Thursday , February 23 2017
Home / Tag Archives: Women’s World Cup

Tag Archives: Women’s World Cup

USA names Women’s World Cup longlist

Three-time World Cup attendee Phaidra Knight is a surprise inclusion in a 44-strong longlist named by head coach Pete Steinberg to prepare for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The 42-year-old flanker is part of a group built largely around the players that took part in the Women’s Super Series ...

Read More »

DeMerchant set to become Dual International

Canadian World Cup prop Olivia DeMerchant is set to become a two-sport international after being named to the Canadian National Football roster to prepare for the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship. The tournament is slated to take place in June and will be hosted by Langley, British Columbia, though precise ...

Read More »

Pools for Women’s World Cup finalised

The pools for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup have now been determined. While the draw took place last month, three spots were still to be determined in regional qualifying matches. Those have now been completed and all 12 teams are now ready to begin their tournament preparations. Spain took ...

Read More »

England turn over Canada at Twickenham

England exacted their revenge on Canada with a dominant 39-6 win at Twickenham on Saturday. Once again it was the breakdown that proved costly, with numerous turnovers allowing England to counter-attack with lethal consequences. While Canada were clearly affected by fatigue playing their third game in a span of only ...

Read More »

Canada look to rebound against England

Canada will look to shake off their only loss of the year against England on Saturday, but will have to do so at the most daunting of locations – the fortress of Twickenham. The match will be played immediately following the England men’s game against Argentina, setting the stage for ...

Read More »

All change for France in second USA test

France has made nine changes to their run-on side to face the USA Women’s Eagles in their second test to be played at Altrad Stadium in Montpellier on Friday. Recalled to the team are several players who missed Tuesday’s match in Béziers that saw the French cruise to a 36-10 ...

Read More »

New Zealand beat Canada in close contest

Canada came out on the wrong end of a 20-10 score against New Zealand at Donnybrook in Dublin on Wednesday. The end result will be seen as a letdown given several scoring chances that slipped through Canadian fingers – both literally and figuratively. Despite the loss Canada will take away ...

Read More »

France runs away from USA in second half

France scored 19 unanswered points in a dominant second half to secure a 36-10 win over the Women’s Eagles on Tuesday. Damp conditions after a heavy downpour in Béziers made for tricky footing at the Stade de la Méditerranée, but that did not prevent the home side from moving the ...

Read More »

No changes for Canada against New Zealand

Canada’s tour continues on Wednesday when they face the New Zealand Black Ferns in a battle of the top two teams on the official World Rugby Rankings. The match takes place at Donnybrook Stadium in Dublin in a preview of what might lay ahead in next year’s Women’s World Cup ...

Read More »