2010 Women's Rugby World Cup squads

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This article lists the official squads for the 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup in England.

Pool A[edit]

 Australia[edit]

Wallaroos head coach John Manenti announced a 26-player squad on 14 July 2010, including the majority of Australia’s World Cup-winning Women’s Sevens team in his squad, five players who return for third WRWC (Ruan Sims, Cheryl Soon, Tui Ormsby, Debby Hodgkinson, Alex Hargreaves) and four rookies (Megan Shanahan, Caroline Vakalahi, Cheyenne Campbell and Shannon Parry).[1]
On 23 August Tui Ormsby was forced to withdraw from the tournament because of a fractured eye socket. Bayswater and Western Australia centre Stacey Kilmister was flown in as a replacement.[2]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Danielle Meskell Prop 13 November 1973 3 Australia Warringah
Lindsay Morgan Prop 18 October 1979 9 Australia Royals
Se'ei Sa'u Prop 3 November 1974 6 Australia West Bulldogs
Caroline Vakalahi Prop 4 January 1983 0 Australia Australian Services Rugby Union
Silei Poluleuligaga Hooker 8 March 1981 9 Australia Wests
Margaret Watson Hooker 18 December 1986 2 Australia University of Newcastle
Rebecca Clough Lock 14 November 1988 1 Australia Cottesloe
Kate Porter Lock 19 April 1983 7 Australia Australian Services Rugby Union
Chris Ross Lock 10 February 1979 8 Australia Warringah
Alexandra Hargreaves Flanker 13 November 1980 12 Australia Tuggeranong Vikings
Shannon Parry Flanker 27 October 1989 0 Australia Easts
Megan Shanahan Flanker 29 November 1985 0 Australia Orange Emus
Rebecca Trethowan Flanker 8 February 1985 6 Australia Narromine Gorillas
Debby Hodgkinson Number 8 22 November 1980 4 Australia Cottesloe
Iliseva Batibasaga Scrum-half 23 March 1985 5 Australia Brothers/Queensland
Cheryl Soon Scrum-half 23 September 1975 16 Australia Warringah
Tobie McGann Fly-half 4 August 1982 7 Australia University of Newcastle
Cheyenne Campbell Centre 10 September 1986 0 Australia Easts/Queensland
Cobie-Jane Morgan Centre 29 June 1989 1 Australia Warringah
Ruan Sims Centre 4 February 1982 7 Australia Warringah
Sharni Williams Centre 2 March 1988 3 Australia Royals
Nicole Beck Wing 28 May 1988 3 Australia University of Sydney
Kristy Giteau Wing 16 March 1981 1 Australia Tuggeranong Vikings
Ashleigh Hewson Wing 18 December 1979 1 Australia University of Sydney
Tui Ormsby Wing 20 January 1978 16 Australia Warringah
Tricia Brown Fullback 14 March 1979 10 Australia University of Queensland

 New Zealand[edit]

