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Ottawa Swans pair help Canada to 2nd at Aussie football worlds

Ottawa Swans players Rebecca Gomez (left) and Vivian Nguyen helped Canada’s national women’s team to a silver medal at the Aug. 5-19 Australian Football League International Cup in Melbourne.

Canada beat Fiji, Pakistan, Great Britain and USA to reach the final, where they fell to Ireland 25-21.

The tournament, which cannot include Australian or ex-pat players on any teams, seeks to build Australian football’s global presence.

—Ottawa Sportspage

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