Jones names team for final Pacific Nations Cup match

Rugby 15s Senior Men

Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his team that will take on Tonga in Canada's final Pacific Nations Cup match this Thursday, August 8th at 11pm ET/ 8pm PT in Lautoka, Fiji. 

“I think there’s a lot of improvements from our side in the space of a week which we’re pleased with. I think our set piece has progressed and our scrum at times was good. There’s lots of learning technically still to do to keep growing,” said Jones. “We feel we’re making gains each week and we look forward to Tonga now.”

Fans can watch the match LIVE on, TSN Direct, and the TSN App. It will also be replayed on TSN2 on Friday, August 9 at It will also be replayed on TSN2 on Friday, Aug 9 at 2pm ET/ 11am PT and again at 11pm ET/ 8pm PT.


Canada's Roster:

Djustice Sears-Duru Oakville, ON Ontario Blues

Eric Howard Ottawa, ON New Orleans Gold

Matt Tierney Oakville, ON Section Paloise

Mike Sheppard Brampton, ON Toronto Arrows

Evan Olmstead Vancouver, BC Unattached

Kyle Baillie Summerside, PEI New Orleans Gold

Lucas Rumball Scarborough, ON Toronto Arrows

Tyler Ardron (C) Lakefield, ON Chiefs

Phil Mack Victoria, BC Seattle Seawolves

Gordon McRorie Calgary, AB Calgary Hornets

DTH van der Merwe Regina, SK Glasgow Warriors

Ciaran Hearn Conception Bay South, NL Unattached

Ben LeSage Calgary, AB Calgary Canucks/UBC Thunderbirds

Jeff Hassler Okotoks, AB Seattle Seawolves

Peter Nelson Dungannon, UK Unattached

Benoit Piffero Issoire, France BLAGNAC RUGBY

Hubert Buydens Saskatoon, SK NOLA Gold

Cole Keith Sussex, NB Toronto Arrows

Luke Campbell Victoria, BC James Bay Athletic Association

Matt Heaton Godmanchester, QC Darlington Mowden Park

Jamie Mackenzie Oakville, ON Toronto Arrows

Nick Blevins Calgary, AB Calgary Hornets

Patrick Parfrey St. John's, NL Toronto Arrows



Don’t miss your chance to see Canada’s World Cup team compete on home soil in their two warm-up matches against Leinster in Hamilton on August 24th and USA in Vancouver on September 7th. To purchase your now, CLICK HERE.


Canada's Pacific Nations Cup Schedule:

Canada 19-47 USA

Canada 13-38 Fiji


Canada vs. Tonga

August 8

Churchill Park – Lautoka, Fiji

Kick-off: 11pm ET /8pm PT

Broadcast: TSN


Pre-Rugby World Cup:

Canada vs. Leinster

August 24

Tim Hortons Field – Hamilton, ON

Kick-off: 3pm ET/ 12pm PT

Broadcast: TBC


Canada vs. USA

September 7

BC Place – Vancouver, BC

Kick-off: 10pm ET/ 7pm PT

Broadcast: TBC


Canada vs BC All-Stars
August 30, 2019

Westhills Stadium, Langford, BC
Kick-off: 9:30pm ET / 6:30pm PT

Tickets: $10 for adults and $5 for youth & can be purchased from Eagle Ridge Community Centre or the stadium gates on match day