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Sports Canadian women lose after last-second try by U.S. in Rugby 7s quarters

22:01  13 may  2018
22:01  13 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Canadian women's rugby 7s fundraising for cancer research ahead of home tournament

  Canadian women's rugby 7s fundraising for cancer research ahead of home tournament The Canadian women's rugby sevens team is taking part in Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer, a campaign to raise funds for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, ahead of hosting the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Langford, B.C. on May 12-13. The Canadian women are taking part in Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer , a campaign to raise funds for the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Canada faltered at the World Women ' s Rugby Sevens Series, losing to the United States 28-26 in the Cup quarter -finals, failing to advance to the semifinals in Langford, British Columbia. Canadian Bianca Farella scored the go-ahead try with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 26-21 lead

Canada faltered at the World Women ' s Rugby Sevens Series, losing to the United States 28-26 in the Cup quarter -finals, failing to advance to the semifinals in Langford, B.C. Canadian Bianca Farella scored the go-ahead try with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 26-21 lead

a man playing a game of football: Canada's Charity Williams (left), pictured Saturday, is tackled by Ireland's Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe during the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series from Langford, B.C. © Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press Canada's Charity Williams (left), pictured Saturday, is tackled by Ireland's Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe during the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series from Langford, B.C.

Canada faltered at the World Women's Rugby Sevens Series, losing to the United States 28-26 in the Cup quarter-finals, failing to advance to the semifinals in Langford, British Columbia.

Canadian Bianca Farella scored the go-ahead try with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 26-21 lead, but the Americans scored in the dying seconds of the game to move back ahead for victory.

They made their way into the quarter-finals by going 2-1 on Saturday, including an impressive 19-17 win over Ireland.Their other win came against Spain, and their loss was to Australia.

They will now play the loser of the New Zealand vs. England match in the fifth-place semifinal at 3:48 p.m. ET.

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