Women, sport, and most importantly: rugby.

If someone asked you to name three athletes or sports-persons off the top of your head 5 years ago, there is a high probability that all 3 would be male. You might have thought of Usain Bolt - the world's fastest man over 100m, Muhammad Ali - one of the greatest heavyweight boxers in history or Cristiano Ronaldo - often considered the best football player in the world. These are all undoubtably hugely successful and influential athletes, but ask the same question now in 2015 and you might get some different answers. In August 2015, The Independent published its own list of The 50 most influential women in sport and it is full of strong, confident and undeterred individuals that probably had

UYWRUFC 2014/15

After a successful Fresher’s Fair with 150 people signing up to receive emails, the 2014/15 season was off to a good start. We then had around 50 freshers turn up to the taster session, some who had never touched a rugby ball before and others who had never even watched a rugby game. Due to the nature of York's term dates, we had just one week of training before our first game took us to Sheffield where unfortunately we were beaten 43-12. Despite the loss we kept our heads held high and we were pushed to train harder for our upcoming games. We played another six games before the end of term with a mixed range of scores and a couple of injuries along the way. We continued to progress with amb

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