1988 Women's Rugby European Cup

The 1988 Women's European Cup was the first women's rugby European championship and the first multi-national women's rugby competition of any sort,[citation needed] albeit not an official FIRA competition.

Tournament details
Host nation France
Dates21 May 1988 (1988-05-21)
23 May 1988 (1988-05-23)
No. of nations4
Final positions
Champions France
Runner-up Great Britain
Tournament statistics
Matches played6

It was also the only occasion where a Great Britain side entered such a competition. In all future women's rugby competitions Great Britain would be represented by the four individual nations.

Final tableEdit

Pos Nation Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1   France 3 3 0 0 37 12 +25 9
2   Great Britain 3 2 0 1 64 17 +47 7
3   Netherlands 3 1 0 2 13 45 −32 5
4   Italy 3 0 0 3 18 58 −40 3

ResultsEdit

1988-05-21
France  13–3  Netherlands
Bourg en Bresse
1988-05-21
Great Britain  32–9  Italy
Bourg en Bresse

1988-05-22
France  16–3  Italy
Bourg en Bresse

1988-05-23
France  8–6  Great Britain
Bourg en Bresse
1988-05-23
Italy  6–10  Netherlands
Bourg en Bresse

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