Langford, BC - Rugby Canada is pleased to announce that Saskatoon, Saskatchewan will host the 2018 Senior Women’s and age-grade Canadian Rugby Championships (CRC) July 15th to 22nd.
Held at the Saskatoon Rugby Clubhouse, this year’s edition features over 450 athletes through 16 teams in three separate competitions: Senior Women, Under-19 Men and Under-20 Women.
“The CRC tournaments, from the age-grade level to senior, are critical pathways to Canada’s national teams,” said Dustin Hopkins, Rugby Canada’s Interim General Manager. “These competitions provide players with the opportunity to continue their development in high-quality matches while providing national team coaching staff a great chance to scout talent from coast-to-coast.”
Streaming details, rosters and kick-off times, for all matches will be confirmed in the coming months.
“Saskatchewan Rugby is excited to host the Canadian Rugby Championships for the 2nd time in less than 5years, this time lead by the North Saskatchewan Rugby Union, based in Saskatoon,” Damon Leonard, President of the Saskatchewan Rugby Union.
“This is a testament to our communities drive and recognition of the legacy a competition of this stature can leave on the NSRU. We are excited to welcome the young men and women form across Canada to Saskatoon this summer. With help from the City and Saskatoon there are many events for parents other children traveling to watch the athletes as well. We take pride in hosting the rest of the country in our province and hope you see all there!”
Scores, stats and additional information will be provided at: http://www.canadianrugbychampionship.com
Teams & Competitions:
Senior Women –?British Columbia Bears, Equipe Quebec, Ontario Blues, Nova Scotia Keltics, Prairie Wolfpack
U19 Men –?Alberta Wolfpack, Atlantic Rock, British Columbia Bears, Equipe Quebec, Ontario Blues, Prairie Blizzard
U20 Women –?British Columbia Bears, Equipe Quebec, Ontario Blues, Nova Scotia Keltics, Prairie Wolfpack