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Changes to Women’s Six Nations format rejected by council

niamh-briggs-kisses-the-cup-1732013-390x285“It had been suggested that 2013 champions Ireland would join England and France in a top division, with Italy, Scotland and Wales in a second.

The proposals were understood to be driven by financial costs associated with staging women’s internationals.

Former Wales captain Non Evans had warned that splitting the women’s Six Nations  would signal “the end of women’s 15-a-side rugby as we know it.”

Some nations have refocused funding to Sevens in preparation for its inclusion in the 2016 Olympic Games.”

Read the full report from BBC here.

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This entry was posted on May 8, 2013 by in Rugby and tagged , .
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