Shaunagh Brown was announced in January as one of 28 women
who would be given full-time, professional contracts by the RFU.
This announcement has acted as a ground-breaking moment within the history of English women’s rugby and has provided an even greater platform for the women’s game to be played on –
World Rugby’s new proposal for a Nations Championship - pencilled in for 2022 - is a necessary development to grow the international game by providing context to otherwise meaningless cross-hemisphere friendlies. In addition, it will take back some of the power away from mega-rich clubs in England and France who
The 2019 Six Nations will conclude tomorrow with three teams still in with a chance of winning the title. Wales are in the box seat with a home win over Ireland sealing a fourth Grand Slam in 14 years. England are lying in wait to pounce should Wales slip up
3rd February 2018. Stade de France, Paris. 82 minutes on the clock, France lead Ireland 13-12.
The away side go through the phases and work an opening for Jonny Sexton to win the match with a drop goal. A result that began a remarkable year for Irish rugby.
Spain head coach José Antonio Barrio opens up to Sports Gazette about how success in the men’s and women’s game is helping rugby emerge as a popular sport in the country, and what needs to be done to take the next step and compete at the highest level.
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