Canada v England – Women’s WXV Series

England Defeat Canada 45-12 in WXV Match: Match Highlights Video

from World Rugby

A remarkable four-try haul to Lark Atkin-Davies has helped power England to a 45-12 over a brave Canada in Dunedin. It sets up for an intriguing final WXV 1 round next weekend, when England will play off with New Zealand in a rematch of last year’s Rugby World Cup final.

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Canada v Wales – Women’s WXV Series

Canada Defeat Wales 42-22 in Round One of WXV 2023: Video Highlights

from World Rugby

A committed second half saw Canada score an entertaining 42-22 victory over Wales in their opening WXV 1 match.

Canada’s influential captain and number eight Sophie de Goede wasted no time stamping her mark on the game, a strong carry into the 22 set up a series of patient phases near the Welsh try-line. De Goede waited for the perfect opportunity to pounce, spotting a gap in close to dive over.

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Krissy Scurfield

Canada v England Match #2 – September 2023

Rouet Names Roster for 2nd Match Against England – Scurfield Earns First XVs Cap

The roster for Canada’s Women’s Rugby Team’s rematch with England on September 30 has been named by Head Coach Kevin Rouet.

Following a 50-24 loss to England on September 23 in Exeter, Canada will kick off against the Red Roses once more on Saturday at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET (3:00 p.m. local time). StoneX Stadium in London, the Premier 15s home of the Saracens and Sophie de Goede, McKinley Hunt and Alexandria Ellis, will play host.

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Women’s National XVs – September 2023

Coach Rouet Names 32 Players for Canada’s Women’s Rugby Tour of England in September

Some notable inclusions in this 32 player list, Caroline Crossley and Magali Harvey return to national team play. They both played in the Premier Rugby Sevens competition this summer. Krissy Scurfield comes into the XVs picture after making a name for herself with the national 7s team.

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2024 Olympic Qualifier

Canada Women Qualify for Olympics; Men Take the Repechage Path

As expected the women had an easy time of the North American Olympic qualifying as the USA had prequalified and weren’t at the tournament. Also as expected the men would have difficulty getting past USA. The men will have to win the repechage tournament in order to qualify.

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Canada U23 Women – 2023

Canada Women’s U23 Win Second Match Against USA 55-14

[ed. match replay is here.]

from Rugby Canada

Canada’s U23 Women’s Rugby Team won their second “Border Battle” match against the USA on Sunday, following up Wednesday’s 24-5 win with a dominating 55-14 victory.

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Canada U20 Women

Canada U20 Women Fall to Wales 39-12 – USA Finish 2-0, Wales 1-1, Canada 0-2

The Canadian U20 women fell to Wales 39-12 to finish the tournament 0-2. The USA win the tournament with a 2-0 record as Wales lost 28-27 to USA Women’s U20s in Ottawa last week. Wales finish at 1-1.

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Pacific Four Series 2023 – Canada v NZ

Canada Fall to NZ 52-21 in Pacific Four Action

Canada go 1-1 in the Pacific Four series and with one round left are in a good position to finish top 3 and advance to the Tier One WXV. The USA look destined to be relegated to Tier 2 as they were pummelled by Australia today, 58-17, they’ll have to defeat the Black Ferns to have any chance of remaining in Tier 1. Canada fill face Australia in the final round of the series on Friday.

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