Rugby Canada

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

The sevens side is coached by John Tait, Rugby Canada’s director of women’s high performance

 

Dustin Dobravsky trains at the Rugby Canada National Training Centre in Langford. (Canterbury photo)

Team Canada set to compete at 2019 Rugby World Cup and Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rugby Canada’s training centre in Langford prepares athletes for the international stage

  • Aug 25, 2019

 

Rugby Canada Awards return to Victoria

Rugby Canada Awards return to Victoria

Two local men inducted into the hall of fame April 26

 

Captain Lucas Rumball will be playing back row Feb. 22 for Team Canada in Langford. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Canada’s first home game in the America Rugby Championships comes this Friday

It’s Canada versus Chile Feb. 22 at Westhills Stadium in Langford

Captain Lucas Rumball will be playing back row Feb. 22 for Team Canada in Langford. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)
Rugby’s Hans de Goede represented Canada 24 times from 1974 to 1987. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Greater Victoria rugby players named to national Hall of Fame

Former Canada captains, Oak Bay’s Mark Wyatt and Victoria’s Hans De Goede to inducted this spring

  • Jan 23, 2019
Rugby’s Hans de Goede represented Canada 24 times from 1974 to 1987. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Harry Jones scores a try during Canada’s 26-19 victory over the U.S., to help the team capture its first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Cup Championship in Singapore earlier this year. (Martin Seras Lima photo)

Canada men’s sevens team eye a top eight finish

Captain Harry Jones hopes to inspire rugby youth

Harry Jones scores a try during Canada’s 26-19 victory over the U.S., to help the team capture its first HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Cup Championship in Singapore earlier this year. (Martin Seras Lima photo)
Canada’s women’s sevens team lost 28-26 to the USA in the quarterfinals of the HSBC Canada Sevens tournament at Westhills Stadium in Langford Sunday morning. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Canada’s women’s sevens team falls 28-26 to the USA in the quarterfinals

Team will play for fifth place today at Westhills Stadium at 12:48 p.m.

  • May 13, 2018
Canada’s women’s sevens team lost 28-26 to the USA in the quarterfinals of the HSBC Canada Sevens tournament at Westhills Stadium in Langford Sunday morning. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
VIDEO: Canada’s women kick off sevens tournament with tough loss to Australia
VIDEO: Canada’s women kick off sevens tournament with tough loss to Australia
Women’s sevens captains from the 12 participating countries lined up for a photo shoot at Hatley Castle May 10, just two days away from the start of the Langford Series. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Women’s sevens captain’s photo shoot at Hatley Castle

Ghislaine Landry ready to play top team Saturday morning

Women’s sevens captains from the 12 participating countries lined up for a photo shoot at Hatley Castle May 10, just two days away from the start of the Langford Series. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Hannah Darling drives past a New Zealand defender during last year’s final match of the World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series in Langford.                                 (Arnold Lim                                 / Black Press)

Limited tickets left for women’s rugby sevens in Langford

Organizers hope fans will fill the stands for world class event

Hannah Darling drives past a New Zealand defender during last year’s final match of the World Rugby HSBC Women’s Sevens Series in Langford.                                 (Arnold Lim                                 / Black Press)
Players from the Canada women’s sevens team practice at Westhills Stadium In Langford on Wednesday morning. The team takes on Australia on Saturday as part of the fourth stop in the HSBC women’s sevens series (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Local favourites in the lineup for women’s sevens at Westhills

Canada kicks off play against Australia on Saturday

Players from the Canada women’s sevens team practice at Westhills Stadium In Langford on Wednesday morning. The team takes on Australia on Saturday as part of the fourth stop in the HSBC women’s sevens series (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Sara Kaljuvee (left) carries the ball for Canada during the Pan Am Games women’s rugby sevens event. Canada won gold, with Kaljuvee, who lives in Saanich. Kaljuvee came through St. Francis Xavier’s Canadian university rugby 15s without playing 7s at that level when she was spotted for the national 7s program. (Contributed photo)

Women’s sevens players will be dying their hair bold colours for cancer

The team is encouraging fans to support the cause during the Series in Langford

Sara Kaljuvee (left) carries the ball for Canada during the Pan Am Games women’s rugby sevens event. Canada won gold, with Kaljuvee, who lives in Saanich. Kaljuvee came through St. Francis Xavier’s Canadian university rugby 15s without playing 7s at that level when she was spotted for the national 7s program. (Contributed photo)
Canada team captain Ghislaine Landry carries the ball during action at the Sydney Womens Sevens tournament in Australia. Photo by Ian Muir/Rugby Canada

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the HSBC Women’s Rugby Series

A one-day promo code will be offered for ticket purchase

Canada team captain Ghislaine Landry carries the ball during action at the Sydney Womens Sevens tournament in Australia. Photo by Ian Muir/Rugby Canada
(Black Press file photo)

Rugby Canada receives funding for goal of earning World Cup berth

Rugby Canada could lose roughly $1 million annually if the men’s 15s doesn’t qualify

(Black Press file photo)
Sierra Gillis finishes practice at Westhills Stadium. She is part of Rugby Canada’s inaugural development academy that trains high school athletes in hopes of future Olympic competition. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Good things come in small, strong, fast packages

Sierra Gillis hopes to represent Canada one day in fastball or rugby

Sierra Gillis finishes practice at Westhills Stadium. She is part of Rugby Canada’s inaugural development academy that trains high school athletes in hopes of future Olympic competition. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Al Charron gives a speech inside the new Rugby Canada Training Centre at the grand opening of the facility.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Rugby Canada’s new training centre is officially open in Langford

Al Charron thanked family and friends for the namesake honor at the ribbon cutting ceremony

Al Charron gives a speech inside the new Rugby Canada Training Centre at the grand opening of the facility.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)
Canada men’s rugby team lines up to shake hands with Brazil after winning 45-5 at Westhills Stadium Feb 17. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Canada men’s rugby team beats Brazil for its first win in the ARC

DTH van der Merwe continues to prove his importance for Canada’s momentum.

  • Feb 17, 2018
Canada men’s rugby team lines up to shake hands with Brazil after winning 45-5 at Westhills Stadium Feb 17. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Team Canada head coach Kingsley Jones (left), Captain Phil Mack, Team Brazil Vice Captain Felipe Sancery, Brazil head coach Rodolfo Ambrosio. (Lindsey Horsting/New Gazette Staff)

Men’s rugby team takes on Brazil in Langford this weekend

Match takes place on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Team Canada head coach Kingsley Jones (left), Captain Phil Mack, Team Brazil Vice Captain Felipe Sancery, Brazil head coach Rodolfo Ambrosio. (Lindsey Horsting/New Gazette Staff)
Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Men’s rugby team takes on Brazil on home turf

Game takes place at Westhills Stadium on Feb. 17

Players from Team Canada get one last practice in at Westhills Stadium in Langford on Thursday. The team will take on Brazil as part of the 2018 Americas Rugby Championship at Westhills Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 17. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Female Canadian rugby star to make history at inaugural tournament

Female Canadian rugby star to make history at inaugural tournament

Kelly Russell will play on the first ever women’s Barbarian team

Female Canadian rugby star to make history at inaugural tournament