Black Ferns head coach Brian Evans announced the final squad on 29 June 2010, with Canterbury flanker Melissa Ruscoe named captain, newcomer Trish Hina (who has already represented New Zealand in rugby league) and Monalisa Codling participating in her fourth Women’s Rugby World Cup.[3]
A knee injury forced Canterbury utility back Amiria Rule out of Black Ferns. She was replaced by Auckland flyhalf Anna Richards, the most capped New Zealand women’s rugby player with 44 caps.[4]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Melodie Bosman (nee Ngatai) Prop 26 June 1976 8 New Zealand Canterbury
Casey Robertson Prop 24 February 1981 17 New Zealand Canterbury
Doris Taufateau Prop 29 July 1987 2 New Zealand Auckland
Fiao’o Fa’amausili Hooker 30 September 1980 15 New Zealand Auckland
Ruth McKay Hooker 2 August 1986 5 New Zealand Manawatu
Stephanie Ohaere-Fox Hooker 6 April 1985 4 New Zealand Canterbury
Karina Penetito Hooker 2 February 1986 5 New Zealand Auckland
Monalisa Codling Lock 20 April 1977 26 New Zealand Auckland
Victoria Heighway Lock 28 November 1980 28 New Zealand Auckland
Vita Robinson Lock 20 December 1982 3 New Zealand Auckland
Justine Lavea Flanker 10 July 1984 5 New Zealand Auckland
Melissa Ruscoe Flanker 15 December 1976 17 New Zealand Canterbury
Aroha Savage Flanker 3 November 1990 0 New Zealand Auckland
Joan Sione Flanker 30 January 1986 2 New Zealand Auckland
Linda Itunu Number 8 21 November 1984 14 New Zealand Auckland
Kendra Cocksedge Scrum-half 1 July 1988 4 New Zealand Canterbury
Emma Jensen Scrum-half 25 December 1977 23 New Zealand Auckland
Kelly Brazier Fly-half 28 October 1989 2 New Zealand Otago
Rebecca Hull (nee Mahoney) Fly-half 25 August 1983 9 New Zealand Wellington
Anna Richards Fly-half 3 December 1964 44 New Zealand Auckland
Trish Hina Centre 3 May 1977 0 New Zealand Auckland
Halie Hurring Centre 27 February 1986 2 New Zealand Canterbury
Huriana Manuel Centre 8 August 1986 13 New Zealand Auckland
Victoria Grant (nee Blackledge) Wing 26 August 1982 9 New Zealand Auckland
Carla Hohepa Wing 27 July 1985 6 New Zealand Otago
Renee Wickcliffe Fullback 30 May 1987 1 New Zealand Auckland

 South Africa[edit]

Head coach Denver Wannies confirmed nine players from South Africa’s previous IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign and ten who took part in 2009 IRB Women’s Sevens World Cup in Dubai, while Mandisa Williams was named captain.[5]
Loose forward Nomathamsanqa Faleni was ruled out of the tournament with a serious shoulder injury during a training match in late July and replaced by Golden Lions flanker Pulane Motloung.[6]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Nedene Botha Prop 19 February 1982 South Africa Maties/Western Province
Laurian Johannes Prop 25 July 1984 South Africa UWC/Western Province
Portia Jonga Prop 4 November 1988 South Africa KwaZakele/Border
Cebisa Kula Prop 19 May 1981 South Africa African Bombers/Eastern Province
Cynthia Poswa Hooker 16 March 1984 South Africa UWC/Western Province
Donna Sidumbu Hooker 18 December 1977 South Africa KwaZakele/Eastern Province
Nowsindiso Booi Lock 29 June 1985 South Africa Fort Hare University/Border
Dolly Mavumengwana Lock 23 December 1976 South Africa Varsity Saints/KwaZulu-Natal
Onicca Moaga Lock 20 February 1988 South Africa SANDF
Nombulelo Mayongo Flanker 26 May 1985 South Africa Thabong/Free State
Lamla Momoti Flanker 27 March 1985 South Africa KwaZakele/Eastern Province
Pulane Motloung Flanker 3 October 1985 South Africa Tuks/Golden Lions
Mandisa Williams Flanker 8 November 1984 South Africa Imonti Penguins/Border
Namhia Siyolo Number 8 23 July 1987 South Africa KwaZakele/Eastern Province
Saloma Booysen Scrum-half 6 April 1987 South Africa Aberdeen/Eastern Province
Fundiswa Plaatjie Scrum-half 4 December 1985 South Africa Imonti Penguins/Border
Cherné Roberts Scrum-half 8 August 1987 South Africa Western Province
Zenay Jordaan Fly-half 4 April 1991 South Africa Middelburg Stormers/Eastern Province
Lorinda Brown Centre 16 December 1983 South Africa Middelburg Stormers/Eastern Province
Charmaine Kayser Centre 27 February 1987 South Africa Gardens/Eastern Province
Daphne Scheepers Centre 2 February 1984 South Africa Lilly White/Eastern Province
Phumeza Gadu Wing 21 June 1985 South Africa African Bombers/Eastern Province
Ziyanda Tywaleni Wing 26 November 1987 South Africa Hurricanes/Border
Aimee Barrett Fullback 27 June 1987 South Africa Maties/Western Province
Yolanda Meiring Fullback 14 August 1983 South Africa Tuks/Blue Bulls
Zandile Nojoko Fullback 1 July 1986 South Africa African Bombers/Eastern Province

