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China women qualify for Tokyo 2020

Sean Horan, New Zealand women’s silver medal-winning coach at Rio 2016, is set to lead another side at an Olympic Games after his new charges China used their recent HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series experience to overpower a largely youthful Hong Kong team and win the Asia Rugby qualification tournament on home soil in Guangzhou,

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Source: INPHO

They did it!

France v England – Clermont-Ferrand, 9 November 2019 It’s been a tough struggle, but at last the Red Roses have overcome their great opponents away from home again. Just as significant, this was only France’s second home loss in eighteen games. New Zealand took the first of their two encounters in Toulon in November last

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Source: World Rugby

Fiji qualify for Tokyo

Fiji became the ninth women’s team to confirm their place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after reaching the final of the Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship, while Australia’s men will join their women’s team in Japan after also getting the job done at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, Fiji. Fiji’s qualification route was a lot

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Source: World Rugby

7 female coaches chosen for Women’s Sport Leadership Academy

Seven female coaches from rugby sevens and the 15-a-side game have been selected to participate in the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy for High Performance Coaches (WSLA HPC) as part of a pilot programme in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Supporting Recommendation 6 of the IOC’s Gender Equality Review Project, which seeks to increase

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WRLA Fixtures 10 and 17 November

WRLA Fixtures for 10th and 17th November 10 November 2019 Premier Division South Leeds BYE Wigan St Pats v Odsal Featherstone v Oulton – Postponed First Division Dearne Valley BYE Thatto v Leeds University West Leeds v Liverpool 17 November 2019 Premier Division Oulton BYE South Leeds v Odsal Wigan St Pats v Featherstone First

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France v England – A Look forward

So now we know. Here are the two teams:  France: 15 Jessy Trémoulière 14 Caroline Boujard 13 Camille Boudaud
 12 Gabrielle Vernier
 11 Marine Ménager
 10 Caroline Drouin
 9 Pauline Bourdon
 1 Annaëlle Deshayes 
 2 Agathe Sochat
 3 Clara Joyeux
 4 Lénaïg Corson
 5 Safi N’Diaye
 6 Marjorie Mayans
 7 Gaëlle Hermet (captain)
 8

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