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|World Rugby ranking|
|Current||27 (as of 23 November 2020)|
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The Zambia women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Zambia, representing them at rugby union. The side first played in 2007.
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See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering
|2007-09-22|| Zimbabwe ||0-28||Harare||[1/1/1]|
|2018-07-11|| Zambia ||19–18||Mufulira||[2/3/2]|
|2018-07-15|| Zambia ||7–3||Mufulira||[3/4/3]|
|2019-07-13|| Zimbabwe ||18–19||Harare Sports Club||[5/4/4]|
|2019-09-14|| Zambia ||21–15||Dean Arena, Lusaka|||
|2017-06-03|| Zimbabwe Sables ||39–0||Police Ground, Harare||[-/-/-]|
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