Category: Women & Girls


Leading members of the Rugby Football Union are working closely with World Rugby to drive the development of the women’s game.

Find Your Kiera!

We first met Kiera Paul Jones when she was one of the coaches nominated to take part in the Mitsubishi Volunteer Reward Recognition Programme in July 2017.

Take the challenge, take the whistle

England Rugby has launched a Female Match Official Development Programme and to support this we have produced a video that’s designed to motivate a new generation of female referees. It’s called ‘Be The Best You’.

Female Match Official Development Day

On 27 May we held our first Female Match Official Development Day at Twickenham to promote the progress of female MOs and learn about the challenges they face and the support they need.

Meet the Club: Hartlepool Rovers FC

Hartlepool Rovers FC is the first English club to support our UGC (User Generated Content) project, and give us a taste of why it’s good fun to be a young female coach.

Referee Radio Interview: Clare Daniels

Listen to this informative interview with Clare Daniels about her work to find, evolve and develop rugby referees.

Kay Wilson Returns to Dorking Rugby Club

Last month (December), before she left England for an extended period in Australia, Dorking RugbyClub welcomed Kay Wilson, former Red Roses star winger, back to the Big Field in Brockham where she played rugby as a young girl.