Saracens flanker Vicky Fleetwood

Vicky Fleetwood eyes route for every Premier 15s player to go full-time

VICKY FLEETWOOD is confident women’s rugby will be able to detach itself from the men’s game commercially in the coming years and grow financially to the point where more players will consider taking it up full-time.
The last decade has seen a significant increase in interest in women’s sport, but the leading clubs in England are a mixture of professionals and amateurs with only those who break into international rugby able to afford to give up their day-job.
“More than half the players at every club in the Allianz Premier 15s are either not paid or only get expenses so they are amateur r...

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