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Re: Womens XVs Rugby - Global news & Developments

Postby Ser Podrick of Payne » Fri, 08 Jun 2018, 14:01

FT: Singapore win the ARWC Div I title after beating @PhilippineRugby 19-10 in the final

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Postby Canalina » Wed, 13 Jun 2018, 11:51

Former italian national team second row, Flavia Severin, became european championship on a boxing ring

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Postby Armchair Fan » Fri, 15 Jun 2018, 06:26

Valencia looks set to host a tournament involving Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Spain next November:
http://www.lasprovincias.es/deportes/ma ... -ntvo.html

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Postby Canalina » Fri, 15 Jun 2018, 07:12

Thank you Armchair, good news

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Postby Gen Santa » Sat, 16 Jun 2018, 00:57

Armchair Fan wrote:Valencia looks set to host a tournament involving Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Spain next November:
http://www.lasprovincias.es/deportes/ma ... -ntvo.html


this is incredible!

we need more of this for women's rugby... put women's rugby tournaments in cities which do not get a good amount of rugby anyway, it will spread the game more and drive interest

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Postby YamahaKiwi » Sat, 16 Jun 2018, 10:30

Armchair Fan wrote:Valencia looks set to host a tournament involving Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Spain next November:
http://www.lasprovincias.es/deportes/ma ... -ntvo.html


Thanks AF. I've passed this to Rich Freeman in Japan. Has been nothing yet in the Japan media.

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Postby victorsra » Mon, 18 Jun 2018, 12:48

Armchair Fan wrote:Valencia looks set to host a tournament involving Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Spain next November:
http://www.lasprovincias.es/deportes/ma ... -ntvo.html

Something like a Womens Nations Cup? Nice!
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Postby Canalina » Thu, 28 Jun 2018, 10:01

New fixtures! 8-14 july, Tri-Nations in Zambia

Jul 8: Zambia v Botswana
Jul 11: Zimbabwe v Botswana
Jul 14: Zambia v Zimbabwe

https://scontent-mxp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5BB29207

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Postby gambass » Fri, 29 Jun 2018, 10:34

French team is turning (part time) pro. 26 players will recieve a part time contract.

https://lequipe.fr/Rugby/Actualites/Un- ... nes/916885

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Postby mcruic » Tue, 03 Jul 2018, 17:45

Armchair Fan wrote:Valencia looks set to host a tournament involving Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Spain next November:
http://www.lasprovincias.es/deportes/ma ... -ntvo.html


It's this November (2018) rather than next November (2019).
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Postby Canalina » Wed, 04 Jul 2018, 07:53

The women's Tri-Nations fixtures still don't appear on World Rugby website. It's a bit a pity because I hope they may be counted for the ranking. Maybe they are not XV games (could be ten's or twelve's?), but the articles don't say nothing about so it's to be supposed they are proper XV matches

https://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/z ... fy?lang=en

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Postby Canalina » Wed, 04 Jul 2018, 11:36

We regret to inform all our supporters that Botswana Ladies team will not be travelling to play our Zambian national team . Zimbabwe has reconfirmed they are coming . In place of Zambian Ladies vs Botswana Ladies the game will be Mufulira Ladies vs Midlands Ladies on Sun 11 July and Zambia vs Zimbabwe Ladies on Wednesday 11 July and Sat 14 July .We regret any inconvenience this change may cause.

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Postby NedRugby » Wed, 04 Jul 2018, 22:03

Sad to say, but I don't find this surprising.

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Postby mcruic » Fri, 06 Jul 2018, 00:00

Canalina wrote:The women's Tri-Nations fixtures still don't appear on World Rugby website. It's a bit a pity because I hope they may be counted for the ranking. Maybe they are not XV games (could be ten's or twelve's?), but the articles don't say nothing about so it's to be supposed they are proper XV matches

https://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/z ... fy?lang=en


Any ranking they get (from any system) is virtually meaningless, as they are playing in a "closed shop" of teams - Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia. None of these 4 teams has played anybody from outside these 4 teams. It is not possible to rank them relative to any other team except this group of 4.
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Re: Womens XVs Rugby - Global news & Developments

Postby Canalina » Wed, 11 Jul 2018, 16:28

Zambia v Zimbabwe live here, but with a long-shot vertical-frame mono-camera
I think the only chance to understand the score is waiting for the speaker announces

https://www.facebook.com/mufuliraleopar ... 987276806/

12-6 more or less at half time, but I haven't found the final score

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Re: Womens XVs Rugby - Global news & Developments

Postby Canalina » Thu, 12 Jul 2018, 11:22

Final score Zambia 19 Zimbabwe 18

according to a spectator on twitter https://www.instagram.com/p/BlIEUiInsXL ... i8x7gm7ubm

Very close score, promising an other battle in the second game

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Re: Womens XVs Rugby - Global news & Developments

Postby Canalina » Sun, 15 Jul 2018, 06:43

Second match should be ended with the score of...

Zambia v Zimbabwe 7-3

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