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Acadia Axewomen’s Alysha Corrigan, centre, takes down St. Francis Xavier X-Women’s Danielle Cormier during an AUS women’s rugby game at Raymond Field in Wolfville last Sunday afternoon. The Axewomen host the UPEI Panthers in the AUS semifinal at Raymond Field on Friday evening. - Ryan Taplin
Acadia Axewomen’s Alysha Corrigan, centre, takes down St. Francis Xavier X-Women’s Danielle Cormier during an AUS women’s rugby game at Raymond Field in Wolfville last Sunday afternoon. The Axewomen host the UPEI Panthers in the AUS semifinal at Raymond Field on Friday evening. - Ryan Taplin

Former Panthers, current Axewomen star part of national squad for trip to United Kingdom

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – It proved a successful romp through the United Kingdom for the Canadian senior women’s rugby touring team, with Charlottetown’s Alysha Corrigan, as the squad finished with a 3-1 record.

Canada lost the opener to England 27-19, then tallied a 35-14 win over England’s A squad (in which Corrigan scored her first try in international play), earned a 38-21 victory over Wales before squeaking by Scotland 28-25 to close out the tour.

RELATED: Corrigan named to Team Canada.

Corrigan, a former UPEI Panthers and Acadia Axewomen standout, wasn’t on the roster versus England or Wales.

With Acadia this season, she was named a second team all-Canadian for the third time in her university career.

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