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© 2015 - University of York Women's Rugby Club

The Rugby Championship has come to a close with the All Blacks clinching another classy title win. We have assembled our dream team squad of the championship, the best of the best, the creme de la creme of the southern hemisphere rugby elite. Forget northern hemisphere...

October 18, 2017

Mansplaining is one of my favourite terms to have blessed 21st century culture: a uniquely succinct and catchy way to characterise the frustratingly condescending explanations made by some men to women. For many women it’s an unfortunate reality to happen across; for f...

October 11, 2017

When people ask me if I do any sport and I respond with ‘rugby’, they often look surprised. When I then tell them I’m an ex-gymnast, they proceed to look even more confused.

‘But, why rugby?’ I am often met with. Well, when I came to University I was in the classic posi...

October 4, 2017

Researchers from Newcastle University believe banning tackling in school rugby will reduce the risks of concussion and head and neck injuries in young men and women. However, as a keen school and now university player, I believe introducing rugby tackling techniques at...

October 1, 2017

Of course playing rugby is the biggest part of our club - but there's much more that goes on off the pitch! Most of this is managed by our Committee, who run all the extra behind the scene stuff. You can contact any of our committee at any time about anything you like,...

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