USA book World Cup mark in style


USA have competent for a 2019 Rugby World Cup after violence Canada 52-16 in their second leg at Torero Stadium, San Diego, on Saturday.

The Eagles will go into Pool C with England, Argentina, France and Oceanic 2, with Canada wanting to find an swap track to a tournament.

The initial diversion in Hamilton was drawn 28-28 though USA were too good on their home patch as they ran in 8 tries in front of their possess supporters.

USA led 19-9 during a interlude interjection to 3 tries, scored by Cam Dolan (2) and Nate Brakeley, with fly-half AJ MacGinty kicking 4 points.

In respond a visitors, who were blank DTH outpost der Merwe and Taylor Paris due to injury, could usually pattern 3 Gordon McRorie penalties.

The Eagles started good with MacGinty’s mangle on median heading to Dolan going over for an unconverted measure on 10 mins before a series 8 crossed again 4 mins after when he showed good gait to dive over on a left wing. This time MacGinty landed a flog for 12-0.

After McRorie got Canada on a house with a chastisement they leaked a third try on 20 mins as Dolan incited provider in environment adult Brakeley.

But a Canada scrum-half would supplement dual serve penalties before a break, with Tony Lamborn’s label for side entrance sandwiched in between.

Canada indispensable to strike initial in a second-half and did only that when Dan Moor’s mangle was finished by Admir Cejvanovic to make it 19-16.

But crucially USA responded in a 51st notation to take a breeze out of Canada’s sails, with deputy Joe Taufete’e channel from a maul.

Tyler Ardron’s yellow label for bringing down a beat lamented Canada’s woes shortly after and it didn’t take prolonged for a Eagles to boat over once more, deputy Taufete’e again a actor during a behind of a pushing beat and with MacGinty’s extras a Eagles were 33-16 ahead.

Nate Augspurger afterwards finished off a poetic pierce that started on USA’s 22 before Dino Waldren gathering over and unexpected it was a 47-16 buffer.

David Tameilau would explain a final measure of a compare for USA as they wrapped adult a feat and a World Cup mark in character in San Diego.

The scorers:

For USA:
Tries: Dolan 2, Brakeley, Taufete’e 2, Augspurger, Waldren, Tameilau
Cons: MacGinty 6
Yellow Card: Lamborn

For Canada:
Try: Cejvanovic
Con: McRorie
Pens: McRorie 3
Yellow Card: Ardron

USA: 15 Madison Hughes, 14 Mike Te’o, 13 Bryce Campbell, 12 Marcel Brache, 11 Ryan Matyas, 10 AJ MacGinty, 9 Nate Augspurger, 8 Cam Dolan, 7 Tony Lamborn, 6 Todd Clever (c), 5 Nick Civetta, 4 Nate Brakeley, 3 Chris Baumann, 2 James Hilterbrand, 1 Tony Purpura
Replacements: 16 Joe Taufete’e, 17 Ben Tarr, 18 Dino Waldren, 19 David Tameilau, 20 John Quill, 21 Andrew Durutalo, 22 Shaun Davies, 23 Will Magie

Canada: 15 Ciaran Hearn, 14 Andre Coe, 13 Nick Blevins, 12 Connor Braid, 11 Dan Moor, 10 Shane O’Leary, 9 Gordon McRorie, 8 Tyler Ardron, 7 Matt Heaton, 6 Admir Cejvanovic, 5 Evan Olmstead, 4 Brett Beukeboom (c), 3 Jake Ilnicki, 2 Ray Barkwill, 1 Djustice Sears-Duru
Replacements: 16 Benoit Piffero, 17 Anthony Luca, 18 Matt Tierney, 19 Kyle Baillie, 20 Aaron Carpenter, 21 Andrew Ferguson, 22 Giuseppe Du Toit, 23 Sean Duke

Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Ben Whitehouse (Wales), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
TMO: Sean Davey (England)


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