Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Canada’s rugby 7s squad gets boost from CFL speedster

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Fresh off a history-making World Series season, Canadian rugby sevens coach Damian McGrath has unveiled a 2017-18 roster that sees some crossover from the 15s team and the inclusion of Montreal Alouettes speedster Tevaughn Campbell.

It’s now championship or bust for Canadian women’s rugby 7s squad

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Captain Ghislaine Landry leads Canada's 25-woman centralized rugby roster for the 2017-2018 HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series. It's an important season for the Canadian women, with the Commonwealth Games and Rugby World Cup Sevens in the year ahead.

Former Wales captain Kingsley Jones named Canadian men’s rugby coach

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Former Wales captain Kingsley Jones has been named head coach of Canada's men's 15s rugby program. The 48-year-old Jones succeeds New Zealand's Mark Anscombe, who was fired in August after Canada lost to the U.S. in its first crack at qualifying for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby Canada looks to turn men’s program around

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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After firing coach Mark Anscombe following a failed first crack at World Cup qualifying, Rugby Canada is starting to put the people in place to help turn around the men's national team program.

What’s next for Toronto Wolfpack after ‘outstanding’ debut?

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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The Toronto Wolfpack's debut season ended with a promotion to the second tier of English rugby league. But what comes next after a year of lopsided scores, transatlantic road trips and fans in wolf onesies?

Wolfpack wrap up inaugural season with home win

Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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The Toronto Wolfpack wrapped up their inaugural Kingstone Press League 1 season with a 26-14 home win over Doncaster RLFC on Saturday.

Watch the Toronto Wolfpack vs. Doncaster RLFC in Super 8s playoffs

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Watch the Toronto Wolfpack take on the Doncaster RLFC on Saturday at 4:15 p.m. ET in the Super 8s playoffs, and the final game of the season for both clubs.

Wolfpack earn rugby league promotion with commanding win over Raiders

Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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The first-year Toronto Wolfpack moved up the English rugby league ladder Saturday, defeating a tough Barrow Raiders side 26-2 to secure promotion to the second-tier Championship with one game remaining in the season.

Wolfpack inch closer to promotion with playoff win

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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Gary Wheeler broke the game open with a second-half try as the Toronto Wolfpack beat Whitehaven 36-18 on Saturday in the fifth round of Kingstone Press League 1's Super 8s playoffs.

Watch the Toronto Wolfpack vs. Whitehaven RLFC in Super 8s playoffs

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Watch the Toronto Wolfpack take on the Whitehaven RLFC on Saturday at 4:15 p.m. ET in round five of the Super 8s playoffs.