Canada open November tour with win over Oxford

Bryan Kelly
Rugby 15s Senior Men

Canada's Men's Rugby Team opened their November tour with a 26-20 win on Wednesday evening against Oxford University in England

Tries were scored by Matt Evans (x2), Luke Campbell and Guiseppe Du Toit, while Shane O'Leary added six points through three conversions. 

Next up, Canada faces Coventry on November 5 in their final match before the 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifiers in November against Kenya, Germany & Hong Kong. 

Canada team to face Oxford:
1. Noah Barker – James Bay AA/BC Bears (Courtenay, BC)
2. Eric Howard – NOLA Gold/Ontario Blues (Ottawa, ON)
3. Cole Keith – James Bay AA/Atlantic Rock (Sussex, NB)
4. Paul Ciulini – Aurora Barbarians/Ontario Blues (Vaughan, ON)
5. Josh Larsen – Otago (Parksville, BC)
6. Mike Sheppard – Stoney Creek Camels/Ontario Blues (Brampton, ON)
7. Lucas Rumball – Captain, Balmy Beach RFC/Ontario Blues (Mississauga, ON)
8. Luke Campbell – James Bay AA/BC Bears (Victoria, BC) 
9. Gordon McRorie – Calgary Hornets/Prairie Wolf Pack (Calgary, AB)
10. Shane O’Leary – Nottingham Rugby (Cambleton, NB)
11. Dan Moor – Yorkshire Carnegie/Ontario Blues (Toronto, ON)
12. Nick Blevins – Calgary Hornets/Prairie Wolf Pack (Calgary, AB) 
13. Doug Fraser – Castaway Wanderers/BC Bears (Ladysmith, BC)
14. Matt Evans – Cornish Pirates (Maple Bay, BC)
15. Robbie Povey – Coventry Rugby Club/Prairie Wolf Pack (Northampton, England)
16. Ray Barkwill – Seattle Seawolves/Ontario Blues (Niagara Falls, ON) 
17. Hubert Buydens – NOLA Gold/Prairie Wolf Pack (Saskatoon, SK)
18. Jake Ilnicki – Yorkshire Carnegie/BC Bears (Williams Lake, BC)
19. Adrian Wadden – Leeds Beckett University (ON)
20. Matt Heaton – Darlington Mowden Park/Atlantic Rock (Godmanchester, QC) 
20. Guiseppe du Toit – UVIC Vikes/BC Bears (Maple Ridge, BC)
21. Phil Mack - Seattle Seawolves/BC Bears (Victoria, BC)
22. Kainoa Lloyd – Mississauga Blues/Ontario Blues (Mississauga, ON)
23. Theo Sauder – UBC Thunderbirds/BC Bears (Vancouver, BC)