For the Poor shall be Punished

Are NEQPs* welcome or not? What a coincidence that the first punishments for contravening the eligibility rules for the PWR should be meted out to the two clubs at the bottom of the league, Sale Sharks and Leicester Tigers. They both lose five points. It just so happens that they have gathered just enough points

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Lightning make two changes for derby clash with Tigers

Loughborough Lightning have made two personnel changes and two positional switches for their first East Midlands Derby against Leicester Tigers to be held at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens this weekend. The second half of Lightning’s 2023/24 Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby campaign commences with the eagerly-anticipated clash with Tigers on Saturday 10 February (kick-off: 2pm),

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Welsh wing Lisa Neumann joins Harlequins

Harlequins have announced that Welsh international Lisa Neumann has signed for the Club with immediate effect. The winger joins Harlequins from league champions Gloucester-Hartpury, where she crossed for a try in the 34-19 win over Exeter Chiefs Women in the Premiership Final last season. Prior to joining the Cherry and Whites in 2022, Neumann spent

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PWR – Round 11 – Preview

At present qualification for the play-offs looks sewn up: Bears lie nine points ahead of Lightning. But Lightning do have a leeway of one game, which can make a big difference before decision time. This weekend the gap could narrow to a mere four points. Fixtures Saturday 10 February Loughborough Lightning v Leicester Tigers, Franklin’s

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Rugby everywhere you look

Celtic Challenge – Round 5 Quite apart from some intense men’s Six Nations matches, there was competition in the women’s sector all over the place: a European Championship match, three PWR games, and the end of the first stage of the Celtic Challenge. All covered here in brief. European Championship – Netherlands 59 Sweden 0,

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Celtic Challenge – Round 5

Prospects Plus Play-off News This weekend sees the final round of the regular season. The details of the play-off stages have just been made known. They follow below. Brython Thunder and Glasgow Warriors must already be condemned to Pool B; teams in places 2-4 have everything to play for. The Table after 4 Rounds  

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