Friday, July 29, 2011
2011 Canadian Rugby Championship - Ready for Kick Off
The Rock enter as favorites as 2010 champions and also after a successful warm-up period which included a win in Argentina vs Argentine province Salta.
British Colombia Bears: 1. Rhodri Hanmer, 2. Ryan Hamilton, 3. John MacKenzie, 4. Nathan Mantle, 5. Liam Chisholm, 6. Josh Clarke, 7. Adam Kleeberger, 8. Aaron Goddard, 9. Eric Wilson, 10. Nathan Hirayama, 11. Esava Nakulanisa, 12. Josefa Dolesau, 13. Conor Trainor, 14. Shawn Mercier, 15. Connor Braid
Reserves: 16. Anthony Luca, 17. Some Mosogau 18. Scott Mackay, 19. Taylor Stogryn, 20. Michael McDonald, 21. Ben Thomson, 22. Johnathan Morris
The Rock: 1.Frank Walsh 2. Peter Densmore 3. Rod Snow 4. Sean O’Leary 5. Jon Phelan 6. Toni Wodzicki 7. Kevin Parfrey 8. Zac Coughlan, 9. Morgan Williams 10. Dean Blanks 11. Rob Wilson 12. Tyler Wish 13. Geoff Warden 14. Rob Turk 15. Morgan Lovell
Reserves – 16. Steve Cutliffe 17. Owen Parfrey 18. Chris Burt 19. Justin Meyers 20. Mike Simpson 21. Patrick Parfrey 22. Jason Picco
Meanwhile the mission also begins on Saturday for the Prarie Wolfpack and Ontario Blues as trhey go head to head at Calgary Rugby Park. There is plenty of reason for spectators to turn up in big numbers as the match will also feature a lot of players who have been named in Canada´s squad for New Zealand 2011. Former French based player, Ryan Smith will captain the Prarie Wolfpack and will be joined by fellow internationals Nanyak Dala, Hubert Buydens, Scott Franklin, Andrew Tiedemann and Jeremy Kyne in the starting lineup. Up against them will be the exciting young 18 year old winger, Taylor Paris for Ontario.
Ontario Blues: 1.Tom Dolezel, 2. Dan Pletch, 3. Doug Wooldridge, 4. Brett Beukeboom, 5. Scott Dunham, 6. Tyler Ardron, 7. Alistair Clark, 8. Seb Pearson, 9. Kyle Armstrong, 10. Steve Piatek, 11. Taylor Paris, 12. Dan West, 13. Conor McCann, 14. Ryan Macsween, 15. Craig Marshall
Reserves: M Pletch, C Johnston, Rob Brouwer, M Macsween, R Tomlinson, J Wilson-Ross, M Mitchell