Womans Rugby


Sarah Hunter, who led England to the final of the 2017 Women’s World Cup, is leaving Bristol Ladies to take up a post as a performance coach with the new Loughborough Lightning franchise in the Tyrrell’s Women’s Premier 15s. Hunter will also be heading up the university side in British Universities & Colleges Sports side …

ENGLAND’S women fell agonisingly short of lifting rugby’s World Cup last night. They were relentlessly reeled in by New Zealand after leading 17-5 at one stage in the first half. The Black Ferns overcame a first half yellow card to close the gap on England by half-time, and stepped up the pace after the break. …

The Red Roses were beaten in the Women’s Rugby World Cup final 32-41 to New Zealand at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. As the top two ranked sides in the world, both teams produced an engaging game, where the lead changed between them five times. Emily Scarratt said of the final “Gutted is an understatement …

The Red Roses have reached the 2017 Woman’s World Cup Final after overcoming France 20-3. They will face off against New Zealand on Saturday at the Ulster’s Kingspan Stadium. England have now reached the last five finals. Their upcoming opponents, New Zealand have won three of those finals against the Red Roses. England: 15. Danielle …