Canada

WOMAN ON A MISSION: DR. ARABA ‘ROO’ CHINTOH

WOMAN ON A MISSION: DR. ARABA ‘ROO’ CHINTOH

Former Canadian national rugby player and recent addition to the Rugby Americas North’s Executive Committee, Dr. Araba ‘Roo’ Chintoh, is a woman on a mission. As one of the first ever recipients of the prestigious World Rugby Executive Leadership Scholarship programme...

Rugby World Cup 2021 Spotlight: Canada

Rugby World Cup 2021 Spotlight: Canada

We continue our countdown to the Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw by taking a look at Canada’s history in the tournament. Canada contested the first-ever women’s Rugby World Cup match, losing 24-8 to New Zealand at Glamorgan Wanderers’ Memorial Ground. They have been one of...

MARIA GALLO: A FEARLESS AMBASSADOR FOR THE WOMEN’S GAME

MARIA GALLO: A FEARLESS AMBASSADOR FOR THE WOMEN’S GAME

Former Canada winger and assistant women’s 15s coach, Maria Gallo, hopes World Rugby’s Coaching Internship Programme will help eradicate the misconception in some quarters that rugby is “a man’s world”. A year ago Canada’s Alana Gattinger became only the second woman...

Carpenter: We aspire to win out in USA v Canada rivalry

Carpenter: We aspire to win out in USA v Canada rivalry

The USA and Canada are very similar in many respects, including the same level of desire to win whenever they meet on the rugby field. We talk to former captains, Aaron Carpenter and Blaine Scully, about the great North American rivalry. The rugby rivalry that exists...