Singapore women's national rugby union team

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First colours
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World Rugby ranking
Current31 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 0–12 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg
( Kunming, China 17 November 2006)
Biggest win
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 74–0 Laos  Flag of Laos.svg
( Manila, Philippines 14 June 2012)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 91–7 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg
( Almaty, Kazakhstan 4 September 2013)

The Singapore women's national rugby union team first played in 2006.

Contents

History

The history of women's rugby in Singapore has been a short one. The game was introduced by the Singapore Rugby Union through the men's clubs in 1996. The first Singapore women's national 7s team was formed in 1997 and they represented the republic at the Hong Kong International Women's 7s and the inaugural Asian Women's 7s in the same year.

Since then, the Singapore women's national 7s team has grown from strength to strength. One of their significant wins includes becoming plate winners in the Hong Kong International Women's 7s in 2003. Within Asia, the team achieved it highest ranking in 2004, when it became 2nd in Asia behind Kazakhstan in the Asian Rugby Football Union's Asian Women's Championship 7s held in Almaty. The team retained their top three placing the next year when the Asian Women's Championship 7s was hosted in Singapore.

As an indication of the growth of the game in the region, women's rugby was included for the first time in the South East Asian Games 2007 in Korat, Thailand and the Singapore Women's 7s team took the silver medal ahead of Cambodia and Laos.

With the help of the Singapore Rugby Union, the game in the 15s format was introduced to the clubs in 2005 and the first Singapore women's 15s league was established in 2006.

The first Singapore national women's 15s team was formed that year and took part in A.R.F.U.'s Women's Championship 15s in Kunming. Although losing their first four test matches over 2006 and 2007, the team was not to be denied their first win for long. The Singapore Women's National 15s team registered their first victory at the 2008 Asian Women's Championship 15s in Taraz, Kazakhstan when they beat Kyrgyzstan 38–0. The Singapore Women narrowly lost a place in the finals to Japan.

In 2009 Singapore hosted the Asian World Cup qualification tournament.

Results summary

(Full internationals only)

Rugby: Singapore internationals 2006–
OpponentFirst gamePlayedWonDrawnLostPercentage
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 200710010.00%
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong 20061111913.64%
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 200740040.00%
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 201320020.00%
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan 20081100100.00%
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos 20121100100.00%
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 20091100100.00%
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 2006210150.00%
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 200810010.00%
Summary 2006–24511822.92%

Results

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

Full internationals

[593]
17 November 2006 (AC) Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg12–0 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Kunming [6/1/1]
[595]
19 November 2006 (AC) Thailand  Flag of Thailand.svg20–0 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Kunming [4/2/1]
[648]
2 November 2007 (AC) China  Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg39–6 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Kunming [3/3/1]
[650]
4 November 2007 (AC) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg20–7 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Kunming [21/4/1]
[704]
3 June 2008 (AC) Kyrgyzstan  Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg0–38 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan[1/5/1]
[707]
5 June 2008 (AC) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg17–10 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan[22/6/2]
[709]
7 June 2008 (AC) Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg0–15 Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan[7/2/1]
[720]
4 December 2008 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg10–10 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong St Andrew's School, Singapore[8/10/2]
[721]
5 December 2008 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg0–5 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Yio Chu Kang Stadium, Singapore[9/11/3]
[770]
3 October 2009 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg63–0 Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Yio Chu Kang Stadium, Singapore[10/1/1]
[771]
10 October 2009 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg22–17 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Hong Kong[12/11/4]
[773]
4 November 2009 (WCQ) Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg11–35 Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Republic Polytechnic, Singapore[10/24/3]
[775]
6 November 2009 (WCQ) Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg3–16 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Padang, Singapore [11/14/5]
[890]
21 May 2011 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg53–8 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Hong Kong[18/14/6]
[948]
14 June 2012 (AC) Laos  Flag of Laos.svg0–74 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Manila, Philippines[4/15/1]
[951]
16 June 2012 (AC) Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg21–19 Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Manila, Philippines[16/9/2]
[966]
12 December 2012 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg21–45 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Yio Chu Kang Stadium [17/22/7]
[967]
15 December 2012 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg17–44 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Yio Chu Kang Stadium [18/23/8]
[990]
27 April 2012 Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg29–0 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Hong Kong[23/19/9]
[1012]
4 September 2013 (AC) Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg91–7 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan[54/20/1]
[1013]
7 September 2013 (AC) Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg17–15 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Almaty Central Stadium, Almaty, Kazakhstan[22/23/10]
[1040]
18 May 2014 (AC) Japan  Flag of Japan.svg37–5 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Aberdeen Stadium, Aberdeen, Hong Kong [34/22/4]
[1042]
21 May 2014 (AC) Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg68–0 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Aberdeen Stadium, Aberdeen, Hong Kong [55/23/2]
[1044]
24 May 2014 (AC) Hong Kong  Flag of Hong Kong.svg53–5 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore Aberdeen Stadium, Aberdeen, Hong Kong [29/24/10]
[1142]
14 May 2016 Singapore  Flag of Singapore.svg7-40 Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong Singapore [25/31/11]

Other matches

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5 September 2009 Malaysian Barbarians  Flag of Malaysia.svg7–10 Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore A Kuala Lumpur [-/-/-]
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17 April 2010 Singapore A  Flag of Singapore.svg5–10 Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia Yio Chu Kang [-/-/-]

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