England women

How Henley helped make England Women great

Rochelle Clark and Tamara Taylor are seasoned world champions who will play a crucial role in the Red Roses’ bid to retain their title at..

August 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Catherine Spencer: Stop judging us by the scorelines, men’s game had mismatches, too

In front of a not-so full crowd (arguably due to tournament format) England secured a fairly straightforward ten-try victory over Spain...

August 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Jeff Probyn: I’m puzzled why women’s game needs a World Cup

With the women’s World Cup starting this week, hope is the excitement that the tournament will generate could be great for the women’s..

August 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

Catherine Spencer: These professional Red Roses are red hot favourites to defend title

In 2008 we played France away in the Six Nations and recorded England’s biggest victory over Les Bleus, winning 31-0. We were superb that..

August 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

England name side for World Cup opener

England head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday 23 for England’s opening pool game of the Women’s Rugby World Cup. The Red..

August 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

Scarratt: We’re not champions, just contenders

It seems like yesterday that Emily Scarratt was thrust into the rugby limelight as the leading points scorer and player of the tournament..

August 5, 2017

Jeff Probyn: Replace women’s contracts with individual match fees

As I prepare to write this article, I have a feeling of impending doom as the last time I broached this subject everything I said was taken..

August 4, 2017

Brendan Gallagher previews the Women’s World Cup

The memory of 2014 in France might still be fresh with us but women’s rugby has moved on apace and, a year earlier than normal, the top..

August 3, 2017

RFU statement over Women’s contracts

The RFU has released the following statement through its director of professional rugby Nigel Meville following the news that most of the..

July 25, 2017

World Cup stars left high and dry by RFU

Rugby Football Union bosses have taken a sledgehammer to England Women’s hopes of winning next month’s World Cup after informing..

July 25, 2017