 Wales[edit]

Wales head coach had initially named 23 players, leaving three spots open, but Alex Stokes has been withdrawn. Woodbridge second row and former wing Louise Rickard earned her call-up for her fourth World Cup, while Mel Berry was confirmed captain.[7]
Flanker Catrina Nicholas ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee during the second half of the match against South Africa on 24 August. She was replaced by UWIC and Scarlets Number 8 Vici Owens.[8]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Jennifer Davies Prop 11 March 1982 43 England Waterloo/Blues
Catrin Edwards Prop 15 September 1980 33 Wales Cardiff Quins/Scarlets
Lowri Harries Prop 15 February 1990 Wales UWIC/Blues
Caryl Thomas Prop 19 February 1986 England Bath/Dragons
Rhian Bowden Hooker 16 October 1985 26 Wales UWIC/Dragons
Gemma Hallett Lock 24 August 1981 25 Wales Pontyclun/Blues
Shona Powell-Hughes Lock 8 July 1991 Wales Neath Athletic/Ospreys
Louise Rickard Lock 31 December 1970 110 England Woodbridge
Sioned Harries Flanker 22 November 1989 Wales UWIC/Scarlets
Jamie Kift Flanker 25 November 1978 74 England Bristol/Dragons
Lisa Newton Flanker 14 July 1988 2 Wales UWIC/Ospreys
Catrina Nicholas Flanker 1 December 1982 42 Wales Cardiff Quins/Blues
Rachel Taylor Flanker 13 June 1983 18 Wales Cardiff Quins/Ospreys
Melisa Berry Number 8 16 September 1981 80 England Blaydon/Team Northumbria
Amy Day Scrum-half 7 October 1985 26 England Bristol/Dragons
Laura Prosser Scrum-half 11 May 1982 14 England Cardiff Quins/Blues
Elinor Snowsill Fly-half 27 July 1989 2 England Loughborough
Awen Thomas Fly-half 7 January 1981 53 Wales Scarlets
Naomi Thomas Fly-half 20 November 1981 51 Wales Cardiff Quins/Scarlets
Elen Evans Centre 9 January 1985 Wales Dolgellau/Scarlets
Clare Flowers Centre 20 June 1972 66 England Bristol
Ceri Redman Centre 7 February 1989 5 Wales UWIC
Caryl James Wing 20 July 1980 5 Wales Cardiff Quins/Scarlets
Mared Evans Fullback 14 March 1988 5 Wales UWIC/Dragons
Non Evans Fullback 20 June 1974 84 Wales Cardiff Quins/Scarlets

Pool B[edit]

 England[edit]

