Fresh off being inducted into The World Rugby Hall of Fame, we feature the great Phaidra Knight. We talk her incredible Rugby career, her new broadcasting career, and the current state of Women’s Rugby in America. Let’s Do this.
PHAIDRA KNIGHT PRESSES FOR PROGRESS: THE CONTINUED BRILLIANCE OF A HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE On November 10, 2017, Phaidra Knight became only the third North American female to be inducted into the prestigious society that boasts 147 inductions in twelve years. One American woman and one Canadian woman have received the same accolade, Patty Jervey and Heather Moyse, respectively. Around … Read More
RICHMOND, VA (April 24, 2018) – The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) today announced Phaidra Knight as the April S’Hero of the Month award recipient for her leadership and commitment to athletics. As the S’Hero of the Month, Knight embodies the virtues that the Amazing Young WomenTM movement represents. Her story represents triumph, hard work and empowerment through sport. She has dedicated her post-playing career to … Read More
Phaidra Knight is second American athlete inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame “I feel very encouraged and very motivated to do the work now to promote the sport. I’ve played the game, and now it’s time to give back to the game, push it forward and make a way for girls and women all over the world.”
Meet Phaidra Knight: free radical flanker in World Rugby Hall of Fame “Rugby was a huge part of me being able to come into a space that’s safe, and also to just discover that was a part of who I was. There obviously was negativity in the world as it relates to homosexuality, but in rugby it wasn’t anything different. … Read More
USA Rugby great Phaidra Knight retires after 20-year career One of American rugby’s greatest players has decided to leave the sport she has dominated and help usher into the American consciousness for the past two decades. Phaidra Knight, a three-time Rugby World Cup participant and Player of the Decade award winner, announced her plans to retire from professional and international … Read More
Phaidra was just named by Go Magazine as one of the “100 Women We Love” In addition to her career as a sports agent/lawyer who represents and manages other athletes and talent, Knight is coaching younger athletes, which she says “brings joy to my heart and happiness to my soul.” As a Nike brand ambassador, she has channeled her recognition … Read More
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