England Women Best USA in U20s Tri-Nations

England rolled to a ten try 62-0 victory over the USA U20 Women to open the Tri-Nations at Loughborough University. England led 22-0 at the break, scoring four tries by Phoebe Murray, Lucie Skuse, Carys Cox, and Cara Clarke, as well as one conversion.

In the second half, the team added six tries by Akina Gondwe, Clarke, Detysha Harper, Cox, Ebony Jefferies, and Jess Cooksey.
The USA will face Canada on Wednesday 24 July, while England will conclude the Series against Canada on Sunday 28 July.


England: 1. Akina Gondwe, Worcester Warriors Women/ University of Worcester 2. Bryony Field, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough College 3. Detysha Harper, Firwood Waterloo Ladies/ Manchester Metropolitan University 4. Iona Antwis, Gloucester-Hartpury Women/ Hartpury College 5. Hollie Cunningham, Bristol Bears Women/ Exeter University 6. Tabitha Copson, Gloucester-Hartpury Women/ Hartpury College 7. Amelia Harper, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough College (Captain) 8. Ebony Jefferies, Bristol Bears Women/ University of Exeter 9. Jodie Mallard, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough College 10. Lucie Skuse, Bristol Bears Women 11. Ellen Ramsbottom, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough College 12. Megan Varley, Worcester Warriors Women/ Coventry University 13. Phoebe Murray, Bristol Bears Women/ Bristol University (Vice-captain) 14. Cara Clarke, Worcester Warriors Women/ University of Bath 15. Carys Cox, Worcester Warriors Women/ Cardiff Metropolitan University 16. Connie Powell, Gloucester-Hartpury Women/ Hartpury College 17. Lauren Leatherland, Worcester Warriors Women/ University of Worcester 18. Florence Long, Bristol Bears Women/ SGS College Filton 19. Eleanor Febrey, Gloucester-Hartpury Women/ Hartpury College 20. Anya Richmond, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough College 21. Flo Robinson, Pulborough RFC 22. Emma Hardy, Loughborough Lightning/ Loughborough University 23. Jess Cooksey, Gloucester-Hartpury Women/ Hartpury College

USA: 1. Tiara A’au, Central Washington University 2. Saher Hamdan, Notre Dame College 3. Tori Jones, University of Notre Dame 4. Erica Jarrell, Harvard University 5. Paige Fallon, Life University 6. Sophia Haley, Dartmouth College 7. Elizabeth Wilson, Northern Virginia Rugby (NOVA) 8 8. Gio Ferguson Lewis, Army West Point 9. Cassidy Bargell, Harvard University 10. Darina Roe, Penn State 11. Megan Bird, Davenport University 12. Morgan Freeman, Lindenwood University 13. Nohea Uluave, Lindenwood University 14. Ubaida Ahmed, Mount St. Mary’s University 15. Allison Koenig, Quinnipiac University 16. Kapoina Bailey, Kona High School 17. Natalie Gray, Lindenwood University 18. Clara Lemal-Brown, Quinnipiac University 19. Matalasi Morrissette, Brigham Young University 20. Mary Jane Pasioles, Central Washington University 21. Marin Pennell, Dartmouth College 22. Karissa Postula, Oregon Rugby Sports Union 23. Joannah Skucek, Lindenwood University


Head Coach Ricardo Ramirez
Assistant Coach Emily Record
Assistant Coach Craig Wilson
Physical Performance Sylvia Braaten
Athletic Trainer Diane Watanabe
Team Manager Anna Kunkel


  • vs England U20 L 62-0 Tournament Preview, Match Preview
  • Wednesday, July 24, USA U20s vs Canada U20s, 12 PM ET
  • Sunday, July 28, Canada U20s vs England U20s, 11 AM ET

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