Max Maxwell

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About John 'Max' Maxwell

My name is John ‘Max’ Maxwell and I am the MD of RuckinRugby, a website design and hosting company focused on all things Rugby. Rugby is a huge part of my life and after meeting Catherine Spencer some years ago, I became interested in the women’s game at the highest level.

The World Champion team of 2014 were something very special and I immediately became aware of how important our domestic game would become in maintaining the sort of national side that I, and many others love to watch. This inspired me to do whatever I can to promote Women’s Elite Rugby in England.

Wasps fall just short in epic encounter with Harlequins

Wasps fell to an agonising 17-13 defeat against Harlequins at Twyford Avenue. In a closely fought encounter, the visitors just edged Wasps on the scoreboard despite a monumental performance from the hosts. Wasps came close to sealing an important win at the final whistle, but the visitors held on to claim victory. Wasps controlled the [...]

By |2019-01-27T11:23:55+00:00January 27th, 2019|News, Wasps Ladies|0 Comments

Tatyana & Mo both excited by England contract news

Zoe Aldcroft, Tatyana Heard, Mo Hunt and Kelly Smith of Gloucester-Hartpury Women were amongst 28 players recently to be named in the 2019 England Women EPS squad and to be awarded full-time contracts. We’ve already heard from Zoe and Kelly earlier this week, and we also spoke with Tatyana and Mo from the first England [...]

By |2019-01-10T16:26:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Gloucester Hartpury, News|0 Comments

Gloucester-Hartpury players react to earning full-time England contracts

Zoe Aldcroft, Tatyana Heard, Mo Hunt and Kelly Smith of Gloucester-Hartpury Women were amongst 28 players recently to be named in the 2019 England Women EPS squad and to be awarded full-time contracts. All four were in England training camp last week, and we caught up with them all to chat about the momentous announcement [...]

By |2019-01-07T11:11:49+00:00January 7th, 2019|Gloucester Hartpury, News|0 Comments

Sarah Mitchelson: 175 not out

Sarah ‘Huddy’ Mitchelson celebrates a remarkable achievement as she makes her 175th appearance for Wasps as they host Saracens this weekend. Fittingly, Huddy’s first game for Wasps, back in 2008, was against Saracens at Twyford Avenue. She joined a squad flush with some of the best players in the country; Shelley Rae, Sue Day, [...]

By |2018-12-23T08:54:46+00:00December 23rd, 2018|News, Wasps Ladies|0 Comments


JESSICA BREACH HAS BEEN AWARDED AN ENGLAND WOMEN XV CONTRACTS FOR THE 2019 SEASON AND WILL PLAY HER CLUB RUGBY WITH HARLEQUINS LADIES. The first England Women XV contracts for the 2019 season have been awarded to three players transitioning from the England Women Sevens programme. 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup finalists Natasha Hunt and [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:40:34+00:00December 20th, 2018|Harlequins Women, News|0 Comments

Natasha ‘Mo’ Hunt signs for Gloucester-Hartpury Women

Gloucester-Hartpury are delighted to announce that they have added real quality to an already talented squad, with the signing of scrum-half Natasha Hunt. Mo, as she’s known around the world of rugby, needs very little introduction. A World Cup winner with England in 2014, she also represented Great Britain at Sevens at the Rio Olympics [...]

By |2018-12-20T10:40:44+00:00December 20th, 2018|Gloucester Hartpury, News|0 Comments


THE WOMEN IN QUARTERED SHIRTS GET THEIR SEVENTH WIN IN SEVEN CONSECUTIVE TYRRELLS PREMIER MATCHES WITH A 39 – 10 VICTORY AT SHAFTESBURY PARK IN ROUND 10. A hat trick from winger Heather Cowell and tries from Jade Konkel, Shaunagh Brown and Bethan Dainton bring Quins a brilliant win on the road. Despite a cagey [...]

By |2018-12-03T10:21:49+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Harlequins Launches The Game Changer

Harlequins Ladies aim to create history again when they face Gloucester Hartpury at The Stoop on 30th March. Following the success of last year’s record-breaking attempt to have the highest ever attendance for a women’s Club match in the UK, Harlequins today launches The Game Changer: an annual celebration of the women’s game at [...]

By |2018-11-19T15:00:20+00:00November 19th, 2018|Harlequins Women, News|0 Comments

Changes to Red Roses squad amid countdown to player contracts

ENGLAND Women’s head coach Simon Middleton says the RFU’s imminent roll-out of professional player contracts has prompted a much altered shake-up of his Red Roses side for their second autumn international test this weekend.The England head coach has made ten changes from the side that secured a 57-5 victory over the USA last week ahead [...]

By |2018-11-16T14:25:26+00:00November 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments