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Canadian women defend Pan Am rugby 7s gold with win over United States

Asia Hogan-Rochester scored three tries and Breanne Nicholas added another as the Canadian women's rugby sevens team successfully defended its Pan Am Games title with a 24-10 win over the United States.

Men's rugby 7s team settles for silver after loss to Argentina

Canadian players celebrate after their victory in rugby sevens Women Gold Medal match against The United States at Rugby Field of Complejo Deportivo Villa Maria del Triunfo on Day 2 of Lima 2019 Pan American Games on July 28, 2019 in Lima. (Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

The Canadian women's rugby sevens team has successfully defended its Pan Am Games title.

Asia Hogan-Rochester scored three tries and Breanne Nicholas added another in a 24-10 win over the United States on Sunday at the Complejo Deportivo Villa Maria Del Triunfo rugby field.

Kayla Canett-Oca and Ilona Maher scored tries for the Americans.

The Canadians dominated the Lima tournament, outscoring the competition 175-0 entering the final.

The Canadian men's side settled for silver after dropping a 33-10 decision to Argentina. Josiah Morra and Sean Duke scored tries for Canada.

Extra time was needed in the bronze-medal games. Colombia topped Brazil 29-24 in the women's game and the American men defeated Brazil 24-19.

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