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Jackson Kaka confirmed for Utah Warriors

Jackson Kaka is now officially a member of the Utah Warriors. The Major League Rugby franchise confirmed on Wednesday that the 25-year-old loose forward would be joining the team for the 2018 season. It’s a move that will not invite much surprise given Kaka’s association both with BYU and Rugby ...

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Kearns, Moor to play in 2017 Varsity Match

The most famous collegiate rugby match in the world will feature two players of North American interest. USA u20 and Collegiate All-American standout Conor Kearns will captain Oxford University when they play Cambridge in the 2017 Varsity Match at Twickenham on Thursday. Lining up outside him will be Canadian international ...

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UBC claim inaugural Canadian University Championship

The UBC Thunderbirds have won the inaugural Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship. Six teams from across the country competed at the four-day event hosted by Guelph University. In the end it was the pre-tournament favorites who emerged victorious, defeating the UVic Vikes 37-12 at a snowy Alumni Stadium on Sunday. ...

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Canadian University Championship kicks off in Guelph

The inaugural Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship kicks off on Thursday as six of the top university sides from across the country travel to Guelph, Ontario, to compete for the Spence McTavish Cup. While the tournament is not an officially recognized USports competition, it has received support from the national ...

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Seawolves sign Belgian lock Jérémy Lenaerts

The Seattle Seawolves have added some international flavor to their roster with the signing of Belgian lock forward Jérémy Lenaerts. The announcement comes just days ahead of his 25th birthday. A standout with the San Francisco Rush during the 2016 PRO Rugby season, Lenaerts has represented his country at age-grade ...

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Canada start fresh on England tour

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Only seven players from the Women’s Rugby World Cup squad will travel with Canada on their three-match tour of England next week. Less than half of the 27 players named have test caps to their name with a large number of regulars opting out of the tour after the long ...

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High hopes for Canadian University Men’s Championship

Canadian rugby could be on the verge of a significant milestone on November as a joint announcement last week confirmed an initiative to hold a Canadian Men’s University Rugby Championship in November of this year. The event is set to be hosted by Guelph University, located approximately 100 km west ...

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All-Americans and Oxford confirm teams

The teams are set for a curtain-raiser at Talen Energy Stadium with the USA Collegiate All-Americans hosting Oxford University. Both sides have selected strong teams with former Junior All-American Conor Kearns leading out the visitors. Alongside Kearns in the Oxford side is newly arrived Canadian wing Dan Moor who makes ...

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Collegiate All-Americans named to play Oxford

Head coach Gavin Hickie has named 25 players in his Collegiate All-American squad that will congregate for a friendly against Oxford University in Philadelphia on September 16. The match will act as a prelude to the Aviva Premiership fixture between European champions Saracens and Newcastle Falcons at Talen Energy Stadium. ...

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