Sara Cox to make history in Premiership this weekend

© PA Images Worcester Warriors v Bristol Bears – Gallagher Premiership – Sixways Stadium

History will be made this weekend as match official Sara Cox will become the first woman to referee a Premiership game.

Cox became the first female referee to be centrally contracted by the Rugby Football Union in 2016, and last year she was the first female assistant referee in English rugby’s top tier.

She will break new ground this weekend when she becomes the first woman to take charge of a Premiership league game.

Harlequins v Worcester game

The PA news agency understands Cox will officiate at Premiership champions Harlequins’ first home game of the season against Worcester at the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.

Premiership Rugby posted on Twitter: “Huge congratulations to @SaraCoxRef.

“She’ll become the first woman to referee a #GallagherPrem league game on Saturday. Continually making history.”

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Formazioni ufficiali Empoli-Atalanta: si rivede Ilicic

LE FORMAZIONI UFFICIALI DI EMPOLI-ATALANTA EMPOLI (4-3-1-2): Vicario; Stojanovic, Romagnoli, Viti, Marchizza; Zurkowski, Stulac, Haas; Henderson; Pinamonti, Di Francesco ATALANTA (3-4-1-2): Musso; Toloi, Demiral, Palomino; Zappacosta, Koopmeiners, De Roon, Maehle; Pasalic; ... Read more »

Solberg på sjuendeplass i Rally Catalonia

© (NTB scanpix) Oliver Solberg kan juble etter å ha blitt nummer sju i VM-debuten på asfalt. Foto: Micke Fransson / TT / NTB Solberg på sjuendeplass i Rally Catalonia ... Read more »

Bei Volkspark-Rückkehr: Khaled Narey bestätigt rassistische Anfeindungen

Das gestrige 1:1-Remis verlief für den Hamburger SV nicht nur auf dem Rasen enttäuschend, sondern auch auf der Tribüne. Nach dem Spiel vermehrten sich die Berichte über rassistische Beleidigungen einiger ... Read more »

Krise? Augsburg will gegen Bielefeld punkten

Der FC Augsburg ist nicht besonders gut in die Saison gekommen – von einer Krise will Trainer Weinzierl vor dem Spiel gegen Bielefeld aber nicht sprechen. © Bereitgestellt von sport1.de ... Read more »

Ebony Rainford-Brent astonished at growth of ACE diversity programme

© PA Images England v New Zealand – Second LV= Insurance Test – Day One – Edgbaston Ebony Rainford-Brent admitted her surprise at how popular her Afro-Caribbean Engagement programme has ... Read more »

Conflicting Salah reports claim Real Madrid offer top star in part-exchange as agent jets in

© PA Images Mo Salah celebrates scoring Liverpool’s Champions League opener at Porto Real Madrid are reportedly ready to launch an audacious bid to try and sign Mohamed Salah from ... Read more »

This Bosozoku Toyota Hiace Is Great For L.A's Diverse Car Culture

© Motor1.com This Bosozoku Toyota Hiace is perfect for L.A’s diverse car culture This van isn’t for the shy types. Los Angeles has some of the most diverse car cultures ... Read more »

Ajax traceert illegale verkopers van wedstrijdkaarten en treedt hard op

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Ajax gaat hard optreden tegen supporters die hun wedstrijdkaarten van de Champions League illegaal aanbieden op internet. De club heeft inmiddels een groep van zo’n 25 ... Read more »

Loodgieter wees Marc van Hintum na patroon op ludieke actie NEC-fans

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Marc van Hintum deed zondagochtend een opmerkelijke onthulling. In aanloop naar de Gelderse derby tussen Vitessen en NEC (zondag om 14.30 uur) kwamen bij Goedemorgen Eredivisie ... Read more »

Matthijs de Ligt opvallende afwezige in wedstrijdselectie Juventus

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Matthijs de Ligt ontbreekt in de wedstrijdselectie van Juventus voor de wedstrijd van zondagavond tegen AS Roma. De Oranje-international zou kampen met een hamstringblessure, zo bericht ... Read more »

Mike Williams is expected to be in Chargers lineup

© Provided by NBC Sports Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams didn’t practice this week, but it appears he will be in the lineup for Sunday’s matchup with the Ravens. Williams ... Read more »