England head coach Gary Street announced the squad for Women's Rugby World Cup on 4 May 2010. Bristol No. 8 Catherine Spencer was named captain, while Saracens hooker Amy Garnett is the most experienced player with 86 caps and three rugby world cups behind her. Margaret Alphonsi, Charlotte Barras, Rachael Burford, Tamara Taylor, Amy Turner and Danielle Waterman will also feature in their second successive world cup campaigns. Lichfield’s Emily Scarratt is team's youngest member with 16 tries in 18 games.[9]
Richmond centre Claire Allan was replaced by Wasps wing Michaela Staniford because of a knee injury.[10]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Rochelle Clark Prop 29 May 1981 49 England Blaydon/Team Northumbria
Rosemarie Crowley Prop 16 August 1987 6 England Lichfield
Sophie Hemming Prop 20 June 1980 31 England Bristol
Claire Purdy Prop 1 April 1980 19 England Wasps
Amy Garnett Hooker 31 March 1976 86 England Saracens
Emma Croker (nee Layland) Hooker 29 September 1982 16 England Richmond
Rebecca Essex Lock 16 November 1982 17 England Richmond
Joanna McGilchrist Lock 27 August 1983 35 England Wasps
Tamara Taylor Lock 8 October 1981 36 England Darlington Mowden Park Sharks
Margareth Alphonsi Flanker 20 December 1983 44 England Saracens
Heather Fisher Flanker 13 June 1984 11 England Worcester
Sarah Hunter Flanker 19 September 1985 18 England Lichfield
Sarah Beale Number 8 12 July 1982 18 England Lichfield
Catherine Spencer Number 8 25 May 1979 54 England Bristol
La Toya Mason Scrum-half 21 July 1984 5 England Wasps
Amy Turner Scrum-half 31 July 1984 46 England Richmond
Katy McLean Fly-half 19 December 1985 33 England Darlington Mowden Park Sharks
Rachael Burford Centre 19 August 1986 24 England Richmond
Alice Richardson Centre 14 May 1987 England Richmond
Emily Scarratt Centre 8 February 1990 18 England Lichfield
Charlotte Barras Wing 26 January 1982 43 England Saracens
Katherine Merchant Wing 29 October 1985 26 England Worcester
Amber Penrith Wing 24 July 1980 9 England Worcester
Fiona Pocock Wing 15 June 1989 18 England Richmond
Michaela Staniford Wing 11 January 1987 38 England Wasps
Danielle Waterman Fullback 20 January 1985 35 England Worcester

 Ireland[edit]

Ireland head coach Phillip Doyle announced the final squad on 12 July 2010, with UL Bohemians and Munster prop Fiona Coghlan named captain, the return of experienced back Lynne Cantwell after a spell in New Zealand and the emerging Nora Stapleton.[11]
Cooke and Ulster forward Lauren Day was forced to withdraw from the Ireland Women's World Cup squad through injury. Her place in the squad was taken by Laura Guest.[12]
Scrum-half Tania Rosser picked up a shoulder injury during the pool game against the United States. Blackrock and Leinster centre Grace Davitt was called up to the squad as a replacement.[13]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Gillian Bourke Prop 28 August 1984 16 Ireland UL Bohemians/Munster
Fiona Coghlan Prop 3 March 1981 53 Ireland UL Bohemians/Leinster
Laura Guest Prop 24 April 1985 9 Ireland Highfield/Munster
Chris Fanning Hooker 30 December 1975 4 Ireland Highfield/Munster
Yvonnne Nolan Hooker 14 June 1977 20 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Caroline Mahon Lock 25 April 1982 34 Ireland UL Bohemians/Leinster
Kate O'Loughlin Lock 8 May 1980 11 Ireland Clonmel/Munster
Marie Louise Reilly Lock 1 April 1980 5 Ireland Navan/Leinster
Louise Austin Flanker 7 December 1981 16 Ireland UL Bohemians/Munster
Orla Brennan Flanker 27 May 1978 41 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Claire Molloy Flanker 22 June 1988 6 England Bristol/Connacht
Sinead Ryan Flanker 17 December 1982 17 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Carol Staunton Flanker 20 September 1983 4 Ireland Galwegians/Connacht
Joy Neville Number 8 24 July 1983 48 Ireland UL Bohemians/Munster
Louise Beamish Scrum-half 8 April 1980 41 Ireland UL Bohemians/Munster
Tania Rosser Scrum-half 15 April 1978 47 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Joanne O'Sullivan Fly-half 20 October 1981 51 England Richmond
Helen Brosnan Centre 6 August 1982 12 Ireland Highfield/Munster
Lynne Cantwell Centre 27 September 1981 57 Ireland UL Bohemians
Amy Davis Centre 28 January 1986 13 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Shannon Houston Centre 17 March 1980 25 Ireland Blackrock/Leinster
Mairead Kelly Centre 27 June 1984 7 Ireland UL Bohemians/Munster
Jackie Shiels Centre 1 January 1985 1 England Richmond/Leinster
Eliza Downey Wing 24 April 1985 2 Ireland Cooke/Ulster
Nora Stapleton Wing 5 July 1983 4 Ireland Old Belvedere/Leinster
Niamh Briggs Fullback 30 September 1984 16 Ireland Clonmel/Munster

