Women’s pools announced for 2021 Rugby World Cup draw in New Zealand

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Leading Women’s International rugby teams have awaited confirmation of pools for the 2021 Rugby World Cup draw, and World Rugby confirmed those on Friday, November 20. In a presentation in Auckland that included New Zealand past and present players, World Rugby confirmed the groupings and drew balls representing teams that will contest in the three […] READ MORE



Five things we learnt from Wales’ defeat to France

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Wales were outclassed 38-21 defeat to France at the Stade de France. Wayne Pivac’s side put up a limp second half performance in this Six Nations warm-up match. Lowri Jacob assesses five things we’ve learnt from Wales’ defeat to France. Wales’ loss is France’s gain Since arriving at France at the start of the year, […] READ MORE



World Rugby committed to supporting development of female coaches

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In support of ‘developing inspirational leadership’ World Rugby is committed to supporting the development of female coaches in the sport. Qualified teams for the  Rugby World Cup 2021 will participate in the opportunity to identify female coaches in this innovative program. Six countries are the first to put forward their nominated interns, who will see […] READ MORE



The real issues facing Women’s Rugby

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In the past week Women’s Rugby has seen two pieces of big news. One lead to the creation of #IamEnough and got everyone in a tizzy. The other has snowed under. One is a very real problem in Women’s rugby, the other at first sight a cosmetic issue. Paul Peerdeman delves a little deeper into […] READ MORE