When one thinks of Americans playing abroad, Premiership Women's Rugby is the first competition that comes to mind – and for good reason. The majority of Eagles on the WXV2 tour are currently or have very recently played in the U.K. competition. But you’ll find U.S. recruits in leagues all around the world – from Ireland, to Spain, to Japan, New Zealand and more.
But Grace DeSanto wasn’t thinking about crossing oceans when she first found the sport. In high school, the Buffalo, N.Y., native was playing basketball . . .