Saturday, 20th July, 2019

Union

Duff, Van Zeeland lead Blacks into mid-season roll with Easts-University win | photos

Maitland are on the upswing in the NHRU Women's Premiership, Blacks coach Kelly Sager believes. With a mix of senior veteran talent, and youngsters eager to learn, Maitland's campaign can "only grow" as the...

‘Sitting at the top is never comfortable’: Can anyone catch the Waratahs?

Last season The Waratahs charged to 69-5 victory over nine-time champions the Wanderers in the NHRU Women's Premiership grand final. The club's first year back in the competition after a hiatus paid immediate dividends. Now...

Maitland’s Riordan named in Wallaroos squad; Barker, Stewart to miss home test

Maitland's Sarah Riordan will have a chance to play on home Hunter soil for the Wallaroos, as the test squad faces Japan at Newcastle's No.2 Sportsground on July 13, as well as the reverse...

Sampford, Walker ‘carve up’ Greens to lead Easts-Uni into winner’s circle | photos

Easts-University have levelled their season's record against Merewether, after defeating the Greens at Townson Oval in the NHRU Women's Premiership's sixth round. The close game between the two clubs battling for third on the ladder...

Waratahs hold off ‘relentless’ Greens to extend perfect record in 2019 | photos, video

The Waratahs have kept their undefeated record alive after a 48-0 victory over Merewether Carlton on Saturday afternoon. It wasn't an easily earned win, however, as the 'Tahs were forced to call on the...

Hamilton knocks over undefeated Greens thanks to Nathan sisters’ triple-threat | photos

It was a family affair as Hamilton delivered Merewether Carlton their first loss of the season, with sisters Lakesha and Nicole Nathan combining for three of the Hawks' four tries on Saturday afternoon. Hamilton traveled...

Merewether Carlton score ‘late heart-breaker’ to knock over Easts-University | photos

Merewether Carlton have collected their third straight win the NHRU Women's competition, after a late try to the Greens put a dagger through the home side's hopes late on in the close contest. The travelling...

Hamilton chalk up ton against Marauders in bounce back victory | photos

After falling in their opening outing of the season, the Hamilton Hawks have bounced back with a massive ton against the Marauders on Saturday. The Hawks rolled over a depleted Medowie sideĀ at Passmore Oval to...

Waratahs get title defence off to ‘flying start’ with 33-5 win over Hawks |...

The Waratahs know they're going to "have a target on their backs" in 2019, after heading into the expanded Newcastle & Hunter Rugby Union Women's competition as defending champions. It's a place the team "loves...

New season looms for NHRU Womens, complete with a host of new franchises

The Newcastle and Hunter Rugby Union Women's premiership returns this weekend, boasting an expanded six-team competition and a merger between regional heavyweight Easts and the University of Newcastle. The Waratahs will begin the season looking...