Canada vs Australia – Pacific Four 2024

Canadian Forwards  Power Team to Victory Over Australia Wallaroos – Five Tries by Front Row

The starting front row scored all of Canada’s tries in a display of forwards power. The win puts Canada at 2-0 on the series and guarantees them a place in the WXV1 they are hosting later this year.

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World Rugby Updates – May 2024

World Rugby Expands Trial on 20 Minute Red Cards with Automatic Sanctioning

World Rugby has announced details of further trials on the 20 minute red card, it will include competitions Canada are involved with this summer including WXV, U20 Trophy and Pacific Nations Cup. A player receiving a red card will have to sit out the match and then receive a two or four week ban, depending on severity, his team however will be able to replace him in the match after 20 minutes.

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UBCOB Ravens – May 2024

Ravens Top Lomas in BC Premier Final 25 – 17: Report by Peter MacDonald

A big crowd and an excellent pitch at Burnaby Lake were the setting for the last championship game of a long day, the men’s premier final. The Ravens came out strongly, dominating the first 10 minutes, and staking themselves to a 10-0 lead. The try was a product of continuous possession and pressure with forwards, Crowell, Locke, Kaijaks and Konrad carrying and making ground. Lock Donald Carson then moved the ball towards the posts where from a ruck Joe Locke’s strong angled run off the ball put him through the would-be tacklers for the try under the posts.

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Vancouver Highlanders

Vancouver Highlanders Update – May 2024

Vancouver Highlanders Announce Schedule; Two Player Announcements Joe Locke from UBCOB Ravens and Saba Shubitidze from Georgia – Reserve Players Added Liam Kinghorn from Calgary and George Wallin from Capilano

The last update we did on the Highlanders was April 22nd and a few things have happened since then, probably the most significant was the release of the schedule with a venue mentioned, Burnaby Lake Rugby Club. Early betting  money was on Klahanie, the Capilano grounds, being the hosting site but the first three match days have been announced as Burnaby Lake Rugby Club. Next item of interest will be ticket prices and any event info peripheral to the rugby matches themselves. The first date is a double header, Canada Selects and Barbados on Friday, June 28th.

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MLR 2024 Week 10

Week 10 Results: 23 Canada-Eligible Players in Action

There were 23 Canada-eligible players in action in Week 10, 11 starting and 12 in reserves. Houston remains in top spot in the West and New England retain top spot in the East.

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BC Rugby Weekend of May 4th 2024

BC Premier UBCOB Ravens Crowned 2024 Champions: Results for All Division Finals

It was the final weekend of club rugby in coastal BC with the BC Premier wrapping up as well as seven other divisions. The finals event is hosted at the Burnaby Rugby Club. In Premier it was the top two teams throughout the season, Meraloma and UBCOB Ravens, meeting in the final. The Lomas won the first matchup 34-15 in October, the Ravens won the return match 36-10 in February, both winning at home. The Ravens however claimed the title with a 25-17 win in the final.

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Singapore 7s 2024

NZ Win Men’s and Women’s Tournament in Singapore; Canada Women Finish 7th, Canada Men Finish 12th

NZ claimed the double in Singapore winning both men’s and women’s tournaments, Argentina were name league winners on the men’s side with most points accumulated over the season, NZ were league winners on the women’s side. The Canadian women finished 7th with a 17-5 win over Great Britain, the men finished 12th for their 5th tournament in a row, losing to Samoa 17-12.

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BC Club Finals Weekend 2024

Eight BC Club Divisions to be Decided on Saturday at Burnaby: Schedule & Preview

The BCRU have put out a preview of the BC Club finals on Saturday with matches in men’s Premier, Premier Reserve, Div 1, Div 2 and Div 3 and women’s Premier, Div 1, Div 2.

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MLR 2024 Week 9

MLR Week 9 Results: 24 Canada-Eligible Players in Rosters

Andrew Quattrin, Jack Shaw, Guiseppe du Toit, Makeen Alikhan scored tries in Week 9. Matt Heaton top tackler in LA match, Dewald Kotze top tackler for Dallas.

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