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Captains Assemble at Franklin’s Gardens

Saracens Women will take on Harlequins Ladies in the 2018/19 Tyrrells Premier 15s final at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday 27 April. Buy tickets here Saracens Women captain Lotte Clapp and captain of Harlequins Ladies Rachel Burford assembled at the home of Northampton Saints today ahead of the Tyrrells Premier 15s final on Saturday 27 [...]

By |2019-04-23T14:44:51+00:00April 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Warm welcome to Old Albanian RFC

As the season draws to an end we lose two teams from Championship 1,  but we also welcome two new teams. Harrogate will replace Eccles in the North and Old Albanian will replace Abbey Nuns in the South. This has been my first year covering Tier 2 rugby and it has been challenging but I [...]

By |2019-04-15T09:25:20+00:00April 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Warm welcome to Old Albanian RFC

Quins put on a show for record crowd

QUINS PUT TOGETHER A PEERLESS ATTACKING DISPLAY FRONT OF A RECORD CROWD AT THE STOOP TO WIN 62 POINTS TO 0 AGAINST GLOUCESTER HARTPURY A double from Hooker Davinia Catlin; tries from Heather Cowell, Vickii Cornborough, Jess Breach, Leanne Riley, Jade Konkel, Chloe Butler and Deborah McCormack; a penalty from Ellie Green and a superb [...]

By |2019-03-31T14:22:57+00:00March 31st, 2019|Harlequins Women, News|0 Comments

Wasps battle for 25-17 at The Big Swarm

Wasps overcame a tough Bristol Bears side to finish the regular season with a 25-17 victory. In front of a large crowd at the annual Big Swarm event, the home side scored four tries, including a double from Abby Dow. However, it was their incredible defensive effort, which was tested throughout, that secured the win. [...]

By |2019-03-31T14:00:57+00:00March 31st, 2019|News, Wasps Ladies|0 Comments

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

New Years Revolution

On 4th January 2016 I posted a blog on Inspiring Women, I listed my New Years Resolutions. Today, two years on it is the first time I have looked back on them. Such is the ineffectiveness of New Year’s Resolutions for the majority of us who chose to make them. I listed 8 resolutions [...]

By |2019-01-25T14:05:31+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Catherine Spencer, Inspiring Women, 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