Posts Tagged ‘Woman Rugby’

  • Pienaar and Grain hang up their rugby boots

    Feb 7, 19 • 1479 Views • General News, Sevens RugbyComments Off on Pienaar and Grain hang up their rugby boots

    Two former captains, Marithy Pienaar and Veroeshka Grain, are amongst a group of five players who have decided to call it a day on their Springbok Women’s Sevens careers after several seasons of service in the Green and Gold. Chane Stadler, Megan Comley and...

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  • England Women Training Squad for Loughborough Camp

    Jan 5, 18 • 1857 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on England Women Training Squad for Loughborough Camp

    England Women Elite Player Squad convened yesterday for a four-day training camp at Loughborough University. The camp will enable England to begin preparations for the upcoming Six Nations campaign and the Red Roses’ opening match against Italy on 4th...

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  • Border YTC offers women more than rugby

    Oct 25, 17 • 2533 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Border YTC offers women more than rugby

    Rugby may be the focus on the field at the Border Women’s Youth Training Centre (YTC) in East London, but off the field the programme’s key focuses include social upliftment and offering young girls an opportunity to live balanced lives. The Border YTC is...

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  • AUSSIE WOMEN’S SEVENS SIDE TO MEET HOSTS IN CUP QUARTERS IN ATLANTA

    Mar 15, 15 • 1749 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on AUSSIE WOMEN’S SEVENS SIDE TO MEET HOSTS IN CUP QUARTERS IN ATLANTA

    The Qantas Australian Women’s Sevens team will play the United States in the Cup Quarter-Finals at the Atlanta Sevens after winning three from three in the pool stages at the Fifth-Third Bank Stadium overnight. Australia defeated Fiji (36-0), Spain...

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  • Border Women complete fairy-tale season

    Sep 28, 14 • 2060 Views • General NewsComments Off on Border Women complete fairy-tale season

    The Border Women on Saturday completed their fairy-tale season as they defeated the Blue Bulls 32-14 in East London to secure back-to-back SARU Women’s Interprovincial Series titles. Free State, meanwhile, thrashed Boland 34-0 in the Section 2 final of the...

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  • EP Women’s team to take on KZN in Durban this weekend

    May 21, 14 • 2450 Views • General NewsComments Off on EP Women’s team to take on KZN in Durban this weekend

    The EP Women’s rugby team will make their way to Durban this weekend to play against KZN at Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Saturday the 24th of May, at 15:00. This game will be their third game of the season, and they will be keen to build on the successes...

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  • Bok Women’s prop Laurian Johannes to earn 50th cap for WP

    May 9, 14 • 2520 Views • General NewsComments Off on Bok Women’s prop Laurian Johannes to earn 50th cap for WP

    Springbok Women’s prop Laurian Johannes will become the first Western Province women’s player to earn 50 caps when she takes to the field in round two of the SARU Women’s Interprovincial Series against SWD on Saturday. Johannes, who made her debut for...

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  • All Black Womans Sevens team for Amsterdam

    May 7, 14 • 1812 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on All Black Womans Sevens team for Amsterdam

    New Zealand Women’s Sevens Coach Sean Horan has named the team to play in the final tournament of the 2013/14 IRB Women’s Sevens World Series in Amsterdam 16, 17 May. The team is: Chelsea Alley* Kelly Brazier Gayle Broughton (Shiray Tane) Sarah Goss Carla...

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  • EP Women’s team announced to tackle Western Province in Uitenhage.

    Apr 25, 14 • 2041 Views • General NewsComments Off on EP Women’s team announced to tackle Western Province in Uitenhage.

    The Eastern Province Women’s Rugby team will be kick starting their Inter-Provincial Currie Cup season against Western Province Senior Womens’ Rugby team at Central Fields in Uitenhage on Saturday the 26th of April 2014 at 15:30. The team, captained by...

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  • 100 day countdown to WRWC begins

    Apr 23, 14 • 1873 Views • General News, Rugby World CupComments Off on 100 day countdown to WRWC begins

    The Springbok Women will begin their 2014 IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign in France in exactly 100 days against Australia in their opening pool match in Marcoussis. The Springbok Women have been drawn in Pool C with Australia, Wales and hosts France...

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  • RFU look to unearth new international Sevens talent

    Apr 7, 14 • 2541 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on RFU look to unearth new international Sevens talent

      England’s Megan Ellery came through the Sevens Open Trials process Following the success of previous England Women Open Sevens Trials, the Rugby Football Union will host open trials again this year, on May 3, in a bid to unearth some more rugby...

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  • “I’m playing badminton” was just a racket to get Laurian Johannes into rugby boots

    Apr 2, 14 • 2224 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on “I’m playing badminton” was just a racket to get Laurian Johannes into rugby boots

    Her family thought she’d taken up badminton; the rugby boots her father bought were supposed to be for a friend; she was worried she wouldn’t be allowed to fulfil her love of scrumming. But the family of Laurian Johannes are her biggest supporters and...

