The Black Ferns will play the world’s top ranked teams in a four-Test series in San Diego in July, New Zealand Rugby announced today.
The Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019 brings together the Black Ferns (1), USA (5), Canada (3), France (4) and England (2) for a round-robin tournament.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Rugby Officer Nigel Cass said the Super Series Tests, coupled with the two-Test... Read More
Last week, witnessed the final round of the 17th iteration of the Women’s Six Nations tournament, won again by England. The Red Roses have been victorious in fifteen of these events. (Fourteen Grand Slams)
The English dominance is evidenced in two scoring statistics, 45 tries for versus 7 against, and a point differential of plus 233.
England defeated hapless Scotland 80-0 in the last match,... Read More
A game of games. A match for the ages. A result not decided until injury time. The final score; Stanford 15-12 over Penn State. A repeat title for the Cardinal as Women’s D1 College 2006 Championship.
Stanford, ranked 1 in the tournament, rolled from the Round of 16, first beating West Chester (16) 50-11. In the quarters, they routed North Carolina (9) 79-7 and easily defeated Navy (4) 45-12 in... Read More
LAS VEGAS, NV. - The USA Women's Falcons have named their 12-player roster for the annual Las Vegas Invitational (LVI) taking place Feb 28 - Mar 2 alongside the senior men's HSBC USA Sevens tournament.
Led by Women's Sevens Head Coach Chris Brown and Head of Physical Performance Matt Long, the roster will feature three players who have yet to debut for the national team in Jazmine Gray, Eti... Read More
At historic Saranac Lake, New York, in 2002, the USA Women Eagles avenged an earlier year loss to rival Canada with a narrow 22-21 victory. Previously in Ottawa, the USA lost convincingly to Canada 24-3, when some Eagle starters were unavailable for the game.
A crowd of 1,800 watched the contest, with vocal supporters for both teams shouting encouragement.
The closeness of the match could be seen... Read More
Giant's Conscience is a new podcast featuring Rugby Today head writer Pat Clifton and contributor Jake Frechette. The two seasoned rugby journalists will talk about the news du jour in American and world rugby. This week, the guys discuss their MLR honor rolls for the opening two rounds, the signing of Eagle Tony Lamborn, Australia's Charlotte Caslick shooting the boot at Sydney 7s, the very un-... Read More
This story originally appeared on PennMutual.com/rugby
Having a good coach is key to success on the field. A good coach has knowledge of the game, a vision for the team and gets the players to buy into a game plan. As a two-sport athlete in college and now a professional rugby player, I have been on a lot of teams and played for a lot of coaches. The best coaches I’ve had were successful because... Read More
SYDNEY, AUS. - The Women's Eagles Sevens are bronze medalists at HSBC Sydney Sevens 2019. In the final match of the tournament, the United States showed powerful offensive movements to command possession and beat Ireland 26-10.
Having now concluded the third round of the season with their second medal, the USA women have reached No. 2 in the world rankings with three stops remaining to clinch... Read More
For the first time in team history, the 7s USWNT booked its third-straight trip to the semifinals Saturday, beating Russia 7-5 in the quarterfinal round in Sydney. That sets up a meeting with New Zealand at 4:34 p.m. CT Saturday.
The Eagles reached the top eight as the second-place team out of Pool C, sandwiching a loss to Spain with wins over China and Australia. Highlighting the effort was the... Read More
For the USA women, Sydney marks the end of a season. At least, that’s how head coach Chris Brown sees it. He’s split the six-top series into two seasons, as more than 70 days separate this week’s tournament and the next. He’ll give the players some time off between, and they’ll have another "preseason" before starting back up in Kitakyushu, Japan. The goal is to enter the next "season", read last... Read More