As you read this, the Canadian Men’s Rugby 7s team are headed for Las Vegas. No, not for a gambling spree – the team will be participating in the Vega leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.
In this leg of the tournament, the national team will don a new look. In other words, recently, Rugby Canada refurbished its logo and changed apparel suppliers. The change forms part of the organisations rebranding project; it has signed a multi-year equipment deal with Canterbury.
The team will sport the new logo –the word rugby inscribed on the famous Canadian Maple Leaf.
What the Canadian Rugby 7s Team Looks Like
While the team will be sporting a new kit, the line up still looks the same. In fact, fans can look forward to the familiar faces of John Moonlight, Nathan Hirayama and Toronto born Devaughn Campbell. With Harry Jones as captain, the rest of the roster includes the following players:
The Vegas leg of the tournament kicks off March 2nd and runs for two days, ending on March 4th. It will be streamed on CBCSports.ca. The men then return to Canadian sole for the Vancouver leg of the tournament – scheduled for March 10th.
Head coach, Damian McGrath has plenty confidence in the national team. In fact, he said: “the boys are in good shape and looking forward to having a good run in Las Vegas to build confidence ahead of our home tournament in Vancouver.”
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