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7’s team selected for Paris and Amsterdam tournaments

7's team selected for Paris and Amsterdam tournaments The Women's 7's National Team have selected the line up for the upcoming tournaments in Paris and Amsterdam. These tournaments are in preparation for the European GPS. The Valkyrie will play 12-13.5 in France and 28-29.5 in Holland. Selection for Paris: Kaisla Parkkinen Satu Raudasoja Ulla Tuomainen [...]

By | 2016-04-13T17:58:03+00:00 April 13th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Women’s NT 7s Camp

Women's 7's national team started the year 2016 by having a camp at Eerikkilä sports institute. The roster is now complete, and the team has started to prepare for the European championships tournament in June. One of the main themes of the camp was to analyze France, which is the first opponent that Raivottaret will [...]

By | 2016-02-19T11:16:46+00:00 February 19th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Scrumqueens Coach of the year 2015

Finland women’s 7s national team head coach Lauri Ylönen received a remarkable recognition from the world’s leading women’s rugby media, Scrumqueens. Ylönen was named the international sevens coach of the year. Read his thoughts on the honour and Finnish rugby here: http://www.scrumqueens.com/features/lauri-ylönen-building-highway-top

By | 2016-02-23T13:45:31+00:00 January 23rd, 2016|Federation News, News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Compactfit sponsors women

Women’s national team has a new sponsor, Compactfit. Its resistance bands are a great addition to the players every day training. Check out the video of the ways to use the bands here: https://www.facebook.com/raivottaret/videos/992318680806615/ Suomen naisten maajoukkue on solminut yhteistyösopimuksen Compactfitin kanssa. Compactfitin vastuskuminauhat ovat loistava lisä pelaajien jokapäiväisiin treeneihin. Katso video kuminauhojen käyttötavoista täältä: [...]

By | 2016-02-23T13:49:56+00:00 January 15th, 2016|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Women’s open 7’s camp held in sunny conditions

Women's open 7's camp held in sunny conditions Last weekend, the Finnish Rugby Federation organized a women's open 7's rugby camp in Vantaa, Finland. While the rest of the country had some snowfall, the weather in Vantaa was sunny and perfect for some late autumn rugby. Nearly 40 enthusiastic players from each rugby club that [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:47+00:00 October 26th, 2013|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments

Women’s /’s squad announced

Womens 7s national team selection camp was held in Eerikkilä sports institute 21.-22.4. The team was of 12 and 3 reserves was selected by the player performances on the camp and previously. All 15 players will attend the coming domestic camps. I was happy to see development in players decision making, ball control and contact [...]

By | 2017-01-25T00:35:48+00:00 April 28th, 2012|News, Women's Rugby|0 Comments