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March 2019

Women’s Rugby Is So Much More than the Stigma Associated With It – Lailanie Burns

By | 2019-11-22T18:02:48+13:00 March 5th, 2019|

As women rugby players there are four main challenges that we face - challenges that I believe are more directed towards our sport than other more gender-stereotyped sports geared towards women such as netball or hockey. 1. Disapproval Firstly there’s the disapproval. From the wider society - and then there’s the disapproval that comes from within our player's own [...]

December 2018

“We Should Have Freedom to Acknowledge what Motivates Us” – Tomasi Alosio

By | 2019-11-22T18:18:11+13:00 December 5th, 2018|

Personally, I don’t actually write messages on my own strapping tape on wrists or other areas when I play, but my teammates do. So I feel like I’m qualified to give an unbiased opinion on the ever repeating subject of banning rugby players from writing any messages on their strapping tape during games. I hear this has resurfaced again, [...]

June 2018

Groundbreaking Support Announced for UK Based Pacific Island Rugby Players

By | 2019-11-22T18:06:54+13:00 June 15th, 2018|

Pacific Rugby Players (PRP) has today announced Junior Fatialofa, Marion Salvaudon and former All Black Joe Rokocoko as the latest additions to its global team. The trio have been appointed as Player Relationship Managers (PRMs). Former Bristol centre Fatialofa’s role, which is full-time and based in England, will see him working closely with the nine-strong team of Personal Development [...]

Former All Black Joins Team Supporting Pacific Island Players in France

By | 2019-11-22T18:13:50+13:00 June 14th, 2018|

Former All Black Joe Rokocoko has joined the Pacific Rugby Players association (PRP) in a pivotal role supporting Pacific Island rugby players based in France. Rokocoko has joined PRP as a Player Relationship Manager - a role that manages the welfare of Pacific Islanders playing rugby in clubs and competitions throughout Europe. As well as assisting players adjust to [...]

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