USA Women’s Eagles XVs Rugby World Cup Player Pool

USA Women’s National Team XVs Head Coach Rob Cain named 42 players to the Rugby World Cup player pool for New Zealand this coming fall. Rosters will be selected for the Pacific Four Series 2022, a Rugby World Cup preseason assembly, and a UK preparatory tour ahead of a finalized traveling roster for the Rugby World Cup in October.

Position Group Player Name Club
Prop Hope Rogers* Exeter Chiefs
Maya Learned Gloucester-Hartpury RFC
Catie Benson* Sale Sharks
Erica Jarrell Beantown RFC
Nick James* Sale Sharks
Charli Jacoby Loughborough Lightning
Jett Hayward Life West Gladiatrix
Hooker Joanna Kitlinksi Sale Sharks
Saher Hamdan Life University
Kathryn Treder Beantown RFC
Second Row Jenny Kronish Harlequins (ENG)
Alycia Washington* Worcester Warriors
Evelyn Ashenbrucker San Diego Surfers
Kristine Sommer* Gloucester-Hartpury RFC
Hallie Taufoou Loughborough Lightning
Jordan Matyas* USA Rugby Sevens
Flanker Rachel Johnson Exeter Chiefs
Rachel Ehrecke Colorado Gray Wolves
Georgie Lilly Perris Redding Sale Sharks
Elizabeth Cairns Life West Gladiatrix
No. 8 Kate Zackary* Exeter Chiefs
Kathryn Johnson Twin Cities Amazons
Scrumhalf Olivia Ortiz Colorado Gray Wolves
Carly Waters Saracens
Shelby Lin Berkeley All Blues
Bridget Kahele Beantown RFC
Nikki Kenyon Life West Gladiatrix
Kelsie O’Brien Colorado Gray Wolves
Flyhalf Megan Foster Exeter Chiefs
Gabby Cantorna Exeter Chiefs
McKenzie Hawkins Life West Gladiatrix
Center Amy Talei Bonte Life West Gladiatrix
Alev Kelter* Saracens
Emily Henrich Beantown RFC / Dartmouth College
Katana Howard Sale Sharks
Wing Jennine Detiveaux Exeter Chiefs
Charlotte “Lotte” Clapp Saracens
Kayla Lawson Life West Gladiatrix
Sam Sullivan Colorado Gray Wolves
 Fullback Tess Feury* NYRC / Railway Union RFC
Bulou Mataitoga Loughborough Lightning
Meya Bizer* Beantown RFC

*Have been selected to a previous Rugby World Cup in fifteens

Cain and his staff will be to select a traveling roster for the Pacific Four Series in June as four of the world’s top teams go head-to-head in New Zealand. The pre–Rugby World Cup tournament will be contested by New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

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