LANGFORD, B.C. (August 10, 2021) - Rugby Canada announces the National Senior Women’s 15s, Top-50 Camp roster for the upcoming "Road to the Rugby World Cup" selection camp, taking place August 13th - 21st, 2021 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
LANGFORD, B.C. (August 12, 2021) - Rugby Canada has announced the National Senior Women’s 15s, Top-50 Camp roster for the upcoming "Road to the Rugby World Cup" selection camp, taking place August 13th - 21st, 2021 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Players selected will gather at Graves Oakley Rugby Complex for the week-long camp that includes evaluations plus weight, skill and training sessions, culminating with a “Red vs Black Match, presented by DHL” at Wanderers Grounds, home to HFX Wanderers of the Canadian Premier League, on Friday August 20th.
“Rugby Canada is excited to welcome the top 50 female Rugby athletes in Canada to Nova Scotia. We would like to recognize the Halifax Wanderers Football Club and Rugby Nova Scotia for their partnership in hosting the team as they return to the Wanderers Grounds. This camp is an important next step as the Women’s 15s team prepares for the Rugby World Cup,” stated Rugby Canada CEO Allen Vansen.
The Wanderers Grounds will be set-up similar to HFX Wanderers home games during Phase 4, allowing up to 4,000 fans to attend the Red vs Black Match, presented by DHL. Space is limited and rugby fans are encouraged to act fast so as not to miss out on supporting Canada’s Women's Rugby Team.
Tickets for the match are available through Ticketmaster, please click HERE. For those unable to attend, the game will be streamed on the Nova Scotia Rugby Facebook page.
Leading into the 2021 Rugby World Cup (playing in 2022 due to the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic) preparation phase, Canada’s Women’s Rugby Team is currently ranked 3rd in the World Rugby Rankings and have been drawn into Pool B alongside the USA and qualifiers to be determined from Europe and Asia. Pool matches begin in October, with Canada facing the Asia 1 qualifier, Europe 1 qualifier and USA in a three-week span.
Red vs Black Match Roster, Friday August 20, 2021
Abby Duguid - Edmonton, AB - Nor'Westers Athletic Association / University of Lethbridge
Alexandria Ellis – Ottawa ON – Barrhaven Scottish, Saracens
Alex Tessier - Sainte-Clotilde-de-Horton, QC - Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue RFC
Brianna Miller - Pointe-Claire, QC - Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue RFC
Elissa Alarie – Trois Rivieres, QC - Westshore RFC
Emily Tuttosi- Souris, MB – Exeter Chiefs
DaLeaka Menin – Vulcan AB, Loughborough Lightning
Emily Belchos - de Goede - Innisfil, ON - Castaway Wanderers RFC
Emma Taylor – Halifax NS – Halifax RFC, Saracens
Gabi Senft - Regina, SK - Castaway Wanders RFC
Gillian Boag - Calgary, AB - Capilano RFC
Julia Schell - Guelph, ON - Guelph Redcoats RFC
Kiri Ngawati - Victoria, BC - Westshore RFC
Laetitia Royer - Québec City, QC - Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue RFC
Marie Thibault - Québec City, QC - Club de Rugby de Québec
MP Fauteux - Sherbrooke, QC - Club de Rugby les Abénakis de Sherbrooke
Ngalula Fuamba - Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot, QC - T.M.R.R.F.C.
Olivia DeMerchant - Mapledale, NB - Halifax Tars RFC
Rachel Smith - White Rock, BC - UBC Thunderbirds
Renee Gonzalez - Scarborough, ON - Westshore RFC / University of Victoria
Sabrina Poulin - St-Georges, QC - T.M.R.R.F.C.
Sarah-Maude Lachance - Victoriaville, QC - Club de Rugby de Québec
Temitope Ogunjimi - Calgary, AB - Calgary Hornets RFC
Alysha Corrigan - Charlottetown PEI – Charlottetown RFC, Saracens
Anaïs Holly - Montreal, QC - T.M.R.R.F.C.
Asia Hogan-Rochester - Scarborough, ON - Toronto Nomads RFC
Brittany Kassil - Guelph, ON - Guelph Redcoats RFC
Chloe Daniels - Sutton, ON - Aurora Barbarians RFC / Queen’s University
Corinne Frechette - Québec City, QC - Club de Rugby les Abénakis de Sherbrooke
Courtney Holtkamp - Rimbey, AB - Red Deer Titans Rugby
Emily Samek - Hamilton, ON - Guelph Redcoats RFC / University of Guelph
Gillian Bergsma - Waterford ON, Valley Rugby Union
Irene Patrinos - Mississauga, ON - Toronto Saracens RFC
Janna Slevinsky - St. Albert, AB - Calgary Saracens RFC
Joanna Alphonso - Ajax, ON - Halifax Tars RFC
Jordyn Orlando - Burlington, ON - Toronto Scottish RFC
Justine Blatt-Jannmatt - Wolfville, NS - Valley Rugby Union / Acadia University
Justine Pelletier - Rivière-du-Loup, QC - Club de Rugby de Québec
Karen Paquin – Quebec City, QC – Club de Rugby de Quebec
Laura Russell - Bolton, ON - Toronto Nomads RFC
Maggie Mackinnon - Sooke, BC - University of Victoria
McKinley Hunt - King City, ON - Aurora Barbarians RFC
Mikiela Nelson – North Vancouver BC – Capilano Rugby Club
Nakisa Levale - Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford Griffins
Paige Farries – Red Deer AB – Westshore RFC, Worcester Warriors
Sara Kaljuvee – Ajax, ON – Toronto Scottish
Sophie de Goede - Victoria, BC - Castaway Wanderers RFC / Queen’s University
Tyson Beukeboom - Uxbridge, ON - Cowichan RFC
Veronica Harrigan - Lucan, ON - Brantford Harlequins RFC