 Kazakhstan[edit]

Kazakh head coach Valeriy Popov called up 26 players including Almati flanker Olga Rudoy, the oldest player in 2010 World Cup and team captain.[14][15]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Natalya Kamendrovskaya Prop 17 April 1990 Kazakhstan Almati
Olga Kumanikina Prop 14 August 1974 Kazakhstan Almati
Olga Nikulich Prop 9 August 1982 Kazakhstan Olymp
Tatyana Pshenichnaya Prop 1 March 1988 Kazakhstan Almati
Irina Radzivil Prop 27 October 1979 Kazakhstan Olymp
Tatyana Ashikhmina Hooker 11 August 1974 Kazakhstan Almati
Farida Kalen Hooker 25 April 1976 Kazakhstan Olymp
Kundyzay Baktybayeva Flanker 27 March 1989 Kazakhstan Olymp
Marianna Balashova Flanker 1 December 1984 Kazakhstan Almati
Svetlana Karatygina Flanker 11 May 1974 Kazakhstan Almati
Alfiya Mustafina Flanker 14 May 1969 Kazakhstan Almati
Olga Rudoy Flanker 7 January 1963 Kazakhstan Almati
Olessya Teryayeva Flanker 8 August 1985 Kazakhstan Olymp
Makhabbat Tugambekova Flanker 12 July 1976 Kazakhstan Olymp
Symbat Zhamankulova Flanker 16 June 1991 Kazakhstan Olymp
Anna Yakovleva Number 8 10 November 1983 Kazakhstan Almati
Anastassiya Khamova Scrum-half 19 April 1980 Kazakhstan Almati
Tatyana Tur Fly-half 4 December 1974 Kazakhstan Almati
Amina Baratova Centre 10 September 1982 Kazakhstan Almati
Svetlana Klyuchnikova Centre 27 June 1984 Kazakhstan Almati
Valentina Nezbudey Centre 30 January 1970 Kazakhstan Almati
Irina Amossova Wing 13 November 1982 Kazakhstan Olymp
Olga Sazonova Wing 24 January 1986 Kazakhstan Almati
Lyudmila Sherer Wing 14 June 1988 Kazakhstan Almati
Irina Adler Fullback 11 November 1986 Kazakhstan Olymp
Aigerym Daurembayeva Fullback 4 August 1980 Kazakhstan Almati

 United States[edit]

Women Eagles head coach Katy Flores announced a roster of 26 players on 30 June 2010.[16]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Jamie Burke Prop 15 October 1980 22 United States Beantown
Farrah Douglas Prop 5 November 1976 9 United States Keystone
Lara Vivolo Prop 4 July 1977 6 United States New York
Lisa Butts Hooker 21 January 1982 6 United States Berkeley All Blues
Kittery Wagner Hooker 15 September 1979 3 United States Beantown
Maurin Wallace Hooker 19 June 1980 15 United States Beantown
Sharon Blaney Lock 16 May 1979 5 United States Beantown
Stacey Bridges Lock 23 April 1988 4 United States Texas A&M University
Jillion Potter Lock 5 July 1986 9 United States Minnesota Valkyries
Melanie Denham Flanker 24 January 1981 8 United States Beantown
Phaidra Knight Flanker 4 July 1974 26 United States New York
Beckett Royce Flanker 11 June 1971 8 United States Oregon Sports Union
Kristin Zdanczewicz Flanker 9 June 1981 13 United States Minnesota Valkyries
Blair Groefsema Number 8 29 October 1983 10 United States Berkeley All Blues
Claudia Braymer Scrum-half 8 September 1980 8 United States Albany Sirens
Kim Magrini Scrum-half 21 May 1982 7 United States Keystone
Emilie Bydwell Centre 1 August 1985 5 United States Beantown
Amy Daniels Centre 8 August 1980 3 United States Beantown
Melissa Kanuk Centre 3 September 1981 10 United States Minnesota Valkyries
Lynelle Kugler Centre 13 November 1981 7 United States Twin Cities Amazons
Victoria Folayan Wing 27 May 1985 4 United States Berkeley All Blues
Nathalie Marchino Wing 27 July 1981 7 United States Berkeley All Blues
Vanesha McGee Wing 21 July 1984 7 United States New York
Ashley English Fullback 27 August 1976 25 United States Berkeley All Blues
Ashley Kmiecik Fullback 18 November 1982 8 United States Emerald City Mudhens
Christy Ringgenber Fullback 13 October 1982 6 United States Minnesota Valkyries

