Women’s Six Nations. In this post-Rugby World Cup year, there will be less pressure than last time round, with the 2018 edition set to bear the hallmarks of blooding new players and squad experimentation. And as the women’s game continues to edge towards professionalism, this […] READ MORE


England Women’s Rugby Looks to Rediscover the ‘Inner Warrior’

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This September will see the relaunch of ‘Inner Warrior’ camps – a nationwide campaign by England Rugby to encourage more girls and women to pick up a rugby ball and play the game. But this initiative is taking place against a controversial backdrop – the termination of England Women’s professional contracts, which has stirred growing demands […] READ MORE



WRWC2017: England v New Zealand Showdown In World Cup Finale

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It was the penultimate round of games in Belfast yesterday, as teams fought for places in the final matches of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 (WRWC2017). With a wealth of knockout rugby played, it ended up as an England v New Zealand showdown in the World Cup finale. The day panned out well for […] READ MORE