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August 2004

Sophie Langford

Centre Sophie started playing rugby in Hong Kong, where she was indicted into the national performance programme at the age of 14. In 2020, she moved to Edinburgh joining Scottish Premiership side, Heriots, playing under Rhona Hume. She debuted for Scotland U18s at the Six Nations Festival, notably scoring the competition's fastest-ever try in only [...]

October 2003

Naomi Brennan

Cumbrian-born centre Naomi Brennan grew up in a very rugby-orientated family with two older brothers, who both played growing up, and her dad was a youth club rugby coach. Brennan started playing in an U8s mixed team at Egremont RUFC and played all the way up to U12s, when she moved to a girls’ side. [...]

August 2003

Lottie Dadds

Lottie started playing at the age of 4, joining both her sisters. She played at Weston-super-Mare RFC till 2014 and then played 6 seasons at Hornets RFC, before playing her recent club rugby at Dings Crusaders. Dadds is one of the Exeter University talents joining Chiefs for the 2023-2024 Season. Flyhalf Dadds made an impressive [...]

November 2002

Nancy McGillivray

Talented fly-half Nancy McGillivray grew up playing rugby in Hong Kong, starting at the age of eight. At just 15 years of age, she was selected as part of the Hong Kong U18s side that travelled to France. During her gap year, she was selected as part of the wider training squad for both Hong [...]

March 1999

Arabella Mckenzie

Arabella "Bella" McKenzie is an Australian rugby union player. She made her international debut for Australia against Japan in 2019. McKenzie grew up in Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, a small outback town roughly 700 km northwest of Sydney. She completed her secondary education as a boarder at Frensham, Mittagong. According to ESPN journalist Brittany [...]

November 1998

Kanako Kobayashi

Japanese international Kanako Kobayashi has returned to Exeter Chiefs this season having sat out the past campaign as she battled her way back from a serious knee injury. In her first stint in Devon, the powerful centre made 16 appearances for Chiefs, scoring four tries in the process. She was part of the team that [...]

September 1993

Alex Tessier

Alex ‘Tess’ Tessier began playing rugby at 17 when a friend asked her to come to a session in Montreal during a break in her basketball training schedule. Despite coming late to the sport, Tess flourished, combining high level basketball and rugby for several years, before settling into the 15-aside game for the long-term. She [...]

November 1990

Emily Magee

Emily Magee’s father used to play semi-pro in England for Selby RFC back in the 1970s and 1980s, so when her high school started a rugby programme, she was “kindly pressured” to participate. Born in St Louis, Missouri, Magee has played around the world with stints at Mount Maunganui Rugby Club in New Zealand, Concordia [...]

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