Rugby The real issues facing Women’s Rugby – Last Word On Rugby

The real issues facing Women’s Rugby – Last Word On Rugby



Women's Rugby
DONCASTER, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 23: Zoe Harrison of England goes into contact with Dorothy Wall of England during the Women’s Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Castle Park on February 23, 2020 in Doncaster, England. (Photo by Alex Davidson – RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

In the past week Women’s Rugby has seen two pieces of big news. One lead to the creation of #IamEnough and got everyone in a tizzy. The other has snowed under. One is a very real problem in Women’s rugby, the other at first sight a cosmetic issue.

Paul Peerdeman delves a little deeper into the real issues facing women’s rugby.

The not-so-superficial

For several days now female players have been posting pictures of themselves in playing or training kit with the hashtag #IamEnough. They are doing this in response to Canterbury of New Zealand using models to present the Irish women’s jersey, which will be officially presented in October, after lockdown caused delays. Canterbury has
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