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Canada national rugby sevens team

The Canada national rugby sevens team competes at several international tournaments — the World Rugby Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens, Pan American Games and the Commonwealth Games.

Canada
Rugby canada logo.png
UnionRugby Canada
Emblem(s)The Maple Leaf
Coach(es)Damian McGrath [1]
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances6 (First in 1993)
Best result5th place, 2001

Contents

HistoryEdit

HonoursEdit

Current squadEdit

Current squadEdit

Squad for the 2018–19 World Rugby Sevens Series.

Player
Dubai South Africa Aust­ralia New Zealand USA Canada Hong Kong Sing­apore England France
Connor Braid 6 6
Admir Cejvanovic 13 2
Cooper Coats 13
Andrew Coe 4 4
Justin Douglas 8 8
Lucas Hammond 7
Nathan Hirayama 9 9
Isaac Kaay 12 12
Pat Kay 10 10
Luke McCloskey 5 5
Josiah Morra 3 3
Matt Mullins 1 1
Jake Thiel 2 7
Adam Zaruba 11 11
  • Italics indicates extra player who may join the squad to replace an injured player.

World Rugby Sevens SeriesEdit

The principal competition in which the Canada national rugby sevens team regularly competes is the World Rugby Sevens Series. Canada is one of the core teams that plays in every Series tournament.

Results by seasonEdit

Season Final Rank Points Tourn­aments Cups 2nd Places
Silver Medals
3rd Places
Bronze Medals
Plates
5th Places
Bowls
Challenge Trophies
Shields
13th Places
1999–00 6th 60 10/10 0 0 -   Wellington 0 0
2000–01 8th 26 9/9 0 0 - 0   Shanghai 0
2001–02 12th 8 10/11 0 0 - 0 0   Brisbane
2002–03 12th 6 7/7 0 0 -   Hong Kong   Wellington[2] 0
2003–04 9th 22 8/8 0 0 - 0   Dubai
  Hong Kong[3]
0
2004–05 12th 2 7/7 0 0 - 0   USA   Paris
  London
2005–06 12th 4 8/8 0 0 - 0 0   South Africa
2006–07 13th 8 8/8 0 0 - 0 0   Adelaide
2007–08 16th 2 8/8 0 0 - 0 0   South Africa
2008–09 15th 3 5/8 0 0 - 0 0   London
2009–10 11th 15 5/8 0 0 - 0   Hong Kong
  London
0
2010–11 15th 5 5/8 0 0 - 0   Hong Kong   Edinburgh
2011–12 13th 33 5/9 0 0 0 0   USA   Hong Kong
2012–13 12th 69 9/9 0 0 0   USA   Wellington   Japan
2013–14 6th 90 9/9 0   Scotland   USA 0   London 0
2014–15 9th 67 9/9 0 0 0 0   South Africa   Gold Coast
  Dubai
 Wellington
2015–16 13th 40 10/10 0 0 0 0   Sydney
  Canada
  Dubai
2016–17 8th 98 10/10   Singapore 0   London 0 0   Dubai
  South Africa
  Sydney
2017–18 9th 76 10/10 0 0 0 0 0   Sydney
2018–19 12th 10 2/10 0 0 0 0 0 0

Third place games/Bronze finals were introduced in the 2011-12 season. Starting in the 2016-17 season, Silver and Bronze medals were introduced, 5th place replaced the Plate, the Challenge Trophy replace the Bowl, and the 13th place replaced the Shield.

TotalsEdit

Tournaments Played Won Lost Drawn Win Percentage Points Scored Points Conceded
154 843 367 461 15 43.53% 14,485 15,950

Last updated: 10 December 2018.[4]

Individual recordsEdit

Most matches
Rank Player Matches
1 John Moonlight 318
2 Nathan Hirayama 292
3 Harry Jones 268
4 Phil Mack 267
5 Justin Douglas 208
6 Conor Trainor 202
7 Sean Duke 201
8 Mike Fuailefau 198
9 David Moonlight 179
10 Ciaran Hearn 171
Most points
Rank Player Points
1 Nathan Hirayama 1,509
2 Phil Mack 973
3 Harry Jones 665
4 Sean Duke 622
5 Justin Douglas 630
6 John Moonlight 580
7 David Moonlight 553
8 Mike Danskin 480
9 Marco di Girolamo 392
10 Shane Thompson 375
Most tries
Rank Player Tries
1 Justin Douglas 126
2 Sean Duke 124
3 Nathan Hirayama 123
4 John Moonlight 116
5 David Moonlight 107
6 Harry Jones 103
7 Phil Mack 95
8 Shane Thompson 75
9 Fred Asselin 63
10 Ciaran Hearn 56
Marco di Girolamo 56
Most conversions
Rank Player Conv
1 Nathan Hirayama 444
2 Phil Mack 246
3 Mike Danskin 135
4 Jeff Williams 105
5 Harry Jones 75
6 Marco di Girolamo 56
7 Derek Daypuck 42
8 Ed Fairhurst 37
9 Pat Kay 28
10 Jason Hartley 27
Kyle Haley 27
Last updated: 10 December 2018.[5]

Note: Bold indicates active in 2018-19 season.

Major quadrennial tournamentsEdit

Canada competes to participate in two major global quadrennial tournaments — the Summer Olympics and the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Summer OlympicsEdit

Olympic Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 0/1 - - - -

Rugby World Cup SevensEdit

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  1993 Bowl Semifinals =15th 6 2 4 0
  1997 Bowl Quarterfinals =21st 5 0 5 0
  2001 Quarterfinals =5th 6 3 3 0
  2005 Group Stage =18th 8 3 5 0
  2009 Plate Quarterfinals =13th 4 2 2 0
  2013 Plate Champions 9th 6 5 1 0
  2018 Challenge Trophy 12th 5 2 2 0
Total 0 Titles 7/7 40 17 23 0

Other tournamentsEdit

Commonwealth GamesEdit

 
Canada playing New Zealand at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  1998 Quarterfinals 5th 5 3 1 1
  2002 Plate semifinals 7th 5 2 3 0
  2006 Quarterfinals 5th 4 2 2 0
  2010 Bowl finals 10th 6 3 3 0
  2014 Bowl champions 9th 6 4 2 0
  2018 Pool round =9th 3 1 2 0
Total 0 Titles 6/6 29 15 13 1

Pan American GamesEdit

Pan Am Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2011 Finals 1st 6 6 0 0
  2015 Finals 1st 6 5 1 0
Total 2 Titles 2/2 12 11 1 0

World GamesEdit

World Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
  2001 Classification matches 6th 6 1 5 0
  2005 Did not participate
  2009 Did not participate
  2013 Third Place 3rd 6 4 2 0
Total 0 Titles 2/4 12 5 7 0
  • Rugby sevens was discontinued after the 2013 World Games due to the sport returning to the Olympics in 2016.

See alsoEdit

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