Canada picks regulars as it names World Cup sevens rugby team
Flanker Nanyak Dala will captain Canada at the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament later this month in Moscow. The Canadian men are in a pool with World Series Sevens champion New Zealand, the U.S. and Georgia. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Hard Fought Loss
James Pritchard became the all-time leading scorer for Canada's rugby team on Saturday -- but the lustre of his accomplishment was lost amid the Canadians' 40-14 loss to Ireland in a Test match at BMO Field. Pritchard, making his 49th appearance for No. 13 Canada, scored nine points with his boot. Full Story.
Love of the Game
It's mesmerizing, but very much unglamorous. Rugby is so many things, but above all, rugby is truth. Saturday at BMO Field, Canada will challenge Ireland to a game of hellish contact, and the game will lay bare talents and limitations. TSN's Matthew Scianitti has more. Full Story.