Pool C[edit]

 Canada[edit]

Head coach John Long of Canada’s National Senior Women’s Team announced his 2010 World Cup roster on 15 July 2010. London Saracens prop Leslie Cripps captained the squad as she did for the past four years, while Gillian Florence made history as one of only two women in the world who have appeared in five World Cups.[17]
On 7 August 2010, lock Marie-Eve Brindamour-Carignan was recovered from a herniated disc and replaced by forward Ashley MacDonald.[18]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Leslie Cripps Prop 24 September 1977 England Saracens
Marlene Donaldson Prop 29 October 1975 Canada Velox Valkyries/British Columbia
Corinne Jacobsen Prop 10 July 1982 Canada Burnaby Lake/British Columbia
Ashley MacDonald Prop 11 December 1985 Canada Lethbridge/Alberta
Tabitha Stavrou Prop 17 February 1987 Canada Markham Irish Canadians/Ontario
Kimberly Donaldson Hooker 24 August 1983 Canada Burnaby Lake/British Columbia
Lesly McKenzie Hooker 23 December 1980 Canada Meraloma
Megan Gibbs Lock 20 July 1985 Canada Markham Irish Canadians/Ontario
Paige Knauf Lock 18 May 1983 Canada Velox Valkyries/British Columbia
Gillian Florence Flanker 30 April 1975 Canada Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue/Quebec Cariboux
Heather Jaques Flanker 12 December 1979 Canada Capilano/British Columbia
Barbara Mervin Flanker 1 April 1982 Canada Velox Valkyries/British Columbia
Jennifer Kish Number 8 7 July 1988 Canada Leprechaun Tigers/Alberta
Kelly Russell Number 8 7 December 1986 Canada Toronto Nomads/Ontario
Laura Stoughton Scrum-half 3 March 1978 Canada Calgary Irish/Alberta
Julia Sugawara Scrum-half 27 November 1982 Canada Burnaby Lake/British Columbia
Brooke Hilditch Fly-half 28 June 1980 Canada Yeoman/Ontario
Anna Schnell Fly-half 7 October 1979 Canada Burnaby Lake/British Columbia
Mandy Marchak Centre 24 November 1984 Canada Capilano/British Columbia
Cheryl Phillips Centre 27 March 1982 Canada Toronto Scottish/Ontario
Sarah Ulmer Centre 24 April 1977 England Saracens
Maria Gallo Wing 21 September 1977 Canada Burnaby Lake/British Columbia
Heather Moyse Wing 23 July 1978 Canada Toronto Scottish/Ontario
Ashley Patzer Wing 28 June 1987 Canada Lethbridge
Brittany Waters Wing 23 April 1983 Canada Meraloma/British Columbia
Julianne Zussmann Fullback 23 January 1987 Canada Town of Mount Royal/Quebec Cariboux

 France[edit]

