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TYLER BOYD – NAMED CAPTAIN OF THE SARNIA SAINTS

Tyler Boyd has accepted the captaincy of Ontario’s premier rugby team. He earned his first game as a flanker for the Sarnia Saints in 2002, and continues to be a force.  As well, Tyler has captained the Saints as an alternate and [...]

Protective equipment has little impact on reducing rugby concussions: study

Existing headgear and mouth guards have limited or no benefit in reducing concussions in rugby players, according to Dr. Michael Cusimano, a neurosurgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital.
However, educational injury prevention programs that promote proper playing techniques and enforcement of the [...]

Executive Meeting

Event Date: January 27, 2011 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Sponsorship a challenge for university rugby players

Sports
By DAVE PAUL, THE OBSERVER
Posted 14 days ago

Girls rugby is a rapidly growing sport. And, because it’s growing so quickly, girls rugby players are getting more and more opportunities to play the sport, beyond the youth and high school levels.
Kristin [...]

Norm Perry was a haunting gridiron presence

Sports
By OBSERVER STAFF
Updated 10 days ago

They called him the Galloping Ghost.
And for nearly a decade Norm Perry was the best football player in Canada, a legendary halfback whose blinding speed and dazzling footwork made the fabulous Sarnia Imperials the terrors [...]

GREEN HORNET SAVES FLIGHT FROM UNRULY RUSSIANS

Members of the Russian world junior hockey championship team were kicked off a flight in Buffalo, New York early Thursday for unruly behaviour.
The team, celebrating its come-from behind 5-3 victory over Canada in the world junior hockey championship final Wednesday night, [...]

COFFEE BLACK LOCKED IN

IT’S SIMPLE: CANADA VS RUSSIA

Tony Esposito
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2v4rHgRyUo&feature=related
1987 Brawl
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ydbATVriqA
Don Cherry
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz9e_8TvTqk&feature=related
Paul Hendersons Goal
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWwN9kHnsKI

It’s been four years since the Canadians and Russians skated against each other in the finals of the World Junior Hockey Championship, and tonight the two rival hockey nations will take to the ice with [...]

Canada vs Russia in Final

BRING ON THE AMERICANS

When Canada faces the United States in the semi-finals of the World Junior Hockey Championship on Monday, the keys to the game will be familiar – goaltending and powerplays.
In at least one of those categories, the defending champion Americans seem [...]