Women’s Eagles Sevens captain Vanesha McGee scored two tries to lead her team to a 10-5 victory against Australia in the last match of the pool round at Amsterdam Sevens, the final leg of the inaugural IRB Women’s Sevens World Series.
We then arrived at the field where the rugby team was practicing. The men and women’s teams had taken up residence at the facility earlier in the year to train year-round for top-level competition, such as the World Cup in 2013 and then the Olympics.
Ric Suggitt’s Women’s Eagles Sevens used a Cup Semifinals appearance at the London Invitational last weekend to test different combinations in preparation for this weekend’s Amsterdam Sevens, the final leg of the inaugural IRB Women’s Sevens World Series.
On a sunny, windy day in front of several hundred hometown fans at Ray Sheeran Field, San Francisco Golden Gate defeated Seattle-Old Puget Sound Beach 22–17 to advance to the Elite Cup Final in Glendale, Colo., May 25.