This weekend continued the Women’s Autumn Nations Series in Europe, and in the first game played on Friday Ireland defeated the United States 20-10. Saturday began with the agonizing victory of Wales to South Africa 29-19, and France beat New Zealand 38-13. On Sunday the day will continue with the matches between England and Canada from 11.20 live on Star + and Scotland against Japan from 13.10 live on Star +.
WALES 29-19 SOUTH AFRICA (Saturday)
In a spectacular afternoon for Carys Philips, who in addition to returning to international matches after 741 days, scored a hat-trick in the victory against South Africa. The locals stomped on and in 14 minutes they scored two tries, to go 17-0 at halftime. In the complement, South Africa tried to turn the result around and with great collective actions managed to score three tries to get closer to the locals. But Wales was very forceful and did not allow South Africa to continue adding. With one more try, the locals sealed the victory 29 to 19.
FRANCE 38-13 NEW ZEALAND (Saturday)
Although New Zealand took the lead in the match and scored a penalty within minutes, France reacted in time and reached the ingoal to score the first of their six tries in the match. At the Stade du Hameu it was all party for Les Bleues, with many sequences of passes and combinations between their backs and forwards, they were forceful from the beginning to the end of the match, which only allowed the Blacks Ferns to reach their ingoal in the absence of 5 minutes from the end.
IRELAND 20-10 UNITED STATES (Friday)
Ireland celebrated with its people a great triumph against the United States. The Clover took the initiative of the meeting and with a perfect combination between Stacey Flood’s kick and the conquest of Beibhinn Parsons they put themselves up on the scoreboard. The Eagles responded quickly and reached the ingoal 10 minutes later. The next few minutes of the match were very even and neither team wanted to give rise to great advantages, but the locals were superior and scored two more tries to seal the match 20-10.