- First test : 1982
- Wiki page : View page
- Number of teams (est) : 50
- Website : View page
- Results : View result history
Although now predominantly recognised as a Sevens playing nation, Netherlands were one of the earliest adopters of women’s rugby at XV level, playing their first international before many established European rugby nations in 1982 against France. But it is in the Sevens game that they are now mainly focusing on with funding for a fulltime programme in place making them the first set of players to turn professional in the lead-up to the inclusion of Sevens at the 2016 Olympics.
- Friday October 07th 2016read more
Wins for the Netherlands and Spain in the opening of the European Championship were not...
- Tuesday October 04th 2016read more
Sascha Werlich was appointed as coach to both the sevens and fifteens programmes after their...
- Sunday September 25th 2016read more
Russian disappointment at missing out on Rio was, to some extent, eased by lifting the European...
- Thursday September 22nd 2016read more
The second leg of the European Sevens Grand Prix will be very different to the first as teams...
- Monday September 12th 2016read more
The dates and venues for the tournaments that will complete the draw for next year’s World Cup...
- Sunday September 11th 2016read more
France, hosts of the third European U18 sevens championship, lifted the trophy - despite having...
- Monday September 05th 2016read more
The Netherlands beat a strong British Army team 17-12 in a warm-up for the European Trophy.
- Sunday May 29th 2016read more
Ireland's Development team won the Amsterdam 7s - an impressive performance with the main side...