Spain women's national rugby sevens team

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Spain
Union Spanish Rugby Federation
Coach(es) José Antonio Barrio
Captain(s) Elisabet Martínez
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 2 (First in 2009)
Best result 4th place (2013)
Spain playing South Africa in Dubai (2012)

Spain’s women's national rugby union sevens team is Spain’s representative in Rugby sevens for women. They participate in the European Women's Sevens Series and finished second overall in the recent series.

The team qualified to the 2016 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament. Spain qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics by winning the 2016 Women's Rugby Sevens Final Olympic Qualification Tournament in Dublin, Ireland. They defeated Russia in the finals 19 - 12.[1][2]

Tournament history[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Quarterfinals 7th 6 2 4 0
Total 0 Titles 1/1 6 2 4 0

World Cup Sevens[edit]

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
United Arab Emirates 2009 Plate Semi Finalist 7th 5 3 2 0
Russia 2013 Cup Semi Finalist 4th 6 2 3 1
United States 2018 Qualified
Total 0 titles 2/2 11 5 5 1

World Rugby Women's Sevens Series[edit]

Season Round-1 Round-2 Round-3 Round-4 Round-5 Round-6 Position Pld W L D
2012–13 Third withdrew withdrew 6th --- --- 9th 12 6 0 6
2013–14 6th 6th 5th 8th 12th --- 9th 29 11 4 14
2014–15 11th 10th 10th 9th 8th 7th 9th 32 11 1 20
2015–16 8th 11th 11th 6th 7th --- 9th 26 9 0 17

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Spain roster in the women's rugby sevens tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] view · talk

Head coach: José Antonio Barrio

Backs Forwards
4 Patricia García 1 Berta García
7 Bárbara Pla 2 Paula Medín
9 María Casado 3 Ángela del Pan
10 Vanesa Rial 5 Marina Bravo
11 Iera Echebarria 6 Elisabet Martínez (c)
8 Amaia Erbina
12 María Ribera

Most caps[edit]

Caps as of 30 June 2014
# Player Span Matches
1. Bárbara Plà 2004– 97
2. Ángela del Pan 2004– 93
3. Marina Bravo 2009– 88
4. Elisabet Martínez 2010– 76
5. Berta García 2006- 71
6. Patricia García 2010– 70
7. Júlia Plà 2007– 67

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spanish women book Olympics sevens spot". sbs.com.au. 27 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  2. ^ "Spain women copy men and take last Olympic rugby 7s berth". usatoday.com. 26 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Las Leonas Rugiran en los juegos". Federación Española de Rugby. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2016. 

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