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Matt Merritt

Matt is a passionate advocate for women’s rugby. While he sees himself as a rugby fan first and foremost, he is also a regular contributor to The Rugby Paper and has written for Rugby World as well as regularly interviewing players and writing about the women’s game on his own site. He is also proud to be part of the Girls Rugby Club advisory board.



The Allianz Cup, much like its sibling competition the Premiership Cup for the men, has been positioned as a development competiti…

Matt Merritt
20 Sep, 6:01

It’s tough enough to build a new team from scratch at any level, but when that team will be competing in Premiership Women’s R…

Matt Merritt
30 Aug, 8:58

How does a World Cup winner, a former Saracen, and a champion for northern rugby in England end up as head coach of the Swedish na…

Matt Merritt
19 Jul, 5:26

A fresh set of names faced off in the Allianz Premier 15s final, nearly 10,000 fans in the stadium and a beautiful sunny day made …

Matt Merritt
24 Jun, 11:58