With increasing opportunities at junior and college level and world exposure beckoning, some see women’s rugby as poised to emulate soccer in the US
“The USA qualifying will have a big effect on women’s rugby,” says Julie Prentice, co-founder of Serevi Rugby, a Seattle-based company which is helping to drive the national search for Olympic talent. “In sports it’s still not known. When I mention women’s rugby, if I say my daughter plays, I still get a lot of ‘Oh, really?’ And raised eyebrows.”
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