Netherlands women's national rugby sevens team

The Netherlands women's national rugby sevens team participated in the IRB Women's Sevens Challenge Cup in Hong Kong losing to Spain in the Plate semi-finals, they finished 8th overall. In October 2012, the Netherlands was announced by the International Rugby Board as one of six "core teams" that will compete in all four rounds of the inaugural IRB Women's Sevens World Series in 2012–13.[1] The team finished seventh in the standings. In 2013-14 they competed in three tournaments, with a best results of 8th at São Paulo. In 2014–15 the Netherlands were not invited to any tournament, apart from the Amsterdam event where they finished 11th.

Netherlands
UnionDutch Rugby Union
Coach(es)Chris Lane
Captain(s)Anne Hielckert
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances2 (First in 2009)
Best result10th place, 2013

Tournament HistoryEdit

Rugby World Cup SevensEdit

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2009 Bowl Quarterfinalists 13th 4 1 3 0
  2013 Bowl Finalists 10th 6 3 3 0
  2018 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 2/3 10 4 6 0

SquadEdit

Squad to IRB Women's Sevens Challenge Cup - 2012 London Sevens: [2]

  • Linda Frannssen (c)
  • Mara Moberg
  • Dorien Eppink
  • Inge Visser
  • Joyce van Altena
  • Anne Hielckert
  • Lorraine Laros
  • Annemarije van Rossum
  • Pien Selbeck
  • Kelly van Harskamp
  • Yale Belder
  • Alexia Mavroudis

2012 Hong Kong SevensEdit

Pool CEdit

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
  Australia 2 0 0 80 21
  Netherlands 1 0 1 40 33
  Hong Kong 0 0 2 5 71

FinalsEdit

Bowl semi finals

Plate semi finals

7th/8th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IRB announces Women's Sevens World Series" (Press release). International Rugby Board. 4 October 2012. Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
  2. ^ scrumhalfconnection (2012). "IRB Women's Challenge Cup Sevens (London) – May 12-13, 2012 – Schedule, Teams and Other Details". Retrieved May 14, 2012.