Leading The Way
Goromaru key as Japan beats Canada in Pacific Nations Cup
Ayumu Goromaru scored all his team's points on Wednesday as Japan rallied to beat Canada 16-13 in the Pacific Nations Cup rugby tournament. Canada, which could have won the tournament with a win, took a 3-0 lead after the first half on a penalty by James Pritchard. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Flanker Nanyak Dala will captain Canada at the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament later this month in Moscow. The Canadian men are in a pool with World Series Sevens champion New Zealand, the U.S. and Georgia. Full Story.
Hard Fought Loss
James Pritchard became the all-time leading scorer for Canada's rugby team on Saturday -- but the lustre of his accomplishment was lost amid the Canadians' 40-14 loss to Ireland in a Test match at BMO Field. Pritchard, making his 49th appearance for No. 13 Canada, scored nine points with his boot. Full Story.