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  • SA Select Women fine-tune skills with SARU Mobi-Unit

    Mar 20, 14 • 1925 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on SA Select Women fine-tune skills with SARU Mobi-Unit

    The SA Select Women’s team on Wednesday fine-tuned their skills and techniques under the guidance of SARU Mobi-Unit members Pieter de Villiers en Chean Roux as the team prepares for the Hong Kong Invitational next week. De Villiers and Roux assisted SA...

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  • Edwards demands Moore from Wales

    Mar 13, 14 • 2175 Views • General News, Six NationsComments Off on Edwards demands Moore from Wales

    Scrum half Sian Moore gets her first start for Wales Women in a side showing three starting changes for the Six Nations clash against Scotland at Talbot Athletic Ground on Sunday (KO 2pm). After three appearances as a substitute for Amy Day against Ireland,...

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  • AON Ireland Women make four changes for historic clash at Aviva Stadium

    Mar 5, 14 • 2017 Views • General News, International, Six NationsComments Off on AON Ireland Women make four changes for historic clash at Aviva Stadium

    Ireland Women Head Coach Philip Doyle has made three personnel and one positional change to the side that ran out in Twickenham Saturday week ago.  The reigning Women’s 6 Nations champions make their debut at the Aviva Stadium this coming Saturday. In...

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  • NSW selects sides for 2014 National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship

    Mar 5, 14 • 2312 Views • General NewsComments Off on NSW selects sides for 2014 National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship

    Caption: NSW women’s sevens player Tahlia Smith in action The next generation of NSW women’s sevens stars will head to Canberra this weekend for the National Women’s Sevens Championships.   The state will be strongly represented with two...

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  • Zenay Jordaan lives her rugby dream

    Mar 5, 14 • 2691 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on Zenay Jordaan lives her rugby dream

    Nine years after taking up rugby as a sport, Springbok Women’s star player Zenay Jordaan’s dream of becoming a professional rugby player has become a reality, and she is still in awe since signing her national contract in January. The slightly built...

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  • Wing Bowen flies in for Wales

    Mar 4, 14 • 2589 Views • General News, Six NationsComments Off on Wing Bowen flies in for Wales

    Maesteg Celtic wing Ffion Bowen is the only personnel change in the Wales Women’s side to tackle England at the Stoop on Friday, although there are three positional changes for the Six Nations encounter. (KO 7.30pm) To accommodate Bowen on the wing,...

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  • New Zealand 3-0 after pool play of Brazil Sevens

    Feb 24, 14 • 2019 Views • General News, International, Sevens RugbyComments Off on New Zealand 3-0 after pool play of Brazil Sevens

    New Zealand has finished day one of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series tournament in Brazil top of their pool after wins against Ireland, USA and England today.   After keeping (36-0) and USA (17-0) scoreless, New Zealand were initially caught...

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  • Mclean wants Twickenham crowd to rally England on

    Feb 21, 14 • 2301 Views • General News, Six NationsComments Off on Mclean wants Twickenham crowd to rally England on

    England Women’s captain Katy Mclean is hoping the Twickenham crowd will help spur England on to victory against Ireland in the third round of the Six Nations on Saturday, kick off 6:20pm. Mclean, whose side have only lost once at Twickenham Stadium, is...

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  • Women prepare for Italian job

    Feb 20, 14 • 1745 Views • General News, Six NationsComments Off on Women prepare for Italian job

    Scotland Women head coach, Jules Maxton, has reshuffled her squad for their game against the Azurri at Campo del Parco Urbano, Santa Maria Capua Vetere, on Sunday (23 February). Despite losing to England in the last round of the competition, Maxton, is...

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  • SA Select Women to measure themselves against Border, EP

    Feb 20, 14 • 2068 Views • General News, Sevens RugbyComments Off on SA Select Women to measure themselves against Border, EP

    The SA Select Women’s Sevens elite squad will meet teams from Border and Eastern Province in a warm-up tournament at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University on Saturday as part of their preparation for the Hong Kong Women’s Rugby Sevens invitational on...

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  • Briggs Returns to Starting XV for Wales Clash

    Feb 5, 14 • 1789 Views • General News, International, Six NationsComments Off on Briggs Returns to Starting XV for Wales Clash

    Ireland Women Head Coach Philip Doyle has made two changes to the side that demolished Scotland at Ashbourne last Friday night for the forthcoming clash against Wales. Niamh Briggs is named at full-back and Larissa Muldoon comes in at scrum-half. The two...

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  • Taylor returns to lead Wales Women

    Feb 4, 14 • 5861 Views • General News, International, Six Nations, Six Nations NewsComments Off on Taylor returns to lead Wales Women

    Captain Rachel Taylor returns to the starting line-up among three changes to the Wales Women’s side which faces Ireland at Ashbourne on Friday. (Kick-off 7.30pm) (Check your local listings) Taylor will pack down at No 8 while Shona Powell Hughes will...

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  • England Women lose out to France in Six Nations opener

    Feb 2, 14 • 5529 Views • General News, International, Six Nations, Six Nations NewsComments Off on England Women lose out to France in Six Nations opener

    France Women 18 England Women 6 England Women had to settle for second best in the opening weekend of Six Nations action with France taking a two-try, 18-6 victory at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble on Saturday. In a thrilling encounter, watched by a record...

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