What exactly would the formation of a women’s Lions team mean for young, aspiring rugby players? In short, it would mean everything.
Rugby is so much more than a sport. It’s an incredibly powerful tool which, if given the chance, can be used to shape the lives of women and girls across the country.
Female rugby coaching platform the Girls Rugby Club has today launched a campaign calling on schools to offer rugby to girls as part of the PE curriculum or as an after-school activity as it looks to tackle stereotypes and gender inequalities within the sport.
The Girls Rugby Club has today announced leading UK-based rugby brand Rhino as its exclusive ball and equipment sponsor in a significant boost for the rapidly expanding female rugby platform.
After learning that male internationals in the rugby world earn more in a single game than a female international player earns for an entire year’s work, Emmerson Wood made it his mission to create a sports management agency dedicated to providing fair representation for female athletes.
Girls Rugby Club writer, Stella, discusses whether the Olympics provide a more level playing field for women’s sports, and if not what more can be done.