Australia women's national rugby league team

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Australian Jillaroos
Badge of Australian Jillaroos team
Nickname The Jillaroos
Governing body Australian Rugby League Commission
Region Asia-Pacific
Head coach Steve Folkes
Captain Ruan Sims, Steph Hancock[1]
Most caps Tahnee Norris
RLIF ranking 2nd
Colours

The Australia women's national rugby league team, also known as the Australian Jillaroos, and Harvey Norman Jillaroos, represents Australia in Women's rugby league. They are administered by the Australian Rugby League Commission and Australian Women's Rugby League. The Australian Jillaroos won the Women's Rugby League World Cup in 2013 after coming second in three consecutive World Cups.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] They are the current world champions.[10]

The Jillaroos squad is selected by a panel of national selectors. There are specific tournaments and matches that act as selection trials. These include:

2016 Anzac Test squad[edit]

The Australian Jillaroos team squad selected for the 2016 Anzac Test:[11][12][13]

1 Samantha Bremner

2 Chelsea Baker - QLD Central Division

3 Corban McGregor - Helensburgh

4 Annette Brander - QLD Central Division

5 Karina Brown - South-East Queensland

6 Allana Ferguson - Helensburgh

7 Maddie Studdon

8 Simaima Taufa - Mt Druitt PCYC

9 Brittany Breayley - Magpies, South-East Queensland

10 Heather Ballinger - Cairns, South-East Queensland

11 Kezie Apps - Helensburgh

12 Vanessa Foliaki - Mt Druitt PCYC

13 Ruan Sims (Captain) - Helensburgh

14 Libby Cook-Black

15 Kody House - QLD Central Division

16 Casey Karklis - South-East Queensland

17 Emma Young

18 Caitlyn Moran

Players[edit]

For more details on this topic, see List of Australian Jillaroos team players.
  • Latisha Gary - Caboulture JRLFC
  • Tegan Rolfe - Mackay Magpies JRLFC
  • Erin Elliott - West Centenary JRLFC
  • Suzanne Johnson - West Centenary JRLFC
  • Ali Briggenshaw - Souths Logan JRLFC
  • Renae Kunst - Souths Logan JRLFC
  • Nive Moefaauo - Logan Brothers JRLFC
  • Jo Barrett - West Centenary JRLFC
  • Tahnee Norris (C) - West Centenary JRLFC
  • Tracy Bailey - West Centenary JRLFC
  • Sam Beasant - Sunshine Coast Sirens JRLFC
  • Heather Ballinger - Cairns JRLFC
  • Ashley Alcom - Forestville Ferrets
  • Lisa Fiaola (VC) - Forestville Ferrets
  • Poi Clarke - East Campbelltown JRLFC
  • Kylie Hilder - Forestville Ferrets
  • Elianna Walton - Canley Heights JRLFC
  • Teina Clarke - East Campbelltown JRLFC
  • Sonia Mosie - Canley Heights JRLFC
  • Lacey Shields - Newtown Jetettes
  • Jess Palmer - Forestville Ferrets

Other Jillaroos[edit]

  • Latoya Billy - Deddeyall Gammaz
  • Annette Brander - Sunshine Coast Sirens
  • Samantha Hammond - Helensburgh Tiger Lillies
  • Steph Hancock (Captain) - Eastern Suburbs Hornets
  • Tallisha Harden - Burleigh Bears
  • Jenni – Sue Hoepper - Cairns Brothers
  • Alexandra Sulusi - Canleyvale Dragons

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Coaches[edit]

The current coach of the Australian team is Steve Folkes. Previous coaches have included Paul Dyer and Graham Murray.

Results[edit]

Full internationals[edit]

Year Team Score Opposition Tournament Venue
1995 Australia - New Zealand 2 Test Series Lidcombe Oval, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Australia - New Zealand Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
1996 Australia - Great Britain 3 Test Series
Australia - Great Britain
Australia - Great Britain
1997 Australia -- New Zealand 2 Test Series
Australia - New Zealand
1998 Australia - Fiji 2 Test Series
Australia - Fiji
1999 Australia - New Zealand 3 Test Series
Australia - New Zealand
Australia - New Zealand
2000 Australia - 2000 WRLWC Great Britain
2001 Australia - New Zealand Test Match
2002 Australia -- Great Britain 3 Test Series
Australia - Great Britain
Australia - Great Britain
2003 Australia -- New Zealand Māori Test Match
2004 Australia -- New Zealand 2 Test Series
Australia - New Zealand
2005 Australia - 2005 WRLWC New Zealand
2008 Australia France 2008 WRLWC Australia
Australia - Russia Australia
Australia - England Australia
Australia 0 - 38 New Zealand Suncorp Stadium, Queensland, Australia
2011 Australia 42 - 14 Samoa Test Match Apia, Samoa
Australia - New Zealand Test Match Gold Coast, Queensland
2013 Australia 14 - 6 England 2013 WRLWC The Tetley's Stadium, England
Australia 72 - 0 France England
Australia 6 - 14 New Zealand England
Australia 22 - 12 New Zealand Headingley Stadium, Leeds
2014 Australia 8 - 12 New Zealand Four Nations curtain-raiser WIN Stadium, Wollongong, Australia
2015 Australia 4 - 8 New Zealand NRL Auckland Nines Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 4 - 16 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 8 - 7 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 22 - 14 New Zealand Anzac Test Curtain-raiser Suncorp Stadium, Queensland, Australia
2016 Australia 11 – 4 New Zealand NRL Auckland Nines Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 0 – 9 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 7 – 21 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Australia 16 - 26 New Zealand Anzac Test Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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