Latest Women's rugby News

Some rugby league players in Australia refuse pride jersey

Jul. 26, 2022 04:29 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Seven Manly Sea Eagles players have withdrawn from a National Rugby League match in Australia because they’re unwilling to wear their club's inclusion jersey. The jersey has rainbow stripes and a rainbow collar — in place of the regular white sections — to...

Swimming's new transgender policy could impact other sports

Jun. 22, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

Bans on transgender women in international swimming and rugby this week opened the door for track and field to consider following suit in what could turn into a wave of policy changes in Olympic sports. The announcement Sunday by swimming's governing body, FINA, was followed quickly...

The 23 venues bidding to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 23 venues bidding to host soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium,...

Chelsea, Lyon, Monterrey and Thorns to play in Women's ICC

Jun. 08, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Women’s International Champions Cup will feature European teams Chelsea and Lyon, as well as Mexico’s Monterrey and the host Portland Thorns. The annual club competition will run from Aug. 17-20 at Providence Park, organizers announced Wednesday. ...