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France finish on a high

It was a  pleasing end to the tournament for the hosts, who have played their part in a stunning World Cup, and Ireland too should take great heart from how they picked themselves up from their tough defeat mid-week.  This was a brutally physical match with both sides giving it their all and entertaining a massive crows with a game that ebbed and flowed right into the final minutes. 

Magali Harvey scores Try of the Tournament contender vs France

The Women’s Rugby World Cup Final between Canada and England kicks off shortly, so here’s a look at the unbelievable try that Magali Harvey scored in the semi-final against France. The flyer turned 24 just yesterday, and will be looking to celebrate in style in her country’s first ever final. Canada have played in all of the Women’s Rugby World Cup’s, but had previously never placed better than 4th overall.

Canada Shock France in Women’s Rugby World Cup Semi Final

Canada’s Women’s Team secured a place in the Rugby World Cup Final after they beat host nation France 18-16 in an outstanding performance at Stade Jean Bouin. Second-half tries from full-back Elissa Alarie and wing Magali Harvey – along with eight points from the boot of the latter – stunned the French side on Wednesday. […]The post Canada Shock France in Women’s Rugby World Cup Semi Final appeared first on In The Loose.

Preview: France v Canada

Canada v France A massive crowd – and a record TV audience for women’s rugby – is expected for the final game of the day and Canada will certainly have a 16th man/woman to contend with if the form of the French fans has been anything to go by so far. In a way, Canada’s excellent progress at this World Cup has flown under the radar, with the Irish providing the key storyline, but it should be applauded.Read more about Preview: France v Canada

France 2014 crowds to set new records

England 2010 was a huge success. The game had never seen the like, with sell-out crowds for the pool games, and a world record crowd 13,253 for the final. In total England 2010 sold around 30,000 tickets – resulting in a totally unexpected (if small) profit for the organisers.Read more about France 2014 crowds to set new records

Pool C: France through to final four

France 10 Australia 3 (halftime) Australia got stuck in rom the off in attack with Sharni Williams powering forward in the early exchanges A break from Sandrine Agricole almost took France to the line but for a great covering tackle but France did at least win a penalty allowing their flyhalf to boot it over for the opening points to give the French a 3-0 lead. There was not an inch being given in the physicality stakes – Williams in particular with one massive hit which had even the French fans applauding. Read more about Pool C: France through to final four

Pool C: France & Aus keep on winning

Australia 25 Wales 3 Australia started well in this one, winning a scrum just outside the Wales 22 after the initial kickoff. Continuing to pressurise Wales they won a penalty and took the early lead, 3-0. For brief moments, Wales were able to play openly inside the Australian half of the pitch but each time they were pushed back into their own 22 by strong defence.

England and France ring the changes

Spain – who England face next – and their indefatigable support England make twleve changes to their starting XV, on positional, with Sarah Hunter taking over the captaincy from Katy McLean, who is given a complete rest in advance of the crucial game against Canada on Saturday. La Toya Mason also comes in as vice-captain and scrumhalf, while Amber Reed and Claire Allen combine in the centre. Read more about England and France ring the changes

WRWC France v Wales reaction

Wales Women’s head coach Rhys Edwards says the final 26-0 score-line against France in the opening game of the Women’s Rugby World Cup does not do justice to the effort his side displayed in front of a partisan crowd.

Wales head to France in positive mood

With just a week to go before Wales kick off their Rugby Women’s World Cup campaign against hosts France in Paris, head coach Rhys Edwards and flanker Sioned Harries are looking ahead to the tournament with optimism.

Tour de France

Tough day for Golden Bay boy, Jack Bauer. In a two man breakaway for virtually the whole day he was about 20 yards away from grabbing the stage win when the sprinters ran him down. With 200 metres to go (maybe even 100 metres) it looked like the breakaway was going to hold on and win

France reveal their World Cup challengers

There are no surprises in the list, which has been narrowed down from some 32 players who have attended training camps in recent weeks – perhaps the only name from the trialists whose absence is notable would be centre Lucielle Godiveau, who just misses the cut, probably just losing out to Shannon Izar. The squad is essentially that which won the Grand Slam, but boosted with the inclusion of several of the French sevens team who recently finished runners-up in the European Championship.Read more about France reveal their World Cup challengers

Preview: Wallabies v France 3rd Test

After a scratchy win in Melbourne against the real France test side the Wallabies will want to whitewash them 3-0 and get seven wins in a row before the scary part of the test season starts against the All Blacks and Springboks. The teams Australia has chosen a giant pack that will weigh-in at about [&hellip The post Preview: Wallabies v France 3rd Test appeared first on Green and Gold Rugby.