When was the first organised women’s rugby league match in Britain? All is revealed as this week’s ‘Rugby Reloaded’ plus talks to Dr Victoria Dawson about her PhD research into the history of women’s involvement in British rugby league. But as the interview reveals, it’s not just on the pitch where women have made their presence felt in the game. Dr Dawson is also looking for interviewees for her ‘Wembley Women project, so go to www.wembleywomen.wordpress.com for furhter details. For more on the history of rugby and the other football codes, follow me on Twitter @collinstony and take a look at www.rugbyreloaded.com

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