Player Profile – Ben LeSage: Co-Captain of the Toronto Arrows

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Ben LeSage is one of the two co-captains of the Toronto Arrows. The Canadian was born and brought up in Calgary, Alberta. He won the athlete of the year award at Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School in Calgary. LeSage would then play varsity rugby with the UBC (University of British Columbia) Thunderbirds in Vancouver, British […] READ MORE



Toronto Arrows Co-Founder Bill Webb – Interview (Part One of Two)

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Learn about part one of my interview with Bill Webb. Webb is a co-founder of the Toronto Arrows, which joined Major League Rugby (MLR) in 2018. The organization was formed in 2017 as the Ontario Arrows. Bill Webb, co-founder of the Toronto Arrows – Interview In a two-part exclusive, one-on-one interview, Raheem Bashir gained an […] READ MORE



The state and legacy of Canadian Rugby in 1993

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Canadian rugby in 1993 was a different world. Social media did not exist and the internet was not mainstream at the time. It was also a time when rugby union as a game was not a professional sport. Lastly, this was a time when the Canadian men’s rugby union national team was very close to […] READ MORE


Rugby Canada, the RWC and the Toronto Arrows

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This Rugby World Cup has not been as successful as many Canadian Rugby Union fans hoped. However all is not lost, there are positives aplenty for Rugby Canada, future RWC campaigns and the Toronto Arrows. The national team will still be welcomed home despite losing all its World Cup games as they did in 2015. […] READ MORE


The future of Canadian Professional Rugby Union

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There are three sports in the second-wave of Canadian sports, and two of them involve the term “rugby”. The 13-man game of rugby league, and the long-established 15-man game. Each has a foothold, but the future of Canadian professional rugby union looks to have more optimism within the provinces and territories. Professionalization in these sports […] READ MORE



USA Eagles to face Russia in Summer Series

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The old American Super-power rival will grace the city of Denver, when Russia takes on the USA Eagles this summer. On April 27, USA Rugby confirmed a match against Russia to open the 2018 Emirates Airlines Summer Series. This match underlines an already solid international window in June, that also includes matches against Scotland and […] READ MORE