Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his side to face Wales this Saturday, July 3rd at Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Kick off at 10am ET / 7am PT.
July 1, 2021 (Langford, BC) – Head coach Kingsley Jones has named his side to face Wales this Saturday, July 3rd at Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Kick off at 10am ET / 7am PT.
Lucas Rumball (Toronto Arrows) will captain the side and Ben LeSage (Toronto Arrows) has been named vice-captain. Canada will field a young team against Wales that includes 7 uncapped players. It will be a test match debut for Ross Braude, Quinn Ngawati, Cooper Coats, Tyler Rowland, Michael Smith, Donald Carson, and Siaki Vikilani.
The squad assembled earlier this week in a training bubble in Bristol, England where they will be based for the duration of the tour.
Jones will use the UK Tour against two of the world’s top sides as preparation for upcoming Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification matches this Fall. Canada will face England on July 10th at Twickenham.
Both UK Tour matches will be streamed live in Canada exclusively on DAZN. Canadian rugby fans can sign up for a free trial by downloading the DAZN app on any internet-connected device, including living room devices such as smart TVs, streaming sticks and game consoles as well as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and PCs or visit DAZN.com. Click here for more information on how to watch Canada’s UK Tour presented by DHL and other 2021 Summer Internationals.
CANADA’S ROSTER TO FACE WALES:
- DJUSTICE SEARS-DURU Oakville, ON - Seattle Seawolves
- ANDREW QUATTRIN Holland Landing, ON - Toronto Arrows
- JAKE ILNICKI Williams Lake, BC - Seattle Seawolves
- CONOR KEYS Stittsville, ON - Rugby ATL
- JOSH LARSEN Parksville, BC - New England Free Jacks
- REEGAN O’GORMAN Vancouver, BC - Austin Gilgronis
- LUCAS RUMBALL Scarborough, ON - Toronto Arrows
- SIAKI VIKILANI Burnaby, BC – Toronto Arrows
- ROSS BRAUDE Pretoria, SA - Toronto Arrows
- PETER NELSON Dungannon, UK - Mont de Mason
- KAINOA LLOYD Mississauga, ON - RC National Development Academy
- QUINN NGAWATI Victoria, BC - Rugby United New York
- BEN LESAGE Calgary, AB - Toronto Arrows
- COLE DAVIS Calgary, AB - Austin Gilgronis
- COOPER COATS Halifax, NS – Canada 7s
- ERIC HOWARD Ottawa, ON - NOLA Gold
- COLE KEITH Sussex, NB - Toronto Arrows
- TYLER ROWLAND Mississauga, ON - Toronto Arrows
- DONALD CARSON Delta, BC – University of BC
- MICHAEL SMITH White Rock, BC - San Diego Legion
- LUCAS ALBORNOZ Burnaby, BC - Houston SaberCats
- WILLIAM PERCILLIER Victoria, BC - Stade Francais
- ROBBIE POVEY Calgary, AB - Houston SaberCats
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