Germany women's national rugby union team

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Germany
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Emblem Bundesadler (Federal Eagle)
Union Deutscher Rugby-Verband
Head coachDirk Frase and Paul McGuigan
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First colours
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World Rugby ranking
Current20 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 0-8 Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg
( Berlin, Germany 14 October 1989)
Biggest win
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 75-0 Norway  Flag of Norway.svg
( Amsterdam, Netherlands 8 May 2003)
Biggest defeat
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 134-6 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg
( Amsterdam, Netherlands 2 May 1998)
World Cup
Appearances2 (First in 1998)

The German national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Germany, representing them at rugby union.

Contents

History

The German women's national rugby union team was founded in 1989. Back then women's rugby was still part of the "Deutsche Rugby Jugend", the youth rugby organization in Germany. After only 2 training camps in Wiedenbrück and Hannover a team was formed with players from BSV 92 Berlin, DRC Hannover, RK Heusenstamm, SC Neuenheim, TV Wiedenbrück and SV 08 Ricklingen. For their first international match the German women met Sweden in Berlin in 1989 and lost only 0:8, and went on to qualify for the next two world cups.

However German national teams (XV's and VII's) have suffered from limited financial support, and after the European Championship finals in April 2005 (where Germany finished fourth) the DRV officially disbanded the XVs national team for financial reasons. Though this was reversed a year later at next General Assembly of the DRV, it was a set-back and Germany have struggled to keep up with their neighbours in this form of the game.

Results summary

(Full internationals only)

Rugby: Germany internationals 1989-
OpponentFirst gamePlayedWonDrawnLostPercentage
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium 2001431087.50%
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 20041100100.00%
Flag of England.svg  England 199710010.00%
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 20072200100.00%
Flag of France.svg  France 199710010.00%
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 199730030.00%
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 199670070.00%
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 1993410325.00%
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg 20071100100.00%
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 19921710165.89%
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 20033300100.00%
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 201010010.00%
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 199620020.00%
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 199820020.00%
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 20071100100.00%
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 19891030730.00%
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 20162200100.00%
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 199820020.00%
Summary1989641814528.13%

