From the Editor's Desk - November 2020

November 03 2020


Will Percillier scores against USA in 2019 U20 match
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Will Percillier Scores Try in Top 14; Crosby Stewart Latest of MLR Signings; World Tens Series Tournament #2 Wraps up Today



Will Percillier Top 14 Try

Former Canada U20 scrum half Will Percillier scored a try for Stade Francais Paris in his first run out with the senior team. He subbed in off the bench and showed strong support work to claim his first Top 14 try. Percillier played his high school rugby at Brentwood and then went on to UBC.

We did an interview with Will back in 2018 during the Canada U20 JWRT in Romania, that interview can be found here.



Crosby Stewart to Houston SaberCats in MLR

Crosby Stewart and Liam Murray were the latest Pacific Pride players to be offered MLR contracts. Both players are going to the Houston SaberCats.

Here is a list of players from the Pride who will be going MLR in 2021.

Luke Campbell DC
Quinn Ngawati NYC
Nik Hildebrand Houston
Josh Thiel San Diego
Siaki Vikilani Toronto
Will Kelly Toronto
Ross Braude Toronto
Reegan O'Gorman Austin
Cole Davis Austin

World Tens Series

The second tournament wraps up today. The Rhinos from California won the first tournament but the London Royals overtook them after Day 1 of this weekend's tournament. Next weekend will be the knock out playoffs with the top team getting a bye to the semis and the other six teams playing for a semi-final spot.

The SX10 team from South Africa who missed the first 3 days of tournament play due to COVID and came in fresh to Day 4 will be one of the favourites to win the tournament. Even though they started with a 0-8 record, all teams will qualify for the playoffs.

The Day 2 link is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scrSxFh4XhI

The Day 1 link is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qaIJG3hwBM

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