WOMEN'S RUGBY

Promoting the sport with the oval ball

The company has become the main entity supporting this sporting discipline, with which it shares values such as teamwork, solidarity and respect.

IBERDROLA'S NATIONAL ACADEMY

Thanks to it, many young rugby players from the promotions of 2000, 2001 and 2002 improve their preparation and work on their tactics and technique. A key center for the detection of the emerging talents of women's rugby players that has one of its pillars at the San Sebastian Rugby Center.

1st IBERDROLA IBERIAN CUP

David Rodríguez, Town councillor for Sports of the Town Council of Pozuelo; Carmen Cabrera, Head of Sponsorship at Iberdrola; Ignacio del Olmo, President of Olímpico de Pozuelo, and Mariola Arraiza, Women's Rugby Executive of the Spanish Rugby Federation, have presented the 1st Iberdrola Iberian Cup, which will be held on 26 November 2017 at 12:00h at Valle de las Cañas (Pozuelo). The champion of the Iberdrola League, Olímpico, and the champion of the Portuguese league, Sporting de Portugal, will play against each other.

Official presentation of the 1st Iberdrola Iberian Cup.Official presentation of the 1st Iberdrola Iberian Cup.

IBERDROLA RUGBY LEAGUE

Jaime González Castaño, Director of the Higher Council for Sport (CSD); Carmen Cabrera, Iberdrola Sponsorship Officer; Isabel Pérez, Vice-President of the Spanish Rugby Federation and Alhambra Nievas, named best referee in the world by World Rugby and ambassador of the Women and Rugby programme, have presented the new Iberdrola Rugby league with the representatives of all clubs of the former Iberdrola Division of Honour and of Spanish rugby.

The Iberdrola Rugby League, with 8 teams playing in a 14-week season, changes its name, but retains its essence and goal: consolidating this women's sport with the oval ball in Spain through the values of this sporting discipline and promoting its visibility.

WOMEN'S RUGBY SEVENS QUEEN'S CUP

The Rugby Sevens Queen's Cup Grand Prix Series was created to drive the development of women's Olympic rugby: where 12 Spanish teams competed in three tournaments to become the champions of rugby sevens.

The competition was played in a similar fashion to the World Rugby Series and it used the same scoring system.

Tournaments:

Madrid 7s Series: 10 and 11 June. Madrid, Central Field of the Complutense University of Madrid.

Valencia 7s Series: 17 and 18 June. Valencia, Quatre Carreres Facilities.

Valladolid 7s Series: 1 and 2 July. Valladolid, Pepe Rojo Fields.

The following teams participated in this edition: Rugby Albéitar, Autoconsa El Salvador, Jabatos, Tecnidex Valencia, XV Sanse Scrum, CRAT Universidade da Coruña, XV Hortaleza, Ingenieros Industriales Las Rozas Rugby, Majadahonda, Olímpico Escrapalia, Complutense Cisneros and Universidad de Sevilla.

NATIONAL WOMEN'S XV RUGBY TEAM

The company has also been sponsoring the National Rugby Team. Known as las Leonas, the girls of the national rugby team are the standing European Champions.

The team is preparing for the new 2021 Project after the Irish World Cup. The goal: to conduct a study during the first few years and reorganise the team, preparing during the last two years a specific lineup for the upcoming world cup classifying rounds.