Former Guelph Gryphons women’s rugby players have earned silver medals with team Canada at the Women’s World Cup of Rugby in France.
Canada reached the finals of the event – for the first time ever – where they lost 21-9 against England on Sunday.
On the second-place Canadian team are ex-Gryphons Jacey Murphy, Mary-Jane Kirby and Britt Benn. The three were teammates on the 2011 Gryphons team that won the national title.
Colette McAuley, current Gryphons head coach and an ex-Gryphon player, is an assistant coach for Canada, and fellow former Gryphon Meaghan Howat is manager of the national women’s program.