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Imogen Ainsworth

A lifelong rugby fan, Imogen spent four years studying and living in Twickenham, where she completed a BSc in Sport Science and an MA in Sports Journalism from St Mary’s University.  She is passionate about women’s sport, and is part of the editorial team for RugbyPass alongside predominantly working for Eurosport (covering cycling) and TNT Sports in addition to other freelance jobs. 

61 Articles

Harlequins quintet to retire at the end of the season

Harlequins Women have announced a series of retirements ahead of their final Premiership Women’s Rugby match of the season this …

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
30 May 2024, 9:44
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Ellie Kildunne: 'I want to inspire in every room that I walk into'

England star Ellie Kildunne talks self-expression, her Olympics dream and why she's smiling her way through life.

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
22 May 2024, 7:24

Kildunne and Jones to join Great Britain Sevens ahead of Olympics

Both players were key figures in England's sixth successive Women's Six Nations title and third consecutive Grand Slam earlier thi…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
08 May 2024, 10:00
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Blossoming Red Roses: A look at the U20s women’s pathway in England

In July 2024, the Six Nations Women’s Summer Series will take place for the first time ever for the Under-20s age group.

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
08 May 2024, 5:19

Celtic Challenge to return for an expanded 2024/25 season

The expansion of the competition from eight rounds to ten provides vital preparation for Irish, Scottish, and Welsh players ahead …

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
01 May 2024, 6:42

Jo Yapp names Australia squad for Pacific Four Series

Yapp has included 20 players for the upcoming fixtures who featured in Australia's WXV 1 and O’Reilly Cup competitions last year…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
29 Apr 2024, 18:49

England score six against France for sixth consecutive Six Nations title

England sealed their sixth consecutive Women’s Six Nations title, and their first with John Mitchell at the helm, with a 42-21 w…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
27 Apr 2024, 13:49

Wales take first win in the 2024 Women's Six Nations on final day

Wales and Italy kicked off Super Saturday at the Principality Stadium with the home side recording their first win of the 2024 com…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
27 Apr 2024, 9:46

France set up Grand Slam decider with England after win over Wales

France sealed a 40-0 win over Wales at Cardiff Arms Park to make their final-round clash with old foes England a Grand Slam decide…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
21 Apr 2024, 12:11

Royal London pledge £3 million to unions ahead of first women’s Lions tour

The 'Levelling the Playing Field’ grant will see money spread across player and coach pathways in each of the unions, with all f…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
16 Apr 2024, 3:00

Ireland secure seismic bonus-point victory over Wales

Ireland secured their first Women’s Six Nations win in eight matches with a seismic 36-5 victory over Wales at Cork’s Virgin M…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
13 Apr 2024, 14:08

Abbie Ward: Bump in the Road available on RugbyPass TV

From Friday 12th April Abbie Ward: Bump in the Road will be available for free on RugbyPass TV worldwide,.

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
11 Apr 2024, 5:00

'Joy’s journey has been an outstanding example of brilliant skills, hard work and passion'

Since her first Test match in 2016, she has overseen a total of 26 Test matches as a referee (24 women’s, two men's), in additio…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
10 Apr 2024, 6:00

Italy beat Ireland for their first win in the 2024 Six Nations

Italy got their first win in the 2024 Women's Six Nations as they saw off an Irish comeback to take the 27-21 victory in round two…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
31 Mar 2024, 12:23

France emerge victorious after a closely fought battle with Scotland

France took their second win of the Women’s Six Nations as they beat a courageous Scotland side 15-5 in Edinburgh.

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
30 Mar 2024, 12:32

England score eight tries past Wales at Ashton Gate

John Mitchell’s Red Roses racked up almost 50 points to beat Wales 46-10 in Bristol in the second round of the Women’s Six Nat…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
30 Mar 2024, 14:36

South Africa vs the USA to be streamed on RugbyPass TV

On 30th March South Africa and the USA will compete in a Test match at Trailfinders Sports Club in Ealing. The fixture will be str…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
28 Mar 2024, 4:56

France win opening Six Nations match despite a defiant defensive half from Ireland in Le Mans

The opening round of the 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations kicked off with France emerging 38-17 winners over Ireland in Le Mans…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
23 Mar 2024, 12:07

Scotland secure historic victory against Wales in round one of the Women's Six Nations

Scotland secured the 20-18 victory against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park to get their 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations underway af…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
23 Mar 2024, 15:05

England's second-half resurgence provides bonus-point win over Italy in the Women's Six Nations

England started their 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations campaign with a 48-0 victory over Italy to open their account with a bon…

Imogen Ainsworth
Imogen Ainsworth
24 Mar 2024, 13:49
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