Wakefield Trinity to join Women’s Super League

Wakefield Trinity will join the Women’s Super League in 2019. They will join Bradford Bulls, Castleford Tigers, Featherstone Rovers, Leeds Rhinos, St Helens, Wigan Warriors and York City Knights taking the total number of teams to eight. Wakefield join off the back of being crowned Women’s Championship League Leaders in 2018 and head coach Wayne Hirst is looking forward to making…

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Warrington seek women players

    WARRINGTON WOLVES are the latest Super League to announce the launch of a Women’s team. The side will be coached by Lee Westwood, with Wolves star Ben Westwood acting as assistant coach together with Andy Marsh, Estelle Graham and Ryan Cartledge. Sky Sports’ Angela Powers is team manager. A trial session for open age players is being held…

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On the road to Featherstone!

The Women’s Rugby League season will again climax in a Challenge Cup and Plate double-header at the LD Nutrition Stadium, Post Office Road, Featherstone on East Sunday. Pairings in the first round of the Challenge Cup are: Dearne Valley v Stanningley or Keighley Albion Cutsyke v Leeds University Orrell St James v Odsal Sedbergh Huddersfield St Joseph’s v Lindley Swifts…

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Student sides take a break today in Women’s Rugby League

Two of this afternoon’s fixtures in the Women’s Rugby League have been postponed because of the Student mid-term holidays. Leeds University and Liverpool University cannot, inevitably, raise teams. The programme is: Sunday 4 November 2018 PREMIER DIVISION: Dewsbury Moor v Stanningley; Featherstone Lionesses v Huddersfield St Joseph’s; Keighley Albion v East Leeds; South Leeds Spartans v West Leeds Eagles. DIVISION ONE: Liverpool…

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Women’s winter campaign ready for blast-off!

THE Women’s Rugby League Association’s 2018-19 season kicks off on Sunday (21 October) with seventeen sides contesting two divisions, climaxing in the female game’s long-standing blue riband event on Easter Sunday (21 April), when the Challenge Cup and Plate Finals take centre stage as a double-header. Active Workwear are again the Women’s Rugby League’s key sponsors and WRLA Chair Steve…

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Big season’s end beckons for RFL’s Women’s competitions

THE Rugby Football League’s summer-based 2018 Women’s Rugby League campaign reaches a climax tomorrow (Saturday 13 October) with the Super League and Championship Finals double-header in Manchester ahead of the BetFred Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford. Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors will contest the Women’s Super League Grand Final at 1.00pm, while the Championship Grand Final, at 11.000am, will…

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First Woman of Steel shortlist announced

The shortlist for the first Woman of Steel award, to be presented at the Steve Prescott Man of Steel awards evening, has been announced. Chosen by their fellow players, the award is for the player who has made the biggest impact on the field this season. The three-player shortlist features Tara-Jane Stanley and Georgia Roche, both of Castleford Tigers and…

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Rhinos ace Robinson hopes Challenge Cup final can be the catalyst for women’s game

Leeds Rhinos centre Sophie Robinson believes this weekend’s Challenge Cup Final will be the perfect way to open up the women’s game to a whole new audience. Both the Challenge Cup final between the Rhinos and Castleford Tigers, and the preceding Plate final between Bradford Bulls and Stanningley, will be live streamed through the OurLeague membership app, meaning some of…

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