Women Eagles Prepare for Canada – Nations Cup

Women Eagles Prepare for Canada

from USA Rugby.

8.25.08 – The Women Eagles will take on Canada in the final match of the Nation’s Cup on Tuesday. Head Coach Kathy Flores released the roster for the match which now includes previously injured captain and fullback Ashley English.

Canada dropped their first Cup match in a hard fought battle to England, 9-43, on Sunday evening, making England the clear winner for the series. England ran in seven tries against the Canadians. Now the US and Canada will play off for the runner’s up spot in the inaugural Nation’s Cup.

US Women’s National Team vs Canada Roster

1. Farrah Douglas (Chicago North Shore)
2. Mari Wallace (Berkeley All-Blues)
3. Jamie Burke (At-large)
4. Jillion Potter (MN Valkyries)
5. Lara Vivolo (New York)
6. Mel Denham (Beantown)
7. Beckett Royce (Oregon Sports Union)
8. Blair Groefsema (Berkeley All-Blues)
9. Kim Magrini (Keystone)
10. Kristin Baja (New York)
11. Nathalie Marchino (Berkeley All-Blues)
12. Lynelle Kugler (Glendale)
13. San Juanita Moreno (Oregon Sports Union)
14. Desiree Markovich (MN Valkyries)
15. Ashley English (Berkeley All-Blues)

16. Lisa Butts (Davis Women)
17. Stacy Baker (Philadelphia)
18. Christina Hobson (New York)
19. Elizabeth Dilley (Washington Furies)
20. Katy Hertel (MN Valkyries)
21. Mel Kanuk (Maryland)
22. Ashley Kmiecik (Emerald City Mudhens)

Pictures from the Nations Cup matches can be found at Scrumpix here.

England Defeats USA 17-14 in Nations Cup Opener, for that story click here.
USA Announces roster for opening Nations Cup Match, click here for the story.
England beat the USA in their first match 50-3, for that story click here.

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