Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Rugby Canada cancels player payments due to virus, will require financial assistance

Friday, May 15th, 2020
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Citing financial pressures due to the global pandemic, Rugby Canada has cancelled "training support payments" for its centralized men's and women's players as of May 1.

Rugby Canada suspends ‘all sanctioned activities’ until at least April 10

Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Rugby Canada has joined its hockey and soccer counterparts in suspending "all sanctioned rugby activities nationally" until at least April 10 due to COVID-19.

Wolfpack end losing streak with win over Huddersfield in Challenge Cup

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Gareth O'Brien kicked 10 points to help the Toronto Wolfpack bounce back from six straight Super League losses with a dominant 18-0 victory Wednesday over the Huddersfield Giants in the fifth round of the Coral Challenge Cup.

Bronze medal win thrills Vancouver fans at Canada 7s series

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Team Canada provided thrills, heartbreak, and eventually a bronze medal at the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby tournament.

Canada loses heartbreaker to Australia in Vancouver 7s semifinals

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Canada gave up a pair of tries less than 30 seconds apart, then were denied a last-minute scoring chance in a loss to Australia during Sunday's semifinal at the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby tournament in Vancouver.

Canada runs roughshod over Spain to reach 1st semis on home soil

Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Scrum-half Lucas Hammond scored a try and made a big defensive play as Canada defeated Spain 21-0 Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby tournament.

Canada cruises past France at Rugby 7s opener in Vancouver

Saturday, March 7th, 2020
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The Canadian men got off to the start they wanted with a convincing 31-21 defeat of France on Saturday's opening day of the HSBC Canada Sevens Rugby tournament.

Watch men’s World Rugby Sevens Series: Vancouver

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the men's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Vancouver, beginning with pool play on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, through to gold-medal match on Sunday.

Watch men’s World Rugby Sevens Series: Vancouver

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the men's HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Vancouver, beginning with pool play on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET, through to the gold-medal match on Sunday.

Canadian scoring milestones possible as Vancouver hosts rugby 7s tournament

Friday, March 6th, 2020
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In its fifth year as part of the World Sevens Series, the Canadian leg has quickly become a favourite for players and fans alike.