World Rugby has welcomed Fiji and Samoa onto an expanded council, while confirming that New Zealand will host the 2021 Women’s World Cup.
New Zealand were crowned world champions after beating title-holders England 41-32 in the Women’s World Cup final in Belfast on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
England will face the Black Ferns in the World Cup final after claiming a hard-fought 20-3 win over France in Belfast on Tuesday.
Portia Woodman scored four tries as the Black Ferns beat the USA 45-12 in Belfast on Tuesday to book their place in the Women’s World Cup final.
New Zealand, England, France and the USA qualified for the semi-finals after a dramatic match day three at the Women’s World Cup in Dublin.
Portia Woodman scored eight tries as New Zealand hammered Hong Kong 121-0, while there were also wins for Canada, England, the USA, Ireland and France on day two of the Women’s World Cup in Dublin.
Canada crushed Hong Kong 98-0, while there were also wins for England, New Zealand, the USA, Ireland and France on day one of the Women’s World Cup in Dublin.
SA Rugby chose not to participate in the 2017 Women’s World Cup, which kicks off on Wednesday.
MARIETTE ADAMS looks ahead to the eighth edition of the Women’s World Cup, which kicks off in Dublin on Wednesday.