Best Women Rugby Players

Determining the best women Rugby players has a lot to do with personal preference and also a lot to do with the skill level of said players. We have compiled our list of the best women Rugby players, who stand out for their contributions on the Rugby field and for their amazing skills and ability when it comes to this rugged sport. Check out our list of the best players and see how it compares to yours!

Portia-Woodman-RugbyPortia Woodman- She has been playing for the New Zealand Rugby Union since 2013. In her first year, she helped the Black Ferns win the World Cup Sevens in Russia. In 2017, she was awarded the World Rugby Women’s Player of the Year, the same year New Zealand won the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Selica Winiata- Another member of the New Zealand Rugby Union, she debuted with the Black Ferns back in 2008. She was a vital role in helping New Zealand win the 2013 World Cup Sevens and the 2017 Women’s World Cup. She also has another profession as a police officer. 

Kendra Cocksedge- Here is another member of the New Zealand Rugby team. She debuted in 2007 as a teenager and has won 2 world cups in 2010 and 2017. She also won the 2013 World Cup Sevens. She was also named the World Rugby Women’s Player of the Year in 2015

Cheryl Soon- She is a former Rugby Union player for Australia’s national team. In the 2010 World Cup, she helped Australia finish in 3rd place. 

Magali Harvey- She represents the Canadian National Team and was named the International Rugby Board Women’s Player of the Year in 2014. She earned a silver medal in the 2013 World Cup Sevens in 2013 and she earned another silver medal in 2014 in the Rugby Union World Cup

Natasha Hunt- She is an England Union Rugby player and she helped England win the 2014 World Cup and come in 2nd place in the 2017 Rugby Women’s World Cup.

Katherine-Merchant-RugbyKatherine Merchant- A former Rugby Union player for England, she helped England get 2nd place in the 2013 World Cup Sevens, as well as coming in 2nd place in the 2010 World Cup and winning the 2014 World Cup

Ana Poghosian- In Georgia, Rugby isn’t a popular sport for women. However, she is still regarded as one of the best Rugby Seven players today.

Margaret Alphonsi- She played for the England Rugby Union team and overcome a clubfoot to compete. She retired after England won the 2014 World Cup.

Rochelle Clark- She has represented England over the last 3 World Cups and currently has over  over her long career.