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Courtiex: Utilising the power of sevens
Thursday August 12th 2021
David Courteix has been coach of the French women’s sevens team since 2010, which in women’s rugby terms is forever. After that...
The remarkable story of Bayzat Khamidova
Saturday July 10th 2021
Bayzat Khamidova has been a standout player in the Russian women’s sevens team since the launch of the World Series in 2012. As...
What next for the 6 Nations?
Sunday April 25th 2021
Put aside the closeness of the final between England and France, and it’s clear the women’s Six Nations has some challenges it...
World Cup Preview: Canada
First test: 1987 v USA (Victoria, BC) Lost 3-22Current World Ranking: 3rd
World Cup Preview: Ireland
First test match: 1993 v Scotland. Lost 10-0 World Ranking: 5th
World Cup Preview: France
First test match: 13th June 1982 v Netherlands (Utrecht) (won 4-0) World Ranking: 4
World Cup Preview: Australia
First test match: 1994 v New Zealand, North Sydney Oval, (Lost 37-0) World Rugby Ranking: 6th
World Cup Preview: United States
First test match: 14th November 1987 v Canada (Victoria, BC) (won 22-3) World Ranking: 7
World Cup Preview: Spain
First test match: 2nd May 1989 v France (lost 0-28) World Ranking: 8
World Cup Preview: Italy
First test match: 22nd June 1985 v France (Riccione) (drew 0-0) World Rugby ranking: 9th
World Cup Preview: Wales
First test match: 5th April 1987 v England (Pontypool Park) (lost 4-22)World Rugby Ranking: 10th