Under the Posts – Sep 22-28

This week we continue our new format with commentary inline with the twitter cards below. Big stories include Leinster winning Ireland’s Interpro Championships for the second year, Australia and New Zealand announce their Glendale 7s squads and the 2020 Six Nations fixtures are released.

As always, those are just the highlights so keep reading!

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Leinster Women Are Crowned Back-To-Back Interpro Champions – Irish Rugby https://buff.ly/2Od54Ss from @IrishRugby

9:00 AM – Sep 22, 2019
Leinster defeated Connacht 25-12 in a blistering Irish Interprovincial Championships. It’s a back-to-back victory but they had to weather a strong second-half comeback from Connacht.

In the 3rd place playoff, Munster took Ulster down 39-12.


Aussie women name squad for opening round of sevens world series https://buff.ly/2lHoxi8

12:00 PM – Sep 25, 2019

One debutant in Black Ferns Sevens for opening event » http://allblacks.com https://buff.ly/2mPnJs0

9:00 AM – Sep 26, 2019
More squad announcements for the first stop of the HSBC Sevens Series in Denver, CO. Austrlia and New Zealand are the latest to come out. Australia’s Cassie Staples comes back to the squad and Madison Ashby will make her debut.

For New Zealand, 19-year-old Montessa Tairakena will make her debut, a year on from winning a sevens gold at the Youth Olympic Games. Portia Woodman and Tyla Nathan-Wong are still out for injury.

With Tokyo 2020 on the horizon, we expect to see new combinations this year across the board. Could make for some exciting upsets and interesting matches!

USA speedster Naya Tapper hopes to light up Hong Kong Sevens https://buff.ly/2AqQ9Me

4:00 PM – Sep 26, 2019
Naya Tapper looks forward to Hong Kong Sevens. Hong Kong is one of a record eight stops for the 2019-20 women’s HSBC World Sevens Series.

“I think it is very empowering for us and it’s part of our true entrance into the rugby world because Hong Kong is one of the biggest tournaments where the players will probably experience the biggest crowds and largest cheers,” said Tapper.

“So to be part of that team playing in Hong Kong I think is a big accomplishment, not only for USA as a team but our country as a whole. It just shows that we are trying to engrave rugby into the community and playing tournaments like Hong Kong will give [women’s] rugby more exposure in the USA and around the world.”

Ireland women to face former coach Doyle in opening Six Nations game https://buff.ly/2Q3m6EX

6:00 PM – Sep 24, 2019
The 2019 Six Nations figures were released last week and Ireland will start their campaign against Scotland. Normally this wouldn’t be such a big deal but Scotland is coached by former Grand Slam-winning coach Philip Doyle. Should be an interesting first matchup!

Doyle applying Irish lessons to Scottish challenge https://buff.ly/2Ao5ddz

9:00 AM – Sep 25, 2019
Speaking of Doyle, Scrum Queens recently did an interview focusing on lessons learned with Ireland. Scotland starts a tour of South Africa as well as tests against Wales and Japan.

Doyle will also be looking ahead to qualifying for the 2021 WRWC, more details on those matches are expected soon.

European World Cup qualification process https://buff.ly/2lLgQru

3:00 PM – Sep 27, 2019
Ireland, Scotland, Italy and the winner of the 2020 European Championship will compete in a tournament that will take place in September next year. The winner will qualify for the World Cup, while the runner-up will take part in a four-team “world repecharge” that will also include a team from Asia, Oceania and fourth team from either Africa or South America.

The four teams in the European qualifier will be seeded based on their World Rankings as of 1st July 2020.

European Championship

7th March: Germany v Spain
21st March: Netherlands v Germany
5th April: Spain v Russia
12th April: Spain v Netherlands
TBA: Russia v Germany
TBA: Netherlands v Russia

Four teams for 2019/20 European Trophy https://buff.ly/2QnbcKK

3:00 PM – Sep 25, 2019
Czechia, Finland, Switzerland and Sweden will take place in the 2019-2020 European Trophy (Europe’s second tier test tournament).

