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Women in rugby: a story of changing perceptives

Rugby has long been known as a “men’s game”. The reasons often quoted for this are physicality, injuries, and competitiveness. But this mentality is being challenged by the growth of…

Successive Grand Slams no surprise for dominant Red Roses

England’s wide margins of victory against all but their nearest rivals France paint a picture of dominance. Another title secured with a game to spare. A team which appears far…

Cruikshank relishing Murrayfield Varsity challenge

By her own admission, the 2015/16 season was perhaps the best yet for Edinburgh University’s Women’s first XV, but Head Coach Claire Cruikshank is desperate for more. The return of…

Rugby sevens makes a triumphant return after a 92-year absence

At the recently concluded Olympic Games in Rio, rugby union made a triumphant return after a 92-year absence in the form of its abbreviated version, 7-a-side rugby and it did…