Rugby Today contacted the French Rugby Federation for travel information from Paris to Marcoussis, where the preliminary matches will be played.
1. Are there special buses from Paris to the CNR?
No there will not be buses from Paris to the CNR.
However, there will be shuttles from Massy to the CNR. Massy is a station that can be reached by RER (suburban train) line B.
There is a French... Read More
New Zealand: Fiaoo Faamusili
Test debut – 2002
NZ Police Sports Person of the Year
Ireland: Fiona Coghlan
University of Limerick
Teacher since 2005 of PE and Math at Lucan CC
Clubs: UL Bohemians and Leinster Women’s Rugby
Irish Times and Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year 2013
United... Read More
Samoa: Cynthia Ta'ala
(NB. The Samoan national team name is Manusina, which means "white bird.")
Captain since 2013
Graduate University of Auckland, NZ
Service industry trainee
New Zealand Women's Rugby League 1999 to 2010
NZ Tag Team rugby
Started to play for Samoa in 2010
Spain: Maria Ribera
Pro team: Richmond, UK
Also, trainer at rugby camp for girls 13-... Read More
Rugby Today commences a player profile on leading players in the Women’s Rugby World Cup that starts August 1 in Paris.
France: Sandrine Agricole
Plays for Stade Rennes
Positon – Fly-Half
2010 World Cup – Captain
Last of the over 30 year-olds on team
Played in 72 games for France (4th highest)
Studying to be a physiotherapist
Rennes coach called her “une bosseuse acharnée” (A persistent... Read More
The USA Women’s XV commence their tour of the UK this Saturday with a game against Wales at Cross Keys Stadium, Kick off time is 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28. (Cross Keys is in southeast Wales, seven miles west of Newport).
Wales finished 1-4 in the 2014 Women’s Six Nations Cup, defeating only Scotland, which lost all five games. The two teams coming out on top of this year’s event were France (5... Read More
The Women’s 2014 World Cup is five-weeks away in Paris, as we begin an informative preview of this seventh tournament, won the past four times by the Black Ferns from New Zealand.
Dates: August 1 to August 17
Number of teams: 12 in three Pools
Official website: www.RWCWomen’s.com
Ticket purchase online: www.ffr.fr/index.php/ffr/billetterie - You will see COUPE DE MONDE... Read More
The start of the seventh Women’s Rugby World Cup (WRWC) is August 1 in France when twelve-teams will compete for the championship. The initial games will be played at the CNR (Centre National du Rugby) in Marcoussis, twenty miles south of Paris. At the CNR are four pitches, two grass, one turf, and one with a shed roof. The final will be played August 17 in Paris at the Stade Jean-Bouin. Last... Read More
Penn State won its second-straight Women’s Collegiate Rugby Championship Sunday, beating James Madison 29-12 in the final at PPL Park in Philadelphia. Penn State never trailed in the contest, finishing the tournament undefeated.
Other than the first game against Navy, won 19-5, and the first half of the final, the Nittany Lions weren’t pushed to the brink. But the tournament was by no means a... Read More