Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Canadian women use balanced attack to crush Brazil at Sevens Series in Dubai

Friday, December 6th, 2019

With captain Ghislaine Landry on the sidelines for most of the match, Canada stormed to a 43-0 win over Brazil to improve to 2-0 at the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai on Thursday.

Centre Greg Worthington, halfback Ryan Brierley leave Toronto Wolfpack

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Two Toronto Wolfpack players are moving on with halfback Ryan Brierley joining Hull Kingston Rovers permanently while centre Greg Worthington goes to Featherstone Rovers on loan.

Canadian women’s 7s squad start strong in Dubai

Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team got off to a roaring start at the HSBC World Sevens Series in Dubai, but needed to hold in the second half for a 24-19 win over Russia on Thursday.

Canada’s rugby 7s teams look to fulfill their potential in Dubai

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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The HSBC World Rugby Sevens series lands in Dubai this weekend as the Canadian men's and women's teams look to get on track in an Olympic year. As Nigel Reed writes, fulfilling potential is the challenge ahead for teams and individuals alike as a new season invites fresh narratives with plot twists we didn't see coming.

Watch HSBC World Rugby Sevens in Dubai

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Watch live action from the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai.

Not met with past labour disputes, Coach Henry Paul ready to lead Canadian men into rugby 7s season opener

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019
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The Canadian men open the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai on Thursday free of the tumult that preceded last season. It's the start of a journey that will take them to the Tokyo Olympics next July.

Toronto Wolfpack hoping for salary cap help in Super League debut season

Friday, November 29th, 2019
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Having splashed the cash on Sonny Bill Williams, the Toronto Wolfpack now have to make their roster fit under rugby league's salary cap.

Toronto Wolfpack coach Brian McDermott gets 5-year extension: report

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Fresh from signing All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams, the Toronto Wolfpack have given head coach Brian McDermott a new five-year contract, a person familiar with the decision told The Canadian Press.

Alysha Corrigan leads Canada past the United States to win Can-Am series

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Alysha Corrigan had a try in each half as Canada's senior women's team beat the USA Women's Eagles 52-27 on Sunday night to win the Can-Am series.

Wolfpack add Super League experience in Brad Singleton, James Cunningham

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

The Toronto Wolfpack have added experience in the form of Leeds Rhinos prop Brad Singleton and London Broncos hooker James Cunningham.