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Netherlands women's national rugby union team

The Netherlands women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Netherlands, representing them at rugby union. The side first played in 1982.

 Netherlands
Netherlands rugby logo.jpg
UnionNederlandse Rugby Bond
Captain(s)Netherlands Petra Zwart
Team kit
First international
 Netherlands 0-4 France 
(Utrecht, Netherlands 13 April 1982)
Largest win
 Netherlands 141-3 Denmark 
(Toulouse, France 2 May 2004)
Largest defeat
 England 91-3 Netherlands 
(Belluno, Italy 15 April 1994)
World Cup
Appearances3 (First in 1991)

HistoryEdit

The Netherlands' women's national rugby union team hosted the first ever women's international women's rugby union match. This match took place in Utrecht on June 13, 1982. France won against the Netherlands with 4:0.

The Netherlands made their debut at the 1991 World Cup. They finished at the 7th place out of 12 teams.

The Netherlands also qualified for the editions of 1998 (as host nation) and 2002, where they finished 13th and 15th.

Women's rugby has increased in popularity in the Netherlands in the past decades. The airing of the World Cup 2015 on national television has further attributed to the increase in popularity.

Results summaryEdit

(Full internationals only)

Rugby: Netherlands internationals 1982-
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
  Belgium 2000 8 8 0 0 100.00%
  Brazil 2008 2 1 1 0 66.66%
  Canada 1998 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Denmark 2003 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  England 1997 4 0 0 4 0.00%
  Finland 2012 1 1 0 0 100.00%
  France 1982 12 1 0 11 8.33%
  Germany 1992 17 16 0 1 94.12%
  Great Britain 1987 2 0 0 2 0.00%
  Ireland 1998 3 0 0 3 0.00%
  Italy 1988 8 2 0 6 25.00%
  Japan 2002 2 1 0 1 50.00%
  Kazakhstan 1999 2 0 0 2 0.00%
  New Zealand 1990 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Norway 2004 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  Russia 1998 4 3 0 1 75.00%
  Samoa 2013 1 0 0 1 0.00%
  Scotland 1995 6 1 0 5 16.67%
  South Africa 2006 2 0 0 2 0.00%
  Spain 1995 5 0 0 5 0.00%
  Sweden 1984 18 15 0 3 83.33%
   Switzerland 2014 1 1 0 0 100.00%
  Soviet Union 1990 2 2 0 0 100.00%
  United States 1990 3 0 0 3 0.00%
  Wales 2001 5 3 0 2 60.00%
Summary 1982 113 59 0 54 52.21%

