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The USA Women's Eagles defeated Spain 19-10 after being up 19-0 at the break. Thomas scored after two minutes under the posts making an easy conversion for Alev Kelter. Score 7-0. Kelter wrong footed the last defender to score the team's second try, also under the posts where she converted for the second time. Score 14-0. Griffin scored at the death to make it 19-0. Spain, which saw no ball in the first half, scored two unconverted tries in the second period for the final tally 19-10.

Next up for the USA are England, who lost to Canada 29-12 in their opening game.