After taking his provincial girls select side to Canadian provincial national championships last year, New Brunswick Girls Head Coach Troy Dixon thought maybe he could go one better.
USA Women's National 15s Head Coach Pete Steinberg has named his player pool for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup.
The USA is being praised for the pressure levied against New Zealand during the final pool stage of the Women's Rugby World Cup, but so many scoring opportunities were left on the field in the 34-3 loss.
Not since 1998 has the USA advanced to the semifinals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup, and breaking that streak depends on a knockout performance this Saturday, when the Eagles take on New Zealand in the final pool round. Even after the team’s impressive 47-7 victory over Kazakhstan on Tuesday, the gravity of game three was already making its presence known.
The Eagles needed a bonus-point victory over Kazakhstan to have any hope at all of a spot on the semifinals.
After a tense and scoreless first 20 minutes, they got it, scoring eight tries to win 47-7.
The USA Women's National Team got back on track with a 47-7 defeat of Kazakhstan in the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup Tuesday.
PARIS, France – In a must-win match, the Women’s Eagles open the second round of pool play at IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 against Kazakhstan Tuesday. Having secured a bonus point against Ireland, the Eagles will need the victory and a bonus point by scoring four or more tries to keep the “Final in ’14” hopes alive.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7AM, EDT, 4AM PDT.
PARIS, France – A dominant lineout performance by the Irish and a near-perfect kicking outing from Niamh Briggs saw Ireland claim the opening pool play match of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014, 23-17. Despite having momentum for most of the contest, penalties thwarted numerous opportunities for the Women’s Eagles.
Paris – USA Women's National Team Head Coach Pete Steinberg has named his starting lineup to face Ireland Friday on the opening match day of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup.
The teams kick off at the FFR Headquarters in Marcoussis at 11AM EDT, 8AM PDT, with live TV coverage provided by Universal Sports.
The USA Women’s National Team has already unleashed a very physical, hard-nosed defense, but is that enough?
As the team moves from Granville in Normandy to just South of Paris, questions remain about their offensive output. Players who talked to Goff Rugby Report say, just watch the next game.