ResultsEdit

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationalsEdit

[1]
1982-06-13 Netherlands   0-4   France Utrecht [1/1/1]
[2]
1983-06-05 France   10-0   Netherlands La Teste [2/2/2]
[3]
1984-05-27 Netherlands   0-3   France Hilversum [3/3/3]
[4]
1984-??-?? Sweden   0-34   Netherlands Malmö [1/4/1]
[5]
1985-06-02 France   20-0   Netherlands Nijmegen [4/5/4]
[7]
1985-??-?? Netherlands   19-0   Sweden Bourg en Bresse [6/2/2]
[9]
1986-05-01 Netherlands   10-0   France Enschede [7/7/5]
[11]
1986-10-17 Netherlands   11-6   Sweden Castricum [8/3/3]
[16]
1987-05-31 France   22-3   Netherlands Chalon-sur-Saône [11/9/6]
[18]
1987-11-22 Great Britain   16-0   Netherlands Richmond [3/10/1]
[20]
1988-05-21 (EC) France   13-3   Netherlands Bourg en Bresse [12/11/7]
[23]
1988-05-22 (EC) Great Britain   26-0   Netherlands Bourg en Bresse [4/12/1]
[25]
1988-05-23 (EC) Italy   6-10   Netherlands Bourg en Bresse [6/13/1]
[29]
1988-11-27 Netherlands   3-0   Wales Utrecht [14/3/1]
[37]
1990-04-14 Netherlands   0-10   France Castricum [15/18/8]
[38]
1990-08-26 (RF) New Zealand   56–0   Netherlands Christchurch [1/16/1]
[40]
1990-08-29 (RF) Netherlands   0–38   United States Christchurch [17/4/1]
[41]
1990-08-30 (RF) Netherlands   12–4   Soviet Union Christchurch [18/2/1]
[45]
1990-10-21 Netherlands   0-26   England Utrecht [19/6/1]
[49]
1991-04-06 (WC) Netherlands   0-7   United States Pontypool [20/7/2]
[52]
1991-04-08 (WC) Netherlands   28-0   Soviet Union Llanharan [21/4/2]
[62]
1991-04-11 (WC) Wales   3-6   Netherlands Cardiff [9/25/2]
[66]
1991-04-12 (WC) Netherlands   0-8   Spain Cardiff [26/5/1]
[66]
1992-10-17 Germany   0-39   Netherlands Hanover [3/22/1]
[67]
1992-11-15 France   24-0   Netherlands Fécamp [23/22/9]
[76]
1993-03-13 Italy   8-5   Netherlands Stadio Comunale, Rho [12/26/2]
[77]
1993-10-10 Netherlands   53-0   Germany Delft [24/4/2]
[113]
1994-12-18 England   30-5   Netherlands Wasps RFC [24/25/2]
[117]
1995-04-12 (FIRA) France   17-0   Netherlands Trévise [31/26/10]
[119]
1995-04-16 (FIRA) Italy   23-19   Netherlands Trévise [12/27/2]
[124]
1995-09-23 Netherlands   5-3   Scotland ? [28/13/1]
[134]
1996-04-09 (FIRA) Spain   29-0   Netherlands Madrid [7/29/1]
[135]
1996-04-11 (FIRA) Netherlands   29-11   Germany Madrid [30/10/3]
[136]
1996-04-12 (FIRA) Italy   11-6   Netherlands Madrid [15/31/3]
[147]
1996-11-30 Scotland   27-3   Netherlands Meggetland [17/32/2]
[157]
1997-04-02 (FIRA) England   40-3   Netherlands Nice, France [35/33/3]
[161]
1997-04-04 (FIRA) Netherlands   32-10   Germany Nice, France [34/14/4]
[165]
1997-04-06 (FIRA) Italy   24-26   Netherlands Nice, France [19/35/4]
[174]
1997-10-26 Netherlands   31-7   Germany Amsterdam [36/17/5]
[190]
1998-05-01 (WC) Netherlands   7-16   Canada Amsterdam [37/19/1]
[199]
1998-05-05 (WC) Netherlands   44-0   Sweden Amsterdam [38/19/4]
[210]
1998-05-09 (WC) Netherlands   18-21   Ireland Amsterdam [39/24/1]
[220]
1998-05-12 (WC) Netherlands   61-0   Russia Amsterdam [40/12/1]
[224]
1998-05-15 (WC) Netherlands   67-3   Germany Amsterdam [41/23/6]
[241]
1999-04-09 Germany   12-19   Netherlands Hanover [24/42/7]
[245]
1999-04-19 (FIRA) England   91-3   Netherlands Belluno, Italy [54/43/4]
[248]
1999-04-21 (FIRA) Netherlands   0-24   Kazakhstan Belluno, Italy [44/19/1]
[252]
1999-04-24 (FIRA) Italy   50-18   Netherlands Belluno, Italy [27/45/5]
[265]
2000-02-20 Netherlands   54-7   Belgium Amsterdam [46/3/1]
[276]
2000-05-08 (FIRA) Germany   5-12   Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [26/47/8]
[281]
2000-05-10 (FIRA) Germany   0-7   Netherlands Roquetas, Spain [27/48/9]
[286]
2000-05-13 (FIRA) Ireland   19-12   Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [33/49/2]
[297]
2001-01-15 Wales   72-5   Netherlands ? [51/50/3]
[310]
2001-04-08 Netherlands   105-0   Belgium Amsterdam [51/4/2]
[316]
2001-05-07 (FIRA) Belgium   0-66   Netherlands IC Lille, France [5/52/3]
[317]
2001-05-09 (FIRA) Germany   6-17   Netherlands Lille, France [31/53/10]
[324]
2001-05-12 (FIRA) Netherlands   12-13   Sweden Lille, France [54/26/5]
[338]
2001-10-24 Netherlands   0-15   Ireland Amsterdam [55/39/3]
[352]
2002-03-20 (ENC) Netherlands   0-22   Sweden Treviso, Italy [56/28/6]
[355]
2002-03-23 (ENC) Germany   12-10   Netherlands Treviso [34/57/11]
[364]
