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Women’s 7’s EC squad announced

Women’s 7s EC squad announced Women’s rugby 7s European Championship (Division A) will be held on the 7th and 8th of June 2014 in Bergen, Norway. The following players have been selected to represent Finland in the tournament: Anna Soiluva (WRC) Eveliina Sapattinen (JRC) Juuli Suominen (WRC) Kati Miettinen (TRC) Maria Huitti (WRC) Mira Saarikoski [...]

By | 2014-05-19T17:28:14+00:00 May 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Rousing times for Finland

The past 2 years have built up to one of the closest ENC leagues ever – as in many sports, it’s the fine margins that have counted. Narrow losses have left us bottom of the table but still only 2 games away from potential promotion. Today we play the first of those games. Top of [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:45+00:00 May 10th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Women’s 7’s Series draws to a close

The second season of the women's 7s series finished in a lovely summer weather in Tampere on Easter Monday 21.4.2014. TRC made their mark by reaching the Cup final in front of their home crowd. Warriors won the tournament and kept the Finnish Championship with their team WRC Black. Kati Miettinen (TRC) won the Golden [...]

By | 2014-04-29T13:38:26+00:00 April 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Coaching Match Officials course held 12.04.2014

An iRB coach of match officials (CMO) course was held on the weekend. A CMO is someone who is able to help guide and advise a match referee, so it's simply a voluntary service provided for referees who are interested in such development help. I Qualified CMOs in Finland: Chris Gibbons, Palemia Field, Olli Linnossuo, [...]

By | 2014-04-14T09:32:39+00:00 April 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Women’s 7’s Series, 3rd leg

The 3rd tournament of the women’s 7’s series was played in Pori, Karhuhalli, on Saturday, 22nd of February. Six clubs and seven teams were taking part in the tournament, WRC participating with two teams. This was the first time that the women’s 7s series was played in Pori Karhuhalli and the organization of the tournament [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:45+00:00 March 9th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Youth news for Rugby

Finnish Rugby has made new plans to support domestic youth rugby. The plans will be introduced to the clubs in the Spring meeting in Snow Rugby. There will be lots of happenings already in the near future! THE KICK OFF April 4th-5th A weekend full of rugby for all the U21´s of Finland. HRC and [...]

By | 2014-02-26T10:05:37+00:00 February 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Women’s Rugby Academy in 2014

Women’s Rugby Academy in 2014 The Rugby Academy offers Finnish rugby women a possibility to develop rugby skills towards the level needed in the national teams. Satu Raudasoja is responsible for the Rugby Academy in 2014 and Thierry Demoulin acts as the head coach. In 2014 the Academy will have four training camps held at [...]

By | 2014-02-23T13:19:35+00:00 February 23rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Selections for women’s sevens rugby training groups 2014

The Finnish women’s sevens EC training group kick started their training season on a weekend course held at Eerikkilä at the end of November. After the camp, head coach Lauri Ylönen and player-coach Virpi Sironen made the final selections for three different 7’s training groups for the upcoming season. The following players were selected: Core [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:45+00:00 December 11th, 2013|News|0 Comments