Results

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals

[34]
1989-10-14 West Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-8 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Berlin [1/6/1]
[62]
1991-11-09 Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg20-10 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Trelleborg [9/2/2]
[66]
1992-10-17 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-39 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Hanover [3/20/1]
[77]
1993-10-10 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg53-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Delft [24/4/2]
[78]
1993-10-31 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg11-10 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Hanover [5/1/1]
[111]
1994-11-19 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12-0 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Hamburg [6/16/3]
[112]
1994-11-28 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg3-15 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Hanover [7/7/2]
[122]
1995-05-14 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg50-0 Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal Heidelberg [8/1/1]
[134]
1996-04-10 (FIRA) Spain  Flag of Spain.svg53-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Madrid [7/9/1]
[135]
1996-04-11 (FIRA) Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg29-11 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Madrid [29/10/3]
[137]
1996-04-13 (FIRA) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg39-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Madrid [16/11/1]
[139]
1996-08-24 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg3-53 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Hanover [12/8/3]
[153]
1997-04-02 (FIRA) France  Flag of France.svg58-18 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Nice, France [40/13/1]
[161]
1997-04-04 (FIRA) Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg32-10 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Nice, France [33/14/4]
[164]
1997-04-06 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-16 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Nice, France [15/17/1]
[173]
1997-08-31 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-84 Flag of England.svg  England Hürth [16/38/1]
[174]
1997-10-26 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg31-7 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Amsterdam [35/17/5]
[175]
1997-11-09 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg6-32 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Hamburg [18/18/2]
[194]
1998-05-02 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg6-134 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Amsterdam [19/16/1]
[203]
1998-05-05 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5-34 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Amsterdam [20/20/2]
[211]
1998-05-09 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12-55 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Amsterdam [21/34/1]
[221]
1998-05-12 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg20-18 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Amsterdam [22/21/4]
[224]
1998-05-15 (WC) Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg67-3 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Amsterdam [40/22/6]
[241]
1999-04-09 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12-19 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Hanover [23/37/7]
[243]
1999-04-11 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg6-34 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Hanover [24/17/4]
[276]
2000-05-08 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5-12 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [25/46/8]
[281]
2000-05-10 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-7 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Roquetas, Spain [26/47/9]
[285]
2000-05-13 (FIRA) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg27-5 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Roquetas, Spain [30/27/3]
[288]
2000-08-12 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5-30 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Hanover [28/23/5]
[316]
2001-05-07 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg13-15 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Villeneuve d' Ascq, France [29/24/6]
[317]
2001-05-09 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg6-17 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Lille, France [30/52/10]
[325]
2001-05-12 (FIRA) Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svglost to Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Lille, France [7/31/1]
[353]
2002-03-20 (ENC) Italy  Flag of Italy.svg16-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany San Donà [34/32/4]
[355]
2002-03-23 (ENC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12-10 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Treviso [33/52/11]
[362]
2002-05-13 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-117 Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand Barcelona [34/29/2]
[370]
2002-05-17 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-77 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Barcelona [35/66/2]
[378]
2002-05-20 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-18 IRFU flag.svg  Ireland Barcelona [36/47/3]
[386]
2002-05-24 (WC) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg19-20 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Barcelona [37/60/12]
[416]
2003-05-08 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg75-0 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Amsterdam, Netherlands [38/1/1]
[418]
2003-05-11 (FIRA) Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg19-12 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Amsterdam, Netherlands [62/39/13]
[448]
2004-05-02 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg67-0 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Toulouse, France [40/3/2]
[450]
2004-05-05 (FIRA) Denmark  Flag of Denmark.svg0-47 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Toulouse, France [4/41/1]
[459]
2004-05-08 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-30 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Toulouse, France [42/63/14]
[492]
2005-04-07 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-52 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Hamburg, Germany [43/45/5]
[493]
2005-04-09 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5-17 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Hamburg, Germany [44/38/7]
[619]
2007-04-12 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg48-0 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Kituro (Brussels), Belgium [45/15/3]
[622]
2007-04-13 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg32-0 Flag of Finland.svg  Finland Liège, Belgium [46/2/1]
[625]
2007-04-15 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg15-0 Flag of Romania.svg  Romania Boisfort, Belgium [47/4/1]
[647]
2007-10-28 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg37-0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg Heidelberg [48/5/1]
[671]
2008-03-16 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-43 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Aachen [49/82/15]
[672]
2008-04-20 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg50-10 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Valkenswaard [83/50/16]
[685]
2008-05-19 (FIRA) Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg0-5 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Castricum, Netherlands [17/51/2]
[695]
2008-05-21 (FIRA) Finland  Flag of Finland.svg3-39 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Driebergen, Netherlands [6/52/2]
[698]
2008-05-23 (FIRA) Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg15-19 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Amsterdam [20/53/3]
[719]
2008-11-02 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg12-5 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Hanover [54/50/8]
[742]
2009-05-17 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-74 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain Stockholm, Sweden [55/86/2]
[745]
2009-05-20 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-47 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Enköping, Sweden [56/73/6]
[749]
2009-05-23 (FIRA) Sweden  Flag of Sweden.svg38-6 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Stockholm [54/57/9]
[811]
2010-04-18 Netherlands  Flag of the Netherlands.svg83-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Maastricht [98/58/17]
[808]
2010-05-08 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-43 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Sélestat [59/82/7]
[812]
2010-05-10 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg0-29 Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden Colmar [60/60/10]
[815]
2010-05-12 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg14-17 Flag of Russia.svg  Russia Haguenau [61/35/1]
[822]
2010-05-15 (FIRA) Belgium  Flag of Belgium (civil).svg5-5 [1] Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Centre sportif de Hautepierre, Strasbourg,[26/62/4]
[1149]
2016-08-21 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg36-0 Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Heidelberg [63/12/1]
[1235]
2017-09-10 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg29-0 Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland Sportplatz Almmannsdorf, Konstanz [64/16/2]

Other matches

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1995-05-06 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg3-75 Flag of Catalonia.svg  Catalonia Rottweil [-/-/-]
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2000-05-08 (FIRA) Flandre Flag of Flanders.svg 8-6 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany El Ejido, Spain [-/-/-]
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2000-05-10 (FIRA) Flandre Flag of Flanders.svg 0-5 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany El Ejido, Spain [-/-/-]
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2007-04-11 (FIRA) French Universities Flag of France.svg 19-14 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Leuven, Belgium [-/-/-]
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2007-10-28 Germany A  Flag of Germany.svg63-0 Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg A Heidelberg [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-05-19 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg5-17 Flag of France.svg France Defence Castricum, Netherlands [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-05-21 (FIRA) Germany  Flag of Germany.svg7-10 Flag of France.svg France Defence Driebergen, Netherlands [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-10-05 Germany  Flag of Germany.svg22-5 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Heidelberg, Germany [-/-/-]
[-]
2009-11-08 Czech Republic  Flag of the Czech Republic.svg40-0 Flag of Germany.svg  Eastern Germany Tatry Smíchov, Prague [-/-/-]
[-]
2012-03-17 German XV  Flag of Germany.svg [2] 21-14 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium Offenbach am Main, Frankfurt [-/-/-]

See also

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References

  1. Germany win penalty kicking decider for 7th place
  2. Not an official German XV