France head coach Christian Galonnier announced the final squad on 12 July 2010.[19]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Céline Barthelemy Prop 27 December 1981 20 France Stade Bordelais
Nadège Labbey Prop 28 February 1979 22 France Ovalie Caennaise
Stéphanie Loyer Prop 19 October 1975 15 France AC Bobigny 93
Gaëlle Mignot Hooker 26 February 1987 0 France Montpellier HRC
Clémence Ollivier Hooker 20 July 1984 13 France Stade Rennais
Laetitia Salles Hooker 29 October 1982 61 France USA Perpignan
Clémence Audebert Lock 2 September 1981 7 France USA Perpignan
Cyrielle Bouisset Lock 5 April 1986 21 France USA Perpignan
Hasna Rhamouni Lock 23 April 1979 8 France CSM Gennevilliers
Manon André Flanker 22 September 1986 11 France Saint Orens
Aida Ba Flanker 27 June 1983 5 France AC Bobigby 93
Claire Canal Flanker 9 July 1985 20 France USA Perpignan
Marie-Charlotte Hebel Flanker 27 August 1984 24 Spain GEIEG Girona
Amandine Vaupre Flanker 22 April 1982 18 France Ovalie Caennaise
Sandra Rabier Number 8 1 March 1985 26 France Ovalie Caennaise
Stéphanie Provost Scrum-half 27 May 1973 73 France Ovalie Caennaise
Marie-Alice Yahe Scrum-half 10 July 1984 13 France USA Perpignan
Aurélie Bailon Fly-half 16 January 1987 23 France USA Perpignan
Audrey Parra Fly-half 16 November 1987 0 France Montpellier HRC
Sandrine Agricole Centre 13 March 1980 44 France Stade Rennais
Lucille Godiveau Centre 18 April 1987 17 France Stade Rennais
Céline Allainmat Wing 7 August 1982 34 France Stade Rennais
Fanny Horta Wing 22 January 1986 25 France USA Perpignan
Caroline Ladagnous Wing 22 September 1988 19 France RC Lons
Anaïs Lagougine Wing 24 September 1981 13 France Montpellier HRC
Elodie Poublan Fullback 13 April 1989 16 France Montpellier HRC

 Scotland[edit]

A squad of 26 has been announced by head coach Gary Parker on 22 June 2010, including Scotland’s most capped rugby player Donna Kennedy (110 caps) and Suzi Newton, after a long-term injury.[20]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Beth Dickens Prop 6 March 1980 29 Scotland Murrayfield Wanderers
Heather Lockhart Prop 9 June 1972 41 Scotland Hillhead Jordanhill
Rosalind Murphy Prop 3 July 1989 4 Scotland Edinburgh University
Alison MacDonald Hooker 17 October 1983 4 Scotland RHC Cougars
Sarah-Louise Walker Hooker 31 May 1982 29 Scotland Watsonians
Gillian McCord Lock 8 June 1977 41 Scotland RHC Cougars
Louise Moffat Lock 24 September 1982 28 Scotland Murrayfield Wanderers
Lindsay Wheeler Lock 8 April 1984 36 England Blaydon/Team Northumbria
Susie Brown Number 8 13 May 1981 39 England Richmond
Tess Forsberg Flanker 26 December 1981 0 Scotland Murrayfield Wanderers
Keri Holdsworth Flanker 12 October 1977 14 Scotland Watsonians
Donna Kennedy Flanker 16 February 1972 110 England Worcester
Lynne Reid Flanker 1 January 1977 50 Scotland RHC Cougars
Ruth Slaven Flanker 15 June 1986 16 Scotland Murrayfiled Wanderers
Louise Dalgliesh Scrum-half 29 April 1982 37 Scotland RHC Cougars
Sarah Gill Scrum-half 11 October 1983 23 Scotland RHC Cougars
Tanya Griffith Fly-half 5 May 1988 23 Scotland RHC Cougars
Veronica Fitzpatrick Centre 4 January 1980 56 Scotland RHC Cougars
Stephanie Johnston Centre 29 November 1985 3 Scotland Hillhead Jordanhill
Erin Kerr Centre 29 November 1982 39 England London Wasps
Suzi Newton Centre 9 July 1983 34 England Blaydon/Team Northumbria
Linsey Douglas Wing 6 October 1980 28 England London Wasps
Katy Green Wing 26 April 1985 2 Scotland Murrayfiled Wanderers
Celia Hawthorn Wing 6 November 1989 7 Scotland Edinburgh University
Nicola Halfpenny Fullback 24 June 1989 3 Scotland Melrose
Lucy Millard Fullback 23 October 1983 53 England Blaydon/Team Northumbria

 Sweden[edit]

Sweden head coach Jonas Ahl announced the final squad on 11 July 2010.[21]


Note: Flags indicate national union for the club/province as defined by the International Rugby Board.

