It is an exciting time for Women’s Rugby in Australia, with two forms of the Game, Sevens and 15s, now being played in schools and clubs across the country.
IRB Women's Sevens World Series - Dates and Venues
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4-5 December 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil
7-8 February 2015
14-15 March 2015
18-19 April 2015
15-16 May 2015
The Australian Women’s 15-a-side team embarked on the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign in France. The Wallaroos achieved their best ever WRWC position in 2010 by finishing a strong third place and in 2014 secured 7th after a win over Wales in the play-off match.
Women’s Rugby in Australia has received a significant boost with the reintroduction of the Australian Rugby Union’s National Women’s XVs Championship to be held in Sydney in June.
The two-day championship will be hosted at St Ignatius College, Riverview across June 23–26 and give female players across the country an ideal opportunity to impress for future Wallaroos and Women’s Sevens Rugby selection.
Teams competing in the championship are Australian Services Rugby Union, Sydney, NSW Country, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria.
In addition, the ARU will host a Wallaroos training camp for an extended squad at Bond University in August, commencing the squad’s preparation for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup.
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
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