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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 12, 2017 France vs. Australia #WRWC2017 Preview Photo: INPHO/Brian Keane (Australia centre Sharni Williams tries to burst through the Ireland defence) Doug Coil France will face Australia in teams second match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 on Sunday at 2:45pm ET in Dublin, Ireland. The match pits the 4th ranked France against the 6th ranked Australia, which should prove to be a contested match. France won their first match 72-14 against Japan, while Australia lost a heart breaker to Ireland 19-17. The match is being streamed in other countries on http://www.rwcwomens.com France France has made seven changes…

August 12, 2017 New Zealand vs Hong Kong #WRWC2017 Preview Photo: INPHO/Oisin Keniry (Wales number eight Sioned Harries is tackled by New Zealand duo Sarah Goss and Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali) Doug Coil New Zealand will play Hong Kong in their second match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 at 7am ET in Dublin, Ireland. New Zealand beat Wales 44-12 in their opening match, while Hong Kong lost to Canada 98–0. The match may be viewed worldwide outside of the New Zealand and Hong Kong on http://www.rwcwomens.com New Zealand Black Ferns New Zealand has made nine changes in their starters and…

August 12, 2017 Ireland vs Japan #WRWC Preview Photo: Dan Sheridan/www.Inpho.ie (Munster trio Nicole Cronin is between Eimear Considine and Ciara Griffin) 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 that defeated Australia…

August 12, 2017 England v Italy #WRWC2017 Preview Photo: INPHO/Bryan Keane Doug Coil England, the number ranked team in the world, will meet 9th ranked Italy on Sunday at Billings park UCD in Dublin. England dispatched Spain 56-5 in their opening Women’s Rugby World Cup match, while Italy lost 24-12 to the USA. In February, England beat Italy 29-15 in the 2017 Six Nations on their way to the Grand Slam, and have won all 15 of the fixtures between the two teams. The match may be viewed worldwide outside of the United Kingdom and Spain on http://www.rwcwomens.com In the…

August 12, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles vs Spain #WRWC2017 Preview Photo: USA Women’s Eagles Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles will face Spain in the second Pool B match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 at the UCD Bowl in Dublin starting at 9:45 a.m. ET. The USA enters the match with some momentum after beating Italy 24-12. Spain faced the number one ranked team in the world in England, losing 56-5. The match against Spain will be the third time the teams have ever met. The Eagles won the previous two matches. The first occurred at the 1998…

August 12, 2017 Canada v Wales #WRWC2017 Preview Photo: Steve Blackburn of Canada WRWC 2017 team Photo: Welsh Rugby Union Doug Coil The second round of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 action will feature Canada against Wales tomorrow, August 13 at Billings Park (17:00 local) (12pm ET). Canada is ranked third in the World Rugby rankings, while Wales is currently 10th. Canada comes into the match after an historic 98-0 win against Hong Kong in which the Canadians set a program record for most points scored in a match in the WRWC. Wales enters the match after losing to New…

August 9, 2017 France dominates Japan to Open Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Photo: INPHO/ Oisin Keniry (Captains Seina Saito & Gaelle Mignot) Doug Coil France continued the run of the higher seeded teams winning their opening match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017, beating Japan 72-14. France scored 12 seconds into the match with Romane Menager running in a try. Elodie Guiglion added another four minutes later. Annaelle Dehayes mauled her way in-goal at the 13th minute and Caroline Drouin converted to give France a 17-0 lead. Four minute later Caroline Ladagnous added a 4th try and the…

August 9, 2017 Ireland Gains Narrow Win Over Australia to Open Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Photo: INPHO/ Dan Sheridan (pictured Ciara Griffin) Doug Coil The Ireland match against Australia was the closest and most exciting match of the opening day of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. Ireland held off Australia in securing a 19-17 win. Australia dominated the first ten minutes of the match with forwards Cheyanne Campbell, Sharni Williams and Shannon Parry exerting their influence. Ireland had an early scoring opportunity as they advanced close to the try line before a knock on thwarted their effort.…

August 9, 2017 Canada Overwhelms Hong Kong to Begin Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Photo: INPHO/ / Oisin Keniry (pictured Magali Harvey) Canada overwhelmed Hong Kong 98-0, scoring 16 tries, to open the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. Magali Harvey was named Player of the Match based on her five tries and 41 point performance. Andrea Burke opened the scoring for Canada in the 5th minute, and added another try prior to halftime. Another try came from Elise Alarie, two from Kelly Russell and a hat trick from Magali Harvey for a 46-0 lead at the break. The second half…

August 9, 2017 New Zealand Gains Women’s Rugby World Cup Pool A Win Photo: INPHO/ Oisin Keniry (pictured Selica Winiata) Doug Coil The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 began on August 9. In Pool A, New Zealand beat Wales 44-12 at Billings Park UCD, Dublin, Ireland. New Zealand v Wales Recap The Black Ferns scored their first try by Selica Winiata at the 8th minute after Portia Woodman stretched the defense with a break. Stacey Waaka added a try at the 22nd minute after continuing to pressure Wales. Wales then fought back and their maul was difficult to defend. Wales…

August 9, 2017 Women’s Eagles Beat Italy to Open Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Photo: INPHO/ Brian Keane Doug Coil The USA Women’s Eagles beat Italy in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup opener for both teams on August 8 at the UCD Bowl in Dublin, Ireland. The Women’s Eagles will play Spain on Sunday, August 13 at 9:45 a.m. ET at the UCD Bowl and then England on Thursday, August 17 at 9:30 a.m. ET at Billings Park UCD in Dublin. After Pool play concludes the knockouts will take place on August 22 and 26 in Belfast, Ireland. World…

August 9, 2017 England Beats Spain to Open Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 Photo: INPHO/ Brian Keane Doug Coil England scored ten tries in beating Spain 56-5 in the opening match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. Kay Wilson scored four of the tries in this dominant win. It took less than two minutes before England’s Megan Jones received an offload from Katy McLean, finding a gap and breaking a tackle for a try in the corner. After Katy McLean’s conversion the score was 7-0. Two minutes later, a Harriet Millar-Mills offload to Kay Wilson resulted…

August 7, 2017 USA Women’s Eagles vs. Italy Squads for #WRWC2017 Photo: World Rugby Doug Coil Women’s Eagles Head Coach Pete Steinberg selected his 23 athlete team to face Italy in the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup opener for both teams. Kickoff will be at 11:30am ET at the UCD Bowl in Dublin, Ireland on Wednesday, August 8. The Eagles are ranked seventh,  while Italy is ranked ninth. The Women’s Eagles will then play Spain on Sunday, August 13 at 9:45 a.m. ET at the UCD Bowl and then England on Thursday, August 17 at 9:30 a.m. ET at Billings…

August 4, 2017 World Rugby to Stream 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup; NBC Sports Network to Re-Air Eagles Pool Matches + Photo: 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup & NBCSN Update: Unfortunately, This was retracted. No streaming, we are geoblocked. USA games will be broadcast delayed be on NBC Gold for $59 . Doug Coil The 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup will be streamed live by World Rugby. In addition to steaming all 30 matches, the USA Eagles’ three pool fixtures will be re-aired on NBC Sports Network. The 2017 Women’s World Cup trophy competition begins Wednesday, August 9 with the…