Player Position Date of Birth (Age) Caps Club/province
Henrietta Högberg Prop 16 January 1980 Sweden Göteborg
Jennie Öhman Prop 29 July 1970 Sweden NRK Troján
Susanne Olovsson Prop 11 September 1972 Malaysia RSC Dingoes
Viktora Svangren Prop 22 November 1983 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Sara Åkerman Hooker 13 May 1980 Sweden Pingvin
Erica Storckenfeldt Hooker 20 June 1982 Sweden Göteborg
Sofi Björkman Lock 21 January 1984 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Katarina Boman Lock 12 December 1973 Sweden Uppsala
Madeleine Lahti Lock 29 January 1981 Sweden Enköping
Erika Andersson Flanker 11 April 1986 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Jessica Berntsson Flanker 6 November 1984 Sweden Göteborg
Elisabeth Österberg Flanker 9 October 1977 Sweden Uppsala
Anna Lena Swartz Flanker 29 December 1972 Sweden NRK Troján
Anna Larsson Number 8 26 August 1975 Sweden Pingvin
Elisabeth Ygge Number 8 2 February 1987 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Frida Ryberg Scrum-half 14 July 1978 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Sofia Torstensson Scrum-half 26 September 1988 Sweden Uppsala
Ulrika Andersson Hall Fly-half 7 January 1973 Sweden Göteborg
Ninni Giebat Johansson Centre 5 September 1990 Sweden Vänersborg
Jessica Melin Centre 25 September 1984 Sweden Stockholm Exiles
Johanna Norberg Centre 26 September 1984 Sweden Vänersgorg
Karin Hedlund Wing 4 October 1979 Sweden Malmö
Jennifer Lindholm Wing 17 June 1990 Sweden Enköping
Charlotta Westin Vines Wing 3 May 1975 Sweden Uppsala
Anna Holmström Fullback 21 November 1981 Sweden Göteborg
Lina Norman Fullback 25 January 1981 Sweden Malmö

Notes and references[edit]

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  5. ^ "SARU confirms SA women’s RWC squad". 16 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "SA women lose star flanker ahead of WRWC". 5 August 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2010. 
  7. ^ "Lewis confirms World Cup squad". 15 July 2010. Archived from the original on 19 July 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  8. ^ "Nicholas ruled out of World Cup". 26 August 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  9. ^ "England announce squad for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2010". 4 May 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Staniford called into England Women's World Cup squad". 6 August 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2010. 
  11. ^ "Ireland Women's Rugby World Cup squad announced". 12 July 2010. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  12. ^ "Day to miss World Cup through injury". 23 July 2010. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "Rosser ruled out of Women's World Cup play-offs". 30 August 2010. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  14. ^ "Kazakhstan at 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup". Archived from the original on 18 August 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010. 
  15. ^ "WRWC 2010: players to watch in pool B". 17 August 2010. Archived from the original on 20 August 2010. Retrieved 20 August 2010. 
  16. ^ "U.S. releases its team, assembly details for the Women’s Rugby World Cup". 30 June 2010. Retrieved 8 November 2010. 
  17. ^ "NSWT: 2010 World Cup roster announced". 15 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  18. ^ "NSWT: injury forces last minute roster change". 7 August 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  19. ^ "La France féminine pour la Coupe du Monde" (in French). 12 July 2010. Retrieved 18 July 2010. 
  20. ^ "Rugby World Cup beckons for Scotland Women". 22 June 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  21. ^ "Uttagen trupp till VM 2010" (in Swedish). 11 July 2010. Retrieved 3 August 2010.