Historic Women's Novmeber Test window kicks off this weekend

Historic Women's Novmeber Test window kicks off this weekend

A historic November Test window awaits the Women's game this month, as this will be the busiest window of it's kind recorded in the women’s game


There are three games to look forward to this weekend as South Africa play their first match in four years against the UK Armed Forces in London, while Italy and Scotland clash with USA and New Zealand finishing off the weekend.

You can follow the USA vs. New Zealand game HERE

Scotland face Italy in Calvisano this weekend before facing Spain and Canada while South Africa will visit Scotland later this month.

Scotland Women Head Coach Shade Munro has included seven new players to his squad for the clash in Italy with Lisa Cockburn in line to make her test debut.

Italy will be using this clash as a building block for their push for qualifying for the Women's World Cup.

Italy claimed a win over Scotland earlier this year but Scotland claimed an impressive win over Ireland a week before that.

You can follow the Scotland vs. Italy game HERE

The game between New Zealand and USA promises to be a thriller due to the historic nature of the occasion.

The match comes at the end of a one-off triple-header at Soldier Field in Chicago (Italy play Ireland, and the NZ Maori play the USA in the men’s games first). The Black Ferns are up against a USA side with a new head coach, who haven’t played a test game since the World Cup.

Women's Player of the Year nominee Fiao'o Faamausili will lead the side that has three new players included with backs Ayesha Leti-I'iga (Wellington), Kilisitina Moata'ane (Otago) and Natahlia Moors (Auckland) were called up after strong Farah Palmer Cup seasons.

The USA, coached by former Saracens coach Rob Cain, are starting a tour where they will also play England and Ireland.

Cain has named 34 named players, with nine return from the last World Cup, while a whopping 21 players are uncapped.

 CREDIT: Scrum Queens

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