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2018 WPL All-Star Staff Confirmed

The 2018 WPL All-Star Match is fast approaching as the main fixture for Rugged Rugby Tour's Denver stop July 28. The match, to be held as a part of a full day rugby experience at The University of Denver's Pioneer Field, will be a clash of the titans between the best...

WPL to Reinstate Promotion/Relegation

At the end of the fall 2018 competitive season, the WPL will offer the Division 1 Championship teams the opportunity to be promoted to the WPL for the first time since before its expansion in 2016 that took effect for the 2017 season. Ever wonder how a team becomes a...

2018 WPL Schedule Released

The 2018 WPL Fall Competition Schedule has been released! This fall season will boast the return of all 10 teams and many exciting match-ups, all culminating in the 2018 USA Rugby WPL Championships hosted at Life University in Atlanta, GA October 26-28. 2018 marks the...

Rugged Rugby Tour Stages WPL All-Star Game

The Women’s Premier League (WPL) All-Star Game is back on July 28, but this year’s East vs. West showdown is being developed into more of an event. Entertainment company Rugged Rugby Tour is producing a festival that begins with the tailgate, peaks inside the...

The Journey To Three

After winning the first two Women’s Premier League (WPL) titles in 2009 and 2010, New York spent the following four seasons in the fifth-place bracket, slipping a place each year. In 2014, New York was winless and finished eighth overall. But even then, the pieces...

2017 WPL Championships – Day 2

New York is the first team to win three Women's Premier League (WPL) championships, earning the ninth title with a 27-26 victory over Glendale Sunday. Both of New York's wins in Tucson, Ariz., needed a come-from-behind effort, making the 2017 trophy an especially...

2017 WPL Championships – Day 1

The Women's Premier League (WPL) has concluded day one of the national championships in Tucson, Ariz. The title will be awarded to either New York or Glendale, while Berkeley and ORSU look to top the 5th place bracket. The championships resume within Kino Sports...

WPL Semis Set for 2017!

In terms of post-season implications for the Women’s Premier League (WPL), it was the San Diego vs. Berkeley match that headlined week 10. The victor would take the second Blue Conference seed to the semifinals, and join Glendale, New York and Beantown in the title...

Week 9 Recap!

In the penultimate round of the Women’s Premier League regular season, two more teams secured their berths to the championship semifinals. The final seed will come down to San Diego and Berkeley, which play each other this Saturday. New York (7-0) had established...

Merlins Book Ticket to WPL Semis

After last weekend, one team has reserved its spot in the Women’s Premier League (WPL)championship semifinals. It will all come down to the final two rounds of play. Glendale (6-0-1) officially booked its spot in the championship semifinals after defeating San Diego...