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Arts and Entertainment, International

Richest rugby contract ever: Star player comes to Canada

While the sport of rugby enjoys massive international media attention elsewhere around the world, that’s not really the case in North America That may change somewhat in Canada as the Toronto Wolfpack team has just signed star player Sonny Bill» 

International, Society

Toronto Wolfpack recruits ‘LeBron James of rugby’

Toronto Wolfpack, the only professional rugby league team in Canada, confirmed on Thursday that All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams will join the team for the next two years, without revealing the terms of the contract. According to an anonymous» 

International, Society

Rugby World Cup: Canada still struggling

The desire is there, the effort is there, the will to win is there, but Canada’s rugby team is being completely overwhelmed by the competition. After just barely squeaking into the World Cup competition, Canada was placed in a group» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Canada humbled at Rugby World Cup

In spite of their spirit and determination, Canada may not have been expected to do well at the international championship, especially as the Canadian team struggled to even make the event, squeaking into the last spot. After being clobbered by» 

International

What are Canada’s chances in the Rugby World Cup?

The Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Japan with the host team’s victory over Russia, 30-10. Canada, for their part, will start on September 26 against Italy, but expectations for this World Cup are rather low as the team» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, Society

School rugby programmes cancelled in Nova Scotia

The maritime province of Nova Scotia announced it has ceased all its high-school rugby programmes. The decision was apparently based on insurance costs and injury rates. There’s no doubt that rugby is a rough and tumble game like most other» 

International, Society

Rough and tumble: Rugby Canada vs Ireland, Romania, Samoa

Canada’s senior men’s rugby team faces a stiff challenge on Saturday (Nov 12) as it begins a three match European tour. Canada’s team has pulled its players from all across the country with players from Newfoundland to British Columbia in»