2002-05-13 (WC) United States   87-0   Netherlands Barcelona [41/58/3]
[372]
2002-05-17 (WC) Netherlands   10-37   Kazakhstan Barcelona [59/28/2]
[379]
2002-05-20 (WC) Japan   37-3   Netherlands Barcelona [14/60/1]
[386]
2002-05-24 (WC) Germany   19-20   Netherlands Barcelona [38/61/12]
[415]
2003-05-08 (FIRA) Denmark   0-113   Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands [1/62/1]
[418]
2003-05-11 (FIRA) Netherlands   19-12   Germany Amsterdam, Netherlands [63/40/13]
[445]
2004-05-02 (FIRA) Denmark   3-141   Netherlands Toulouse, France [3/64/2]
[447]
2004-05-05 (FIRA) Netherlands   78-0   Norway Toulouse, France [65/4/1]
[459]
2004-05-08 (FIRA) Germany   0-30   Netherlands Toulouse, France [41/66/14]
[470]
2004-11-06 Netherlands   15-7   Japan Amsterdam [67/16/2]
[491]
2005-04-07 (FIRA) Netherlands   8-7   Sweden Hamburg, Germany [68/37/7]
[494]
2005-04-09 (FIRA) Italy   22-3   Netherlands Hamburg, Germany [46/69/6]
[542]
2006-04-23 (ENC) Netherlands   84-0   Norway San Dona Di Piave, Italy [70/10/2]
[544]
2006-04-23 (ENC) Netherlands   10-5   Sweden San Dona Di Piave, Italy [71/40/8]
[545]
2006-04-26 (ENC) Netherlands   53-5   Russia San Dona Di Piave, Italy [72/20/2]
[549]
2006-04-30 (ENC) Italy   28-7   Netherlands San Dona Di Piave, Italy [51/73/7]
[556]
2006-06-17 South Africa   35-0   Netherlands Port Elizabeth [5/74/1]
[557]
2006-06-24 South Africa   42-12   Netherlands Durban [6/75/2]
[597]
2006-12-03 Wales   24-0   Netherlands Llanrumney [102/76/4]
[613]
2007-04-01 Netherlands   62-5   Belgium Eindhoven [77/12/4]
[629]
2007-04-28 (FIRA) Netherlands   12-3   Wales Barcelona, Spain [78/108/5]
[632]
2007-04-30 (FIRA) France   27-8   Netherlands Barcelona, Spain [118/79/11]
[637]
2007-05-02 (FIRA) Netherlands   20-5   Sweden Barcelona, Spain [80/45/9]
[640]
2007-05-05 (FIRA) Spain   37-0   Netherlands Barcelona, Spain [82/81/2]
[654]
2007-12-01 Belgium   7-19   Netherlands Ghent [16/82/5]
[671]
2008-03-16 Germany   0-43   Netherlands Aachen [50/83/15]
[672]
2008-04-20 Netherlands   50-10   Germany Valkenswaard [84/51/16]
[679]
2008-05-10 Netherlands   10-0   Brazil Amsterdam [85/1/1]
[682]
2008-05-17 (FIRA) Netherlands   3-24   France Amsterdam [86/127/22]
[690]
2008-05-20 (FIRA) Netherlands   0-26   Scotland Leiden, Netherlands [87/113/3]
[700]
2008-05-24 (FIRA) Netherlands   7-6   Sweden Amsterdam [88/49/10]
[738]
2009-04-25 Sweden   0-24   Netherlands Norrköping [52/89/11]
[739]
2009-04-26 Sweden   3-7   Netherlands Norrköping [53/90/12]
[740]
2009-05-17 (FIRA) Belgium   0-100   Netherlands Enköping, Sweden [21/91/6]
[746]
2009-05-20 (FIRA) Netherlands   34-0   Russia Stockholm, Sweden [92/31/3]
[750]
2009-05-23 (FIRA) Netherlands   18-38   Scotland Enköping, Sweden [93/123/4]
[807]
2010-04-02 Netherlands   19-0   Sweden Leiden [96/59/13]
[808]
2010-04-04 Netherlands   20-7   Sweden Amsterdam [97/60/14]
[811]
2010-04-18 Netherlands   83-0   Germany Maastricht [98/58/17]
[807]
2010-05-08 (FIRA) Netherlands   12-26   Spain Longwy [96/92/4]
[810]
2010-05-10 (FIRA) Belgium   0-75   Netherlands Verdun [24/97/7]
[823]
2010-05-15 (FIRA) Netherlands   47-19   Sweden Illkirch-Graffenstaden [101/64/15]
[883]
2011-04-30 (FIRA) Netherlands   10-17   Russia INEF Bastiagueiro [102/36/4]
[888]
2011-05-07 (FIRA) Netherlands   21-5   Sweden INEF (Bastiagueiro) [103/72/16]
[910]
2011-11-06 Netherlands   10-33   Scotland Amsterdam [104/142/5]
[937]
2012-05-03 (FIRA) Netherlands   105-0   Finland Enkoping, Sweden [105/11/1]
[940]
2012-05-07 (FIRA) Sweden   10-3   Netherlands Enkoping, Sweden [74/106/17]
[985]
2013-04-20 [WCQ] Netherlands   7 - 29   Scotland Madrid [108/153/6]
[990]
2013-04-23 (WCQ) Spain   78-0   Netherlands Madrid [103/109/5]
[992]
2013-04-27 (WCQ) Netherlands   14-33   Samoa Madrid [110/17/3]
[1008]
2014-10-18 Sweden   3-10   Netherlands Malmö, Sweden [78/111/18]
[1008]
2014-10-30 (FIRA) Switzerland    0-39   Netherlands Brussels, Belgium [8/112/1]
[1091]
2014-11-02 (FIRA) Belgium   3-12   Netherlands Brussels, Belgium [30/113/6]
[1150]
2016-10-6 (WCQ) Switzerland    0 - 55   Netherlands Estadio Nacional Complutense, Madrid [13/114/2]
[1152]
2016-10-9 (WCQ) Netherlands   22 - 17   Russia Estadio Nacional Complutense, Madrid [115/44/5]
[1158]
2016-10-15 (WCQ) Spain   35-7   Netherlands Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain [115/116/6]

