Women’s Rugby News

Laval to play for gold with defeat of Guelph

VICTORIA (U SPORTS) – Four Laval student-athletes found the scoresheet during the Rouge et Or’s 30-8 win victory over the Guelph Gryphons on Nov. 4 in their semifinal game at the 2022 U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship on Friday.

Laval’s tries were scored in the seventh, 12th, 41st, and 43rd minutes by Laura Guay, Annabelle Parent, and Marie-Pier Fauteux (2), respectively, while Emily Clark scored a try in the 44th minute to reply in a losing cause for Guelph.

With this win, Laval advances to play the winner of Queen’s/Ottawa on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 3 p.m. PT in the championship final, while Guelph takes on the loser of Queen’s/Ottawa in the bronze medal game.

View the schedule and results on the U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship website. To follow the championships live, visit CBC Gem and CBC Sports online.


  • Laval: Audrey Champagne
  • Guelph: Kennedy Feasby



First Half

5’ – Laval PG #12 Audrey Champagne 3-0 Laval

7’ Laval try #14 Laura Guay, (Convert #12 Audrey Champagne) 10-0 Laval

12’ Laval try #5 Annabelle Parent, (#12 convert missed) 15-0 Laval

17’ Guelph PG #10 Kendra Cousineau 15-3 Laval


Second Half

41’ Laval try #8 Marie-Pier Fauteux, (Convert #12 Audrey Champagne) – 22-3 Laval

44’ Guelph try #8 Emily Clark, (#10 convert missed) 22-8 Laval

47’ Laval try #8 Marie-Pier Fauteux, (#12 convert missed) 27-8 Laval

68’ Laval PG #12 Audrey Champagne