|Union||Fédération Luxembourgeoise de rugby|
|World Rugby ranking|
|Current||52 (as of 23 November 2020)|
( Leuven, Belgium 11 April 2007)
( Dendermonde, Belgium 13 April 2007)
( Leuven, Belgium 11 April 2007)
The Luxembourg women's national rugby union team represents Luxembourg at rugby union. The side first played in 2007.
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(Full internationals only)
See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering
|2007-04-11 (FIRA)|| Belgium ||73-0||Leuven, Belgium||[13/1/1]|
|2007-04-12 (FIRA)|| Luxembourg ||0-38||Kituro (Brussels), Belgium||[2/2/1]|
|2007-04-13 (FIRA)|| Luxembourg ||20-0||Dendermonde, Belgium||[3/3/1]|
|2007-04-15 (FIRA)|| Finland ||14-7||Tervuren, Belgium||[2/1/4]|
|2007-10-28|| Germany ||37-0||Heidelberg||[51/5/1]|
|2007-10-28|| Germany A ||63-0||Heidelberg||[-/-/-]|
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