Ada Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia RugbyAda Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia Rugby
Ada Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia Rugby

How Filipino Ada Milby went from playing American football with the boys to the top of women’s rugby in Asia

  • The 36-year-old suffered discrimination after making the boys’ team at her high school in Tipp City, Ohio, before discovering rugby at university
  • The mother of two is still an active player at 15s and sevens and is on the council of the Philippines union, Asia Rugby and World Rugby
Topic |   Women’s Rugby
Ada Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia RugbyAda Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia Rugby
Ada Milby, of the Philippines, is one of the top rugby administrators in Asia and the world. Photo: Asia Rugby
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