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,
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
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
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
England Women began their autumn series with a 20-10 win against France in Clermont-Ferrand. Playing their first game since coming second in the Women’s Super Series in San Diego in the summer, England won in France for the first time since 2012 in front of the passionate home support of Clermont Auvergne’s Sports Marcel Michelin.
Eight women’s teams will compete at the Asia Women’s Sevens in Guangzhou, China on 9-10 November for Asia’s second place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The winners of the two-day tournament, hosted at the Guangzhou University Town Sports Centre, will earn automatic qualification to next year’s summer Games with the teams finishing in second
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
England Women’s Rugby League Team received a rapturous welcome yesterday when they arrived in Goroka, Papua New Guinea. The team are in Goroka to play the Orchids in two internationals. The first will take place tomorrow at 4.00am (GMT). The second Test will be played at Port Moresby’s Oil Search Stadium next Saturday (November 16).
There has been talk about clubs of different nations meeting up in competition for quite a while, but it’s taking time to lift off decisively. When Saracens met Stade Rennais in May 2018 in Dunkirk it looked like the start of something big – note that both sides played away from home – but since
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