From the Editor's Desk - October 2020

October 07 2020


Tyler Ardron scores try against Uruguay in ARC 2012
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Interview with Tyler Ardron on Rugby World; A Quick Look Around the Pro Leagues - English Premier, Top 14 and PRO 14; Bledisloe Cup NZ v Australia Starts This Weekend



Interview with Tyler Ardron on Rugby World

Rugby World recently posted an interview with Tyler Ardron, where you find out things like his best bud who is Jeff Hassler and his hidden talents, he's a yoga teacher. Article link is below.

https://www.rugbyworld.com/in-the-mag/30-minutes/canada-no-8-tyler-ardron-114286

Bledisloe Cup this Weekend

Arguably the best rugby in the world right now, fans will be eager to watch these two teams in action. We'll have this available for members download on Sunday, the kickoff is 3pm in Wellington on Sunday which translates to Saturday evening in BC. The Bledisloe Cup will be a four match affair this year, the first two games in NZ, then two in Australia.

English Premiership in Semi-Finals

The English Premier are into their semi-finals with the following matchups.

Wasps v Bristol
Exeter v Bath

Sale missed their chance to make the playoffs due to 19 cases of COVID showing up in players and staff. The league awarded Worcester a 20-0 win over Sale as a result and without the win, Sale were in 5th place and out of the playoffs.

PRO 14

After a quick turn around where they finished off their 2019-2020 season with Leinster winning, they're now into the 2020-2021 season with Week 2 on the horizon.

Top 14

The French league is moving into Week 4 of their 2020-2021 season with Clermont, Toulouse, Racing, and Brive tied at 9 points. Tyler Ardron and Castres face Brive this weekend. Castres have also been having COVID issues and their match last weekend versus Montpellier was postponed.

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