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Brazil Women’s 7’s Continue Preparation in Japan

Brazil’s Women’s Rugby 7’s roster is continuing preparation in Japan. A squad of 14 players are currently finalizing their preparations for the upcoming 4th leg of the World Series in Kitakyushu. The competition will be staged on April 21-22.

Head Coach Reuben Samuel has opted against making wholesale changes. The roster from Las Vegas has largely been repeated. Getting opportunities in Japan are Aline Ribeiro Furtado and Milena Batista Mariano Silva.

Brazil is to play in Group B. They will do so against powerhouses Australia, Fiji and Ireland. Both Canada and the USA are to be involved, giving the Americas three competitors. They join England and Spain in Group C.

Group A Group B Group C
France Australia Canada
Japan Brazil England
New Zealand Fiji Spain
Russia Ireland USA

Kick-off times for Brazil’s matches (Brasília Time)
Brazil vs Australia, 11:36pm
Brazil vs Fiji, 1:58am
Brazil vs Ireland, 4:42am

Aline Ribeiro Furtado (USP), Beatriz Futuro Muhlbauer (Niterói), Bianca dos Santos Silva (Leoas de Paraisópolis), Claudia Jaqueline Lopes Teles (Niterói), Cleice Fernanda da Costa Lopes (São José), Edna Santini (São José), Haline Leme Scatrut (Curitiba), Isadora Cerullo (Niterói), Luiza Gonzalez da Costa Campos (Charrua), Maira Bravo Behrendt (SPAC), Mariana Nicolau da Silva (São José), Paula Harumi Ishibashi (SPAC), Raquel Cristina Kochhann (Charrua), Milena Batista Mariano Silva (São José)

Head Coach: Reuben Samuel

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