Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Canadian rugby stalwart John Moonlight retires

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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John Moonlight, a mainstay of Canadian rugby since 2009, retired from the sport on Tuesday. The physically imposing captain earned two Pan Am golds and guided Canada to its first-ever win on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

Canadian rugby is facing a critical moment

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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It's a difficult time to be a Canadian rugby fan, with both sevens teams struggling and Rugby Canada facing criticism for a fee increase to support the men's 15s team's last-chance bid for the World Cup. While there is still optimism, things could become dire for the sport in Canada.

Wolfpack grind out win against Barrow in Challenge Cup

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Nick Rawsthorne scored the go-ahead try and the Toronto Wolfpack survived a furious comeback from the Barrow Raiders to win 16-12 in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup on Sunday.

Canadian women’s rugby 7s fall in consolation semis

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Kathy Baker scored a try in extra time as Ireland topped Canada 24-19 in a consolation Challenge Trophy semifinal Sunday at the women's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

Canadian women’s rugby 7s team fails to reach quarters for 1st time

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Britt Benn Canada Women's Rugby Sevens

Canada's women's rugby sevens team failed to reach the Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series after going 1-2 in pool play in Kitakyushu, Japan.

Watch Women’s World Rugby Sevens Series

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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CBC Sports will provide a live stream of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series women's tournament from Kitakyushu, Japan beginning on Friday, April 20 at 9:30 p.m. ET.

Canadian women’s rugby 7s team looks to rebound from Commonwealth letdown

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Coming off a disappointing fourth-place showing at the Commonwealth Games, Canada's women's rugby sevens team hopes to bounce back as it returns to Sevens Series action this weekend in Japan.

Wolfpack fleece Rams to remain in 1st place

Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Toronto winger Adam Higson had a try in each half and Ryan Brierly intercepted a Dewsbury pass and ran it nearly the length of the pitch for a score as the Wolfpack defeated the Rams 23-12 in the Betfred Championship on Sunday.

Watch the Toronto Wolfpack vs. Dewsbury Rams

Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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Watch the Toronto Wolfpack continue play in English rugby league’s second tier as they take on the Dewsbury Rams on Sunday, April 15 at 10 a.m. ET.

Toronto Wolfpack relocate home opener north of the city

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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The Toronto Wolfpack's first game on Canadian soil this season will take place more than 40 kilometres north of their usual home in downtown Toronto due to ongoing renovations at Lamport Stadium.