5 episodes

Meet the University of Leeds Women's Rugby Union Team. Join us as we delve deeper into the world of Women's Rugby, discovering our club and sport's origins, discussing our rugby experiences and stories, and get to know the weird, wacky and wonderful that is LUUWRUFC.

"You Play Rugby?" University of Leeds Women's Rugby Union

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Meet the University of Leeds Women's Rugby Union Team. Join us as we delve deeper into the world of Women's Rugby, discovering our club and sport's origins, discussing our rugby experiences and stories, and get to know the weird, wacky and wonderful that is LUUWRUFC.

    Episode 5: Rugby - A Balancing Act?

    Episode 5: Rugby - A Balancing Act?

    In this episode, we're joined with Izzy Mackinnon (last season's Treasurer) as we discuss balancing rugby and your university degree or work life. We discuss making time for training, committee responsibilities, the all important tour and all the other opportunities the club and rugby has to offer!

    • 20 min
    Episode 4: How Rugby Will Change Your Life

    Episode 4: How Rugby Will Change Your Life

    In this episode, two of your favourite LUUWRUFC members discuss their experience of the growth of the game alongside how rugby has changed their life... and ultimately, will change yours.

    • 23 min
    Episode 3: Female Injuries - Setting a New Standard

    Episode 3: Female Injuries - Setting a New Standard

    In discussion with James Woodward, we'll be exploring concussion, ACL injuries and the physical differences between men and women in rugby. We'll be looking into how this impacts injury rates and the women's game as a whole, as well as the implications this has for the future of women's rugby!

    • 24 min
    Episode 2: Debunked! Misconceptions about Women's Rugby and Female Sport

    Episode 2: Debunked! Misconceptions about Women's Rugby and Female Sport

    In this episode we discuss and debunk questions every female rugby player is asked, as well general misconceptions about female sport. Yes we're allowed to tackle and we play on a full size pitch, and no we haven't lost any teeth...

    • 20 min
    Episode 1: In the Beginning... ft. Carol Isherwood OBE

    Episode 1: In the Beginning... ft. Carol Isherwood OBE

    Join us on our first episode with guest Carol Isherwood as we discuss the origins of the University of Leeds Women's Rugby Union Team, her international Rugby Union career, the evolution of Women's Rugby Union as a sport and gain some top class advice from the woman who essentially made Women's Rugby Union what it is today!

    • 33 min

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