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Tiger Rolls in Cancun

Tiger Rugby made the trip south to Cancun, Mexico this past weekend to play in the Cancun Sevens. Played at the El Rey Polo Country Club, the Cancun Sevens has been in existence since 2008. The tournament brings in sides from all over the world to compete in a weekend ...

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Tomás Lavanini unveiled as latest Super Rugby Signing

Argentina’s first ever professional team continues to take shape with leading second-rower Tomás Lavanini having been the latest player to sign. The 22 year old joins the Argentine Super Rugby franchise from Racing 92 whom he started for in the Top 14 play-offs. Lavanini joins Matías Alemanno, Guido Petti and Juan ...

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Georgia confirm World Cup training squad

Head coach Milton Haig has named a 41-man training squad for the final stage of Georgia’s preparation for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England. In addition to local based players, Haig has selected players contracted to clubs in England, France and Russia. A large section of the squad participated in the ...

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Clinical Wolf Pack rout Bears

The Prairie Wolf Pack put on a 60 minute clinic for their fans as they crushed the BC Bears to the tune of 57-7 at Calgary Rugby Park on Sunday. Outside of a five minute period to start the second half, the Bears came off second best in nearly every ...

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Blues steamroll Rock in Calgary

The Ontario Blues scored a comprehensive 44-22 victory over the Atlantic Rock in the first match of the Canadian Rugby Championship on Sunday. The defending champions pulverised the Atlantic scrum and dominated the contact area, both areas that the Rock normally pride themselves on. Alistair Clark’s try barely 80 seconds ...

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Costa Rica hosts Chicago’s Lincoln Park Rugby

Chicago rugby club Lincoln Park has begun an eight day visit to Costa Rica. The trip is to involve two friendly matches – firstly against San José, on July 27 at Liceo Franco Costarricense. On July 04 Lincoln Park will compete in a triangular-day-competition against veteran Costa Rican teams. According to Lucas Withington from Sport ...

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Lineups for CRC Day 1

The teams have been announced for Day 1 of the CRC, with this round effectively a semi-final and the winners facing off on Day 2 for the MacTier Cup. All games are being played at the Calgary Rugby Park, and will be streamed live at the link below:   ...

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2015 Canadian Rugby Championship Preview

The Canadian Rugby Championship kicks off on Sunday in an abbreviated fashion, with four regional sides competing in only two knock-out games due to the upcoming World Cup preparations. For fringe players hoping to make that squad, this is their last chance to impress, with head coach Kieran Crowley due ...

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Canada falls to clinical New Zealand

Canada produced a spirited performance but ultimately fell short against an experienced New Zealand Black Ferns side in the second game of the Women’s Rugby Super Series Day 1. After an colorful rendition of their haka, New Zealand struck first as Charlene Halapua went over on debut to take an ...

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World Cup Door remains open for five Pumas

Daniel Hourcade’s 36 man training squad for the Rugby Championship is currently flying to Australia and consists of five more players than the total in which all competitors will take will them to England and Wales in September. Of note are the return of Gonzalo Camacho and Juan Figallo in addition to the inclusion of ...

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England win comfortably over Eagles

England opened the Women’s Rugby Super Series with a comfortable 39-13 victory over an inexperienced but willing USA team at Calgary Rugby Park. A penalty goal from Kimber Rozier gave the Eagles a 3-0 lead shortly after kickoff, but England replied quickly through Emily Scott and piled on 22 unanswered ...

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From Scotsburn to Super Series

Emma Taylor’s journey to international rugby has been long – it’s nearly 5000km from Halifax to Calgary. A quick scan of the squad for the Women’s Rugby Super Series reveals club like Burnaby Lake, Calgary Hornets, and Barbarians from Aurora, Montreal, and Brandon. Then one from HRFC. Hmm. Never seen ...

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