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Lucy Lomax

Lucy Lomax has been working in sports journalism, communications and digital content production for the past seven years. Lucy's career to date has seen her work for organisations such as BBC Sport, Harlequins Rugby, the English Institute of Sport and Team GB as well as hosting the Female Athlete Podcast. Lucy is passionate about supporting women in sport, and in particular helping to promote and grow the game of women's rugby.

Street artwork series launches across New Zealand ahead of Rugby World Cup

Ahead of the 2021 Rugby World Cup kicking off, the organising committee has unveiled plans for a series of seven bespoke, large sc…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
30 Sep 2022, 5:54

Rita Ora to headline opening day of Women's Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup 2021 have announced an exciting list of artists to perform at Eden Park throughout the Rugby World Cup in October …

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
07 Sep 2022, 7:34
Interview

Leaving Wasps and the Ealing adventure: 'By stepping down they've realised what is necessary'

Giselle Mather has been the heartbeat of Wasps since she joined in 2016. Ask any player or staff member and you’ll hear how she …

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
19 Aug 2022, 6:02
Interview

1994 World Cup antics: 'Half a pint of vodka went down my throat!'

You’d be hard pressed to find a more charismatic and influential character in helping shape English women’s rugby than Gill Bu…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
29 Jul 2022, 7:45
Interview

'At the break down it's about being a nuisance, being more like Packer!'

Alex Matthews is a player who sets extremely high standards for herself and only through gritty determination has the flanker mana…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
20 Jul 2022, 9:12
Interview

What factors do players consider when moving clubs?

In a game which is slowly shifting from amateur to professional and is currently somewhere in between, we ask what do players look…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
08 Jul 2022, 4:52
Interview

Amy Wilson Hardy: 'Sevens should be given the respect it deserves'

England women’s sevens have had a tough year of it after finishing ninth on the 2022 World Rugby Sevens Series and an excruciati…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
16 Jun 2022, 9:23

'It's a huge statement': Gloucester announce increased funding to women's team

Gloucester Rugby has today announced its extended commitment to Gloucester-Hartpury Women’s RFC with a significant increase in f…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
26 May 2022, 6:00
Interview

How do the Red Roses train in the gym and what's their physical preparation approach?

S&C coach Alex Martin joined the England Women’s set-up in autumn 2020, and explains how his role with the Red Roses is to decip…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
14 Apr 2022, 7:00
Opinion

What have we learnt from the 2022 TikTok Women's Six Nations so far?

We have seen over half of the 2022 TikTok Women's Six Nations fly past, but what have we learnt from the opening three rounds?

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
13 Apr 2022, 9:35
Interview

New-look Ireland aren't panicking about playing France, explains Higgins

Ireland fell to a 19-27 home defeat to Wales in their opening game of the Women’s Six Nations, with outside centre Eve Higgins e…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
30 Mar 2022, 10:04

'It was the biggest game of my career so far…now to the World Cup'

Scotland had to go the long way round but their recent victory in Dubai saw them qualify for their first World Cup tournament sinc…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
17 Mar 2022, 8:19

'If I continued the way I was, there is no way I'd be playing for Wasps'

One of the in-form wingers of the Premier 15s this season, Ellie Boatman is creeping her way closer to the top of the try scoring …

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
16 Mar 2022, 5:48

DMP Sharks: 'There's never an incentive to come and play for us'

The past season and a half has been challenging for DMP Durham Sharks in the elite women’s competition in England, but there's s…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
03 Mar 2022, 8:49

Sarah Hunter: 'As England captain, I have goals I want to reach'

This Saturday, Loughborough Lightning will play their first match at Franklin’s Gardens as part of a double header with Saints, …

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
17 Feb 2022, 10:42

'It's an easy ten-hour flight': Stories of overseas Premier 15s players

Would you move halfway across the world to pursue a lifelong dream? Even if it meant leaving your family and friends behind or spe…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
10 Feb 2022, 9:21

'He's canned all of our fitness testing': The shake-up in England camp

Considering both the teams Amy Cokayne plays for, the 25-year-old hooker is used to having opposition (especially underdog teams) …

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
03 Feb 2022, 8:33

Being Wales Women's first professional captain: Q&A with Siwan Lillicrap

Wales captain Siwan Lillicrap tells us what it’s been like in the first few weeks of professionalism, how the contracts came abo…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
27 Jan 2022, 7:34

Running the burger vans: The negotiations to establish Saracens Women

Emma Mitchell, regarded as one of the most talented scrum-halves to have played the game, recalls the deal that was struck to esta…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
26 Jan 2022, 6:55

Helena Rowland: Sidestepping into England's number 10 jersey

If you’ve been watching women’s domestic or international rugby over the past few months no doubt you’ll have spotted Helena…

Lucy Lomax
Lucy Lomax
20 Jan 2022, 8:32
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