May 20, 2018

This week has been Mental Health Awareness Week, a cause which we are really passionate about. Having seen responses to the campaign from others this week, we have reflected on how rugby positively affects our mental health, and some of our members have shared their ex...

April 17, 2018

You may well have noticed from our incredibly excitable social media posts that UYWRUFC has had a pretty exceptional year, both on and off the pitch. As we approach Roses on the 5th and 6th of May, lets have a little look down memory lane, and celebrate some of the hig...

February 10, 2018

This week has marked Sexual Violence and Sexual Abuse Awareness week, which this year, amongst the growing storm around Time's Up, #metoo and the enormously successful women's marches across the globe, is particularly pertinent. As high profile women publicly name and...

December 2, 2017

Last Saturday York’s streets belonged to its women. On the UN Day to Eliminate Violence, the University of York Women’s Rugby Club lead a march against sexual violence and harassment, and stood in solidarity with survivors. 

The march was a result of years of tradition,...

August 17, 2017

So, you’re coming to York in September! Massive, humongous, gigantic congratulations! A Levels are hard work and you’ve come out the other side with a great result, you should be very proud.

This is a generic picture of some people I don't know awkwardly jumping holdin...

February 2, 2017

I love my sport, but I hate the way some people see it. I am not a fat, ugly, man hating, raging lesbian, despite the fact that many assume I simply must be, since I play rugby, and I am a woman. The most recent example of my having to confront this was in the queue on...

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