Sports Canadian women lose after last-second try by U.S. in Rugby 7s quarters

22:01  13 may  2018
22:01  13 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

'Land of living water': Wadena-area farmer finds jackfish swimming in his pastureland

  'Land of living water': Wadena-area farmer finds jackfish swimming in his pastureland A Wadena-area farmer went out on Monday to check on his cattle, but instead found himself surrounded by a different species altogether. Lyndon Haskey said his pasture land was flooded with what he estimated was 15 to 20 centimetres of water, with fish flopping in front of him. "These fish all started swimming everywhere. It kind of scared me off the start; then I realized it was these jackfish," he said. "It was quite the scene to see."A couple of days before, his brother had seen a fish swimming in the ditch, working its way upstream to the Town of Wadena, he said.

Canada faltered at the World Women ' s Rugby Sevens Series, losing to the United States 28-26 in the Cup quarter -finals, failing to advance to the semifinals in Langford, British Columbia. Canadian Bianca Farella scored the go-ahead try with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 26-21 lead

Canada ' s women ' s team advanced to the quarter -finals at the World Rugby Women ' s Seven Series in Paris after a solid showing in the round robin Friday in Paris. Earlier in the day, the Canadians looked electric in a 31-5 thrashing of Russia. Ghislaine Landry scored two tries , while Britt Benn

a man playing a game of football: Canada's Charity Williams (left), pictured Saturday, is tackled by Ireland's Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe during the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series from Langford, B.C. © Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press Canada's Charity Williams (left), pictured Saturday, is tackled by Ireland's Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe during the Women's World Rugby Sevens Series from Langford, B.C.

Canada faltered at the World Women's Rugby Sevens Series, losing to the United States 28-26 in the Cup quarter-finals, failing to advance to the semifinals in Langford, British Columbia.

Canadian Bianca Farella scored the go-ahead try with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 26-21 lead, but the Americans scored in the dying seconds of the game to move back ahead for victory.

They made their way into the quarter-finals by going 2-1 on Saturday, including an impressive 19-17 win over Ireland.Their other win came against Spain, and their loss was to Australia.

They will now play the loser of the New Zealand vs. England match in the fifth-place semifinal at 3:48 p.m. ET.

Oleksiak wins 2nd gold at Atlanta Swim event .
Oleksiak wins 2nd gold at Atlanta Swim eventOleksiak, who is the reigning Olympic champion in the event, posted a winning time of 55.13 seconds, ahead of Americans Stanzi Moseley (56.26) and Amada Weir (56.48).

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