Archive for the ‘Sports/Rugby’ Category

Prince Harry on the job as Canada’s women get decent draw for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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With Prince Harry back on the job in his role as rugby league patron, Canada received a decent draw Thursday for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

Winnipeg’s Mandy Marchak headed to Buckingham Palace for Rugby League World Cup draw

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Mandy Marchak is headed to Buckingham Palace. The 35-year-old rugby international from Winnipeg, who now calls Victoria home, is representing Canada at Thursday's draw for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

Fomer All Black Sonny Bill Williams trains with Wolfpack for 1st time

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Former All Black star Sonny Bill Williams trained with the Toronto Wolfpack for the first time Thursday as coach Brian McDermott's overseas talent joined the rest of the squad at the transatlantic rugby league team's training base in England.

Christmas comes early for Canadian women’s side at Cape Town 7s

Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Christmas came early for Team Canada. A second podium finish in as many weeks. Another strong finish after a mid tournament wobble. More invaluable lessons learned on the road to Tokyo 2020. What's not to love?

Canadian women advance to semifinals at Cape Town 7s

Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team beat the U.S. 15-14 to advance to the semifinals at the HSBC World Series Rugby Sevens event in Cape Town, South Africa.

Canadian women remain undefeated at Cape Town 7s

Saturday, December 14th, 2019
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team are a perfect 2-0 in pool play at the HSBC World Series Rugby Sevens event after beating Spain on Saturday in Cape Town, South Africa.

Canadian women dominate Brazil in 1st match at Cape Town 7s

Friday, December 13th, 2019
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team were victorious in their first match at the HSBC World Series Rugby Sevens event on Friday in Cape Town, South Africa.

Watch HSBC World Rugby Sevens in Cape Town

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Watch live action as the Canadian men's and women's rugby sevens squads compete at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in Cape Town, South Africa.

Canada can look to silver lining after last-minute loss in Dubai 7s gold medal match

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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Team Canada has options. It can do one of two things. It can beat itself up while reflecting on what might have been in Dubai. Or it can lift its collective head, and face front with confidence at what lies down the road.

Ghislaine Landry lifts Canada into gold-medal match in Dubai

Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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The Canadian women's rugby sevens team will play for a gold medal at the World Rugby Sevens Series in Dubai on Saturday against New Zealand.