12th October: Finland v Czechia (Helsinki, Finland)
2nd November: Sweden v Finland (Malmö, Sweden)
9th November: Czechia v Switzerland (TBD)
16th November: Czechia v Sweden (Prague)
23rd November: Switzerland v Finland (Yverdon, Switzerland)
Sweden v Switzerland: To be arranged

USA Rugby and J.Crew Agree on Formalwear Partnership https://buff.ly/2Lp4v6n

12:00 PM – Sep 22, 2019
J. Crew and USA Rugby recently inked a deal that will include outfitting the Men’s and Women’s Eagles for major tournaments and global competitions.

We’ve only seen a few shots of the men’s outfits and we’re eagerly anticipating the release for the women. Supporters can jump on jcrew.com and purchase USA Rugby socks and a tie now. We expect more to be available on the site soon.

Busy weekend in top leagues | Scrum Queens https://buff.ly/2m5qsgq

9:00 AM – Sep 23, 2019
Scrum Queens looks back at a busy weekend of club and provincial action in Ireland, England, New Zealand and France.

Black Ferns
@BlackFerns
🔥 Here are the standings after Round 4⃣!

It’s pretty tight on both tables. Bring on the weekend 👊🏼#FarahPalmerCup

3:24 PM – Sep 24, 2019
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Canterbury sits atop the Premiership while Hawke’s Bay Tui is on top in the Championship.

Week 4 Results

Hawke’s Bay 74 Taranaki 0
Otago 58 Tasman 1Waikato 21 Bay of Plenty 2Canterbury 54 Manatawu Auckland 38 Wellington 10
Northland 27 North Harbour 2

USA Rugby WPL Round-Up Week 6 https://buff.ly/2mF6iu1

4:00 PM – Sep 23, 2019
Week Six of the Women’s Premier League (WPL) marked the first round of rematches, and three of the teams that took defeat in round one won on the weekend.

Results

Berkeley 14 Life West 1San Diego 58 ORSU 0
New York 12 Atlanta 5Twin Cities 20 Beantown 2

España Rugby
@ferugby
#LeonasXV | Gran victoria de la Selección española en Sudafrica 🇿🇦12-29🇪🇸 que hemos podido seguir en directo gracis a @WomenBoks y @LaLigaSports 👍#VamosLeonas #ESPasión @deportegob @iberdrola @Renfe

2010:09 AM – Sep 21, 2019
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Comfortable Spanish win in Springbok test https://buff.ly/2l2SMjm

6:00 PM – Sep 23, 2019
Spain finished up their three-match South African tour in a clean sweep. Both teams are looking forward qualifying for the 2021 WRWC and their matches were a crucial test.

Results

Spain 29 South Africa 1Spain 55 Eastern Province 1Spain 17 South Africa Invitational

Scrumqueens – Women’s Rugby
@ScrumQueens
A 33-player training squad has been announced by @FranceRugby for their autumn internationals against @EnglandRugby.

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3:14 PM – Sep 25, 2019
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France has announced a 33 player squad ahead of their matches against England. The players will be in camp from Oct 29 to Nov 5 preparing for their tests.

Saturday 9 November – France Women v England Women
Saturday 16 November – Quilter International: England Women v France Women
We’re looking forward to these matches as they will be our first peak at the spring’s Six Nations.

Wales autumn series complete, girls’ skill centres launched https://buff.ly/2O9n9Rj

9:00 AM – Sep 28, 2019
Wales will play in a historic five matches as they prepare for their Autumn Internationals. The WRU has also The WRU has also launched four skills development centers around Wales for year 7 to 13 aged girls of all abilities, including newcomers to the game. Coaches at each centre – USW Sports Park in Trefforest, Llandarcy Academy of Sport, Parc y Scarlets training barn and Par Eirias training barn – will deliver an eight week program from early October based on core skills, technique and conditioning.

Wales Women v Spain, Estadio Nacional Complutense, Madrid, Sunday 3 November 12.45pm local time
Wales Women v Ireland, The Bowl, UCD, Dublin, Sunday 10 November 1pm
Wales Women v Scotland Scotstoun, Glasgow, Sunday 17 November 3pm
Wales Women v Crawshay’s, Eugene Cross Park, Ebbw Vale Saturday 23 November 2.30pm
Wales Women v Barbarians Saturday 30 November, Principality Stadium 11.45am

Deaf tournament to be part of 2019 Oceania 7s https://buff.ly/307qMcV

9:00 AM – Sep 24, 2019
Oceania 7s will include a women’s and men’s deaf bracket for this first time this year. It will will feature International Deaf teams from Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Samoa.

