Adelina Corbanese

Italian rugby player and coach

Adelina Corbanese (29 March 1966 – 20 October 2021) was an Italian rugby union player. She was a member of the Italy women's national rugby union team (1986-2003) and Red Panthers [it] (1985-2003). With the national team she became European champion at the 2002 FIRA Women's European Nations Cup. After her playing career in 2003 she became coach of the Red Panthers.[1]

She died on 20 October 2021, aged 55.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "LA FIR PIANGE ADELINA CORBANESE, PIONIERA DEL RUGBY AZZURRO". federugby.it.
  2. "Rugby, Adelina Corbanese morta a 55 anni: addio alla pioniera della nazionale, operaia e sindacalista che placcò anche i pregiudizi. Donati gli organi Foto Video". .ilmessaggero.it.