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Concordians to play in Women’s Rugby World Cup on Sunday

Personal trainer Kim Donaldson and alumna Latoya Blackwood on Team Canada
August 15, 2014

Team Canada Team Canada advances to the world finals for the first time on August 17. | Photo courtesy of Getty Images

For the first time ever, Team Canada is playing in the finals of the Women’s World Rugby Cup. And two Concordians will be part of the action: Le Gym personal trainer Kim Donaldson and alumna Latoya Blackwood, both members of the national team.

Kim Donaldson Kim Donaldson is a personal trainer at Le Gym. | Photo courtesy of Le Gym

Donaldson, who wears number 2, plays the position of hooker, and Blackwood, number 4, is a lock.

The Canadian women beat out France with an 18-16 win on August 13. They will play against England in the Stade Jean Bouin in Paris, France, at noon on Sunday, August 17.

The match will be streamed live by TSN and broadcast in sports bars across the city.


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