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Canada look to future for Women’s Sevens

Canada Women’s Sevens coach John Tait has named a 25-strong centralized training group to prepare for the 2017-18 HSBC Sevens Series as well as the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia and the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco. The core of the group that finished 3rd overall on ...

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Seawolves sign England Sevens star Mat Turner

The Seattle Seawolves on Monday announced the signing of former England Sevens star Mat Turner for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Born in Cape Town, he was a trialist for South Africa’s u20 team before opting to represent the country of his mother. The 29-year-old wing or fullback will ...

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Strikers sign Fiji 7s rep Josua Vici

The Houston Strikers have added a second Fijian to their growing roster for the 2018 Major League Rugby season. Joining Olympic captain Osea Kolinisau in Texas is Josua Vici. The 23-year-old speedster has represented Fiji in multiple tournaments including four stops on the HSBC Sevens Series since making his debut ...

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Notes from the North

Once again we’ve drifted far too long between entries. With so much going on behind the scenes it’s hard to keep track of what’s most important in Canadian rugby right now but in this column we’ll try to focus on the immediate concerns – the Women’s World Cup, the CRC, ...

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Strikers sign Olympic Champion Kolinisau

An Olympic Gold Medal winner is heading to Houston. The Strikers have announced the capture of Fijian sevens captain Osea Kolinisau. With two HSBC Sevens Series titles and more than 1000 career points scored, the 31-year-old is one of his country’s most decorated players of all time. Previously seen as ...

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Zaruba signs NFL deal with Philadelphia Eagles

Canadian sevens star Adam Zaruba has signed a three-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. The news was announced by the franchise on Monday afternoon following a tryout over the weekend. At 1.96m (6’5″) and 118kg (260lbs), the North Vancouver native has caught the eye in ...

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Houston Strikers add Eagles 7s Player to Roster

The Houston Strikers recruitment drive continues. The Texan side is preparing for Major League Rugby by putting together a competitive player roster. The latest figure to join is Eagles 7s player Pago Haini. The 26-year-old back row forward joins from the Santa Monica Rugby Club Dolphins in Southern California, having previously ...

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