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Caslick nervous ahead of NRLW debut

Charlotte Caslick is a household name in rugby circles but it's her own high standards that make her nervous about a transition to NRLW with the Sydney Roosters.

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2021 Hamilton, Sydney Sevens cancelled

World Rugby said on Tuesday it would allocate $2.5 million among rugby sevens nations that have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics to cope with further disruptions to the global sevens calendar due to the novel coronavirus.

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Aussie sevens program receives funding boost

Australia's rugby sevens program has received a huge boost from the Australian Institute of Sport [AIS] with the government body set to provide Rugby Australia with a one-off funding grant.

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Waratahs awarded Super W crown

Super W honours have gone to the NSW Waratahs for a third-straight season after Rugby Australia scrapped its finals series because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trans-Tasman women's rugby Tests confirmed

The Wallaroos will face New Zealand in two women's rugby Tests in August, with both games again to be played ahead of Bledisloe Cup games.

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Research playing catch up with the demands of female athletes

The recent influx of female athletes taking on the more traditional male football codes and the increase of sports participation has seen a spike in injury, forcing sporting bodies to question what can be done and making sports science play catch up.

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Dalton returns for Olympic 7s tilt

Chloe Dalton will launch a late bid for a second Olympic gold medal with the Carlton AFLW convert set to rejoin Australia's rugby sevens program in April.

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The decade that saw the rise of women's sport

How different the world looks in 10 years. Australia has seen in six Prime Ministers, same sex marriage was legalised and women's sport has secured big money television deals, taken out front and back page stories and the pay gap is decreasing.

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Marika Koroibete awarded John Eales Medal

Wallabies wing Marika Koroibete has signed off an impressive 2019 season by claiming the 2019 John Eales Medal at the Rugby Australia awards in Sydney.

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Wallaroos bank on beefed-up calendar

Wallaroos coach Dwayne Nestor has finally got his wish and believes a beefed-up schedule next year can boost their fortunes after another tough lesson from the Black Ferns.

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Wallaroos looking to cause big rugby upset

Georgia Cormick may be small in size but she's up for the huge challenge of wearing the Wallaroos halfback jersey against world No.1 New Zealand in their rugby Test on Saturday.

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Time to unwrap our female professional athletes from cotton wool

Magpies coach Rob Wright's brutal timeout conversation with Kelsey Browne divided the netball world, but as expectations of our female athletes rise, they need to receive the same critical analysis that male athletes are subjected to.

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Wallaroos thrash Japan in second Test

Australia's Wallaroos have completed a predictable series sweep of Japan, winning the second and final rugby Test by an emphatic margin in Sydney.

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Wallaroos eye further history

Australia's players have been urged to stay grounded as they target a second slice of women's rugby history in the space of a week against Japan in Sydney.

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Wallaroos welcome Japanese Test series

Japan aren't elite level opposition but they'll do just nicely for an Australian women's rugby team desperate to beef up their Test program.

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NSW secure back-to back Super W titles

NSW have won back-to-back Super W crowns with a thrilling 8-5 victory over arch-rivals Queensland in the 2019 title decider in Sydney.

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Wallaroos captain banned for six weeks for bite

Wallaroos captain Liz Patu has been suspended for six weeks after pleading guilty to biting an opponent during a Super W game in Australia, Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) said.