INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN’S Rugby Video – Women and Girls (Durham County RFU)

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN’S Rugby Video – Women and Girls (Durham County RFU)

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Rugby has been played the world over for
just under two hundred years. In that time women and girls have fought
hard for their right to play. Only since the 1960s have women been
able to officially play rugby; in the face of societal pressures and ideas
deeming the sport a man’s game… something exclusively reserved for the masculine
and nothing more However, the times are changing Women and girls, and men and boys, have
been breaking down barriers and it’s becoming more accepted that rugby is a
sport for everyone No matter what your size, your physical
attributes and in particular your gender, there’s always a place for you on a rugby
team. It’s a sport where differences in size strength and mentality, aren’t only celebrated
but required for a team to strive and to win. Whether it’s non-contact variants of the
game like touch or tag, or full contact it’s a sport that asks nothing of you
other than to be who you are. Just like in life, there’s going to be times when
you’re knocked down. But being part of a rugby team can arm
you with the strength to get back up, and to keep going. You’ll make friends for life, who will have
your back, on and off the pitch. Our girls and women’s teams are made up
of people like you; individuals who share a common goal To feel like they matter, to belong, to have a purpose. People have been telling each other what
they can and can’t do for a long time, but the playing field is levelling. And the only person who’s going to stop
you is you. Being part of a rugby team might be just
what you’ve been looking for. you

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