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Women's Rugby World Cup

Women's Rugby World Cup 1991

Overview
The tournament, played in Wales, was officially sanctioned by IRB only in 2009 when it was listed in a previous winner publication.
No qualifier rounds were played and the 12 teams were invited to play.

Stadia

Stadiums involved were:

Venue Round Date Match Score
Aberavon Group phase - Pool B 06/04/1991 France - Japan 62-0
Cardiff Arms Park Plate Quarter Finals 11/04/1991 Canada - Soviet Union 38-0
Italy - Sweden 18-0
Wales - Netherlands 3-6
Spain - Japan 30-0
Plate Semifinals 12/04/1991 Canada - Italy 6-0
Spain - Netherlands 8-0
Semifinals 12/04/1991 United States - New Zealand 7-0
England - France 13-0
Plate Final 13/04/1991 Canada - Spain 19-4
Final 14/04/1991 United States - England 19-6
Glamorgan Wanderers Group phase - Pool A 06/04/1991 New Zealand - Canada 24-8
08/04/1991 Wales - Canada 9-9
Group phase - Pool B 08/04/1991 France - Sweden 37-0
Group phase - Pool C 10/04/1991 United States - Soviet Union 46-0
Group phase - Pool D 10/04/1991 Spain - Italy 13-7
Llanharan Group phase - Pool A 10/04/1991 Wales - New Zealand 6-24
Group phase - Pool B 10/04/1991 Sweden - Japan 20-0
Group phase - Pool C 08/04/1991 Netherlands - Soviet Union 28-0
Group phase - Pool D 08/04/1991 England - Italy 25-9
Pontypool Group phase - Pool C 06/04/1991 United States - Netherlands 7-0
Swansea Group phase - Pool D 06/04/1991 England - Spain 12-0



Final results

Qualifiers
America
Canada WomenInvited nations
United States Women
Asia
Japan WomenInvited nations
Europe
Wales WomenHost nation
England WomenInvited nations
France Women
Italy Women
Netherlands Women
Soviet Union Women
Spain Women
Sweden Women
Oceania
New Zealand WomenInvited nations

Group phase
Poule A
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1New Zealand Women42200481434Qualified for semifinals
2Canada Women120111733-16Qualified for Plate
3Wales Women120111533-18

Matches
Group phase
06/04/1991New Zealand Women - Canada Women24-8
08/04/1991Wales Women - Canada Women9-9
10/04/1991Wales Women - New Zealand Women6-24

Poule B
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1France Women4220099099Qualified for semifinals
2Sweden Women221012037-17Qualified for Plate
3Japan Women02002082-82

Matches
Group phase
06/04/1991France Women - Japan Women62-0
08/04/1991France Women - Sweden Women37-0
10/04/1991Sweden Women - Japan Women20-0

Poule C
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1United States Women4220053053Qualified for semifinals
2Netherlands Women2210128721Qualified for Plate
3Soviet Union Women02002074-74

Matches
Group phase
06/04/1991United States Women - Netherlands Women7-0
08/04/1991Netherlands Women - Soviet Union Women28-0
10/04/1991United States Women - Soviet Union Women46-0

Poule D
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiff
1England Women4220037928Qualified for semifinals
2Spain Women221011319-6Qualified for Plate
3Italy Women020021625-9

Matches
Group phase
06/04/1991England Women - Spain Women12-0
08/04/1991England Women - Italy Women25-9
10/04/1991Spain Women - Italy Women13-7

Cup
SemifinalsFinal
United States Women
12/04/1991 - 7-0United States Women
14/04/1991 - 19-6
New Zealand WomenUnited States Women
England Women
12/04/1991 - 13-0
England Women
France Women

Plate
Plate quarter finalsPlate SemifinalsPlate Final
Canada Women
11/04/1991 - 38-0Canada Women
12/04/1991 - 6-0
Soviet Union WomenCanada Women
Italy Women13/04/1991 - 19-4
11/04/1991 - 18-0
Italy Women
Sweden WomenCanada Women
Spain Women
11/04/1991 - 30-0Spain Women
12/04/1991 - 8-0
Japan Women
Wales WomenSpain Women
11/04/1991 - 3-6
Netherlands Women
Netherlands Women