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Brazil women's national rugby union team

 

Brazil women's national rugby union team

Brazil
Union Associação Brasileira de Rugby
First international
 Brazil 0-10 Netherlands 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands 10 May 2008)
Largest defeat
 Netherlands 10-0 Brazil 
(Amsterdam, Netherlands 10 May 2008)

The Brazil women's national rugby union team are the national side of Brazil, representing them at rugby union. After several successful performances at Sevens rugby, they played their first 15-a-side fixture in May 2008 against Netherlands (see here for photographs of the first Brazilian international).

History

The first women's rugby match known in Brazil took place in 1987, during São Paulo Athletic Club's traditional end-of-year sevens tournament. Most of the players were the girlfriends and sisters of the men's team players, who always accompanied them to games and practices. In 1997, during Women's Day, another match took place in Florianópolis, in };" cellspacing="0">

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2008-05-10 Netherlands  10-0  Brazil Amsterdam [84/1/1]

See also

External links

  • (Portuguese) Confederação Brasileira de Rugby - Official Site
  • Brazil on Rugbydata.com
  • RugbySpirit.com.br Brazilian look at Rugby News (Portuguese)
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