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Spain to host a Tier of WXV?

Reports from Madrid (www.elconfidencial.com/deportes/rugby/2024-01-03/espana-world-series-juegos-olimpicos-copa-mundo-seleccion_3802457/) suggest that the federation (RFER) has full confidence in Las Leonas in regaining their place in WXV2 this year. One possibility is that the tournament might take place in the Spanish capital. As with every other rugby nation, they have twin aims in view: the 2024 WXV and the 2025 World

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Four down, one to go! Scotland v Spain

The Hive, Murrayfield The northernmost of the five international matches taking place on the same day saw the Scots assert their superior ranking and greater experience in a clear-cut win. Spain have plenty of talent, but showed the occasional lack of an instinctive response to game- situations. So when Helen Nelson popped a chip deep

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Scotland v Spain – The teams line up

The Scotland squad first: 15 Rollie, 14 Lloyd, 13 Orr, 12 Smith, 11 McGhie, 10 Nelson, 9 McDonald; 1 Bartlett, 2 Skeldon, 3 Belisle, 4 McMillan, 5 Bonar, 6 Malcolm (captain), 7 McLachlan, 8 Gallagher. Bench: 16 Martin, 17 Young, 18 Cockburn, 19 Wassell, 20 Donaldson, 21 Mattison, 22 Thomson, 23 Musgrove There are plusses

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Spain’s Squad to compete in WXV3

Juan Gonzalez has announced the names of the 30 players to represent Spain in WXV3. They are: María del Castillo (Olímpico Pozuelo), Inés Antolínez (El Salvador), Marta Estellés (CR Majadahonda), Cristina Blanco (Ealing Trailfinders), María de las Huertas Román (Universitario de Sevilla), Sidorella Bracic (Olímpico Pozuelo), Laura Delgado (Gloucester Hartpury), Anna Puig (UE Santboiana), Victoria

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The ultimate Qualifier WXV

Italy v Spain Stadio Walter Beltrametti, Piacenza 22 July This match takes its special place in history as the very last qualifier to decide the three tiers of the WXV. The winners gain the last available spot in WXV2, the losers go to WXV3. If you have the gift of sympathy, you could direct it

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The Four Nations competing in Spain next Weekend

Spain, USA, Canada and South Africa meet in Madrid in a series that also forms part of the WXV. Here are the four squads: Spain New Head Coach, Juan Gonzalez, has chosen the following 30 players: Maria Miguel, Cristina Blanco, Sidorella Bracic, Maria del CastilloMaria de las Huertas Roman, Laura Delgado, Anna Puig, Kassandra Sylla,

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Rachel Yankey talks to LiveScore ahead of England’s quarter final

Ahead of England’s big match tonight, Lionesses legend Rachel Yankey, in an interview with LiveScore , has weighed in on who England should start upfront, with Alessia Russo and Ellen White both in goal scoring form and vying for the starting berth. Yankey also spoke on how Spain’s attack will threaten a so far untested

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Resilient Spain take all three points

Spain’s women took all three points thanks to a very resilient performance and a brilliant display from goalkeeper Melanie Garcia. Xantal Gine opened the scoring in the twentieth minute with an excellent penalty corner, and although England pushed from then on, they found Garcia in excellent form between the posts. And when England removed the

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England Hockey announce squad to play Spain

England see the return of two Olympians for this weekend’s FIH Hockey Pro League home games against Spain. England’s women welcome back double Olympic medal-winning goalkeeper Maddie Hinch, as well as Tokyo bronze medallist Anna Toman. Hinch will be playing her first international match since the last Olympics; with both her and Toman having been

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