Big, BC Led Victory in Canada U20 Tri-Nations Opener

August 08, 2018

Canada's Women's Under-20 Team opened the 2018 Tri-Nations Cup with an exciting 36-12 victory over USA U-20 today in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Canada was led by their captain Sophie de Goede, who scored four tries in the victory, while Madison Gold and Niahm Haughey also touched down for one. Tausani Levale added three conversions off the boot. 

Canada will now have a short three-day turnaround before facing England on August 10th. 

The entire game will be posted on Rugby Canada's Youtube page

Canada Scoring:

Tries: Sophie de Goede x4, Madison Gold, Niamh Haughey
Conversion: Tausani Levale (x3)

Canada U-20 Roster to face USA U-20: 
1. Idia Ihensekien - Dartmouth College/Oakville Crusaders RFC (ON)
2. Mackenzie Carson - UBC Thunderbirds/Bristol Bears (BC)
3. Valerie 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. Niamh Haughey - Brock University/Saracens (ON)
14. Hannah Daniels - Queen’s University/Aurora Barbarians (ON)
15. Brooke Bazian - UBC Thunderbirds (BC)
16. Erika Barton - Guelph University/Kingston Panthers (ON)
17. Amelia Hatfield - St Francis Xavier University/Halifax Tars RFC (NS)
18. Maya Monteil - Ottawa University/Ottawa Irish Rugby Club (NB)
19. Zoe Goodwin-Sutton - UVic Vikes/Westshore RFC (ON)
20. Aly Macdougal - University of Calgary/Calgary Irish (AB)
21. Taylour Hurd - Brock University/Oakville Crusaders (ON)
22. Annie Kennedy - Acadia University/Windsor Machine RFC (ON)
23. Sarah-Maude Lachance - CEGEP Victoriaville/Club De Rugby Quebec (QC)

Game details and ticket information: 
Aug. 7th -  Canada 36 - 12 USA
Aug. 10th - Canada vs England, Acadia University @ 6:30pm local time (5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT)
(tickets available at the gate)
Aug. 14th - USA vs England, Acadia University @ 6:30pm local time (5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT)
(tickets available at the gate)
Aug. 18th - Canada v England, Wanderers Grounds, Halifax @ 4:00pm local time (3pm ET/12pm PT)
(Click here for tickets here)
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 

Original article and image courtesy of Rugby Canada