It has been a long process but gradually the women's game is beginning to get the headlines that the players deserve. In recent seasons there have been a number of excellent matches hosted at the Army's Aldershot Rugby Stadium. The touring Australian Armed Forces and last season's Army Women v RAF Women matches are just two that spring to mind which showcased all that is good about Women's rugby.
Well now can be added the match between the Army and the visiting South African team who produced a fire cracker of a game which was physical yet skilful in equal measure. Beforehand the Army Development XV had hosted the British Police in another game which reflected the growing strength in depth in Army Women's Rugby.
Thanks as always go to Lee Crabb, of Scrumpix Images, who covered the games and produced two excellent galleries of images.