Canada squad named for first Can-Am Series match

Rugby 15s Senior Women

CHULA VISTA, CA (November 18, 2019) - Head coach Sandro Fiorino has named his game day 23 for the first of two matches against the USA Women's Eagles on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019. 

Rugby Canada Development Academy graduate, Madison Grant will earn her first cap in Wednesday's match. Mikiela Nelson and Shoshanah Seumanutafa could earn their first caps off the bench. 

"We want to build off of what we did at the Women's Super Series in July, said captain Olvia DeMerchant. "We also have some really great talent coming in that we hope will up our game as we continue to build as a team." 

Kickoff is at 5pm ET/ 2pm PT and will be streamed LIVE on with and FloRugby subscription. 

Canada's Roster:

Olivia DeMerchant, Fredericton Loyalists (Mapledale, NB) - Captain
Gillian Boag, Capilano/UBC (Calgary, AB)
DaLeaka Menin, Loughborough Lightning (Vulcan, AB)
Tyson Beukeboom, Cowichan Piggies (Uxbridge, ON)
McKinley Hunt, Aurora Barbarians (King City, ONT)
Sophie De Goede, Castaway Wanderers/Queens University (Victoria, BC)
Janna Slevinky, Kingston Panthers (St. Albert, AB)
Fabiola Forteza, Club de Rugby de Quebec (Quebec Cuty, QC)
Brianna Miller, Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue (Point-Claire, QC)
Taylor Black, Oakville Crusaders (Oakville, ON)
Madison Grant, Cornwall Claymores (Cornwall, ON)
Tausani Levale, Abbotsford RFC/ Trinity Western University (Abbotsford, BC)
Paige Farries, Westshore RFC (Red Deer, AB)
Irene Patrinos, Toronto Saracens (Mississauga, ON)
Alex Tessier, SABRFC (Sainte-clotilde-de-Horton, QC)
Mackenzie Carson, Saracens (Abbotsford, BC)
Brittany Kassil, Guelph Redcoats (Guelph, ON)
Mikiela Nelson, Capilano Rugby Club (North Vancouver, BC)
Courtney Holtkamp, Red Deer Titans (Rimbey, AB)
Emma Taylor, HRFC / Railway Union RFC (Scotsburn, NS)
Lori Josephson, Guelph Redcoats, (Beaverton, ON)
Alysha Corrigan, CRFC (Charlottetown, PEI)
Shoshanah Seumanutafa, UBC Thunderbirds (Vancouver, BC)


Canada’s Schedule:

Canada vs USA

Nov 20, 2019- 5pm ET/ 2pm PT

Broadcast: FloRugby


Canada vs USA

Nov 24, 2019- 5pm ET/ 2pm PT

Broadcast: FloRugby


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