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The Size of the Prize – Italy v Spain

World Cup Qualifier – Round three Spain were right up against it. In the match that mattered most, they were meeting the hot favourites on their home ground, and their national anthem doesn’t allow them to let off steam with a good sing. Quins’ fans were delighted to learn that Giada Franco was playing for

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A True Upset – Spain Triumph

Spain achieved what few expected of them. In a thrillingly tight match they nudged ahead in the closing minutes to give the Irish a mountain to climb. Spain started well too. Patricia Garcia’s kick-off was knocked on. At the resultant scrum they rocked the opposition back with apparent ease. Ireland may have introduced lots of

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Las Leonas face big challenges

Spain begins preparations for the World Cup José Antonio Barrio, Spain’s Head Coach, has announced an extended squad of 40 players from whom he will select a team to compete in the qualifying matches for the World Cup. For Las Leonas it is a formidable undertaking. They must first make sure of winning the European

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Autumn International – Spain v Wales

On 3 November Wales began a hectic programme of five autumn matches on consecutive weekends with a game against Spain in Madrid. Spain made another statement of intent as they beat an experimental Welsh XV 29-5. The visitors gave first starts to six players, forwards Gwenllian Jenkins, Georgia Evans and Abbie Fleming, and backs Angharad

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