Canada U20 Women vs USA

August 07 2017


Canada U20 Women vs USA
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Canada Complete Sweep of USA in Women's Rugby with 50-12 Victory at U20 Level: FULL MATCH VIDEO


OTTAWA, O.N. - Canada's Women's Under-20 Team closed out their CAN-AM Series with an emphatic 50-12 win over USA Under-20 on Monday morning at the University of Ottawa.

Head Coach Jen Boyd's side ran in eight tries en route to victory, while only allowing two scores from the visiting Americans. With the win, Canada secured the series with an aggregate two-game score of 95-36.

To watch a replay of the game, and to view a full photo album from the series, please visit www.facebook.com/RugbyCanada

Canada’s U20 Women Game 2 Roster vs. USA

1. Veronica Harrigan – (London St. George’s) Lucan, ON
2. Jennifer Appleby – (Castaway Wanderers) Regina, SK
3. Kasselle Menin – (Calgary Hornets) Vulcan, AB
4. McKinley Hunt – (Aurora Barbarians) King City, ON
5. Abigail Duguid – (Edmonton Pirates) Edmonton, AB
6. Emilie Nicholl – (Guelph Redcoats) Toronto, ON
7. Tobi Owotomo - (Toronto Saracens Rugby Club)
8. Gabrielle Senft, Captain – (Castaway Wanderers) Regina, SK
9. Sasha Guedes – (Beaconsfield RFC) Gatineau, QC
10. Julia Schell – (Guelph Redcoats) Guelph, ON
11. Taejah Thompson – (CCIAC) Fruitvale, BC
12. Mckenzie Pusch – (St. Albert RC) St. Albert, AB
13. Jordyn Orlando – (Toronto Scottish) Burlington, ON
14. Christina Branch – (Markham Irish) Oshawa, ON
15. Alexandra Ondo – (NS Keltics/Ottawa Irish) Gatineau, QC
16. Sarah Cline – (Edmonton Pirates) Edmonton, AB
17. MP Fauteux – (Abenakis de Sherbrooke) Sherbrooke, QC
18. Sydney de la Mare – (St. Albert RC) St. Albert, AB
19. Harley Tucker – (Hornets) Black Diamond, AB
20. Genevieve Kasa-Vubu – (Guelph Redcoast) Guelph, ON
21. Taylor Donato – (Ottawa Irish) Ottawa, ON
22. Niamh Haughey – (Saracens) Scarborough, ON
23. Ellen Spannagel

Canada’s U18 Women’s Schedule:

Canada 58-12 USA — August 1
Canada vs. USA — August 5

Canada’s U20 Women’s Schedule:

Canada 45-24 USA — August 3
Canada 50-12 USA — August 7







Canada Dominant in 45-24 Win Over USA: VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS


from Rugby Canada

OTTAWA — Canada's U20 women rolled to a 45-24 win over the USA behind a seven-try performance.

Canada got tries from captain McKinley Hunt (2), Taejah Thompson, Abigail Duguid, Kassell Menin, Veronica Harrigan and Julia Schell in a dominant performance.

Canada took a 19-14 lead into the break after three first half tries while scoring four more in the second half at Gees-Gee Field.





Canada U20 Women vs USA Today at 3pm PT - Live Stream Available


After Canada's U18 women's dominant display on Tuesday it has set the bar high for the U20 women. The game will be streamed live again on Rugby Canada's facebook page at 3pm PT.

The team is captained by McKinley Hunt at lock. McKinley won the Thomas Family Scholarship from the Canadian Rugby Foundation in 2015. In her profile under the question, "Rugby goals in next 2 years" was the answer - "Make the Canadian u20 National Team". Not only has she done that but was named captain. You can read the full profile here.

Best wishes to McKinley and the rest of the team today.



from Rugby Canada

OTTAWA — Canada’s women’s U20 head coach Jen Boyd has named her starting XV for Thursday’s Can-Am clash against the USA.

McKinley Hunt will captain the side in Game 1 of their two-game series at Gee-Gees Field.

"Preparation has been excellent,” Boyd said. “The athletes are focused, fit and ready for the challenges of international rugby.

The level of play - both the intensity and skill set - is high. Our leadership group has offered tremendous support to coaching staff and younger athletes. We look forward to the challenge that lies ahead."

Veronica Harrigan, Sarah Cline and Kasselle Menin form Canada’s front row with Hunt and Abby Duguid in the second row. Emilie Nicholl, Genevieve Kasa-Vubu and Gabrielle Senft start in the back row.

Taylor Donato starts at scrum-half with Julia Schell at fly-half. Teajah Thompson and Alexandra Ondo start on the wings with Shawna Brayton and Jordyn Orlando in centre. Niamh Haughey starts at fullback.

Thursday’s game kicks off at 6pm ET/3pm PT and can be seen LIVE on Rugby Canada’s Facebook page.

Canada’s U20 Women Game 1 Roster vs. USA

1. Veronica Harrigan – (London St. George’s) Lucan, ON
2. Sarah Cline – (Edmonton Pirates) Edmonton, AB
3. Kassell Menin – (Calgary Hornets) Vulcan, AB
4. McKinley Hunt, captain – (Aurora Barbarians) King City, ON
5. Abigail Duguid – (Edmonton Pirates) Edmonton, AB
6. Emilie Nicholl – (Guelph Redcoats) Toronto, ON
7. Genevieve Kasa-Vubu – (Guelph Redcoast) Guelph, ON
8. Gabrielle Senft – (Castaway Wanderers) Regina, SK
9. Taylor Donato – (Ottawa Irish) Ottawa, ON
10. Julia Schell – (Guelph Redcoats) Guelph, ON
11. Taejah Thompson – (CCIAC) Fruitvale, BC
12. Shawna Brayton – (Town of Mount Royal) Chateauguay, QC
13. Jordyn Orlando – (Toronto Scottish) Burlington, ON
14. Alexandra Ondo – (NS Keltics/Ottawa Irish) Gatineau, QC
15. Niamh Haughey – (Saracens) Scarborough, ON
16. Jennifer Appleby – (Castaway Wanderers) Regina, SK
17. MP Fauteux – (Abenakis de Sherbrooke) Sherbrooke, QC
18. Sydney de la Mare – (St. Albert RC) St. Albert, AB
19. Harley Tucker – (Hornets) Black Diamond, AB
20. Tobi Owotomo
21. Sasha Guedes – (Beaconsfield RFC) Gatineau, QC
22. Christina Branch – (Markham Irish) Oshawa, ON
23. Mackenzie Pusch – (St. Albert RC) St. Albert, AB

Canada’s U18 Women’s Schedule:

Canada 58-12 USA — August 1
Canada vs. USA — August 5

Canada’s U20 Women’s Schedule:

Canada vs. USA — August 3
Canada vs. USA — August 7

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