The Toronto Wolfpack ran its winning streak to 15 games atop the second-tier Betfred Championship on Saturday, hanging on for a hard-fought 22-18 rugby league victory over the Featherstone Rovers. Down 14-0 at the break, Featherstone refused to go away.
Canada rugby team adds Leicester's Stankovich to coaching staff
Canada has added Leicester Tigers scrum coach Boris Stankovich to its coaching staff for the Pacific Nations Cup and Rugby World Cup in Japan. Stankovich will join the Canadian team next week in Langford, B.C., for the start of its training camp ahead of the Pacific Nations Cup opener against the U.S. on July 27.
Tough defence helping Wolfpack make up for handling errors on offence
The Toronto Wolfpack have been winning ugly in recent weeks but remain on course to finish atop the second-tier Betfred Championship, with promotion to the Super League the ultimate goal.
Canada loses to Tonga in World Rugby U20 Trophy tournament
Tonga held on to edge Canada 26-25 in the opening game of the World Rugby U20 Trophy tournament Tuesday. Trailing 26-15 with 14 minutes late, the Canadian scored two late tries but missed both conversions and fell just short.
Young Canadians ready for World Rugby U20 Trophy competition in Brazil
Scrum half Will Percillier, who has already won two caps with the senior team, will captain Canada at the second-tier World Rugby U20 Trophy in Brazil.
Canadian men one win away from securing Olympic rugby sevens qualification
Canada blanked Bermuda 53-0 in semifinal play Sunday at the RF Group RAN (Rugby Americas North) Sevens to move within one win of Olympic qualification.