Canada Lose Second Match to England 27-17: Post Tournament Comments from Jack Hanratty
from Rugby Canada
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Canada’s Women’s U20 Rugby Team dropped their third and final game of the Tri-Nations Cup 27-17 to England on Saturday afternoon at Wanderers Ground in downtown Halifax.
Sophie de Goede, Madison Gold & Hannah Daniels each scored tries, while Tausani Levale added two points off the boot. With the loss, Canada finishes the three-team tournament with a 1-2 record in second place behind England.
England’s tries were scored by Ellena Perry, Sarah Beckett, Abigail Dow and one penalty try.
Canada U-20 Roster to face England:
1. Idia Ihensekien - Dartmouth College/Oakville Crusaders RFC (ON) 2. Mackenzie Carson - UBC Thunderbirds/Bristol Bears (BC) 3. Val Wideski - Acadia University/Westshore RFC (BC) 4. Abby DuGuid - University of Lethbridge/Edmonton Pirates RFC (AB) 5. Keegan Branter - University of Lethbridge/Lethbridge Rugby Club (AB) 6. Harley Tucker - Acadia Universtiy/Windsor Machine RFC (AB) 7. Courtenay Holtkamp - University of Alberta/Red Deer Titans (AB) 8. Sophie de Goede – Captain,Queen’s University/Castaway Wanderers (BC) 9. Sasha Guedes - UVic Vikes/Beaconsfield (QC) 10. Tausani Levale - Abbotsford Griffins (BC) 11. Asia Hogan - York University/Toronto Nomads (ON) 12. Madison Gold - UBC Thunderbirds (BC) 13. Sarah-Maude LaChance - CEGEP Victoriaville/Club De Rugby Quebec (QC) 14. Brooke Bazian - UBC Thunderbirds (BC) 15. Annie Kennedy - Acadia University/Windsor Machine RFC (ON) 16. Erika Barton - Guelph University/Kingston Panthers (ON) 17. Maya Montiel - Ottawa University/Ottawa Irish Rugby Club (NB) 18. Amelia Hatfield - St Francis Xavier University/Halifax Tars RFC (NS) 19. Zoe Goodwin-Sutton - UVic Vikes/Westshore RFC (ON) 20. Aly Macdougall - University of Calgary/Calgary Irish (AB) 21. Celia Martensson - Queen’s University/Aurora Barbarians (ON) 22. Hannah Daniels - Queen’s University/Aurora Barbarians (ON) 23. Rachel Hickson - Queen’s University/Kingston Panthers (ON)
Aug. 7th - Canada 36 - 12 USA Aug. 10th - Canada 22 - 36 England (Not for Tri-Nations Points) Aug. 14th - USA 17 - 43 England Aug. 18th - Canada 17 - 27 England
Canada Under-20 Staff:
Jack Hanratty, Head Coach Kelly Russell, Assistant Coach John Lavery, Assistant Coach Jocelyn Barrieau, Assistant Coach Jeremy Steinbach, Strength and conditioning Coach Tom Mcleod, Video analyst Danielle McNally, Physiotherapist Sarah MacNeil, Manager