Defending champion and host New Zealand will play Australia on the opening day of the Women’s Rugby World Cup. the tournament. Check Women’s Rugby World Cup 2022 All Team Squads.
The schedule released early Friday in New Zealand shows the Black Ferns playing Australia in the last of three matches on October 8, 2022.
South Africa will play France in the opening match. Fiji will make its World Cup debut against former champion England. All three matches will be played at Auckland’s 44,000-seat Eden Park. The Stadium hosted the men’s World Cup finals in 1987 and 2011.
World Rugby hopes to break the record for attendance at a women’s World Cup match on opening day. The record attendance for a Women’s Rugby World Cup was just over 45,400 at the 2017 edition in Ireland.
All matches in the 12-team tournament will be played on weekends between October 8-November 12 with triple headers. They will be played either at Eden Park, Auckland’s Waitakere Stadium, or in the northern New Zealand city of Whangarei.
Check out all the participating teams and their squads.
Women’s Rugby World Cup 2022 All Team Squads
Participating Teams Squad See Below Details.
Sharni Williams, Charlotte Caslick, Dominique Du Toit, Demi Hayes, Sariah Paki, Rhiannon Byers,
Alysia Lefau-Fakaosilea, Madison Ashby, Faith Nathan, Tia Hinds, Maddison Levi, Teagan Levi, Lily Dick, Francesca Faulkner (Coach)
Luiza Campos, Raquel Kochhann, Aline Ribeiro, Marcelle Souza, Leila Dos Santos Silva, Thalia Costa,
Isadora Cerullo, Bianca Silva, Andressa Alves, Marina Fioravanti, Gabriela Lima, Edna Santini, Mariana Nicolau, Dannielle Abreu (Coach)
Elissa Alarie, Nakisa Levale, Breanne Nicholas, Olivia Apps, Pam Buisa, Emma Chown, Sabrina Poulin,
Asia Hogan-Rochester, Fancy Bermudez Chavez, Chloe Daniels, Renee Gonzalez, Krissy Scurfield, Olivia De Couvreur, Darcy Patterson (Coach)
Ana Roqica, Lavenia Tinai, Raijieli Daveua, Ana Maria Naimasi, Alowesi Nakoci, Lavenia Cavuru,
Vasiti Solikoviti, Sesenieli Donu, Laisana Likuceva, Reapi Ulunisau, Adi vani Buleki, Rogosau Adimereani, Rusila Nadasau, Saiasi Fuli (Coach)
Chloe Pelle, Jade Ulutule, Shannon Izar, Carla Neisen, Mathide Coutouly, Ian Jason, Coralie Bertrand,
Anne-Cecile Ciofani, Valentine Lothoz, Joanna Grisez, Yolaine Yengo, Lou Noel, Seraphine Okemba, David Courteix (Coach)
Abbie Brown, Megan Jones, Jasmine Joyce, Emma Uren, Abi Burton, Amy Wilson Hardy,
Shona Campbell, Heather Cowell, Grace Crompton, Alicia Maude, Kelly Smith, Ellie Boatman, Lisa Thomson, Scott Forrest (Coach)
Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, Stacey Flood, Lucy Mulhall, Katie Heffernan, Kathy Baker, Eve Higgins,
Beibhinn Parsons, Brittany Hogan, Megan Burns, Kate Farrell Mc Cabe, Aoibheann Reilly, Erin King, Claire Boles, Anthony Eddy (Coach)
Alena Tiron, Baizat Khamidova, Nadezhda Sozonova, Marina Kukina, Kristina Seredina,
Daria Lushina Anna Baranchuk, Snezhanna Kulkova, Lana Danilova, Viktorila EM, Marila Pogrebniak, Asilat Alieva, Daria Noritsina, Alexander Borodin (Coach)
Iera Echebarria, Amaia Erbina, Ingrid Algar, Anne Fernandez De Corres, Olivia Fresneda, Maria Garcia,
Beatriz Dominguez, Paula Requena, Iciar Pozo Eizaguirre, Lea Ducher, Amalia Argudo, Silvia Morales, Maria Calvo, Elisabet Martinez (Coach)
Alev LKelter, Joanne Fa’avesi, Kris Thomas, Abby Gustaitis, Naya Tapper, Ilona Maher, Alena Olsen,
Lote Tausinga, Summer Harris Jones, Jaz Gray, Alex Sedrick, Sui A’au, Cheta Emba, Nicole Titmas (Coach)