Now, it’s time to complete the journey of the Women’s Rugby World Cup started from 9th August and come to an end on 26th July and the last and final match of this game is going to be played between reigning Women’s World Rugby champions, England and four times champions of this tournament New Zealand on 26th August, Saturday at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, U.K from 00:15 IST onwards.

The most successful and strongest teams in Women’s Rugby World Cup history will meet in the 2017 final after New Zealand and England ended the dreams of winning title of this world cup of USA and France respectively. So, it is very interesting to watch the clash between England and New Zealand.

England and New Zealand are going to face each other in the history of Women’s Rugby World Cup fourth time for the biggest prize in women’s rugby. New Zealand had grabbed victory in their previous three meetings and became to win this title consecutively four times from the year 1998-2010. They booked their place in the Saturday’s finals by beating USA in the first knock out match held on 22nd August from 45-12 at the Kingspan Stadium, Belfast.

On the other side, the rain didn’t stop England, the defending champions to get into the final and they beat France from 20-3 in second knock out match held on 22nd August at the Kingspan Stadium ,Belfast and broke the dream of  Des Blues to get into the finals after reaching into the semifinals sixth time.

Pool A Stage Matches Result

Team                             Match Played         Points

NewZealand                      3                           15

Canada                              3                            9

Wales                                3                            5

HongKong                          3                           0

Pool B Stage Matches Result

Team                             Match Played         Points

England                             3                             15

USA                                   3                              11

Spain                                 3                               4

Italy                                   3                               0

Pool C Stage Matches Result

Team                             Match Played         Points

France                               3                             14

Ireland                               3                             8

Australia                            3                             6

Japan                                  3                             0

About New Zealand Women’s National Rugby Union Team

Union : New Zealand Rugby Union

Nickname : Black Ferns

Coach : Glenn Moore

Captain : Fiao’o Fa’amausili

Top Scorer : Anna Richards

Most Caps : Anna Richards

About England Women’s National Rugby Union Team

Union :  Rugby Football Union

Emblem  : Red Rose

Coach : Simon Middleton

Captain : Sarah Hunter

Ground : Twickenham

Most Caps : Rochelle Clark (124)

Key Players of both the Teams

Potia Woodman scored four of New Zealand’s eight tries against USA Eagles’ in the physical encounter and results a magical performance from her side which shows her strong determination to win this championship for her team. Also, other powerful and masterclass attacks from New Zealand saw the passion and confidence in Black Ferns to reach into their fifth world cup final. So, they are looking to probe and punch the England’s defense in the Saturday’s final to win the match at any cost.

England ‘s match against France in the second semi’s show the strong defense of England’s players and the wise playing to score and attack on the opponent team with full of confidence, mental strength and positive and they are ready to show all these in the upcoming final match. So they have to create pressure and tension on the other team, avoid faults and play their game with tactfulness. Their strongest point in their playing technique is their defense which they have shown in the previous match. So, they are prepared for this match and give their one hundred percent to win this cup.

Previous Stage Matches of England 

Match Between                        Date                       Result

England vs Spain                  Aug 9 ,2017              ENG (56)- (5) ESP

England vs Italy                   Aug 13, 2017             ENG (56)- (13)ITA

England vs USA                   Aug 17, 2017             ENG  (47)- (26) USA

Previous Stage Matches of New Zealand

Match Between                     Date                       Result

Newzealand vs wales            Aug 9 2017            NZL (44)- (12) WAL

Newzealand vs HongKong    Aug 13 2017           NZL (121)- (0)HKZ

Newzealand vs Canada        Aug 17 2017           CAN (5)- (48) NZL

Match Venue Details

City : Belfast

Stadium :Kingspan Stadium, Belfast

Capacity : 18,196

Match Between : Newzealand v/s England  (final)

Refree : Joy Neville

Date : Aug 26, 2017

Day : Saturday

Timing : Local Time Kickoff 19:45 , 00:15 IST.

Possible Line Ups

Newzealand : Kelly Brazier , Stacey Waaka , Toka Natua , Fiao’s Faamausilli, Aldora Itunu, Eloise Blackwell, Charmaine Smith , Charmaine McMenamin, Sarah Goss , Aroha Savage , Kendra Cocksedge, Victoria Subritzky- Nafatali , Renee Wickliffe, Portia Woodman, Selica Winiata.

England : Rochelle Clark , Amy Cokayne , Justine Lucas , Tamara Taylor , Zoe Aldcroft , Isabelle Noel- Smith , Marlie Packer , Alex Matthews , Natasha Hunt , Amber Reed , Amy Wilson Hardy , Rachael Burford , Emily Scarratt, Lydia Thompson , Danielle Waterman.

Match Predictions

Saturday’s Match is going to be very intense and pressurized game as this game decides the champions of Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. Both teams have their own characteristics and unique playing techniques as England has its strongest defense where as New Zealand possess attacking as their strong point. So, both must play a strategical mind game with strong and effective way of playing. By considering all matches played in this cup, England will get more possibility to win this game but it is not sure as New Zealand surprise in all the games played in this cup and serves a strong competent to it. So, it is going to be very exciting and fascinating game to watch.

Broad Casting Rights and Live Stream

Australia : Foxtel

Canada : TSN and RDS

France : Eurosport and France Televisions

Ireland : Eir Sport and RTE

Spain : RTVE

United Kingdom : ITV

USA : NBC sports

Also , all the latest news and information about the match will be displayed on khelhunger.com.

Final Match Score: New Zealand won Women’s Rugby world Cup final by 41-32.

Congratulation New Zealand!!!


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