May 2021

WRD Website to become walled archive

"So sad that your website had to come down, Max" That's the message I got from a few people when I closed the website down a few days ago in order to work out what I was doing and more importantly, who I was doing it for ... and WHY?! More and more, people [...]

Harlequins announce partnership with Orreco

Harlequins announce partnership with Orreco, world-leading experts in female athlete wellness, including nutrition, recovery and wellness around menstrual cycles Harlequins is delighted to become the first rugby club in the world to establish a relationship with Orreco, the leading sports performance and biomarker company. Orreco will provide its female Athlete Consultancy program to Harlequins Women, [...]

March 2021

Appleby pleased with hard fought win

REPORT BY HARRY MUNRO PHOTOS BY NEIL KENNEDY Exeter Chiefs Women’s head coach Susie Appleby admitted her side had been in a “really physical” encounter as they kept alive their hopes of getting into the Allianz Premier 15s play-offs with a 17-12 victory over fellow high-flyers Loughborough Lightning at Sandy Park. Keen to get back [...]

February 2021

Wasps fall short to Quins in final minutes of play

Wasps fall short to Harlequins in final minutes of play Wasps fell short to Harlequins by one point in the final three minutes of a breathtaking game of Premier 15s rugby. Wasps we’re leading 19 points to 17 in the 67th minute but with a penalty in their favour Harlequin’s Tuima slotted the ball through [...]

Round 12: Allianz Premier 15s

Allianz updated provided by RFU, thanks Emily - and awesome images courtesy of Neil Kennedy! With eight of the 10 Allianz Premier 15s sides in action this weekend, here’s a look back at what happened in Round 12.Bristol Bears 22-12 Sale SharksBristol Bears welcomed Sale Sharks to Shaftesbury Avenue with both sides looking to secure [...]

Premier 15s 2020/21 Season structure

The RFU can confirm the structure for the remainder of the 2020/21 Allianz Premier 15s season. The league’s match dates have been finalised in line with the wider women’s rugby international calendar with the 2021 Women’s Six Nations dates confirmed as 3 April-24 April 2021. Rounds 15-18 will be played throughout March, April and [...]

December 2020

Premier 15s : Round 8

Below is the Weekly Round up from the RFU, complete with images from Neil Kennedy. Saturday saw just six of the 10 teams in action, due to the re-scheduling of two fixtures following positive COVID-19 tests. But whether it was Worcester Warriors' win on the road at Bristol Bears, Wasps' ruthless running rugby at [...]

Premier 15s : Round 7

Here's the Round up from Allianz Premier 15s. Neil Kennedy went along to the Sixways clash and got some great photos for us - thanks Neil - check him out on Twitter @Neil_A_K for more shots. Round seven of the Allianz Premier 15s saw only six teams in action after the postponement of Exeter [...]

October 2020

The Unstoppable women of the Jungle Crows

This story was originally posted here and is reproduced here, after kind permission form Mr. Paul Walsh. In 2019 World Rugby launched its ‘Women in Rugby’ campaign showcasing inspirational stories of women from around the world who had overcome the odds to play. The campaign was encapsulated with the #TryAndStopUs hashtag which resonated globally. [...]

Harlequins Women announce host of star player re-commitments

Harlequins Women announce host of star player re-commitments ahead of 2020/21 Premier 15s season Following the new signing of former England Sevens player Beth Wilcock, Harlequins is delighted to announce the re-commitments of a host of star players ahead of the new season, with the Club's final squad for the 2020/21 season set to [...]

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