Women's rugby comes alive with Iberdrola's energy
Iberdrola sponsors the Iberdrola Rugby XV League and the Iberdrola Rugby Seven Grand Prix Series Queen's Cup. A representation of the essence of this sport and the best showcase for players wishing to play in the Spanish national team, European champions in the last four tournaments. Our UK subsidiary, ScottishPower, does the same with the Scotland women's national team, which has entered the top 10 of the Women's Rugby Ranking for the first time, and the U-18 and U-20 teams. Join us in this exciting sport.
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SP Energy Networks, of our UK subsidiary ScottishPower, has renewed for two more years its sponsorship of the Scotland women's national rugby team and the U18 and U20 teams, which it has been supporting for three years now. The Scottish team is playing in the qualifying phase for the 2021 World Cup and has placed in the top 10 of the Women's Rugby Ranking for the first time in history.
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The team wins its seventh European championship and breaks the attendance record for a women's rugby match
The national women's rugby XV team was proclaimed European champion in 2019 for the fourth consecutive year before 8,900 spectators in Madrid.
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In its efforts to support women's sports, the company is backing rugby sevens by conceiving the national Queen's Cup Sevens Grand Prix Series and sponsoring the national team, the 'Leonas 7'.
Helen Roca and María Ribera, Maribí, fell in love with rugby at university. Now, they are both coaches in the División de Honor Femenina (the top Spanish league competition for women) and clashed in the final of the Iberdrola Rugby League 2019. But neither can make a living from it.
Considered one of the world's best rugby players, Patricia García competed at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the 2013 and 2018 world championships. Her life has been one of hard work and determination.
Mar Álvarez joined the staff of the Spanish Rugby Federation in 2013 and was one of the key players in the last European championship as the only woman present in the technical staff of a male team.