Browsing: Tyrrell’s Premier 15s

Tyrrell’s Premier 15s:  Top tier of the women’s English rugby union domestic league system run by the Rugby Football Union (RFU). The league was created mainly from teams in the Women’s Premiership. Its first season began on 16 September 2017. Teams: Bristol Ladies, Darlington Mowden Park Sharks, Firwood Waterloo Ladies, Gloucester-Hartpury Women, Harlequins Ladies, Loughborough (Lightning), Richmond Women, Saracens Women, Wasps Ladies, Worcester Valkyries.

Darlington Mowden Park Sharks vs. Worcester Valkyries The Darlington Mowden Park Sharks defeated the Worcester Valkyries 39-5 in a Tyrrell’s Premier 15s match played at Northern Echo Arena. Worcester Warriors Release “Valkyries found themselves just 10-5 behind at the halfway stage after a Nikita Frere debut try but missed several opportunities to gain the advantage. And they were punished in the second period as Darlington ran away with the contest with five tries to secure a 39-5 win. Elle Bloor got the game’s opening score after some powerful carrying but Valkyries hit back when debutant Hannah Bluck’s strong run allowed…

Worcester Warriors Release REPORT | Worcester Valkyries 0-43 Gloucester-Hartpury Women Worcester Valkyries endured a tough day in poor conditions as they were beaten 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 a penalty try wrapped up the result in the second period. The visitors got on the scoreboard instantaneously with Jones crossing the whitewash after Gemma Sharples peeled off the back of a well-constructed scrum move. Worcester was then undone…

Worcester Valkyries fell to a 48-12 defeat to Richmond Women in Round 4 of the Tyrrells Premier 15s at Richmond Athletic Ground. Winger Emelie Hellgren opened the scoring in the second minute for the hosts before full-back Katherine Wallis crossed after 15 minutes as Richmond built an early lead. Rowena Burnfield then went over and Abi Chamberlain’s third straight conversion gave them a 21-0 advantage. But Worcester hit back almost immediately when Brooke Clarke beat four defenders to touch down after a neatly-worked move from the scrum, to leave the score at 21-5 at the break. The hosts then showed…

Worcester Valkyries Can’t Stop Saracens Women’s Packer Worcester Warriors Release Worcester Valkyries 0-72 Saracens Women 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 Gulliver, Seraphine Okemba and Sonia Green also crossed the whitewash on a difficult day for the young Valkyries. Saracens started well and were rewarded early on when Bryony Cleall offloaded the ball to her sister Poppy, who crashed over from close range. The visitors looked in full control despite Worcester’s best efforts and made their dominance…

Loughborough Lightning Defeat Worcester Valkyries in Premier 15s Opener Worcester Warriors Release: 18 September 2017 Loughborough Lightning 46-12 Worcester Valkyries 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. Loughborough’s Olivia Jones scored a double accompanied by tries from Bethan Zeidler, Natasha Jones, Charlotte Pierce, Ofure Ugiagbe, Lucy Nye and Celia Quansah to secure victory. Valkyries picked…

August 2, 2017 Valkyries’ Tyrrells Premier 15s season fixtures confirmed Photo: Tyrell’s Premier 15s Worcester Warriors Release: August 2, 2017 Valkyries will begin their 2017/18 campaign with a trip to Loughborough Lightning before back-to-back home clashes against Bristol Ladies and Saracens Women next month. The RFU has announced Tyrrells as title partner for the new women’s domestic competition, with the official name of the competition now the Tyrrells Premier 15s. Tyrrells Premier 15s will kick-off on Saturday 16 September as ten teams compete to take home the inaugural title. The competition will operate in a league format with home and…

Worcester Valkyries Name Roy Davis Director of Rugby Worcester Warriors Release: by Tom Vale, 22 June, 2017 Worcester Valkyries can today confirm the appointment of Roy Davies as their new Director of Rugby. Davies arrives from Bristol Ladies Rugby having led them to a top-of-the-table finish in the Women’s Premiership last season, before they were narrowly defeated 17-8 by Aylesford Bulls Ladies in the Grand Final at Sixways. The 35-year-old from Llanelli spent two years at Bristol, where he began as Forwards Coach before being promoted to Head Coach. Davies has four years of experience coaching within the RFU Junior…