It is an exciting time for Women’s Rugby in Australia, with VIVA 7s, Sevens and 15s, now being played in schools and clubs across the country.
Girls can play VIVA 7s at school and club level. VIVA 7s teams can be all-girl or mixed gender teams.
Teenage girls can participate in Sevens and 15s school-based competitions provide by their State Union, while females aged over 18 can participate in club-based competitions across the country.
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The inclusion of Rugby Sevens in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio has seen global growth of the game. A fun, fast and exciting game, Sevens is being embraced by all ages and abilities. A number of pathways have been developed offering girls the opportunity to play socially and at representative level.
Across Australia there are a number of Sevens competitions throughout the year for girls and women’s teams. These tournaments are often hosted by regional rugby clubs and State Unions.
The World rugby Sevens Law Variations can be found here.
The National Women’s Sevens Championships takes place annually, and this year, occurred in Sydney in March. It offers the chance for teams to compete for a national title, and for individuals to vie for national squad selection.
The National Schoolgirl Sevens Championship is held in parallel with the National Women’s Sevens Championships. For more information on participating in Schoolgirl Sevens programs please contact your local State Union.
The National Women’s XVs Championship are held annually, at which teams from all across Australia compete.
It is an ideal opportunity to impress for future Wallaroos and Women’s Sevens Rugby selection.
The Australian Women’s 15-a-side team plays international tests and competes in the Women’s Rugby World Cup every four years. The Wallaroos’ best ever World Cup performance came in 2010 when they finished third.