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Canada Rugby League

Canada build towards 2017 RLWC with 2014 International Schedule

Date: 28/2/14

They might have missed out on qualifying for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup but that won’t stop the professionally run CRL from aiming high in 2014. The Canadian’s have released their 2014 International Rugby League schedule and with 5 internationals in the pipeline they are outdoing some of the well-known rugby league nations in the international fixture stakes.

Canada Rugby League

Canada Rugby League name team for 4th Colonial Cup tie

By Richard Cowley, Date:26/7/13

Canada have named their side to take on the USA in the last tie of the rugby league Colonial Cup series. Canada have so far won only one game in the four game series.

United States Rugby League

USA Tomahawks name 18-man squad for second Colonial Cup match against Canada

By Brian Lowe, Date:21/8/13

The USA Tomahawks have named an 18-man squad for the second Colonial Cup match against Canada.

The US will host the Wolverines in Conshohocken, PA, on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The game will be played at AA Garthwaite Stadium and will follow the USARL championship final.

Canada Rugby League

Canada Wolverines 36 fight back to defeat USA Tomahawks 20

By Richard Cowley, Date: 8/7/13

The first game in the 2013 Rugby League Colonial Cup series kicked off on Saturday at Lamport Stadium, Toronto, Canada. With reports of around 7,168 fans packing Lamport stadium and the Wolverine's didn't disappoint.

Canada Rugby League

Australia’s iconic beer Foster’s teams up with Canada RL

By Richard Cowley, Date: 27/3/13

While not participating in this year’s rugby league world cup, the Canadian's have been hard at work planning their upcoming domestic and international season.

This week Canada Rugby League announced that the iconic Australian beer Foster's will be jumping on board as the official beer of the Canada Wolverines.

Canada’s British Columbia Rugby League Championship set to expand

By Ally Mac, Date: 17/1/2013 

The biggest domestic competition in Canada was launched in British Columbia in 2012. The BCRL Championship was launched with 5 teams Bayside Sharks, Burnaby Lake, Kelowna Crows, Sea To Sky Eagles, Surrey Beavers. Surrey were the inaugural Championship winners.

Canadian rugby league squad set for USA Colonial challenge

By Phil Caplan, Date: 7/9/12

The first game in this year’s Colonial Cup takes place on Saturday when Canada – fresh from home victories over Jamaica and Lebanon – host the USA at Lamport Stadium, Toronto (kick off 8pm local time)

Rugby League Development Fund

Canada Rugby League “delighted” to win Development Fund Grant

By: Richard Cowley, Date: 27/8/12

As the Rugby League Development Fund prepares for it's 3rd year of assisting developing rugby league nations it's good to see that this years winners are delighted with the assistance the RLDF has provided.

Rugby League Development Fund

2012 Rugby League Development Fund Grant winners are…

By Richard Cowley, Date: 13/8/12

After much deliberation, ironically it came down to Canada and Lebanon when members had to vote for the winner of the 2012 Rugby League Planet - Rugby League Development Fund Grant.

Both Lebanon and Canada have been shining lights in the development of rugby league in their respective nations.

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CANADA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Information on this page was updated - 11/3/2014

Foundation Year - 1987

International Team - Canadian Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - One win Emerging Nations World Cup (2000)

Top level domestic competition - There is currently four teams (Toronto City Saints, Niagara Bobcats, Scarborough Centurions, York Region Reds).