REPORT | Worcester Valkyries 0-43 Gloucester-Hartpury Women

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries endured a tough day in poor conditions as they were humbled 43-0 by West Country rivals Gloucester-Hartpury Women at Sixways on Saturday in the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Beth Jones, Ceri Large, Eloise Hayward and Rebecca Belcher gave Gloucester-Hartpury a healthy advantage at the break before Leah Carey, Sarah Bern and... Continue Reading →

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REPORT | Worcester Valkyries 0-72 Saracens Women

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries endured a tough day in the rain as Saracens Women won 72-0 in the Tyrrells Premier 15s at Sixways on Saturday. Marlie Packer, who joined Sarries from Bristol Ladies Rugby earlier this month, scored six tries to mark her debut in spectacular fashion. Poppy Cleall, Bryony Cleall, Lotte Clapp, Georgie... Continue Reading →

Bennion – Saracens is a big challenge

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries centre Zoe Bennion believes her side need to cut out simple errors in order to progress ahead of this Saturday’s home game against Saracens Women in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s (kick-off 2pm). Valkyries suffered a 62-10 defeat to Bristol Ladies Rugby in front of a raucous crowd at Sixways last... Continue Reading →

Davies – We must focus on our own game

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries Director of Rugby Roy Davies insists his side must focus on themselves ahead of this Saturday’s first home game of the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s season against Bristol Ladies Rugby at Sixways (kick-off 2pm). Valkyries suffered a 46-12 defeat in their opening game of the campaign at Loughborough Lightning last weekend... Continue Reading →

Davies praises 18-year-old debutant Varley

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries Director of Rugby Roy Davies was quick to praise 18-year-old Megan Varley after the youngster made her first-team debut at the weekend at Loughborough Lightning in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s. The centre impressed on her first outing despite her side going down 46-12 to a strong Loughborough outfit. And new... Continue Reading →

REPORT | Loughborough Lightning 46-12 Worcester Valkyries

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries endured a tough start to their Tyrrell’s Premier 15s campaign, losing 46–12 to an experienced Loughborough Lightning outfit at Loughborough University on Saturday. A young Worcester side put up a valiant effort but conceded eight well-worked tries as Lightning were watched on by new Player-Coach and England captain, Sarah Hunter.... Continue Reading →

REPORT | Bristol Ladies Rugby 32-20 Worcester Valkyries

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries put in a commendable performance but were beaten 32-20 by Bristol Ladies Rugby in the Women's Senior Cup Plate final at Wootton Bassett RFC. Bristol dominated possession in the early exchanges and made Worcester pay with Becki Belcher opening the scoring before Jaz Bixley quickly levelled. Bristol added three more... Continue Reading →

Gill set for Valkyries’ big occasion

By Thomas Branston Worcester Valkyries lock Courtney Gill has labelled Saturday's Senior Cup Plate Final as a 'big occasion' against rivals Bristol Ladies Rugby at Wootton Bassett RFC (kick-off 3pm). Gill, who captained Valkyries in their final Women's Premiership game of the season last weekend, believes the squad are capable of finishing the season on... Continue Reading →

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