Australia women's national rugby union team (sevens)

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Australia
Union Australian Rugby Union
Nickname(s) The Pearls
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 2 (First in 2009)
Best result Champions, 2009

The Australia women's national sevens rugby union team represents Australia at a national level. They were champions of the inaugural Women's Sevens World Cup in 2009. The team plays in the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series as one of the "core teams" on the world tour.[1] and also played in the preceding competition to the current world series, the IRB Women's Sevens Challenge Cup.

As of 2015, the team also competes in the Pacific Games Sevens.[2][3]

World Series history[edit]

Tournament history[edit]

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Australia

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
United Arab Emirates 2009 Champions 1st 6 5 1 0
Russia 2013 Plate final 5 6 5 1 0
Total 1 Title 2/2 12 10 2 0
Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Qualifed
Total 0 Titles 1/1 - - - -
Oceania Women's Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Fiji 2012 Runner-up 2nd 6 5 1 0
Australia 2013 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0
Australia 2014 Runner-up 2nd 8 6 2 0
New Zealand 2015 Tournament in November 2015
Total 1 Title 3/3 20 17 3 0
Pacific Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
New Caledonia 2011 Not invited
Papua New Guinea 2015 Runner-up 2nd 7 6 1 0
Total 0 Titles 1/2 7 6 1 0

Current squad[edit]

Squad at the 2015 Pacific Games[4]

  • Nicole Beck (c)
  • Brooke Anderson
  • Dom Du Toit
  • Nikki Etheridge
  • Georgie Friedrichs
  • Mollie Gray
  • Sarah Halvorsen
  • Mahalia Murphy
  • Taleena Simon
  • Tanisha Stanton
  • Laura Waldie
  • Brooke Walker

Previous Squad[edit]

Honours[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IRB announces Women's Sevens World Series" (Press release). International Rugby Board. 4 October 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Australia and New Zealand to compete in Pacific Games". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 3 July 2014. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Chand, Shalveen (30 April 2015). "History for 2015 Pacific Games". The Fiji Times. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Beck Named Captain Of Australian Women's Sevens Squad For Pacific Games". ARU Media Unit. 9 June 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015. 

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