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Match Preview – USA vs Canada

The USA Women’s Eagles welcome their Canadian counterparts for the first of a two-game Can-Am Series to be played at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. In theory this represents the beginning of the end of preparations for the upcoming Women’s World Cup, to be held in Ireland this ...

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Women’s Eagles named for Can-Am Series

USA head coach Pete Steinberg has named a squad of 34 players to represent the Women’s Eagles in the two-match Can-Am Series against their northern neighbors. Hosted at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, the games will take place on Tuesday, March 28, and Saturday, April 1. Apart from ...

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USA names Women’s World Cup longlist

Three-time World Cup attendee Phaidra Knight is a surprise inclusion in a 44-strong longlist named by head coach Pete Steinberg to prepare for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The 42-year-old flanker is part of a group built largely around the players that took part in the Women’s Super Series ...

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DeMerchant set to become Dual International

Canadian World Cup prop Olivia DeMerchant is set to become a two-sport international after being named to the Canadian National Football roster to prepare for the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship. The tournament is slated to take place in June and will be hosted by Langley, British Columbia, though precise ...

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Pools for Women’s World Cup finalised

The pools for the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup have now been determined. While the draw took place last month, three spots were still to be determined in regional qualifying matches. Those have now been completed and all 12 teams are now ready to begin their tournament preparations. Spain took ...

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England turn over Canada at Twickenham

England exacted their revenge on Canada with a dominant 39-6 win at Twickenham on Saturday. Once again it was the breakdown that proved costly, with numerous turnovers allowing England to counter-attack with lethal consequences. While Canada were clearly affected by fatigue playing their third game in a span of only ...

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Canada look to rebound against England

Canada will look to shake off their only loss of the year against England on Saturday, but will have to do so at the most daunting of locations – the fortress of Twickenham. The match will be played immediately following the England men’s game against Argentina, setting the stage for ...

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