“In New Zealand for the growth of our movement”

The ultimate goal is Auckland, New ZealandBut the journey begins in Rome. The Italian women’s rugby team prepares for the World Cup: Tomorrow it will take the blue by plane to Maori land, and today in the belly of the Olympic stadium Coach Andrea de Giandomenico Announced 32 names have been called. The captain will be there too, Manuela ForlanAlthough the cruciate ligament was recently torn: the leader could not miss it, and even from the bench she would not miss her allure. He will take his turn on the field Elisa GiordanoNo. 8: “They gave us all possible cards to prepare ourselves in the best way – she says – we worked hard, and I think this World Cup is the culmination of all our efforts.”

Best wishes from Malagò

“congratulations for the UnionThe World Championship is a very difficult test: matches against United StateAnd the Canada e Japan He will not walk – the head of CONI begins, Giovanni Malaggi – Biella’s victory over France It was almost legendary, it gives us hope.” He concludes that rugby, having entered the world of Olympics permanently, “could be the catalyst for the Rugby Sevens being: we will follow the blue with much pride and happiness.” Malago. chanting number one from sports e saluteAnd the Vito Cosoli: “A few weeks ago you pleased us with the victory over France: Italians who love rugby will follow you more and more. Your distinction is a testament to how rugby has grown, and it will be a driving force for the growth of the popular sport.”

World TV on rai and sky

This afternoon, the national team will move to the imperial forums, a member of the Capitoline Sports Council Alessandro Onorato He does not hide his emotions: “Rome is the home of rugby, the Olympic stadium has the honor of hosting the Six Nations. FIR Above all, there is a great cooperation at the level of popular sport: we are now working on an important project in schools that will link autism with rugby. “Onorato emphasizes that the girls bear a heavy burden on their shoulders, the burden of the country and the capital of Italy.” It’s time for FIR Vice President, Giorgio Morelli: “This national team is achieving more results than we expected. How much will they be able to do new Zeland It will allow the growth of our women’s movement in Italy. The fortune would be to have a women’s division in all Italian rugby clubs.” There will be one for the New Zealand competition Unprecedented coverage in our countrywith live coverage of Ray Sport e Sky Sports. Blue starts on October 9th against United States of America; The opinion He also acquired the rights to all the men’s World Cup matches. there FIR It also announced a new development path elite For the women’s movement: a first stage to select talents from the age of 16, then another step National under 18 is U20.

A glimmer of hope in the group

Technical Commissioner Andrea de Giandomenico He is the leader who will lead the girls in New Zealand: “Press? Better, that means we are fighting for something. We want to confirm the identity of the game with a minimum of ambition starting with a great awareness of our potential.” What are the changes compared to the last World Cup? He quickly said, “The last time we came from a long absence to world CupOnly players had world championship experience. In this second World Championship you should not stop at just participation: the difference lies in the group and in the motivation.” The group can leave a glimmer of hope, but the danger “is to underestimate the teams that may have less resonance, but have important weapons – explains the coach – for Ours is going to be a complicated match to defuse. Our strength lies in speed and the search for space and opportunity. We don’t have easy matches, but there is no easy match in the World Cup…”.