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By Jeff Pack

Canett living out her rugby dreams


Last updated 7/15/2019 at 10:21am

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Fallbrook High graduate Kayla Canett poses with the World Rugby Sevens Series trophy after her USA Women's Rugby Eagles Sevens team won the gold medal at the series' final tournament in Biarritz, France last month. It marked the first time the Eagles had ever won a series tournament.

Kayla Canett, a 2016 graduate of Fallbrook High School, is doing exactly what she dreamed of – playing rugby at the highest level possible all over the world.

Just last month, she and her USA Women's Rugby Eagles Sevens teammates won the country's first ever tournament gold medal in World Rugby Sevens Series competition, defeating the reigning World Cup Champions, New Zealand, in Biarritz, France.

"To be on the team that won USA Women's Rugby's first cup final was just surreal," Canett said. "I think that it was important to us that after a record-setting year of finishes that we could...

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