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Canada's Tyler Ardron, right, tries to block the kick by Italy's Callum Braley during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match in Fukuoka, western Japan, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kyodo News via AP

Canadian men to face Wales and England in July rugby test matches

Canadian men to face Wales and England in July rugby test matches

 

Rugby Canada says some members of women’s sevens team have tested positive for COVID

Rugby Canada says some members of women’s sevens team have tested positive for COVID

 

Coach John Tait is shown with players after Canada defeated Japan in women's sevens rugby action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Former rugby 7s coach in favour of releasing independent review of players complaint

Former rugby 7s coach in favour of releasing independent review of players complaint

 

Team Canada's Ghislaine Landry congratulates a teammate following a try during action against Team Russia at the HSBC Canada Women's Sevens at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Sevens women say they were let down by Rugby Canada’s bullying/harassment policy

Sevens women say they were let down by Rugby Canada’s bullying/harassment policy

Team Canada's Ghislaine Landry congratulates a teammate following a try during action against Team Russia at the HSBC Canada Women's Sevens at Westhills Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Rugby oach John Tait mingles with his players after Canada defeated Japan in women's sevens rugby action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian rugby sevens coach resigns in wake of independent report

Canadian rugby sevens coach resigns in wake of independent report

Rugby oach John Tait mingles with his players after Canada defeated Japan in women's sevens rugby action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian prop Jake Ilnicki savouring life in Seattle, looks forward to facing Arrows

Canadian prop Jake Ilnicki savouring life in Seattle, looks forward to facing Arrows

Head coach John Tait talks to his team as Canada takes on Japan in women's sevens rugby action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Rugby Canada says probe into complaint from members of women’s 7s team is complete

Rugby Canada says probe into complaint from members of women’s 7s team is complete

Head coach John Tait talks to his team as Canada takes on Japan in women's sevens rugby action at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada's DTH Van Der Merwe, left, is tackled by Hong Kong's Toby Fenn, during the 2019 Japan Rugby Union World Cup qualifying match between Canada and Hong Kong, in Marseille, southern France, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Claude Paris

Canadian rugby star DTH van der Merwe enjoying life in Los Angeles

Canadian rugby star DTH van der Merwe enjoying life in Los Angeles

Canada's DTH Van Der Merwe, left, is tackled by Hong Kong's Toby Fenn, during the 2019 Japan Rugby Union World Cup qualifying match between Canada and Hong Kong, in Marseille, southern France, Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Claude Paris
Rugby training gear is shown during a Torotno Wolfpack during a practice at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Organizers announce formation of 14-team pro North American Rugby League

Organizers announce formation of 14-team pro North American Rugby League

Rugby training gear is shown during a Torotno Wolfpack during a practice at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Toronto Wolfpack's Blake Wallace greets fans as he makes his way off the pitch after receiving a red card for his part in a brawl during their 62-12 win against Oxford in their inaugural home opener in Kingstone Press League 1 Rugby action in Toronto on Saturday, May 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Former Wolfpack halfback now playing for Toronto’s replacement in Super League

Former Wolfpack halfback now playing for Toronto’s replacement in Super League

Toronto Wolfpack's Blake Wallace greets fans as he makes his way off the pitch after receiving a red card for his part in a brawl during their 62-12 win against Oxford in their inaugural home opener in Kingstone Press League 1 Rugby action in Toronto on Saturday, May 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Canada women to face top teams in World Rugby’s new 3-tier global competition

Canada women to face top teams in World Rugby’s new 3-tier global competition

Canada's Ghislaine Landry, left, runs past France players during the Women's Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco, Friday, July 20, 2018. The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, grounded last year by the pandemic, will return for the women in May. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeff Chiu

World Rugby unveils condensed 2021 sevens schedule with Vancouver a question-mark

World Rugby unveils condensed 2021 sevens schedule with Vancouver a question-mark

Canada's Ghislaine Landry, left, runs past France players during the Women's Rugby Sevens World Cup in San Francisco, Friday, July 20, 2018. The HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, grounded last year by the pandemic, will return for the women in May. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Jeff Chiu

World Rugby recommends postponing 2021 women’s World Cup to next year

World Rugby recommends postponing 2021 women’s World Cup to next year

The Toronto Arrows line up ahead of their Major League Rugby game in Toronto on April 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Toronto Arrows train under the bubble before heading south of the border

Toronto Arrows train under the bubble before heading south of the border

The Toronto Arrows line up ahead of their Major League Rugby game in Toronto on April 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Rugby training gear is shown during a Torotno Wolfpack during a practice at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. Bradford, Featherstone, Leigh, London,  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Plans announced to create a grassroots Canadian rugby league co-op

Plans announced to create a grassroots Canadian rugby league co-op

Rugby training gear is shown during a Torotno Wolfpack during a practice at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. Bradford, Featherstone, Leigh, London,  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson
Head coach John Tait talks to his team during women's sevens rugby action against Japan at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. A complaint from members of the Canadian women's sevens team has prompted Rugby Canada to call in an independent investigator and revamp the team coaching staff. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Rugby Canada launches probe, revamps women’s 7s coaching staff after players complain

Rugby Canada launches probe, revamps women’s 7s coaching staff after players complain

Head coach John Tait talks to his team during women's sevens rugby action against Japan at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. A complaint from members of the Canadian women's sevens team has prompted Rugby Canada to call in an independent investigator and revamp the team coaching staff. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada's Karen Paquin is tackled by Great Britain's Alice Richardson during the bronze medal match in women's rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canadian women to open against Asian qualifier at 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Canadian women to open against Asian qualifier at 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

Canada's Karen Paquin is tackled by Great Britain's Alice Richardson during the bronze medal match in women's rugby sevens at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Toronto Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone raises the Betfred Championship Trophy alongside teammates after defeating the Featherstone Rovers in the Million Pound Game in Betfred Championship rugby league action in Toronto on October 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

British union says it is close to settlement over unpaid Toronto Wolfpack wages

British union says it is close to settlement over unpaid Toronto Wolfpack wages

Toronto Wolfpack captain Josh McCrone raises the Betfred Championship Trophy alongside teammates after defeating the Featherstone Rovers in the Million Pound Game in Betfred Championship rugby league action in Toronto on October 5, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Rugby Canada honours Pat Aldous and volunteers across the country with annual awards

Rugby Canada honours Pat Aldous and volunteers across the country with annual awards

Rugby Canada men's national team Head Coach Kingsley Jones passes a ball while posing for a photograph after he was introduced as the new coach of the team, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday October 24, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Qualification still needed but now Canada knows what awaits at 2023 Rugby World Cup

Qualification still needed but now Canada knows what awaits at 2023 Rugby World Cup

Rugby Canada men's national team Head Coach Kingsley Jones passes a ball while posing for a photograph after he was introduced as the new coach of the team, in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday October 24, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck