Canada fall to England in second round of Tri-Nations Cup

Bryan Kelly
Rugby 15s U20 Women

Canada's Women's Under-20 Team dropped their second match of the Tri-Nations Cup 36-22 on Friday night to England

After allowing 19 unanswered points in the first 25 minutes, Canada rallied to outscore their opponents 22-17 over the remainder of the match. 

Canada's tries were scored by Madison Gold, Sophie de Goede and Sarah-Maude LaChance (x2), while fullback Brooke Bazian kicked one conversion. 

Canada will have a chance at redemption as these two sides will meet again next Saturday, August 18th at the newly revamped Wanderers Ground in downtown Halifax. Kickoff is 4pm Atlantic Time (3pm ET/12pm PT) and can be watched LIVE at

Stay tuned for video highlights and post-match reaction.

Canada U-20 Roster to face England U-20:
1. Maya Monteil - Ottawa University/Ottawa Irish Rugby Club (NB)
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. Zoe Goodwin-Sutton - UVic Vikes/Westshore RFC (ON)
6. Celia Martensson - Queen’s University/Aurora Barbarians (ON)
7. Courtenay Holtkamp - University of Alberta/Red Deer Titans (AB)
8. Sophie de Goede - Captain, Queen’s University/Castaway Wanderers (BC)
9. Taylour Hurd - Brock University/Oakville Crusaders (ON)
10. Tausani Levale - Abbotsford Griffins (BC)
11. Rachel Hickson - Queen’s University/Kingston Panthers (ON)
12. Madison Gold - UBC Thunderbirds (BC)
13. Sarah-Maude LaChance - CEGEP Victoriaville/Club De Rugby Quebec (QC)
14. Asia Hogan - York University/Toronto Nomads (ON)
15. Brooke Bazian - UBC Thunderbirds (BC)
16. Erika Barton - Guelph University/Kingston Panthers (ON)
17. Idia Ihensekien - Dartmouth College/Oakville Crusaders RFC (ON)
18. Amelia Hatfield - St Francis Xavier University/Halifax Tars RFC (NS)
19. Aly Macdougal - University of Calgary/Calgary Irish (AB)
20. Harley Tucker - Acadia Universtiy/Windsor Machine RFC (AB)
21. Sasha Guedes - UVic Vikes/Beaconsfield (QC)
22. Annie Kennedy - Acadia University/Windsor Machine RFC (ON)
23. Hannah Daniels - Queen’s University/Aurora Barbarians (ON)
England Women U20 side to face Canada Women U20
15. Lagilagi  Tuima (Bristol Ladies / Exeter University), 14. Abigail Dow (Wasps Ladies / Imperial College London), 13. Phoebe Murray (Bristol Ladies / Bristol University) ©, 12. Lucy Attwood (Bristol Ladies, Bristol University), 11. Lilian Stoeger-Goddard (Bristol Ladies / Plymouth Marjons University), 10. Zoe Harrison (Saracens Women / Middlesex University), 9. Brooke Bradley (Bristol Ladies / Exmouth Community College); 1. Ellena Perry (Saracens Women / Coventry University), 2. Leah Bartlett (Loughborough Lightning, Loughborough University), 3. Ellie Mulhearn (Bristol Ladies, N/A), 4. Rosie Galligan (Saracens Women / Loughborough University), 5. Hollie Cunningham (Bristol Ladies / Exeter University), 6. Amelia Harper (Loughborough Lightning /Loughborough College), 7. Charlie Wilcock (Worcester Valkyries, N/A), 8. Sarah Beckett (Firwood Waterloo Ladies, N/A)

Replacements: 16. Connie Powell (Gloucester-Hartpury Women / Hartpury College), 17. Akina Gondwe (Worcester Valkyries /Worcester University), 18. Detysha Harper (Firwood Waterloo Ladies, N/A), 19. Rianna Manson (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks/ York St. John University), 20. Cara Brincat (Worcester Valkyries / Worcester University), 21. Ella Wyrwas (Saracens Women, N/A), 22. Ellie Green (Harlequins Ladies, N/A), 23. Bethany Wilcock (Trojans Rugby /Brockenhurst College)
Game details and ticket information:
Aug. 7th -  Canada 36 - 12 USA
Aug. 10th - Canada 22 - 36 England
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  

Ayant encaissé 19 points consécutifs dans les 25 premières minutes de jeu, les Canadiennes se sont regroupées pour dominer leurs adversaires 22-17 sur le reste de la rencontre.

Les essais canadiens ont été l’œuvre de Madison Gold, Sophie de Goede et Sarah-Maude LaChance (2), tandis que l’arrière Brooke Bazian a botté une conversion.

