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Brazil name High Performance squad in preparation to 2021 World Cup

Following the announcement that the Brazilian Women’s National Rugby League team will take part in the 2021 Women’s Rugby League World Cup in England, the Brazilian Rugby League Confederation has named a 23-woman High Performance Unit (HPU) squad which is set to form the basis for the Brazilian Women’s National team over the coming years.

The squad will take part in a series of High Performance sessions coordinated by the Brazilian Rugby League Confederation as the team builds for the first World Cup appearance, and has been selected from across the nation, with São Paulo providing the most players with 12.

The Brazilian Women’s team will join Papua New Guinea, Canada, New Zealand, England, France, Cook Islands and defending Champions, Australia, at the sixth Women’s World Cup in 2021.

Brazil Women’s High Performance Squad:
Karolina Ribeiro – Leoas (São Paulo)
Eduarda Faria – Leoas (São Paulo)
Lara Moreno – Leoas (São Paulo)
Camila Faccio – Desterro (Santa Catarin)
Maria Graf – Desterro (Santa Catarin)
Larissa Lacroes – Athenas Itanhaém (São Paulo)
Danusa Silva – Athenas Itanhaém (São Paulo)
Margrith Weiss – Maringá (Paraná)
Giovanna Moura – Maringá (Paraná)
Lilian Oliveira – Piratas (São Paulo)
Larissa Vieira – Piratas (São Paulo)
Mariana Eiras – Vitória (Espirito Santo)
Karina Araújo – Vitória (Espirito Santo)
Márcia Keiko – Tatuapé (São Paulo)
Paula Casemiro – Guarulhos (São Paulo)
Ketlen Oliveira – São Lourenço (Minas Gerais)
Vanessa Porto – Urutau (Paraná)
Milena Caroline – Cougars (São Paulo)
Niesi Santos – Taubaté (São Paulo)
Shaina Ribeiro – Niterói (Rio de Janeiro)
Sarah Silva – Alpha (Minas Gerais)
Noemi Furquim – Curitiba (Paraná)
Letícia Medeiros – Jacareí (São Paulo)

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