Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: Women
Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018
20-22 July 2018, AT&T Park, San Francisco
The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens is the seventh edition of the tournament. It will be held at the AT&T Park in San Francisco in the United States from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July 2018. Both men and women will compete at the World Cup. There are 24 teams in the men’s competition and 16 teams in the women’s competition. Japan have qualified for both the men’s and women’s tournaments.
For the first time, the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens will be a knock-out only format.
Teams competing in the women’s tournament are:, Australia (2), Brazil (14), Canada (3), China (12), England (8), Fiji (7), France (6), Ireland (9), Japan (11), Mexico (16), New Zealand (1), Papua New Guinea (15), Russia (4), South Africa (13), Spain (10) and the USA (5).
Japan play France in the round-of-16 Championship Cup.
Championship Cup Game for Japan Women
Friday, 20 July 2018
10:44 Japan (11) v France (6)
Japan Women’s Sevens Squad for 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens
|1||Chiharu NAKAMURA (c)||Arukas Queen Kumagaya||25/04/1988||30||162/64|
|2||Noriko TANIGUCHI||Arukas Queen Kumagaya||07/09/1992||25||166/66|
|3||Bativakalolo Raichelmiyo||Arukas Queen Kumagaya||18/09/1997||20||161/71|
|4||Yume OKURODA||Arukas Queen Kumagaya||06/07/1994||24||154/64|
|5||Fumiko OTAKE||Nippon Sport Science University||02/02/1999||19||170/67|
|6||Sayaka SUZUKI||RKU Rugby Ryugasaki Grace||19/05/1997||21||164/65|
|7||Tomomi KOZASA||Hokkaido Barbarians Diana||21/11/1991||26||172/66|
|8||Iroha NAGATA||Arukas Queen Kumagaya||21/12/1998||19||167/64|
|9||Honoka TSUTSUMI||Nippon Sport Science University||19/06/1997||21||154/56|
|10||Yume HIRANO||Nippon Sport Science University||15/03/2000||18||160/60|
|11||Yukari TATEYAMA||Nippon Sport Science University||01/10/1997||20||167/61|
|12||Emii TANAKA||Nippon Sport Science University||19/10/1999||18||166/65|
Head Coach: Hitoshi Inada, JRFU
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Keitaro Abe, JRFU.
Performance Analyst: Yu Iwai, JRFU
Team Doctor: Kiyokazu Gotanda, Gotanda Hospital
Athletic Trainer: Kanae Yasunaga, JRFU
Team Manager: Akane Kagawa, JRFU
Media Manager: Yuri Tsuchihashi, JRFU