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WPL Embraces Professional Referee Model

The 10th season of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) will kick off in two weeks, and this year’s competition will enjoy an upgrade in terms of the officiating process. Modeled after Major League Rugby (MLR), the WPL has instituted a professional referee model geared at...

2018 WPL All-Star Match Line-ups Announced

Tomorrow the 2018 WPL All-Stars East vs. West Match will kick off in Pioneer Stadium at 2:30pm MST! There's still time to get your tickets and join the action packed event at the University of Denver put on by Rugged Rugby Tour! Get your tickets at...

WPL All-Star Jersey Sponsors Announced

With the 2018 WPL All-Star Match just weeks away, we are excited to announce some of our sponsors that have made the event possible! On July 28th, the WPL All-Star Match will pit the best of the best from each WPL conference against each other in a warm-up match to...

2018 WPL All-Stars Rosters Released

The 2018 WPL All-Star Match, the main fixture of Rugged Rugby Tour's Denver stop will be an East vs. West match-up between the best of the best from each WPL conference. Held at the University of Denver's Pioneer Field as an all day event including a tailgate...

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...