Saturday, January 30, 2010
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Steph is a guest blogger for Scrumqueens, one of our favorite spots for international women's rugby news.
Check out her latest column:
World Cup countdown underway
My name is Stephanie Bruce and I'm a flyhalf for the USA Eagles. When I’m not “traveling the world” to play rugby, I work as a Sales Analyst for Riverbed Technology in San Francisco, CA. But that’s not why you’re reading this. For the next few months I’ll be giving you a voyeuristic glimpse of what it’s like to be an Eagle during our road to the World Cup this August.
To give you a quick landscape of women’s rugby in the States, USA Rugby instituted the eight team Women’s Premier League (WPL) in 2009 to better prepare national-calibre players for international play. At the end of the season, the top four programmes were located in New York, Boston, Minneapolis, and Berkeley. As you can imagine, it’s no small feat to assemble players from all corners of the country together, so we need to maximize every opportunity.
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