Canada Rugby Union Schedule
There is no better time than now to hop on the Canada Rugby Union bandwagon as the
team is looking to prove that it is not only one of the best rugby squads in all of the Americas, but in the entire world.
Canada Rugby Union has long been recognized as the premiere national rugby team in North America, and its chief rival in South
America is Argentina, the only team standing in Canada's way to laying claim to being the undisputed cream of the crop in
rugby throughout the Americas. Canada Rugby Union is on the rise, and with a slew of exciting matched in 2014, the squad should
be moving its way up the international rankings. Be sure to get your tickets for Canada Rugby Union right here on StubHub
and get out and show your support.
On June 14th Canada Rugby Union will take on Scotland Rugby Union at BMO Field, also
known as the National Soccer Stadium, in Toronto, Ontario. The province of Ontario is widely recognized as the hotbed of rugby
talent in all of Canada and you can be sure that rugby players and fans of all ages will be coming out to this thrilling match.
So far this is the only home match Canada Rugby Union has lined up in 2014 but you can be sure that they will add more home
dates before the year is through so be sure to keep checking back on StubHub to see when and where Canada Rubgy Union will
be playing next.
About the Team
Canada first played international rugby in 1932 when an all-Canada squad
played a match against Japan. Since then the sport has continued to grow and Canada has become a major player on the international
rugby scene. Canada Rugby Union is classified as one of eight tier two rugby nations by the International Rugby Board and
are universally recognized as the premiere club in North America. They are regular participants in the Rugby World Cup as
well as the Pacific Nations Cup. Canada Rugby Union joined the IRB Pacific Nations Cup in 2013 where they play matches against
Tonga, the United States, Japan, and Fiji. The squad is currently ranked 14th in the world by the International Rugby Board,
but has earned victories over highly ranked teams in recent years including Wales, Scotland, Italy, and France. Canada has
already earned a spot in the 2015 Rugby World Cup after having defeated the United States in August of 2013. Now the squad
will continue to play matches against many of the best teams in the world in order to prepare for the rigors of World Cup
play, hoping to prepare themselves for their deepest run in the tournament to date.
are few events as exciting as seeing a national rugby team compete at home against another country. The men on the team have
trained their whole lives to be named to the squad and now that they finally have the opportunity to represent their country
and play with and against the best rugby players in the world they are determined not to let either their country or their
teammates down. Rugby is the one of the most popular sports in the world and gives birth to the most fervent and dedicated
fans. One step into a stadium when the local national team is playing and you will understand what all of the fuss is about.
Unrelenting action, otherworldly athleticism, stunning runs and passes, and mind blowing, bone jarring hits will have you
seeing exactly why rugby has won the hearts of millions of die hard fans all over the world. You will be chanting and singing
along and barely even need to use your seat as move after move will have you jumping up and cheering for the home country.
Perhaps at no other time will you have felt so proudly to cheer for Canada and felt patriotism as deeply as when you are in
the stadium with thousands of fellow Canadians cheering on the Canada Rugby Union.
The International Rugby Board
in Dublin, Ireland, the International Rugby Board boasts 100 full fledged members along with 18 associate members. The group
was founded in 1886 but did not use the name IRB until 1998. Every four years the International Rugby Board organizes the
Rigby World Cup, but it also hosts several other popular international tournaments including the IRB Sevens World Series,
the Junior World Championships, and the Pacific Nations Cup. The members are divided among six regional associations, representing
each of the six participating continents.
The emblem for the International Rugby Board is a maple
leaf, and the team is known by two nicknames, the Maple Leafs and the Canucks. James Pritchard holds the top two points totals
for points in a match, the top spot with 36 points against the United States in 2006, and the second spot with 29 points against