Women’s Rugby News

Lucie Romeo struck twice for Victoria in the first half to push the Vikes over UPEI, 20-5, in the second consolation semifinal at the 2022 U SPORTS Women’s Rugby Championship on Nov. 4.

Victoria’s tries were scored in the 10th, 15th, 30th, and 47th minutes by Lucie Romeo (2), Mariam Ibrahim, and Carissa Norsten, respectively, while Emma MacLean replied in the 35th minute in a losing cause for UPEI.

With this win, Victoria advances to play UBC on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 11 a.m. in Centennial Stadium for the consolation final, while UPEI ends their season with an overall regular and post-season record of 4-4.

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.



  • UPEI: Sophie Carragher
  • Victoria: Justine Blatt-Janmaat



First Half

10’ Victoria try #11 Lucie Romeo (#10 missed convert) 5-0 Victoria

15’ Victoria try #14 Carissa Norsten (#10 convert missed) 10-0 Victoria

30’ Victoria try #11 Lucie Romeo (#10 convert missed) 15-0 Victoria

35’ UPEI try #8 Emma MacLean (convert missed) 15-5 Victoria


Second Half

47’ Victoria try #13 Ella O’Regan (#10 convert missed) 20-5 Victoria