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Great Britain women's national rugby union team

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Great Britain women's national rugby union team

Great Britain
Union Women's Rugby Football Union
First international

(London, England, 19 April 1986)
Largest win

(Bourg en Bresse, France 22 May 1988)
Largest defeat

(Chalon-sur-Saône, France 2 May1987)

The Great Britain women's national rugby union team were a national sporting side of Great Britain, representing them at rugby union from 1986 to 1990. The team was organised by the Women's Rugby Football Union (which was responsible for women's rugby across the UK from 1983 to 1994) but was gradually replaced by separate teams representing England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales between 1987 and 1990.


Results summary

(Full internationals only)
Rugby: Great Britain internationals 1986-1990
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
France 1986 4 1 0 3 25.00%
Italy 1988 2 2 0 0 100.00%
Netherlands 1987 2 2 0 0 100.00%
Summary 1986 8 5 0 3 62.50%


See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals

1986-04-19 8-14 France Richmond [1/6/1]
1987-05-02 28-6 Great Britain Chalon-sur-Saône [9/2/2]
1987-11-22 16-0 Netherlands Richmond [3/10/1]
1988-05-21 (EC) 32-9 Italy Bourg en Bresse [4/4/1]
1988-05-22 (EC) 26-0 Netherlands Bourg en Bresse [5/11/1]
1988-05-23 (EC) 8-6 Great Britain Bourg en Bresse [14/6/3]
1989-05-04 13-0 France Rosslyn Park [7/17/4]
1990-03-18 32-0 Italy Moseley [8/7/2]
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