Former Pupil Triumphs At Women's Rugby World Cup

Friday 22nd August 2014

Former Queen Anne’s student and England Rugby player, Tamara Taylor, is enjoying the celebrations following England’s victory at the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. The England team were crowned World Champions on Sunday 17 August after defeating Canada 21 – 9 in the final held at the Stade Jean-Bouin in Paris, France.

Tamara, 32, attended Queen Anne’s School from 1993 to 2000 and during her time at the school was a 1st Lacrosse team player and described as ‘always sporty’.

As well playing for England, Tamara plays for Darlington Mowden Park R.F.C and is also a community rugby coach for the RFU in the North East. Tamara has scored 73 caps for England and first started playing rugby at 11. Her mother, Teresa, captained the Namibian Golf Team and represented England Ladies while her brother was British U16 Real Tennis Champion.

Tamara also features in The Henley Standard today (Friday 22 August 2014) – click here to view the article