RuggaMatrix International 014 – Sooner or Later

This is a bonus episode of RuggaMatrix.

The Australian Sevens team became the first to win the women’s World Cup in Dubai last weekend. It was an epic journey for the Australians, many of whom don’t come from a rugby background. But with superior pace and skill the underdog Aussies outlasted the powerful New Zealand line-up with a try in sudden death extra time.

This is their story and to tell it RuggaMatrix spoke with their skipper Cheryl Soon.

For the record Australia defeated NZ 15-10 in the final and in the men’s competition Wales downed Argentina 19-12. Special thanks to Cheryl’s employer Paper To Paper for allowing her to train and travel with the team and for sponsoring the Australian women’s team. Check them out at

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