Rugby

Alysha Corrigan leads Canada past the United States to win Can-Am series

Alysha Corrigan had a try in each half as Canada's senior women's team beat the USA Women's Eagles 52-27 on Sunday night to win the Can-Am series.

Captain Olivia DeMerchant earns 41st international cap, Tyson Beukeboom gets 40th

The Canadian women's team beat the USA Women's Eagles 52-27 to win the Can-Am series on Sunday. (@USARugby/Twitter)

Alysha Corrigan had a try in each half as Canada's senior women's team beat the USA Women's Eagles 52-27 on Sunday night to win the Can-Am series.

The Canadians also beat the United States 19-0 on Wednesday in the two-game series.

Olivia DeMerchant and DaLeaka Menin also scored in the first half to give Canada a 19-15 lead at the break.

Gillian Boag Taylor Black, Sophie De Goede and Tausani Levale added tries in the second half. Brianna Miller finished with five converts and Irene Patrinos added one.

DeMerchant, who was Canada's captain in the game, earned her 41st international cap. Tyson Beukeboom earned her 40th cap for Canada.

 

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