England’s Amy Hardcastle helps thrash Brazil in Women’s Rugby League World Cup opener

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  • England 72-4 Brazil
  • Record crowd set for women’s rugby league game in UK

Those at the forefront of women’s rugby league in England have made no secret of their desire to capitalise on what the Lionesses achieved this year at the European Championship, and this match was about as good a start as they could have hoped for –both on and off the field.

On a cold, grey Tuesday afternoon in Leeds, the biggest crowd for a women’s rugby league game in the UK watched the hosts start their campaign impressively against Brazil Amazonas, playing only their third game of rugby league.

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Written by Aaron Bower at Headingley Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/nov/01/england-brazil-womens-rugby-league-world-cup-match-report under the title “England’s Amy Hardcastle helps thrash Brazil in Women’s Rugby League World Cup opener”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.