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Bittersweet Success
Canada faces challenge in building off women's rugby World Cup

Canada celebrates (Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

With a second-place finish at the women's rugby World Cup, Canada showed it deserved a place among the sport's elite teams. Figuring out how to stay there is the next challenge, and it could be a big one. The Canadian women's team received unprecedented exposure during its run to the final of the World Cup, which ended in a tough 21-9 loss to England on Sunday. Full Story.(Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

England celebrates (Photo: The Canadian Press)

Silver Lining

Emily Scarratt scored 16 points, including a crucial late try, as England defeated Canada 21-9 Sunday in the final of the women's rugby World Cup. It was Canada's first appearance in the World Cup final, while England won its second title. Canadian Magali Harvey was named the IRB women's player of the year after the game. Full Story.

Canada celebrates (Photo: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Into The Final

When the Canadian women's rugby team won the Nations Cup shortly after he took over the program last year, head coach Francois Ratier held a post-tournament meeting with his players. Canada takes on England in the final, which can be seen live on TSN2, Sunday at 12:30pm et/9:30am pt. Full Story.

 


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