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Rosie Galligan


22 Articles
Opinion

Rosie Galligan: 'Marlie Packer really has had a stellar career and still has so much more to give'

And just like that, the first round of the Women’s Six Nations is complete! A little rusty from a few teams, but I’m sure that…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
29 Mar 2024, 9:29
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'For this group, being given the license to play should be frightening for other teams'

The 2024 Women’s Six Nations is just around the corner and I am extremely excited and honoured to have been named in the squad f…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
17 Mar 2024, 11:34
Opinion

'Letting people understand you as a person as well as a player is fundamental to our success'

Walking through the doors into England camp fills you with all sorts of emotions. On one end of the spectrum, it’s the excitemen…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
28 Feb 2024, 11:23
Opinion

'It’s important to stay present and think about the small steps needed to improve women’s rugby'

For us going forward to face Gloucester-Hartpury this weekend, we're definitely trying to make sure that we manage the game proper…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
18 Jan 2024, 4:07
Opinion

'I got back into rugby after bacterial meningitis and shattering my ankle'

The Bristol game is definitely a new found rivalry for many players. As Bristol have grown in strength and added some former Sarac…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
22 Dec 2023, 5:19
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‘There were lots of happy tears at the final whistle-we beat the Black Ferns in their backyard'

We spoke about our identity and wanting to be the best defensive team. I think our defence has come on so much over the last three…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
14 Nov 2023, 4:25
Opinion

'We want to be leaving New Zealand slightly differently to how we did last year'

45 – 12 was the final score in our second WXV fixture versus Canada. A game full of exciting, fast rugby and some incredible tea…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
02 Nov 2023, 6:45
Opinion

Rosie Galligan: Whirlpools, 'mortifying' moments and a new coach in town

In the warm up I looked up at the big screen and saw my Mum being interviewed. At first I was mortified as all I could hear was he…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
26 Oct 2023, 18:48

'We are definitely ready to play now and can’t wait to get started on Friday'

We talk about world-class and world-leading facilities, and this place has it all. The indoor pitch with interactive kicking scree…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
19 Oct 2023, 6:57

'The second Canada game was a bit scrappier, but we’re ready to go again'

And just like that, pre-season is over… A gruelling nine weeks of fitness and rugby based sessions topped off with two games aga…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
06 Oct 2023, 10:54
Opinion

'You stagnate when you’ve had the same for so long. We were ready for these big changes.'

Something we’ve probably realised from the last couple of seasons is that you stagnate when you’ve had the same thing for so l…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
19 Sep 2023, 7:07
Opinion

Rosie Galligan: 'It will be exciting to see what kind of rugby John Mitchell wants to play'

As soon as we heard it was Mitch, I got onto Google, spoke to my Dad and did my own research. His rugby CV speaks for itself, but …

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
15 Jun 2023, 2:10
Opinion

'The trophy remained in Marlie Packer’s hands for the rest of the night'

Normally, when I walk around Twickenham, I do so without people really batting an eyelid as to who I am. Saturday was different an…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
03 May 2023, 2:00
Opinion

Rosie Galligan: 'We're not a starting act, nor a follow-on act, but the main show.'

We've shown the women’s game doesn't need to rely on the men’s game and double header fixtures anymore. It’s about getting t…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
28 Apr 2023, 5:50
Opinion

Rosie Galligan: How can we make it acceptable to wear white and players to feel OK wearing white?

We have seen a lot in the news recently about periods in sport. If a team wants to change the colour of their shorts to make them …

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
18 Apr 2023, 11:24
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Rosie Galligan column: Bed pans, morphine, and the rehab bandwagon

The last week has been quite tough in all honesty, not being able to drive and being stuck with a 60-degree angle on your leg is a…

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
06 Apr 2023, 6:05
Opinion

'When I learnt about my injury, I just started crying. This was my time to step up.'

Each round, throughout the TikTok Women's Six Nations, RugbyPass will be speaking to England lock Rosie Galligan who is currently …

Rosie Galligan
Rosie Galligan
28 Mar 2023, 7:52
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