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  • How Much Do England Women Rugby Players Earn? (2022)
    This article looks at the salaries of professional female rugby players with the Red Roses, the England women’s rugby team. We also review how much England clubs pay their players in the top-tier domestic competition. Individual salaries are private contracts, and the details are seldom made public. However, the salary ranges and match fees have … Read more
  • How Much Do New Zealand Women Rugby Players Earn? (2022)
    This article looks at the salaries of professional women rugby players with the Black Ferns, the national New Zealand side. Individual salaries are private contracts, and the details are seldom made public. However, the salary ranges have been published by the NZRU. Note that we’re reviewing the fifteen-player code here. The Sevens players are on … Read more
  • How Long Are Women’s Rugby Matches? (Explained)
    Women’s rugby matches have the same time regulations as in men’s rugby. The matches last eighty minutes at adult level with fifteen women per team. The halves get shorter at younger age levels from eighteen down to six years old. Many women play both fifteen-player matches and also Sevens Rugby. The matches are significantly shorter … Read more
  • Do Women Rugby Players Wear Breast Protection? (Explained)
    Most female rugby players do not wear additional breast protection beyond traditional sports bras. However, recent studies have highlighted a greater need for education around breast injuries. There is an emerging trend of companies designing new products to provide extra breast protection for female players. A Minority Of Female Rugby Players Wear Breast Protection A … Read more
  • 13 Different Types Of Kicking In Rugby – With Pictures
    The goal of kicking in rugby is to gain territory. Good kicks put the opposition under pressure and the best kicks allow the kicking team to regain possession. Poor kicks give possession back to the opposition and lets them counterattack. This article looks at the different types of kicking in rugby. There may be more … Read more
  • 13 Different Types Of Rugby Tackles – With Pictures
    The goal of tackling in rugby is to grab hold of players with the ball to stop, restrict, or reverse their momentum. There are strict safety laws around tackling that I won’t go into here. Instead, I’ll review the different types of tackles in rugby. There may be more than you think! Here is the … Read more
  • All-Time Greatest Newcastle Falcons Players
    I reached out for help from some older fans to compile this list of the greatest Newcastle Falcons players of all time. That let me cover legends that I was too young to remember. Deciding on a shortlist of great Newcastle players was hard. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how … Read more
  • All-Time Greatest London Irish Rugby Players
    I spent hours debating a shortlist of the greatest London Irish players in history with some hard-core fans who go back a long way. Choosing a small number of LI legends was hard enough. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how I order these greats. But the write-ups should explain how … Read more
  • All-Time Greatest Leicester Tigers Players
    I got plenty of help from some older fans to compile this list of the greatest Leister Tigers players of all time. That allowed me to cover legends from the early 20th century. Deciding on a shortlist of great Tigers players was hard enough. Ranking them was even harder! You may not agree with how … Read more
  • All-Time Greatest Exeter Chiefs Rugby Players
    Choosing the list of greatest Exeter Chiefs players was challenging for me because many of the candidates played before the 1980s. So, I worked with several older Exeter supporters who gave me enthusiastic descriptions of earlier legends. Then ranking these players in order was an even harder challenge Those decisions are mine! You may not … Read more