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The U.S. has launched a bid to host both the men’s and women’s Rugby World Cup with Vancouver billed as a potential host city. Canada’s Corey Thomas tackles Chile’s Nicolas Garafulic during the second half of a Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification match at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Saturday, October 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Vancouver could help host as U.S. launches Rugby World Cup bid

U.S. bid is to host the men’s tournament in 2027 or 2031 and the women’s event in 2029

 

Canada’s Renee Gonzalez, left, is tackled by United States’ Sarah Levy during HSBC Canada Sevens women’s semifinal rugby action, in Vancouver, on Sunday, September 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Rugby Canada provides details of its high-performance program review

Panel named and parameters given for review triggered by complaints from the women’s sevens team

 

Canada’s Jake Thiel, left, jumps for the ball against Australia’s Nick Malouf during the Challenge Trophy final at the World Rugby Sevens Series action in Vancouver, B.C., March 10, 2019. Only seven of the men’s core teams are taking part in next week’s HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver with New Zealand. Fiji, Australia, Argentina, Japan, France and Samoa among those missing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Field for Canadian rugby sevens events diluted by pandemic-related issues

New Zealand. Fiji, Australia, Argentina, Japan, France and Samoa among countries missing

 

Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati, who became the first Canadian-born player to appear for the Toronto Wolfpack, interacts with fans after their game against the Gloucestershire All Golds in Kingstone Press League 1 rugby action in Toronto on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Ngawati now wears the colours of Rugby United New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Young Canadian back Quinn Ngawati enjoying life in Major League Rugby

Former Wolfpack coach Paul Rowley called Ngawati a ‘rough diamond’

Victoria teenager Quinn Ngawati, who became the first Canadian-born player to appear for the Toronto Wolfpack, interacts with fans after their game against the Gloucestershire All Golds in Kingstone Press League 1 rugby action in Toronto on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Ngawati now wears the colours of Rugby United New York. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Neil Davidson

Super League expunges Wolfpack record after Toronto opts to sit out rest of season

Super League expunges Wolfpack record after Toronto opts to sit out rest of season

Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport

Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport

Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport

Proposed COVID-19 rule changes by World Rugby could improve the sport
Rugby Canada cuts player payments, says it will need financial help later in 2020

Rugby Canada cuts player payments, says it will need financial help later in 2020

Rugby Canada cuts player payments, says it will need financial help later in 2020

Rugby Canada cuts player payments, says it will need financial help later in 2020

Expansion Ottawa Aces rugby league team plans Canadian tryouts in the fall

Expansion Ottawa Aces rugby league team plans Canadian tryouts in the fall

Canada match in Montreal against French Barbarians called off due to pandemic

Canada match in Montreal against French Barbarians called off due to pandemic

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