Browsing: Women’s Rugby World Cup

Women’s Rugby World Cup: Began 1991 in Wales with USA beating England in the Final. Hosted 1994 England, 1998 Netherlands, 2002 Spain, 2006 Canada, 2010 England, 2014 France, 2017 Ireland.

August 21, 2017 England vs France #WRWC2017 Semi-Final Preview Photo: INPHO/Dan Sheridan [The captains of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 semi-finalists at Titanic Quarter in Belfast (L-R) Tiffany Faaee (USA), Fiao’o Faamausili (New Zealand), Gaelle Mignot (France) and Sarah Hunter (England).] Doug Coil England’s Red Roses will play France in the semi-finals of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup on Tuesday, August 22 at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast at 19:45 local (2:45pm ET). To reach the semi-finals, England defeated the USA 47-26, Italy 56-13 and in the opening round,  Spain 56-5. France defeated Ireland 21-5, Australia 48-0 and Japan…

August 18, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles v New Zealand Live on NBC Sports Net  NBC Sports, AEG Rugby Release Team USA Eagles vs. New Zealand Black Ferns – Tuesday at Noon ET on NBCSN STAMFORD, Conn. – August 18, 2017 – Following the Team USA Women’s Eagles march through pool play of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup, NBCSN will present live coverage of the Eagles’ semifinal match against the New Zealand Black Ferns on Tuesday at noon ET. The Eagles advanced to the semifinal after going 2-1 in pool play, with victories over Italy and Spain followed by a…

August 17, 2017 France Beats Ireland to Advance to World Cup Semi-Finals Photo: INPHO/Oisin Keniry (France number eight Safi N’Diaye is tackled by Lindsay Peat) Doug Coil France beat Ireland 21-5 to win Pool C and advance to the semi-finals at the UCD Bowl, in Dublin on Thursday 17th August. France will play England in the semi-finals, while New Zealand will play the USA in the other semi-final. Ireland will face Australia in the 5th to 8th bracket. In the opening round, France beat Japan 72-14, while Ireland beat Australia 19-17. In the second round, France won 48-0 against Australia,…

August 17, 2017 USA Rallies for a Bonus Point in Loss to England to Contend for Semi-Finals Photo: INPHO/James Crombie (Naya Tapper scores a try for USA) Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles faced England, the defending World Champions, on Thursday, August 17 at the UCD Bowl in Dublin in their final Pool B match. England defeated the Eagles 47-26, with the USA coming back with four second half tries to gain a critical bonus point. With Canada lost the opening match of the day to New Zealand and did not pick up a bonus point. While England secured their…

August 17, 2016 Black Ferns Dominant Win Over Canada Propels Them to Semi-Finals at #WRWC2017 Photo: INPHO/James Crombie (Kendra Cocksedge and Sarah Goss celebrate with try scorer Kelly Brazier) Doug Coil The second ranked New Zealand Black Ferns beat the third ranked Canada 48-5 at Billings Park UCD on Thursday to win Pool A and advanced to the semi-finals. Canada did not secure a bonus point in the loss and will play in the 5th-8th knockout bracket. New Zealand will be the number one seed in the semi-finals and will play the loser of the USA versus England match or…

August 16 2017 Australia Faces Japan for Knockout Seeds at #WRWC2017 Photo: INPHO/Oisin Keniry (Australia centre Sarah Riordan is tackled by Audrey Forlani) Doug Coil Australia and Japan will look for their first win at Billings Park UCD at 17:00 local (12:00pm ET). Both teams will also be trying for bonus points as knockout seeds are at stake. In the opening matches for both sides, Australia lost 19-17 to the Ireland, while Japan lost 72-14 to France. In the second round, Australia lost 48-0 to France, while Japan lost 24-14 to Ireland. Point differential will likely impact determining the knockout…

August 16, 2017 Italy Faces Spain As Teams Prepare for Knockouts at #WRWC2017 Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson (Italy’s Michela Sillari tries to break through the England defence) Doug Coil In Pool B, Italy and Spain look for their first win at the UCD Bowl at 14:45 local (9:45am ET) in Dublin. Both teams will also be trying for bonus points as knockout seeds are at stake. In the opening matches for both sides, Italy lost 24-12 to the USA, while Spain lost 56-5 to England. In the second round, Italy lost 56-13 to England, while Spain lost 43-0 to the USA.…

