Canada finishes 4th at the 2018 Canada Cup

The United States have won the 2018 Canada Cup, beating Japan 56-53 in the gold medal game.

This marks the sixth title in six appearances at the Canada Cup for Team USA who went a perfect 6-0 in the competition.

The game started off tight and the score was at 13 at the end of the first quarter, but the tide started to turn in the second quarter. The Americans forced several turnovers made Japan burn three timeouts by halftime, which they entered with  a three-try lead courtesy of an Aoki try with 0.1 seconds left in the first half.

Rugby en fauteuil roulant canada annonce une entente avec la ville de Misawa au Japon

(RICHMOND, CB – le 17 juin 2018) Rugby en fauteuil roulant Canada a annoncé aujourd'hui qu'elle a conclu une entente avec la ville de Misawa au Japon, qui prévoit que Misawa accueillera l'équipe canadienne pour jusqu'à cinq stages d'entraînement au cours des deux prochaines années, en préparation des Jeux paralympiques de Tokyo de 2020.

Wheelchair Rugby Canada Announces Agreement with Misawa City, Japan

(RICHMOND, BC – June 17, 2018) Wheelchair Rugby Canada announced today an agreement with Misawa City in Japan that confirms Misawa City will host Team Canada for up to five training camps over the next two years in the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

A ceremonial signing of the agreement between Catherine Cadieux, CEO of Wheelchair Rugby Canada and Kazumasa Taneichi, the Mayor of Misawa City, was held on June 17th during the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Canada Cup.

JOUR 1 - Le Canada commence avec une victoire

Il y a eu beaucoup de fantastiques essais et de gros placages, ainsi qu'une surprise en prolongation en ce premier jour de la Coupe Canada. Voici un résumé de l'action de la journée.

Partie n°1 Canada v Suède

L'équipe hôte a amorcé sa campagne de la Coupe Canada de 2018 en revenant de l'arrière face à la Suède, devant une foule très énergique à l'Anneau olympique de Richmond.

DAY 1 - Canada Opens with a Win

The first day of the Canada Cup featured plenty of exciting tries, big hits and an upset in overtime. Here’s our recap of Day 1.

Game #1 Canada v Sweden

The hosts started their 2018 Canada Cup campaign with a come-from behind win over Sweden in front of an energetic crowd at the Richmond Olympic Oval.

The first quarter was very close as both teams traded tries and went into the first intermission tied at 12.


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