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Women's Senior Cup

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It was the first competition played by women's english clubs.
It was a knock-out competition called National Cup and played by every club until 2007.
It was then substituted by the Premiership Cup played by the 4 best teams in Premiership until 2013.
In 2013 the cup competition was revamped and divided into three competitions:
  • the Senior Cup, played by premiership 2nd XVs and by Championship 1 teams
  • the Intermediate Cup, played by Championship 2eams
  • the Junior Cup, played by the National Challenge teams
Unfortunately not all the results and even not all the winners are known.

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www.englandrugby.com - English rugby union site (former www.rfu.com).
womenspremiership.co.uk - Women's Premiership site
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rugby_Football_Union_for_Women - Wikipedia pages about english women's rugby
womensrugbyhistory.blogspot.it - Blog about english women's rugby
www.cliftonrfchistory.co.uk/2000s/2000s.htm - Site about Clifton rugby history
www.lichfieldrugby.co.uk/fixtures.asp?team=20 - Lichfield old Site (or Web.Archive)
Every site was scanned using also web.archive.org