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WOMEN

Although there had been some previous tournaments (Wales 91, Scotland 94), the 1998 world cup was the first official IRB approved World Cup for women. However, since 2009 the IRB has included these two editions in the list of winners, endorsing them as world cups as well.

Ed. Site Year Gold Silver Bronze
VII France 2014 England Canada France
VI England 2010 New Zealand England Australia
V Canada 2006 New Zealand England France
IV Spain 2002 New Zealand England France
III The Netherlands 1998 New Zealand United States England
II Scotland 1994 England United States France
I Wales 1991 Unites States England NZL & FRA

All the champions

VII France 2014 (01/17.VIII) top

ENGLAND - Coach: Gary Street
Claire Allan, Margaret Alphonsi, Rachael Burford, Rochelle Clark, Emma Croker, Rebecca Essex, Victoria Fleetwood, Sophie Hemming, Natasha Hunt, Sarah Hunter, Laura Keates, Ceri Large, LaToya Mason, Alex Matthews, Jo McGilchrist, Katy McLean, Katherine Merchant, Marlie Packer, Emily Scarratt, Tamara Taylor, Danielle Waterman, Kay Wilson.
England 40-7 Ireland Canada 18-16 France
England 21-9 Canada (FRA 25-18 IRL)

VI England 2010 (20.VIII/05.IX) top

NEW ZEALAND - Coach: Bryan Evans
Mel Bosman, Kelly Brazier, Kendra Cocksedge, Monalisa Codling, Fiao'o Fa'amausili, Victoria Grant, Victoria Heighway, Trisha Hina, Carla Hohepa, Halie Hurring, Linda Itunu, Emma Jensen, Justine Lavea, Rebecca Mahoney, Huriana Manuel, Ruth McKay, Karina Penetito, Anna Richards, Casey Robertson, Vita Robinson, Melissa Ruscoe, Aroha Savage, Joan Sione, Doris Taufateau, Stephanie Te Ohaere-Fox, Renee Wickliffe.
New Zealand 45-7 France England 15-0 Australia
New Zealand 13-10 England (AUS 22-8 FRA)

V Canada 2006 (31.VIII/17.IX) top

NEW ZEALAND - Coach: Jed Rowlands
Victoria Blackledge, Monalisa Codling, Exia Edwards, Fiao'o Fa'amausili, Victoria Heighway, Rebecca Hull, Linda Itunu, Emma Jensen, Rachel Makata, Diane Maliukaetau, Beth Mallard, Huriana Manuel, Amiria Marsh, Rochelle Martin, Stephanie Mortimer, Hannah Myers, Melodie Ngatai, Farah Palmer, Anna Richards, Claire Richardson, Casey Robertson, Melissa Ruscoe, Kimberly Smith, Waimania Teddy, Helen Vaaga, Amy Williams, Shannon Willoughby.
New Zealand 40-10 France England 20-14 Canada
New Zealand 25-17 England (FRA 17-8 CAN)

IV España 2002 (11/26.V) top

NEW ZEALAND - Coach: Darryl Suasua
Monalisa Codling, Vanessa Cootes, Suzy Dawson, Fiaa'o Fa'amausili, Izzy Gray, Victoria Heighway, Monique Hirovanaa, Emma Jensen, Dianne Kahura, Fiona King, Adrienne Lili'i, Rebecca Luia'ana, Amiria Marsh, Rochelle Martin, Hannah Myers, Farah Palmer, Anna Richards, Casey Robertson, Melodie Robinson, Annaleah Rush, Regina Sheck, Exia Shelford, Suzy Shortland, Halyn Vaaga, Cheryl Waaka, Tammie Wilson.
NZL 36-3 AUS Eng 13-5 ESP CAN 11-0 Sco FRA 21-9 USA
New Zealand 30-0 France England 53-10 Canada
New Zealand 19-9 England (FRA 41-7 CAN)

III Nederland 1998 (01/16.V) top

NEW ZEALAND - Coach: Darryl Suasua
Monalisa Codling, Vanessa Cootes, Maree Edwards, Janet Heenan, Monique Hirovanaa, Dianne Kahura, Fiona King, Kellie Kiwi, Toni Konui, Brigitta Lotuiiga, Rochelle Martin, Jacinta Nielson, Farah Palmer, Anna Richards, Fiona Richards, Melodie Robinson, Annaleah Rush, Regina Sheck, Exia Shelford, Suzy Shortland, Emma Thomas, Cheryl Moana Waaka, Louisa Wall, Tracey Waters, Davida White, Tammie Wilson.
USA 25-10 Sco CAN 9-7 FRA Eng 30-13 AUS NZL 46-3 ESP
New Zealand 44-11 England United States 46-6 Canada
New Zealand 44-12 United States (Eng 81-15 CAN)

II Scotland 1994 (11/24.IV) top

ENGLAND - Coach: -
Karen Almond, Val Blackett, C Bronks, Gill Burns, Jenny Chambers, Annie Cole, S Dorrington, Jacqui Edwards, Paula George, Helen Harding, K Henderson, K Jenn, Deidre Mills, Emma Mitchell, Jane Mitchell, Jayne Molyneaux, Giselle Pragnelle, E Scourfield, G Shore, Cheryl Stennett, Heather Stirrup, Claire Vyvyan. ??? (NOTE: probable squad, but impossible to confirm)
USA 56-15 Wales England 18-6 France
England 38-23 United States (FRA 27-0 Wal)

I Cymru 1991 (06/14.IV) top

UNITED STATES - Coach: Kevin O'Brien
Anne Barford, Barb Bond, Tam Breckinridge, Patty Connell, Jen Crawford, Mary Dixey, Colleen Fahey, Tara Flanagan, Annie Flavin, Kathy Flores, Barb Fugate, Claire Godwin, Chris Harju, Tracy Henderson, Jennifer Hertz, Elise Huffer, Sheri Hunt, Patty Jervey, Cassie Law, Krista McFarren, Sandy Meredith, Andi Morrell, Joan Morrissey, Candi Orsini, Jan Rutkowski, Cathy Seabaugh, Maryanne Sorenson, Mary Sullivan, Val Sullivan, Julie Thompson, Pam White, Morgan Whitehead.
USA 7-0 New Zealand England 13-0 France
United States 19-6 England (no official 3rd place match)

Medal Table top

Ps Country CNT GD SV BZ TOT
1. New Zealand NZL 4 - 1 5
2. England Eng 2 4 1 7
3. United States USA 1 2 - 3
4. Canada CAN - 1 - 1
5. France FRA - - 5 5
6. Australia AUS - - 1 1
 
6     7 7 8 22

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All players from New Zealand

 

4 Monalisa Codling, Anna Richards.

 

3 Fiaa'o Fa'amausili, Victoria Heighway, Emma Jensen, Rochelle Martin, Farah Palmer, Casey Robertson. (6)

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