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England To Award Full-Time 15s Contracts To Women’s Team

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is to introduce women’s full-time 15s contracts this season, with the new deal coming into effect from January 1st.  There will be 28 full-time contracts available to England Women in the 15-a-side game while the Quilter Internationals will be played under the existing elite player squad (EPS) agreement. The 28 contracts will be supplemented by …

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Brilliant New Zealand Romp To Women’s World Sevens Crown

New Zealand’s Black Ferns sealed their status as the dominant force in women’s rugby on Saturday, successfully defending their World Cup Sevens crown less than a year after winning the 15-a-side title. Michaela Blyde was the star for the New Zealanders with a brilliant hat-trick as France were crushed 29-0 in a one-sided final at AT&T Park. Blyde’s treble took her …

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Record Number Of Countries Want To Host Women’s Rugby World Cup In 2021

A record number of countries have registered their interest in hosting the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup.  A record-breaking tournament held in Ireland in 2017 has contributed to the growth of the women’s game worldwide. With attendances and television viewership increasingly on the rise, more countries are keen to host the growing competition. According to World Rugby, the World Cup in …

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Tyrrells Premier 15s Women’s League Launched

On Wednesday the Tyrrells Premier 15s was launched, which will be the new title given to the domestic women’s rugby competition in England.  A three-year partnership with crisp manufacturers Tyrells will add to the £2.4 million investment in women’s rugby being made by the RFU ahead of this new venture. The league format is pretty standard with each of the …

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