With the road to Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 well underway for teams and match officials, test series in Fiji, USA, Australia and New Zealand will provide a feast of action for fans between May and August. The action kicks off with the Asia Pacific Women’s Championship between Fiji, Hong Kong and Samoa in Lautoka… Read more »
Category: Women & Girls
World Rugby has launched a new ‘Women in Rugby’ brand identity and landmark global campaign ‘Try and Stop Us’ aimed at driving increased participation and engagement among fans, audiences, players and investors in the women’s game.
Laura, who is a qualified PE teacher at Kingthorpe College in Northampton, has officiated in the Netherlands, Croatia, Denmark and Belgium is grateful for all the support she has received.
England Rugby have launched ‘We Play Rugby’, a new marketing campaign for all formats of rugby played across the country.
In 2016, the University of Essex was one of 14 universities entering a partnership with the RFU, and their rugby club created a step change in rugby provision, driving up performance standards, while becoming more inclusive and offering new recreational opportunities.
England Rugby has launched the next wave of the Inner Warrior campaign aimed at introducing new women to contact rugby that have never had the chance to play before.
World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the Women’s Six Nations Championship 2019 and the Americas Rugby Championship 2019, which both take place in February and March.
Says Chair of the Ladies Committee, Lucy Kennedy: “When I joined in 2005 there were seven or eight at training but now we have 44 signed up and at least 30 at training every week, so as well as playing in our league we’ve joined a Merit League to allow our new and less experienced… Read more »
The RFU’s full-time referee Sara Cox was appointed to take charge of France Women v New Zealand Women and as an Assistant Referee in the Rugby World Cup Qualifiers 2019 Hong Kong v Germany and Kenya v Germany. Television Match Official Claire Hodnett is making the call for three internationals: France v New Zealand, Wales… Read more »
Cox took charge of Wasps’ match at the Ricoh Arena with Northampton Saints on a weekend where four different women took senior roles in the Premiership Rugby Cup. She is the RFU’s first centrally-contracted female referee and became the first woman to referee a game in the Greene King IPA Championship back in March. She… Read more »