Seven-figure sum in mind as Barcelona prepare surprise Man Utd swoop

Barcelona have reportedly expanded their midfield wishlist to include another Manchester United backup after recently looking at Donny van de Beek as well. © Getty Images Nemanja Matic; Victor Lindelof ... Read more »

Man Utd must fix 'mentality and tactics', says Pogba

Paul Pogba delivered a withering assessment of the state of Manchester United’s form after a 4-2 defeat to Leicester left the Red Devils already five points adrift in the Premier ... Read more »

Bundesliga: Bayern-Gerüchte: Ten Hag dementiert

Ajax-Trainer Erik ten Hag hat dementiert, im Frühjahr mit dem FC Bayern München Gespräche geführt zu haben, nachdem Hansi Flick um seine Vertragsauflösung gebeten hatte. © Bereitgestellt von SPOX Ajax-Trainer ... Read more »

Everton vs West Ham - Premier League: Live score and updates

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Everton and West Ham meet at Goodison Park in the first of two Premier League fixtures on Sunday afternoon. The Toffees have made ... Read more »

Stürmerstar ist zurück! Hoffnung für Barca

Sergio Agüero meldet sich fit und steht erstmals im Kader des FC Barcelona. Gegen Valencia könnte es zum heiß ersehnten Debüt kommen. © Bereitgestellt von sport1.de Stürmerstar ist zurück! Hoffnung ... Read more »

Recap: Bennett hat trick powers Panthers to 5-1 win over Islanders

Sam Bennett provided all the offense the Florida Panthers needed in a 5-1 victory over the New York Islanders at FLA Live Arena. © Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images Bennett ... Read more »

Gerüchteküche brodelt: Der Stürmer-Sommer 22 wird heiß!

München – Eigentlich, möchte man meinen, steht der FC Bayern in Sachen Angriff perfekt da. Dort knipst sich schließlich mit Robert Lewandowski der aktuelle Weltfußballer von Rekord zu Rekord, während ... Read more »

Live Eredivisie: Gelderse derby op het punt van beginnen in Nijmegen

De negende speelronde van de Eredivisie is verdeeld over twee dagen: zaterdag en zondag. Op zaterdag kwamen Ajax, Feyenoord en PSV in actie. De zondag staat in het teken van ... Read more »

West Ham XI vs Everton: Confirmed lineup, confirmed team news, injury latest for Premier League

© ES Composite WestHamPredictedXIAntoniov1.jpg Vladimir Coufal has failed a late fitness test so Ben Johnson starts at right-back for West Ham against Everton today. That is the only change from ... Read more »

L'Atalanta celebra il 114° anniversario della fondazione

L’Atalanta celebra oggi l’anniversario dalla propria fondazione, avvenuta il 17 ottobre 1907 all’allora ristorante Coreggi di Bergamo. © Fornito da Rai Sport Atalanta “Il giorno del proprio compleanno è sempre ... Read more »

Nibali, pensiero speciale su Scarponi: "Prima fu rivale, poi amico"

© Fornito da Sportal.it Lo Squalo racconta l’amicizia con lo sfortunato scalatore marchigiano. C’era anche Vincenzo Nibali all’inaugurazione della stele che la città di Sarnano, nella frazione di Sassotetto (Macerata) ... Read more »

Juventus: torna Morata, De Ligt non convocato

La Juventus ritrova Morata ma perde De Ligt: lo spagnolo torna nell’elenco dei convocati da Massimiliano Allegri, l’olandese ha accusato un lieve affaticamento e in via precauzionale è rimasto a ... Read more »

Kleine Hertha-Verwandlung schenkt Dardai Zeit

Inmitten der schweren Krise und im Kampf um den eigenen Job bediente sich Pal Dardai bei Hertha BSC einfachster Mittel. © Arne Dedert/dpa Herthas Torschütze Jürgen Ekkelenkamp (l-r) und Santiago ... Read more »

Neuville vince Rally Wrc in Spagna, quarto il leader Ogier

ROMA (ITALPRESS) – Thierry Neuville (Hyundai) ha vinto in Spagna, penultima prova del Mondiale Wrc. Il belga in Catalogna ha preceduto Elfyn Evans (Toyota), staccato di 24″1 e Dani Sordo ... Read more »

