Pools set for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010

from IRB: Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced the pools for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 in England. The premier 15-aside tournament in the Women’s Game, which will be played from August 20 to September 5, will feature three pools of four teams with defending champions New Zealand, hosts and 2006 runners-up England and … Read more

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Record Interest to Host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014

from IRB: The International Rugby Board has confirmed that four Unions from three continents have expressed a formal interest to host the seventh Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2014. Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Samoa and USA all submitted their interest to host the premier 15-a-side tournament for the first time by the deadline on October 30. … Read more

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Kazakhstan completes Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 line up

from IRB: Kazakhstan have become the 12th and final qualifier for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 after an emphatic 43-5 defeat of Japan in the final of the four-team Asian tournament at The Padang in Singapore on Friday. In the first ever women’s matches to be played at The Padang – let alone the first … Read more

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McCallum sees potential in Japanese women

from IRB.com: Kelly McCallum captained Canada to fourth place at Women’s Rugby World Cup 2006 on home soil Former Canada women’s captain Kelly McCallum will be an interested observer when Japan travel to Singapore for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010 qualifier for the Asian region and come face to face with their hosts on … Read more

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Race on to host 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup Announced

from IRB.com: The tender process has begun for the hosting of the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup The race to host women’s rugby’s showpiece tournament has kicked off, after the International Rugby Board launched the tender process for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014. Unions are invited to tender for the premier 15-a-side tournament, a process … Read more

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USA Women’s National Team vs Canada Rugby in June 2009

Hot off the Google Alert presses and into my inbox:Credit: PRNewswire via COMTEX Glendale, Colorado’s Infinity Park will play host to rugby matches between the United States and the Canadian Women’s National Rugby Teams in June 2009. The Women’s Development Squad will compete on June 23, 2009 and the National Teams will go head to … Read more

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Britain will keep Spending on Sport, says World Cup Bid Chief

From: Guardian.co.uk by Paul Lauener LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Britain will not let the financial crisis stop it bidding for the world’s biggest sporting events such as the soccer World Cup, former Sports Minister Richard Caborn said. Caborn, government ambassador for England’s 2018 World Cup bid, dismissed London 2012 Olympics minister Tessa Jowell’s comments … Read more

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England to Host 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup

England to Host 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup from Planet Rugby The International Rugby Board has unveiled England as the chosen nation to host the 2010 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The tournament, which was most recently held in Edmonton, Canada, will be staged in London and was subject to detailed tenders from the Rugby Football … Read more

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Germany places a bid to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2010

More mail from the blog inbox: Germany to tender for Women’s Rugby Cup 2010(IRB.COM) Friday 13 June 2008 The German Rugby Federation (DRV) today announced that it is submitting a bid to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2010. The DRV has teamed up with SPORTFIVE the leading sports agency to create a unique … Read more

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