MLR 2021 – Week 1

MLR Rosters for Week One – 35 Canadians in Action: Weekend Results

There are 35 Canadians in action over the weekend (24 starting) in MLR matches. The Old Glory DC v NOLA match has been moved to Sunday due to COVID protocols.

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Rugby Canada Maple Leaf Academy

Maple Leaf Academy Application Process Open Until April 7th – Available to Female Athletes 18 to 22

from Rugby Canada

The Rugby Canada Maple Leaf Academy serves to facilitate the Development of future Olympians and National Team Athletes. Aspiring female athletes from across the country are recruited through various talent identification pathways, coming together to train full time in Rugby Canada’s high-performance environment at the Al Charron National Training Centre in Langford, BC.

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BC U16 Rugby 2014

BC Announce U16 Teams for Nationals: BC Gold and BC Blue

posted July 31 2014

BCRU Media Release

VANCOUVER, BC – British Columbia’s under-16 men’s provincial program heads into next week’s National Festival Championships in Calgary as the three-time defending champions. The BC-Gold (BC-1) team’s streak began at Calgary Rugby Park in 2011, when the squad downed Newfoundland 88-5 for the national title. BC-Blue (B-2) have also enjoyed recent success at Nationals, having won three straight bronze medals in their division.

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James Bay Rugby 2014

James Bay Athletic Association Creates History With 25th BC Championship Win

by Phil Meyer
posted May 12 2014

In the passage to the change rooms at historic MacDonald Park is a large mural – displaying JBAA’s twenty-four BC Championship Trophies – the year of each emblazoned thereupon. At practice and home games, our players glance at this Champions’ Mural going to and from the field – and in ways big and small, reflect on the Navy Blue athletes from the 127 years before, upon whose shoulders present-day players stand. On Monday, graphic artists from the Victoria Department of Parks will add a record 25th Rounsfell Cup to the Mural on the Wall.

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National Women’s XVs Team 2014


Rugby Canada media release
posted April 3 2014

LANGFORD, BC – Canada’s Women’s Fifteens head coach Francois Ratier has announced his long list of players selected for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign.

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Hong Kong 7s 2014


Rugby Canada media release
posted March 30 2014

HONG KONG – Canada’s Men endured a tough final day at the Hong Kong Sevens as back-to-back defeats saw the team ultimately bow out at the Plate semi-final stage on Sunday. However, the top–eight finish sees Canada gather 10 IRB Sevens World Series points to move to seventh on the Series circuit.

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BC Rugby Weekend of March 29th

Weekend Results: Lakers Pummel Lomas; Caps Top Ravens; Bays Paddle Rowers; CW Dominate Vikes

posted March 28 2014

Meraloma 6 @ Burnaby Lake 59

No surprises here, Burnaby continue at the top of the standings and subsequently look forward to a home field semi-final against either Capilano or CW. Their remaining games are against Rowers and Capilano and they’re 12 points clear of 2nd place James Bay.

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Tokyo 7s in Review

A Review of the Tokyo 7s: Player Gains Encouraging; Ruiz Gets #RedNation Wooden Spoon; Next Hong Kong

by BCRN 7s correspondent
posted March 24 2014

Day 1 in Japan – we had indicated in our brief selection preview of this tournament that despite the opportunities available in this Pool Canada would have be cognisant of what had occurred a year ago at the very same stadium.

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BC Rugby Weekend of March 22nd

Weekend Results: Lakers Overtake Bays; CW Crush Caps; Vikes Plunder Lomas; Rowers Ground Ravens: FULL BC RESULTS, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

updated March 23 2014

Burnaby Lake 26 @ James Bay AA 21 – MacDonald Park

The legend of the downhill slope at MacDonald Park continues. The Bays were ahead 18-7 when they had the slope in the first half, Burnaby were 19-3 in the 2nd half with the slope. 37 points scored at one end, 10 at the other – it could just be coincidence – yeah right. It was a great game though, the type of game that should be played in a stadium enjoyed by a few thousand spectators, not by a few hundred at a city park. Rugby is a great spectator sport and clubs need to bring in more revenue, changes they are a comin’.

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UBC Thunderbirds 2014

World “News” Cup Set to Resume on Sunday 1pm at Thunderbird Stadium: T-Birds Down 33-24 on Aggregate

posted March 18 2014
from Tyler Ireland

UBC is ready to face their rival the University of California Golden Bears in the second leg of the ‘World Cup’ series. Kick-off is on Sunday at 1:00 PM at Thunderbird Stadium. Cal comes into the game with a 33-24 aggregate lead.

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