With TikTok named as the official sponsor of the 2022 TikTok Women’s Six Nations, the doors to social media heaven burst open for women’s rugby.
Teams, players and fans rushed online to consume content in a busy year that saw England take the TikTok Women’s Six Nations title and reach the final of the 2021 Rugby World Cup.
History-making results and jaw dropping tries were all captured on camera as six teams took centre stage for a dramatic campaign in March and April.
And with five rounds of world class rugby, TikTok opened the championship in style.
England lifted the trophy following their 24-12 victory over France in the final round of competition, clinching the Grand Slam in the process.
Despite missing out on the final match with a broken leg, Abby Dow shone with talent in their opening round game against Scotland, dashing into space to cross the whitewash and score.
Cutting through defenders and scoring tries, Hannah Jones turned on the afterburners against Ireland to hand Wales a 27-19 victory as they overturned a big deficit – and it was not the last time.
Jones effortlessly weaved her way down the side of the pitch to cross the line for the winning try.
Irish Rugby took to TikTok to celebrate a beautiful try by Eve Higgins against Italy during their campaign.
After an exciting TikTok Women’s Six Nations, a summer of build-up to the 2021 Rugby World Cup saw France take on Italy in two warm-up matches.
And Romane Ménager was unstoppable as No.8.
Italy went on to break records in New Zealand, becoming the first Italian team to reach a Rugby World Cup quarter-final.
2022 Grand Slam champions England reached the Rugby World Cup final in historic fashion but were ultimately denied at the last hurdle by the Black Ferns.
However, full-back Ellie Kildunne’s camcorder brought a new and exciting dynamic to the behind-the-scenes footage of their World Cup journey.
The year ended in fairytale fashion for Scottish Rugby who announced 28 professional contracts for their team as they continue their investment into women’s rugby.