Canada faces key rugby summer schedule
Coach Kieran Crowley and the Canadian rugby team are about to embark on a key summer, one that will sorely test their resources and ultimately determine whether Canada returns to the Rugby World Cup. Canada -- ranked 13th in the world -- faces seven test matches over the next 13 weeks. Full Story.(Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
Australia flyhalf James O'Connor has a left shoulder injury and could miss one to two weeks for the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby, just five weeks from the start of the British and Irish Lions test series. The Rebels said Sunday that O'Connor damaged his left sternoclavicular joint against the Blues in Auckland on Saturday. Full Story.
On a Down Note
Canada ended its run at the Glasgow Sevens rugby tournament on a down note, with a pair of losses Sunday in what was otherwise a very successful weekend. Full Story.