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Loughborough Lightning Ladies

Disciplinary Luke Stratford (Leicester Tigers Women)

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On 16 January 2024, Luke Stratford, a coach of Leicester Tigers Women, appeared before an independent disciplinary panel charged under RFU Rule 5.12. conduct prejudicial to the interests of the game. The...

Impressive Bonus Point Win Sees Wolfhounds Topple Edinburgh

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The five-try Wolfhounds knocked Edinburgh Rugby off the top of the Celtic Challenge table, with Aoife Wafer touching down twice in a 27-17 bonus point victory for Neill Alcorn’s side. CELTIC...

Emily Scarratt signs new Loughborough Lightning contract

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England women’s record point-scorer Emily Scarratt has signed a new contract with Loughborough Lightning ahead of the 2023/24 Premiership Women’s Rugby season. The 2014 Rugby World Cup winner...

Premiership Fixtures Announced as the Women's game ushers in a new era

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Contested by ten teams there are two new sides in the league, with the arrival of Leicester Tigers and Trailfinders Women in the elite division of English women's rugby. Trailfinders Women begin life...

Eight Quins pin new contracts

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have announced new contracts for eight exciting young talents ahead of the 2023/24 Premiership Women’s Rugby season.   Lucy Heryet is one of England’s most exciting back-row...

Wales team to face Italy in 2023 Six Nations final round

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women’s senior team head coach Ioan Cunningham has selected his side for the Round 5 fixture in the TikTok Six Nations against Italy at the at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma on Saturday, April...

Red Roses name matchday 23 for TikTok Women’s Six Nations match against Ireland

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Simon Middleton has named his 23-player Red Roses matchday squad to take on Ireland at Musgrave Park, Cork (Saturday 22 April, kick-off  2.15pm and live on BBC Two). Marlie...

Red Roses name matchday 23 for Women’s Six Nations match vs Wales

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Simon Middleton has named his 23-player Red Roses matchday squad to take on Wales at Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff (Saturday 15 April, kick-off 2.15pm and live on BBC Two).  Marlie...

Sarah Hunter: Packer is a ‘breath of fresh air’

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marlie Packer might have made her England debut back in 2008, but the new Red Roses skipper is still a welcome ‘breath of fresh air’ according to Sarah Hunter.   The back row, 33,...

Red Roses name matchday 23 to play Scotland in Women’s Six Nations opener

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday 23 for England’s TikTok Women’s Six Nations opener against Scotland at Kingston Park (Saturday 25 March, KO 16:45 and live on BBC Two).  ...