A Women’s Guide to Rugby

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Rugby traditionally has been seen as a ‘thug’s game played by gentlemen’, and the fact that the ball is rarely seen during the game, which often looks more like mud wrestling, means that it doesn’t make much sense to us women. So, apart from helping you to look ‘scrum-my’ all year round with some great fashion pieces from Yumi and Ted Baker, Very.co.uk wants to help you survive the 6 Nations Championship.

6nations-rugby infographics

Don’t be frustrated if your man is less interested in tackling you than watching 30 strapping men move their muscle around the pitch (hang on, this might be worth watching after all…) Rather than kick off at him for his lack of care and attention, why not take this as an opportunity to get your own game on with a bit of online retail therapy? But before you get clicking, get ready to surprise him with some Rugby facts (with a uniquely feminine twist) using the infographic below. Man sweat not included, fortunately.



  1. Patronising crap! Some women do actually like rugby!

  2. Thank you Sharyn! As a female rugby player, I find this infographic embarrassing as hell.

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