Other internationalsEdit

[---]
2000-05-08 (FIRA) Flandre   5-0   Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [-/-/-]
[---]
2000-05-10 (FIRA) Flandre   5-3   Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [-/-/-]
[-]
2001-03-18 France A   39-0   Netherlands ? [-/-/-]
[-]
2002-02-16 Netherlands   5-53   France A Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2002-03-02 England Academy   5-0   Netherlands Staines [-/-/-]
[-]
2003-02-22 France A   46-5   Netherlands ? [-/-/-]
[-]
2003-03-29 Netherlands   15-14   England Devp. Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2004-02-06 Belgium   0-56   Netherlands B Ghent [-/-/-]
[-]
2004-02-22 England Devp.   15-5   Netherlands Newbury [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-02-06 Netherlands   19-36   England Academy Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-02-16 Netherlands Devp.   0-5   Belgium Visé [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-02-26 Netherlands   17-12   France A Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-03-05 Combined Services   7-22   Netherlands Portsmouth [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-11-15 Combined Services   15-28   Netherlands Newbury [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-01-29 England A   8-21   United States Imber Court [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-02-11 Netherlands   27-0   Wales A Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-02-26 Netherlands   13-0   England Students RAF Halton [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-03-18 France A   47-7   Netherlands Metz [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-03-25 Belgium   13-0   Netherlands B Brussels [-/-/-]
[-]
2007-02-11 Netherlands   5-29   France A Purmerend [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-02-10 France A   37-7   Netherlands St Gratien [-/-/-]
[-]
2009-02-28 Netherlands   0-42   France A Amsterdam [-/-/-]
[-]
2009-04-21 Netherlands   24-10   Catalonia RC Waterland [-/-/-]
[-]
2010-02-14 France A   37-3   Netherlands Fécamp [-/-/-]
[-]
2010-05-12 (FIRA) France A   5-14   Netherlands Metz [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-05-02 (FIRA) England A   36-0   Netherlands INEF Bastiaqueiro [-/-/-]
[-]
2011-05-04 (FIRA) Italy A   17-20   Netherlands A Malata, Ferrol [-/-/-]

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit