In response to the rugby photos I posted earlier, reader Frankie writes:

Ugh, rugby, what a sport! Thanks, Sam, for these great photos of a violent, sweaty, muddy, manly-man activity. I don’t know if women play rugby, but I just can’t imagine it.

Frankie, women do indeed play rugby. In fact, on Saturday, the United States women’s sevens team played against England in the finals of the International Invitational. The U.S. ended up losing the game in overtime 17-12. Here are some photos from that game:


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