Tag: WXV1

WXV1: England 33-12 New Zealand – Red Roses avenge World Cup final loss to clinch inaugural title

Wins over Australia, Canada and New Zealand confirmed England as the first winners of WXV1 England: (19) 33 Tries: Matthews, Atkin-Davies, Bern, Talling, Aldcroft; Cons: Aitchison 4 New Zealand: (7) 12 Tries: Simon, Vahaakolo; Con: Holmes England became the inaugural WXV1 champions with a 33-12 win over world champions New Zealand in Auckland. The Red […]

WXV1: Australia 25-19 Wales – wasteful Wales unable to beat 14-player Wallaroos

Wales have failed to beat Australia in six matches Australia (25) Tries: Stewart, Karpani, Cramer, Wong Con: Dallinger Pen: Dallinger Wales (19) Tries: Phillips, penalty try, Jones Con: Bevan Wasteful Wales ended their debut WXV campaign winless after failing to beat 14-player Australia in Auckland. The Wallaroos played almost the entire second half without Siokapesi […]

WXV1: Canada 42-22 Wales – gritty Wales overpowered in Wellington

Carys Phillips celebrates a score for Wales Canada (21) 42 Tries: de Goede, Svoboda, Grant, Hunt, Boag, Lachance Cons: de Goede 6 Wales (17) 22 Tries: Phillips, Evans, Callender Cons: Bevan 2 Pen: Bevan Wales threatened to end a 17-year losing streak to Canada before they were eventually overpowered in their opening game of WXV1 […]

WXV1: England 42-7 Australia – Red Roses make winning start in Wellington

England’s remaining WXV fixtures are against Canada and world champions New Zealand England: (28) 42 Tries: Botterman, Wyrwas, Packer 2, Breach, Jones; Cons: Aitchison 6 Australia: (0) 7 Try: Marsters; Con: Dallinger England beat Australia 42-7 to make a winning start to WXV1, the new global tournament in women’s rugby. The Red Roses, currently top […]

England v Australia: John Mitchell era to begin before WXV1 opener

John Mitchell was Japan’s defence coach until their pool-stage exit at the men’s Rugby World Cup Venue: Sky Stadium, Wellington Dates: Friday, 20 October Kick-off: 07:00 BST Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. England’s transition from former head coach Simon Middleton to his successor John Mitchell has lasted close to […]

WXV1: England ready for New Zealand return after ‘devastating’ World Cup final loss

England suffered their second successive women’s Rugby World Cup final loss to New Zealand at Eden Park last November England interim head coach Louis Deacon has said losing last year’s World Cup final was “devastating”, but the squad also have some “great memories”. The Red Roses were beaten 34-31 by hosts New Zealand in a […]

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