August 04, 2017

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.  Both the U18 and U20 Women's teams have now won their first leg matches, giving them an advantage going into this weekend.  You can catch all the remaining action live on the Rugby Canada Facebook page (see schedule below for match details).

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. Mckenzie 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 45-24 USA — August 3

Canada vs. USA — August 7