The Canadian Women’s team and the Japan SDS Men’s and Women’s team will feature in this year’s format including Oceania’s Vanuatu Women’s team, who will feature in their first international rugby outing.

ArtsCultureMediaJobs
@acmjobs
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum , Senior Collections Officer https://www.artsculturemediajobs.com/viewjob.php?lid=10075&comp=Rugby+Art+Gallery+and+Museum+&title=Senior+Collections+Officer#.XYTwx-4IeQE.twitter … @rugbygallery #artsjobs #galleryjobs #museumjobs #rugbyjobs #jobsinrugby

10:32 AM – Sep 20, 2019
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WANTED: Black Ice Women’s Rugby Head Coach #RugbyJobs | YSCRugby | Women’s Rugby News https://buff.ly/2M65BCP

6:00 PM – Sep 28, 2019
Two #rugbyjobs this week, Black Ice in Denver, CO are searching for a head coach and The Rugby Museum is looking for a senior collections officer.


Results
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The Rugby Breakdown
@TheRugbyBD
Battle of the Bay @WPLRugby rematch goes to @lifewestrugby, 15-14, over @AllBluesRugby

3:50 PM – Sep 28, 2019
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DC Furies Rugby Club
@DCFuries
Final Score: Furies 12 Charlotte 29

1:41 PM – Sep 28, 2019
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The Rugby Breakdown
@TheRugbyBD
Opening wkend for #wrugby DI East sr club league:@BostonWomensRFC 29-5 @PhillyWRFC @CRFCWomen 29-12 @DCFuries @novawrfc 27-7 @RaleighRugby

More scores: http://bit.ly/2lE5gOG

6:07 PM – Sep 28, 2019
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AmazonRugby
@TCAmazonRugby
Final score. 56-17 Amazons over @northshorerugby thanks to them for making the trip!

2:42 PM – Sep 22, 2019
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Dartmouth women’s rugby drops tough match to perennial foe Harvard https://buff.ly/2kCZ5dl

3:00 PM – Sep 23, 2019

Tyrrells Premier 15s
@Premier15s
FULL TIME | @BristolBearsW 27 – 10 @LightningRugby #Premier15s

27:58 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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Tyrrells Premier 15s
@Premier15s
FULL TIME | @DMP_Sharks 46 – 26 @WaterlooLadies#Premier15s

18:53 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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Lichfield Ladies RFC
@LichLadiesRugby
@WPLLadies hit back with another try 10-21#riseup

9:11 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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BYU Women’s Rugby
@BYUWomensRugby
Game Over! Final score 74-2
1:03 PM – Sep 28, 2019
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MSU Women’s Rugby
@msuwrc29-10 final!

12:54 PM – Sep 28, 2019 · Bozeman, MT
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Army W. Rugby
@ArmyWP_WRugby
We keep it rolling on the road! #GoArmy 🏉

712:16 PM – Sep 28, 2019
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Queens Womens Rugby
@QURoyalsWRugby
After another try and successful conversion, Queens sets the record straight with another win!

Finals score:
Queens – 60
Coastal – 5#win #beasts #queensrugby🏉

11:46 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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Brown Women’s Rugby
@BrownWRFC
SHU take advantage of the card and scores to end the game.

Final Score:

Brown 29-17 SHU

11:40 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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Life Women’s Rugby
@WLifeRugby
Try by Penn State in overtime 80’ No conversion Final Score Life 44- Penn State 1
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10:35 AM – Sep 28, 2019
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Black Ferns
@BlackFerns
What. A. Finish!!

Northland claim their first ever #FarahPalmerCup win.

FULL HIGHLIGHTS ➡️ http://bit.ly/2kwzXoz #NORvHAR

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11:50 PM – Sep 21, 2019
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Univ of Delaware Women’s Rugby: Same rules, but a different game – The Review https://buff.ly/2I4KwHZ

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