Women and Girls in Sport Week

Women and Girls in Sport Week

This week, we are proudly supporting Active Scotland's Women and Girls in Sport week, you can find lots of useful information and opportunities to get involved on social media using the hashtag #SheCanSheWill.

Tune in to a webinar with Olympic, World, European & Commonwealth Medallist, Eilidh Doyle, on Thursday 29 October from 7-8pm. Find out more and register.

Active Girls Day is celebrated on Friday 30 October with a focus on girls staying active and staying connected, find out more.

Inspired by Scotland's performance at the weekend? There's lots of different ways you can get involved in rugby, it's a game for everyone.

Take a look at our coaching and refereeing courses or get in contact with your local rugby club to see how you can get involved. If you or your children would like to start playing rugby, there is a type of rugby and a level of competition to suit everyone. It’s a fantastic way to keep fit, improve your mental well-being and develop transferrable skills.

Find out more in the Clubs & Schools section of the website. You can also find details here about the current Government guidelines for rugby clubs and schools.

We celebrate women and girls in sport all year round, and while you can't get out there and play or help out at your local club as usual, we'll continue to bring you content on our digital channels to inspire, educate and entertain you through these uncertain times.

​Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks

Scottish Rugby has launched a new video content series in partnership with SP Energy Networks. Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks will feature inspiring women from the world of rugby and beyond. Hosted by Scotland Captain Rachel Malcolm, the series will reach outside the typical discussion on women’s sport and provide an insight into the sporting journeys and lives of our guests.

Host Rachel Malcolm said: “I'm very excited about the launch of this new series in partnership with SP Energy Networks. There are so many incredible stories within women's rugby and sport, and it's great to have a space where we can showcase and champion these role models."

"It's so important that we have a platform where sportswomen can share their journeys in the hope that we can try and inspire young girls to reach their potential."

On the first episode, Scotland player Jade Konkel reflects on her pathway into the national

Look out for the second episode coming to scottishrugby.org at the end of November, with Scotland’s most capped player, Donna Kennedy. Join the conversation on Scottish Rugby's social media channels using the hashtag #HereToInspire.

Panashe Muzambe on the BBC Sport Scotland Podcast

From living in Zimbabwe to becoming the first black female Scotland player, hear Panashe Muzambe’s incredible story on the BBC Sport Scotland Podcast as part of Black History Month. Listen now

Hear from Scotland debutant, Rachel Shankland 

Scotland player, Rachel Shankland, joins this week’s episode of the Official Scottish Rugby Podcast to reflect on her first cap for Scotland. On her debut, Rachel scored a late try in Sunday’s match against France, which helped secure a dramatic draw with France. Listen below.

The Scottish Rugby Official Podcast can be downloaded from PodBean, Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Acast, and you can subscribe to get it downloaded automatically to your device each time a episode is released.

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