Tibetische Aktivisten nach Protest in Athen festgenommen

Tibetische Aktivisten sind am Sonntag nach einer kurzen Protestaktion gegen die Olympischen Winterspiele 2022 in Peking in Athen festgenommen worden. © Bereitgestellt von sport1.de Tibetische Aktivisten nach Protest in Athen ... Read more »

Arsenal 'monitoring situation of Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic'

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Arsenal are monitoring the situation of Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic with a view to line him up as Alexandre Lacazette‘s long-term replacement, ... Read more »

Bale agent says client and Mourinho 'didn't see football the same way'

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Gareth Bale’s agent has opened up about the frosty relationship between his client and Jose Mourinho during their difficult time together at Tottenham.    ... Read more »

Le capitaine de Newcastle évoque le rachat du club : "C'était fantastique"

Tout le monde ne parle que d’une chose depuis plusieurs jours en Angleterre, le rachat de Newcastle par un fonds d’investissement saoudien.   © photonews Lascelles Jamal Le rachat de ... Read more »

E-sports: Virtual race at Orchard Road circuit to flag off OUE E-Cities C'ship

SINGAPORE – Simulated racing enthusiasts can speed through the streets of Orchard Road next month as a new circuit in the shopping district kickstarts the inaugural OUE E-Cities Championship 2021, ... Read more »

The Connected Experience: How tech is making the world a better place

© Provided by 702 The “Future is an attitude” podcast series presented by Audi features inspirational South Africans who think differently about the future and who challenge the status quo ... Read more »

France WTCR: Vernay wins to remain in title hunt

Muller started race two from pole position in his Cyan Racing Lynk & Co, but Vernay had the inside line into the fast chicane at Turns 1 and 2 to ... Read more »

JUST NU: Startelvorna släppta - Milojevic petar stjärnan

© Tillhandahålls av Fotbolldirekt Stockholmsderby! Hammarby tar emot AIK på Tele2 Arena inför uppemot 30 000 åskådare. Derbyt kan komma att bli helt avgörande för avslutningen av allsvenskan – FotbollDirekt ... Read more »

Caoimhin Kelleher on Liverpool's Front Three: “They Are Just Unstoppable”

© Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images Liverpool’s starting front three of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mané combined for five goals and two assists in a ... Read more »

Kehl und die späte Spannung: "Wir würden es definitiv gerne abstellen"

Drei Tore, Sieg, Tabellenführung und ein volleres Stadion: Trotz der positiven Grundstimmung bei Borussia Dortmund gab es auch einen alten Kritikpunkt – mit vielfältigen Gründen. © imago images/Team 2 Jubel ... Read more »

Schmadtke nach drei Pleiten verärgert: "Genügt nicht unseren Ansprüchen"

Mit vier Siegen aus vier Spielen hat der VfL Wolfsburg einen Traumstart in die Saison hingelegt. Mittlerweile jedoch haben die Niedersachsen unübersehbar mit Problemen zu kämpfen. Das erkennt auch Boss ... Read more »

Milan Player Ratings: Milan 3-2 Hellas Verona

© Photo by Emmanuele Ciancaglini/CPS Images/Getty Images After what felt like an eternity on international break, AC Milan returned to action against Hellas Verona. The first half for Milan was ... Read more »

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sous pression ?

United reste désormais sur une victoire en quatres rencontres (toutes compétitions confondues). © Walfoot.be Solskjaer Leicester City a fait tomber Manchester United de manière spectaculaire grâce notamment à un bijou ... Read more »

Luiz Felipe: "Forse ho sbagliato, Correa è uno dei miei migliori amici. Non volevo essere irrispettoso: vi spiego"

Luiz Felipe, difensore della Lazio, prova a fare chiarezza su quanto accaduto al termine di Lazio-Inter. Il difensore è stato espulso per un gesto che è stato ritenuto di scherno: ... Read more »

Formazioni ufficiali Udinese-Bologna: Beto al fianco di Deulofeu

LE FORMAZIONI UFFICIALI DI UDINESE-BOLOGNA UDINESE (3-5-2): Silvestri; Becao, Nuytinck, Samir; Stryger Larsen, Pereyra, Walace, Makengo, Udogie; Deulofeu, Beto. BOLOGNA (3-4-2-1): Skorupski; Soumaoro, Binks, Theate; De Silvestri, Dominguez, Svanberg, Hickey; ... Read more »