August 16, 2017 Wales Seeks Win Against Hong Kong at #WRWC2017 Photo: INPHO/Oisin Keniry (Wales number eight Sioned Harries is tackled by New Zealand duo Sarah Goss and Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali) Doug Coil Wales will face Hong Kong at the UCD Bowl tomorrow at 17:15 (12:15ET). While both teams are trying to win their first match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017, Wales is not only looking for the win, but a chance to move into the knockout rounds to play for 5th place. A bonus point win is likely and they will likely be the 7th seed. Wales opened…

August 16, 2017 France and Ireland Pool Winner to Advance to World Cup Semi-Finals Photo: INPHO/Dan Sheridan (Ireland winger Alison Miller scores try against Japan at UCD Bowl in Dublin, Ireland, on 13 August) Doug Coil Ireland and France will meet to determine the Pool C winner at the UCD Bowl, Thursday 17th August, 7.45pm (2:45pm ET). In the opening round, France beat Japan 72-14, while Ireland beat Australia 19-17. In the second round, France won 48-0 against Australia, while Ireland beat Japan 24-14. Both teams are 2-0 and have 10 points and 8 points, respectively. The winner of the…

August 16, 2016 Canada & New Zealand Battle For Pool & Semi-Finals at #WRWC2017 Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson (Canada captain Kelly Russell is tackled by Dyddgu Hywel of Wales) Doug Coil The second ranked New Zealand Black Ferns will play the third ranked Canada at Billings Park UCD at 7am ET on Thursday. In the opening round, the Black Ferns beat Wales 44-12, while Canada beat Hong Kong  98-0. In the second round, New Zealand beat Hong Kong 121-0, while Canada won 15-0 against Wales. Both teams are 2-0 and have 10 points and 9 points, respectively. The winner of the…

August 15, 2017 USA and England Play to Reach Semi-Finals at WRWC2017 Photo: Miss Colleen Rugby Pics Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles face England, the defending World Champions, on Thursday, August 17 at the UCD Bowl in Dublin at 9:30am ET in their final Pool B match. At stake is a berth in the Semi-Finals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. In the previous round, the Eagles beat Spain 43-0, while England beat Italy56-13. In the opening round, the USA beat Italy 24-12, while England beat Spain 56-5. Both teams are 2-0 and have 10 points. The winner…

August 14, 2017Eagles Beat Spain, Look for Semi-Final Spot at #WRWC2017 Photo: Miss Colleen Rugby Pics Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles beat Spain 43-0 in the second Pool B match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 at the UCD Bowl in Dublin and are now 2-0 with 10 points. England, who the USA will play on Thursday, are also 2-0 with 10 points. In the first round, the USA beat Italy 24-12, while England beat Spain 56-5. On Thursday, August 17, the 6th ranked USA will face the #1 England at Billings Park UCD in Dublin at 14:30…

August 12, 2017 New Zealand Routs Hong Kong to lead #WRWC2017 Pool A Photo: INPHO/Tommy Dickson (Portia Woodman with Jessica Ho try saving tackle) Doug Coil New Zealand routed Hong Kong 121-0 in their second match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 at Billings Park UCD in Dublin, Ireland. The Black Ferns scored 19 tries and Kendra Cocksedge made 13 conversions. In the opening match, New Zealand had beaten Wales 44-12, while Hong Kong lost to Canada 98–0. The match was streamed worldwide outside of the New Zealand and Hong Kong on http://www.rwcwomens.com New Zealand Black Ferns v Hong…

August 12, 2017 Ireland Ready for Japan:  #WRWC Preview Photo: INPHO/Bryan Keane (Ireland captain Claire Molloy in the middle of a rolling maul against Australia) Doug Coil The Ireland Women’s team will play Japan tomorrow, August 13 at 5:15pm (12:15pm ET) at the UCD Bowl. The match may be viewed on www.rwcwomens.com. Ireland, the 5th ranked team in the world, defeated 6th ranked Australia 19-17 in a thrilling opening day match. Meanwhile, the 14th ranked Japan faced the 4th ranked France, losing 72-14. Ireland Head coach Tom Tierney has made seven changes and two positional switches to the starting XV…