• Varsity 2017 Preview: Rugby Union

    The University of Nottingham Women’s Rugby Union team has a strong Varsity tradition, having dominated Varsity in recent years, winning each of the past five meetings. The UoN 1st team should be confident of continuing their success having had a very successful BUCS season. They finished second in the...
  • Women’s Six nations 2017 Round-up

    Over the past few weeks Impact has brought you a wealth of reading on the men’s six nations. But what about the women’s?  The fact that female rugby is underrepresented is so painstakingly obvious that the article won’t serve any purpose by being dedicated to it. Instead, we’ll do the...
  • “Everyone has a chance to play in the game”: Women’s Rugby Union Varsity Interview

    Phil Taylor and Amy Greaves chatted to Kate and Lizzie of the UoN Women’s Rugby Union Club, ahead of Varsity and after a stellar BUCS season. How has the season gone so far? K & L: “It’s gone pretty well, at the moment we are second in the league...
  • Varsity Women’s Rugby Match Report: UoN 24-12 NTU

    With a tight game predicted for the women, UoNWRFC pulled out all the stops to get that vital win in the rain at Lady Bay extending Uni’s lead to 8-5 in the series. Uni of put out a strong team to face Trent, who they had lost to in...
  • This Is A Man’s World

    What do we want? Equality! When do we want it? … About 100 years ago. Its been almost just over seven months since England Women brought the house down with the epic 21-9 win over Canada at Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris for the Women’s Rugby World Cup. Female rugby...
  • USE YOUR HEAD: TAKING CONCUSSION SERIOUSLY

    Concussion has ascended towards the top of the sporting agenda in recent months, most notably with the new Premier League regulations pertaining to head injuries. The injury to Thibaut Courtois last weekend brought the issue into sharper focus still. Lucy Ryall comments on how rugby is dealing with the...
  • What’s At Your Uni? Women’s Rugby

    Women’s rugby is on top of the world right now: having won the World Cup in Paris in August, it doesn’t get much better than that. The governing body of English rugby are now trying to use that momentum to build up women’s rugby and help more girls than...