Written By: Karen Gasbarino-Knutt  Andrew Coe is only 21 years old. But his ambitions and schedule betray a soul much, much older than that. Many people surrounding Andrew would agree that this is so. He impresses. Both on and off the rugby pitch. Most Canadian Rugby supporters will know Coe’s name because of the impressive debut year he’s had with Rugby Canada’s senior men’s team; the fast winger who has been either fullback or wearing the 14 shirt, while yet to score a test try, has had a couple of really impressive runs down the wing and a spectacular almost-try...
Read more →
Written By: Chris Perotte If there was an autobiography novel on the current life of Phil Mackenzie, it would probably be titled “Hard Work Pays Off”.  MacKenzie is a 30 year-old retired rugby player. He is also married and has an eight month-old son. He came to a point in his life where he felt that he could no longer play the game he loves. It was time to start a new chapter in his life.  That new chapter was the creation of The Lean Squad.  Where the Love Began  For Phil MacKenzie, his journey into the world of rugby started when he fell in love with the sport while attending Appleby College in Oakville, Ontario.  MacKenzie had dreams of becoming...
Read more →
Written By: Mark Janzen With Canada five metres from the try-line, Kelly Russell lined up at her usual No. 8 position with a pack in front of her that is as powerful as any in the world.   The fifth place match at this past summer’s Women’s Rugby World Cup was already a forgone conclusion. Russell and her Canadian teammates were well on their way to a convincing win over Australia. Entering the tournament, they hadn’t wanted to be in this position. Coming off a second place finish in 2014, Canada had championship aspirations. Yet, despite the disappointment of a missing out on the semifinals, there they were, following their captain’s...
Read more →
Just added to your wishlist:
My Wishlist
Just added to your cart:
My Cart