2001 FIRA Women's European Championship

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2001 FIRA Women's European Championship
2001-05-06 - 2001-05-12
Host nationFlag of France.svg  France
No. of nations12
ChampionsFlag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Runner-upFlag of Spain.svg  Spain
Matches played18

The 2001 FIRA Women's European Championship featured 12 countries and was the first divided into two pools - A and B, with the strongest eight sides in the former. The tournament was also for the first time spread around several grounds in a region, rather than being played at one location. The A Pool was won by Scotland, and the B pool by Sweden. Both France and England were represented by their second string "A" teams.


Pool A


6 May – Lille
Flag of England.svg  England 29
10 May – Lille
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 15
Flag of England.svg  England 8
6 May – Lille
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 15
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 43
12 May – Lille
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 3
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 3
6 May – Lille
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 15
Flag of France.svg  France 45
10 May – Lille
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 9
Flag of France.svg  France 6
6 May – Lille
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 9Third place
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 13
12 May – Lille
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 3
Flag of France.svg  France 23
Flag of England.svg  England 34
10 May – Lille
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 10
12 May – Lille
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 15
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 17
10 May – Lille
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 7
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 20
Third place
12 May – Lille
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 9
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 8

First round

2001-05-06 France  Flag of France.svg45-9 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Marquette-lez-Lille, France [69/36/6]
2001-05-06 Spain  Flag of Spain.svg34-3 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Lille, France [37/31/4]
2001-05-06 England  Flag of England.svg29-15 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Tourcoing, France [70/24/2]
2001-05-06 Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg13-3 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Hazebrouck, France [53/56/11]

Plate semi-finals

2001-05-10 Ireland  IRFU flag.svg10-15 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Tourcoing, France [37/57/5]
2001-05-10 Italy  Flag of Italy.svg0-20 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Villeneuve d'ascq, France [32/25/1]


2001-05-10 France  Flag of France.svg6-9 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Armentières, France [70/54/6]
2001-05-10 England  Flag of England.svg8-15 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Roubaix, France [71/38/6]


2001-05-12 Ireland  IRFU flag.svg9-8 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Lille, France [38/33/3]

Plate final

2001-05-12 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg17-7 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Villeneuve d'ascq, France [58/26/5]

3rd/4th place

2001-05-12 France  Flag of France.svg23-34 Flag of England.svg  England Stadium Nord, Lille, France [71/72/13]


2001-05-12 Spain  Flag of Spain.svg3-15 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland Stadium Nord, Lille, France [39/55/7]

Pool B

Final Table

1Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 3300118256
2Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 320195194
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 310288322
4Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 300302330


2001-05-07 Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg0-66 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands IC Lille, France [5/49/3]
2001-05-07 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg13-15 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Villeneuve d' Ascq, France [30/24/6]
2001-05-09 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg6-17 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Armentières, France [31/50/10]
2001-05-09 Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg0-90 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Roubaix, France [6/25/2]
2001-05-12 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg12-13 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Lille, France [51/26/5]
2001-05-12 Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg0-67 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Armentières, France [7/32/1]

See also

Preceded by
2000 FIRA Women's European Championship
FIRA Women's European Championship
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Succeeded by
2002 FIRA Women's European Nations Cup

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