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New caps in Women’s Eagles World Cup squad

Two uncapped players have been named in the USA Women’s Eagles squad for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup, set to kick off on August 9. Houston Athletic prop Nicole James and USA 7s winger Jessica Javelet are the surprise inclusions having not previously seen test action, the pair making ...

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Rugby Canada hosts Facebook Q&A

Rugby Canada CEO Allen Vansen and Jim Dixon, General Manager of Rugby Operations and Performance, held a Q&A for fans on the Rugby Canada Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon. During the one-hour session they addressed a number of topics, including not limited to the men’s XVs program, the upcoming Women’s ...

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Canada name Women’s World Cup team

Rugby Canada have confirmed their roster for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup, to kick off in Dublin, Ireland, on August 9. Included are all 28 players from the International Women’s Rugby Series that took place in New Zealand last month, with World Cup rosters increasing from 26 for 2017. ...

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Best of the Rest

It’s another edition of our picks of good reads from around the rugby world. This week touches on a wide assortment of topics, including history, coaching, officiating, Canadian rugby, Australian rugby, Uruguayan rugby, and the New Zealand All Blacks.   Canada Must Get Over Being Nice Losers – by Cathal ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week.   UP Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands defeated Mexico on Saturday, winning 39-17 at the ruman Bodden Complex in Georgetown. Despite the historical results ...

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Canada close tour with win over Australia

Canada closed out their International Women’s Rugby Series with a dominant 45-5 win over Australia on Saturday. The seven-try performance gives Canada a boost in their last hit-out before the World Cup kicks off on August 9. Competitive matches against the top two seeds, England and New Zealand, will see ...

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Three changes to Canada for Australia test

Frédérique Rajotte will get her first start of the tour as Canada face Australia in their final match of the International Women’s Rugby Series on Friday evening. The speedy winger replaces the injured Elissa Alarie in one of three changes to the starting lineup from the team that was narrowly ...

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England edge Canada in Christchurch thriller

Canada came up just short to England in a thrilling back-and-forth game at Rugby Park in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday evening (Tuesday afternoon local time). The final score read 27-20 in favor of the world champions but Canada had every opportunity to win and can come away knowing they ...

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Tessier, Josephson to start against England

Alex Tessier and Lori Josephson return to the Canadian starting lineup to face England on Tuesday (Monday in Canada) as head coach François Ratier makes two changes to the side that were defeated by New Zealand by 28-16 on Friday. Tessier is recalled at flyhalf in an interesting move that ...

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Black Ferns strong-arm Canada in Wellington

Canada were defeated by New Zealand to the tune of 28-16 at Westpac Stadium on Friday in the first match of the International Women’s Rugby Series. A starring performance from Kendra Cocksedge saw the scrumhalf touch down twice and score 18 points in all as the strength of the Black ...

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