Women in Rugby Five women in the middle. This is what New Zealand Rugby chairman Brent Impey said according to Will Kelleher of The Daily Mail. The Rugby Football League Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 3845473. One of the biggest issues with rugby union is finances. Taking in nine months of exciting Rugby League action, the Coral Challenge Cup is the sport’s most prestigious competition. European rugby is in chaos with the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals axed. At the beginning of a referee-themed week, we look at five women who are helping to blaze a trail for female match officials. Find out which rugby union teams are leading the pack or at the foot of the table in the European Challenge Cup on BBC Sport.