Women’s rugby taster session at Topsham Rugby Club

PUBLISHED: 11:39 10 January 2019

Paired activities are used to teach rugby skills and techniques. Picture: England Rugby

Paired activities are used to teach rugby skills and techniques. Picture: England Rugby

England Rugby

England Rugby says the sport enables women to ‘unearth their inner warrior’ as well as keeping fit and making new friends

Rugby is one of the fastest-growing female team sports in England, and there is a chance for women to give it a try at Topsham Rugby Club on Saturday, January 19.

Women are invited to come along with a friend to a Rugby England Warrior Camp where they will have fun and get muddy taking part in paired activities which teach the skills and techniques of rugby.

Former England Rugby international Vicky Macqueen said: ““Women should definitely try rugby. It’s such an exhilarating feeling knowing that you are there with 14 other teammates that have got your back, and you’re all striving for the same goal.

“Rugby has a place for women of all shapes and sizes too, with different positions for different strengths. It really is a great sport for anyone as well as a fantastic, fun way to stay both mentally and physically healthy.”

Organisers hope the Warrior Camp will give women a taste of rugby and encourage them to take it up. The event takes place from 2.30pm – 7pm.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Exmouth Journal. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Exmouth Journal