Written By:  Adam McQueen The USA Eagles sit atop of the Americas Rugby Championship standings after dispatching Canada 29-10 in blustery conditions at Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento, California on Saturday. Following a cagey opening half, the defending champion Eagles rattled off 15 unanswered points to secure a bonus point win behind the educated boot of fly-half Will Magie and a brace of tries from winger Ryan Matyas. The historic rivalry between the USA and Canada has become a one-sided affair in recent years – the Eagles' victory marked their seventh consecutive win against their northern counterparts. Although the scoreline painted a...
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Written By: Chris Perotte  Just one game to decide who is the undisputed RSEQ champion. A dominant performance from start to finish. And when the final whistle sounded only one team stood victorious. The Concordia Stingers defeated ETS Piranhas 35 to 7 to capture the RSEQ Championship in front of their fans on home soil, and end their 2017 season undefeated. The Concordia Stingers men’s rugby team (of Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec) are coached by Craig Beemer who took over the reigns in 2016. “My first year as head coach here was quite trying. It was a complete rebuild and I probably...
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Written By: Doug Crosse While Canadians wait to see how former Canadian rugby player and current Canada bobsledder Heather Moyse will do at the PeyongChang Olympics, her fourth, it is interesting to note she is not the first Canadian rugby player to make an impact on the world’s sliding tracks. Back in the late 1970s and early 1980s, a group of players from the Ottawa Irish were regulars on the World Cup bobsleigh circuit, and in the process changed how the sport recruited its athletes. Norm Carr was a fresh-faced 17 year old playing for the Ottawa Irish in 1977....
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