Greenshields and womens’ rugby 7’s qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Julia Greenshields (Photo courtesy of Ian Muir / Rugby Canada.)

Sarnia’s Julia Greenshields and the Canadian womens’ rugby 7’s team has secured a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after a 27-10 win over Ireland Saturday in Biarritz, France.

Also Saturday Canada beat Spain 22-19 and lost to Australia 27-14.

Sunday in the quarterfinals Canada beat France 12-5 before losing to New Zealand 21-12 in the semis.

Canada beat Spain 19-14 in the Bronze Medal game.