World Rugby Classic 2023

Canadian Classics Finish 4th in Bermuda Tournament with Loss to Classic Springboks – Argentina 1st, France 2nd

Classic Springboks won the Plate courtesy of a 17-8 triumph over Rugby Canada. Former Springboks flyhalf Morne Steyn was the star of the show for the South Africans, scoring a try, two conversions and a penalty to finish with a points haul of 12.

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Premier Rugby Sevens 2023

Canadian Women Shine in Western Tournament Kickoff: Loonies Go Top of Standings

The Loonies women’s team, stacked with Canadian talent, and coached by Robin MacDowell won the Western kickoff tournament on Saturday. The standings count both the men’s and women’s results, the Loonies men came 3rd but their combined results put the Loonies at the top of the standings with 16 points.

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Coast to Coast Cup Final 2023

Arrows Academy Claim 2023 Coast to Coast Cup on Strong Backline Play: Stan Blazkowski Selected Man of the Match

The Toronto Arrows Academy took home the Coast to Coast Cup for 2023 with some talented backline play, and some weak outside defending from the home team. The forwards advantage the Atlantic Selects had in the first half disappeared when the subs came on in the second half. It was the play of the outside backs for Toronto that won them the match. Stanislas Blazkowski, the fullback from the Arrows Academy, was selected Man of the Match. Stan is from Marseille, France but moved to Montreal when he was young with his family. He went back to France to play for the Racing Academy and then returned to Canada to play with the Concordia Stingers. I have a feeling we’ll be hearing more of him in the future.

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Can-Am 7s 2023

44th Can-Am 7s July 8th: Open for Registration

from Paul Horne

Hoping you can help us get the Can back in the Can-Am Sevens. Would love to see the BC teams return to compete for the Can Am Cup. The tourney is the oldest running 7’s event in the Pacific Northwest going back to 1978 and the history shows clubs like UBCOB Ravens, Meralomas and Bayside dominated the competition over the last three decades.

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Coast to Coast Cup 2023

Coast to Coast Cup to be Streamed on the

Some good news from the Rugby Network, they’ll stream the Coast to Coast Cup and unlike the U20 series on FloRugby, you won’t have to pay $30 a month to watch it, it’s free of charge. Well done to the Rugby Network and tournament organizers.

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Premier Rugby Sevens – March 2023

Three Canadian Coaches in Premier Rugby Sevens (PR7s) This Season

There are three Canadian coaches this coming season in the PR7s. DTH is assistant coach for the Headliners men’s team working with head coach Tim Stanfill who used to play for the Seattle team in the BC Premier. Robin MacDowell is the head coach of the Loonies women’s team and his assistant is Saskatchewan’s Brett Kannenberg who is also the assistant coach with the MacDowell Rugby 7s program.

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Super Rugby Americas 2023

Super Rugby Americas to Kick Off on February 18th: Includes a North American Team For First Time

Super Rugby Americas, the redesigned SLAR competition, is set to kick off on February 18th with a North American team in the competition for the first time. The American Raptors out of Glendale, Colorado will compete along with teams from Argentina (2), Uruguay, Chile, Brazil and Paraguay.

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Six Nations 2023

Guinness Six Nations 2023 Schedule and Match Official Assignments

World Rugby announced the match official assignments for the men’s Six Nations 2023. The schedule and assignments are listed below.

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