England Under 20 v Canada Under 20 Loughborough July 28 2019 England had to work desperately hard to overcome a well-organized and accurate Canadian side that had seen off their USA opponents 24-7 in mid-week. After the intense heat of Wednesday they were presented with the other side of English weather, cold, wet and miserable.
England Women U20s were victorious in the Tri-Nations Cup, defeating Canada 24-15 at Loughborough University. It followed last weekend’s 62-0 victory over USA in the competition. The young Red Roses led 7-0 at the break against Canada via Jodie Mallard’s try and a Lucie Skuse conversion. Canada themselves then led 15-7 through tries from Emma
Quite astonishingly, the second game of the day finished with exactly the same score and the same electric tension! But this time it was the underdogs who turned the tables. The USA came on strong in the last quarter to overcome a Canadian lead that had lasted for seventy minutes. The Maple Leafs took control
Canada brought their A-game to this contest, for the second time running. They were confident enough to run the ball back at the English inside their own 22 and off-load under pressure. Forwards and backs combined well to give the Roses plenty of tackling practice. They opened the scoring through Tyson Beukeboom, on the end
As Simon Middleton said when announcing his team to play Canada in the 3rd round of the Super Series: ‘In any successful squad you need players to demonstrate adaptability’. And his chosen starting XV to face the Maple Leafs is living proof of that requirement: This was the line-up first announced: 15. Sarah McKenna (Saracens
England Women head coach Simon Middleton has made nine changes to the side to play Canada Women in their second match of the Women’s Rugby Super Series in San Diego (KO 17:15 PDT/01:15 BST live on Sky Sports Action, Mix and Main Event). Captain Sarah Hunter returns to the starting line-up to lead the side
Canada are the last of the five competing nations to announce their squad: Alex Tessier, SABRFC (Sainte-clotilde-de-Horton, QC) Alysha Corrigan, CRFC (Charlottetown, PEI) Amanda Thornborough, Westshore RFC (Brandon, MB) Anaïs Holly, TMR RFC, (Montreal, QC) Brianna Miller, Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue (Point-Claire, QC) Courtney Holtkamp, Red Deer Titans (Rimbey, AB) DaLeaka Menin, Calgary Hornets (Vulcan, AB) Elissa Alarie,
The pools and match schedule have been announced for the HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens in Langford, Victoria, on 11-12 May. The penultimate round of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series 2019 is expected to be key in not only the race for the title but also for qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The match at Manchester City’s Academy Stadium, which kicks off at 7.15pm, is the first in the Lionesses’ ‘Road to France Series’ as they step up their preparations for this summer’s World Cup. All available tickets have now been sold but please note seats will be released if/when they become available. The match will be
The Biggest Weekend – Two Major Rugby Internationals – 17-18 November 2018 It’s hard to imagine a bigger weekend for putting women’s rugby on the map. France, ranked 3rd in the world, take on New Zealand, ranked 1st on the Saturday. England, ranked 2nd, host Canada, ranked 4th, the following day. Normally you would expect these match-ups