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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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New caps in Women’s Eagles World Cup squad

Two uncapped players have been named in the USA Women’s Eagles squad for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup, set to kick off on August 9. Houston Athletic prop Nicole James and USA 7s winger Jessica Javelet are the surprise inclusions having not previously seen test action, the pair making ...

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Rugby Canada hosts Facebook Q&A

Rugby Canada CEO Allen Vansen and Jim Dixon, General Manager of Rugby Operations and Performance, held a Q&A for fans on the Rugby Canada Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon. During the one-hour session they addressed a number of topics, including not limited to the men’s XVs program, the upcoming Women’s ...

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Best of the Rest

A call for support, coaching philosophy, crippling injuries, examination of the Canadian wreckage, the crash in the Andes, and Eddie Jones. Lots of Eddie Jones. It’s another random selection of rugby articles from around the globe that are worth taking a look at.   A Strong Request to the USA ...

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Rugby Mourns Sudden Loss of Suggitt

The rugby world is in mourning today with the news of the sudden passing of Ric Suggitt. Affectionately known as ‘Sluggo’, the 58-year-old leaves behind his wife, three children, and a legion of players whose careers were heavily influenced by one of the most prolific coaches in the Americas for ...

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Americas trio named in 2016-17 HSBC Dream Team

The strong season on the HSBC Sevens Series has seen three of the top women’s players in the Americas named to the official 2016-17 season Dream Team. USA captain Alev Kelter is joined by her Canadian counterpart Ghislaine Landry and a second Canuck, Britt Benn, on this year’s selection. Kelter ...

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