Le Canada aura l’occasion de se reprendre le samedi 18 août alors que les deux équipes se retrouveront dans le nouveau stade Wanderers Ground au centre-ville de Halifax à compter de 16 h, heure locale (15 h HE / 12 h HP) et pourra être suivi en direct en webdiffusion

Groupe canadien U20 féminin contre l’Angleterre 1. Maya Monteil – Université d’Ottawa/ Irish RC d’Ottawa (NB) 2. Mackenzie Carson – Thunderbirds de l’UBC/Bears de Bristol (BC) 3. Valerie Wideski – Université Acadia/Westshore RFC (BC) 4. Abby duGuid – Université de Lethbridge/Pirates RFC d’Edmonton (AB) 5. Zoe Goodwin-Sutton - Vikes de l’UVic /Westshore RFC (ON) 6. Celia Martensson – U. Queen’s/Barbarians d’Aurora (ON) 7. Courtenay Holtkamp - University de l’Alberta/Titans de Red Deer (AB) 8. Sophie de Goede – Capitaine, Université Queen’s/Wanderers de Castaway (BC) 9. Taylour Hurd – Université Brock/ Crusaders RFC d’Oakville (ON) 10. Tausani Levale – Griffins d’Abbotsford (BC) 11. Rachel Hickson – U. Queen’s/Panthers de Kingston (ON) 12. Madison Gold - Thunderbirds de l’UBC (BC) 13. Sarah-Maude Lachance - CÉGEP de Victoriaville/Club de rugby de Québec

(QC) 14. Asia Hogan – Unviersité York/Nomads de Toronto (ON) 15. Brooke Bazian - Thunderbirds de l’UBC (BC) 16. Erika Barton – Université de Guelph/Panthers de Kingston (ON) 17. Idia Ihensekien - Dartmouth College/ Crusaders RFC d’Oakville (ON) 18. Amelia Hatfield – Université St. Francis Xavier/ Tars RFC de Halifax (NS) 19. Aly Macdougal – Université de Calgary/Irish de Calgary (AB) 20. Harley Tucker - Université Acadia /Machine RFC de Windsor (AB) 21. Sasha Guedes – Vikes de l’UVic/Beaconsfield (QC) 22. Annie Kennedy - Université Acadia / Machine RFC de Windsor (ON) 23. Hannah Daniels - Université Queen’s/Barbarians d’Aurora (ON) Groupe Anglais U20 féminin contre le Canada 15. Lagilagi Tuima (Bristol Ladies / Exeter University) 14. Abigail Dow (Wasps Ladies / Imperial College London) 13. Phoebe Murray (Bristol Ladies / Bristol University) © 12. Lucy Attwood (Bristol Ladies, Bristol University) 11. Lilian Stoeger-Goddard (Bristol Ladies / Plymouth Marjons University) 10. Zoe Harrison (Saracens Women / Middlesex University) 9. Brooke Bradley (Bristol Ladies / Exmouth Community College) 1. Ellena Perry (Saracens Women / Coventry University) 2. Leah Bartlett (Loughborough Lightning, Loughborough University) 3. Ellie Mulhearn (Bristol Ladies) 4. Rosie Galligan (Saracens Women / Loughborough University) 5. Hollie Cunningham (Bristol Ladies / Exeter University) 6. Amelia Harper (Loughborough Lightning /Loughborough College) 7. Charlie Wilcock (Worcester Valkyries) 8. Sarah Beckett (Firwood Waterloo Ladies)

Substituts : 16. Connie Powell (Gloucester-Hartpury Women / Hartpury College) 17. Akina Gondwe (Worcester Valkyries /Worcester University) 18. Detysha Harper (Firwood Waterloo Ladies) 19. Rianna Manson (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks/ York St. John U.) 20. Cara Brincat (Worcester Valkyries / Worcester University) 21. Ella Wyrwas (Saracens Women) 22. Ellie Green (Harlequins Ladies) 23. Bethany Wilcock (Trojans Rugby /Brockenhurst College) Horaire des matchs

7 août - Canada 36-12 États-Unis 10 août - Canada 22-36 Angleterre 14 août - États-Unis vs Angleterre, U. Acadia à 18 h 30 HA / 17 h 30 HE (billets en vente à la porte) 18 août – Canada vs Angleterre, Wanderers Grounds, Halifax à 16 h (HA) / 15 h (HE) (Cliquez ici pour obtenir des billets)

Personnel de l’équipe U20 Jack Hanratty, Entraîneur-chef Kelly Russell, Entraîneur adjoint John Lavery, Entraîneur adjoint Jocelyn Barrieau, Entraîneur adjoint Jeremy Steinbach, Préparateur physique Tom Mcleod, Analyste vidéo Danielle McNally, Physiothérapeute ah MacNeil, Gestionnaire