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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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RFU Respond To Reports Of Reduction In Contracts For England’s Women Rugby Players

Over the weekend, The Rugby Paper reported that many of the England Women’s Rugby side, The Red Roses, would not have their full-time or part-time contracts renewed.  The contracts which these players are currently on are under the 15s programme umbrella and the original report suggested that only 17 of the current 50-woman strong squad would have their contracts renewed …

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Where To Next For Women’s Rugby?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Charlotte Caslick of Australia is tackled by Sarah Goss of New Zealand during the Women's Gold Medal Rugby Sevens match between Australia and New Zealand on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Deodoro Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

The inclusion of Rugby Sevens in Rio this year was undoubtedly crucial towards the progression of women’s rugby, but can we expect to see the same progress as seen in women’s football after its first inclusion in the Olympics back in Atlanta 1996? 19 years on from Atlanta the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada attracted audiences of up to …

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Exclusive – England’s Maggie Alphonsi: ‘Wanting To Be The Best Is What Has Always Driven Me’

“Playing in the final against New Zealand, singing the national anthem and having about 14,000 in there, singing the anthem back to you, it fills you with a lot of emotions and you feel very passionate about your country, what you stand for and what you’re there for.” Passionately patriotic and with an unwavering desire to succeed, England’s Maggie Alphonsi …

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VIDEO: The Greatest Tries From Around The World During May

With June just beginning, we can now take time to reflect on what is one of the busiest months in the rugby calendar and with this comes superb skill and some stunning tries.  In homage to some of world rugby’s best tries over the course of the past month, Youtube channel World Rugby have put together a delightful package of …

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