Tag: rugby

Sport Vs Hair

Rugby player Simi Pam was left with no choice but to cut off her hair. In Simi’s own words she raises the important issue that Black women face, and how their hair will often deter them from playing sport

By Simi Pam

Fireball!

When she’s not bringing the firepower with Harlequins or Scotland Rugby, Jade Konkel is fighting the blaze with the London Fire Brigade – and she wouldn’t change it for the world

By Eleanor Lee

Nice Try!

The game may have some tough moments but that’s of no concern to the droves of women signing up to play rugby. We talk to a team in Bristol that is leading the way, to find out what’s behind its popularity

By Liz Connor

Gender Play Gap

Women’s rugby gets serious as the big brands move in. Four players talk sponsorship, social media and getting set up for life

By Stella Mills

Redefining Rugby

Alejandra Carles-Tolra discusses her images of tenacious women’s rugby players who are tackling homophobia head-on

By Megan Wallace

Snap Decisions

Sports photographer Fernando Fath champions equality for women in his powerful work shooting athletes and sports teams worldwide

By Glorious

Ready To Roar

As the prospect of a women’s Lions tour claws its way closer, we chat to legendary photographer Rankin, as well as two of rugby’s leading ladies, to find out how levelling the playing field will benefit fans and players alike

By Liz Connor

Double Life

“I remember playing at Twickenham and the next day I was up on a pub roof putting a fire out.” Variety is the spice of life for rugby athlete Shaunagh Brown

By Kate Carter