Written By: Chris Perotte  “I AM, I AM.” The words “I AM” echoed throughout the streets of Toronto.  “I AM , I AM Invictus Games Toronto 2017!” The Invictus Games were held in Toronto from September 23-30, 2017. 17 nations participated. The name, Invictus Games, was inspired by the poem “Invictus” written by William Ernest Henley: “Out of the night that covers me,  Black as the pit from pole to pole,  I thank whatever gods may be. For my unconquerable soul….” The Invictus Games has inspired men and women from many countries to participate in sport, despite the challenges they...
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Written By: Brock Smith While professional rugby is set to re-launch in the USA next spring in the form of the multi-city Major League Rugby league, north of the 49th parallel one rugby club is keeping pace in the cross-border elite rugby arms race. Enter the Ontario Arrows Rugby Club, a new high-performance outfit positioning itself to become Canada’s first elite-calibre team. It’s a side designed to compete against top-tier North American club teams, including those that are newly-professional. Launched in September, the Arrows are an independent offshoot of the Ontario Blues, a provincial squad that competes in the Canadian Rugby...
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Written By: Mark Janzen Photos By: Ian Muir Kelly Russell is set to become a Barbarian! The veteran No. 8, who has represented Canada in three World Cup as well as the 2016 Olympic Games, will be part of a history-making contest this fall. She is going to don one of rugby’s most famous and sought-after jerseys – the shirt of Barbarian. In a recent announcement, Russell was one of seven players initially named to the first-ever Barbarian women’s team that will take the pitch on November 10 in Ireland. Already one of Canada’s most recognizable names in the women’s rugby...
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