How Tall Are Women Rugby Players? (Answered)

Elite female rugby players are taller on average than women in the general population. Locks are the tallest players and scrum halves are the shortest. This article breaks down the average heights at each position. We also look at how players compare to other sports and the general population. How Tall Are Female Rugby Players? … Read more

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

Free Rugby Streams That Work (Tested)

19 November 2022: Buff Streams is working (scroll down to that section for the link) I tested seven free rugby streaming sites during an international match between South Africa and Wales in 2022. Only one of these sites had a stream with excellent video quality that was easy to find. So, which site was the … Read more

9 Differences Between Rugby 15s And Rugby Sevens

Many Rugby Union clubs play one version of the sport during the regular competitive season and another during summer. You may have caught sight of Rugby Sevens during the Summer Olympics. This is actually the less well-known and less widely played version. It’s also a little younger historically. For convenience in this article, I’ll refer … Read more

How Many Players Are On A Rugby Team? (Explained)

If you’re wondering how many players are on a rugby team, then we need to establish which version of rugby you’re asking about. There are at least ten different variants of rugby played across the world. They differ in both rules and the number of players and substitutes on a team. This article covers most … Read more

Positions And Roles In Sevens Rugby

There are seven players on the field in a Rugby 7s team. Although all positions call for running and passing skills, some positions have very specific roles in set-piece, attack, and defense. This article is a round-up of all positions and roles in sevens rugby. You’ll find links to articles that go more in-depth into … Read more

Role Of The Winger In Sevens Rugby (Explained)

This article looks at the position and role of the winger in sevens rugby. I’ve got some great video clips to illustrate the diverse attacking skills of Wingers in sevens rugby. What Is A Winger In Rugby Sevens? Wingers in sevens rugby are typically the fastest players in a squad with high acceleration to reach … Read more