Rugby: Artificial Pitch vs. Natural Grass

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In both codes of rugby, like many sports, there is always a debate between the merits of an artificial pitch and natural grass. Most stadiums in both rugby league and union have natural grass. However, there is a growing number of rugby stadiums using an artificial pitch as their main surface. Previously, Raheem Bashir has […] READ MORE


The second wave of Canadian sports

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The second wave of Canadian Sports has just begun with the three sports of cricket, rugby league, and rugby union getting professional sports teams or leagues in Canada. This all started with the Toronto Wolfpack, which was born in 2016, but began life as pro rugby league team in 2017. That team now leads a […] READ MORE


The Ottawa Aces XIII РCanada’s second pro rugby league team

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The Ottawa Aces (the full name is Ottawa Aces XIII) will be the second pro rugby league and third pro rugby team in Canada. They are following in the footsteps of the Toronto Wolfpack and were introduced on Commonwealth Day. Ottawa will start its season next year in League One, the third tier of the […] READ MORE


The Toronto Wolfpack and Toronto Raptors – Similarities and Differences

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There were doubts that the Toronto Wolfpack would succeed when the team was announced. A lot of Torontonians didn’t know about the game of rugby league. This was especially true for a sport that only appeared in 2010 with the Canadian men’s rugby league team nicknamed the ‘Canada Wolverines’. However, what rugby league fans in […] READ MORE