Written by Press Release
Monday, 12 September 2011 19:58
Canadian U18 7s Wins Commonwealth Plate
Canada's U18 men's sevens team has finished the Commonwealth Youth Games competition on the Isle of Man by winning the Plate Competition on Sunday, defeating the Isle of Man 52-0.
Canada went 1-2 on the first day of the competition - with a big win over the same Isle of Man side, winning 50-0.
England won the Gold Medal - defeating South Africa 41-20 in the final.
On day two - Canada took on South Africa in the Cup quarterfinal - putting in a valiant effort in a 24-12 loss. Next up came Trinidad and Tobago with the plucky Canadians winning 60-7.
This set up the final with the host team for the second time in 24 hours - the Canadians showing no mercy with the 53-0 victory.
The Canadian Youth Commonwealth Games team is proudly supported the Canadian Rugby Foundation.
For more information on how to give to the Canadian Rugby Foundation - go to www.canadianrugbyfoundation.ca
Canada 12 South Africa 24
Canada 60 Trinidad and Tobago 7
Isle of Man 0 Canada 52
Canadian U-18 Sevens Roster
(Name - Club/Hometown)
Lukas Balkovec - Waterloo County RFC/ Kitchener, Ont.
Andrew Battaglia - Aurora Barbarians RFC/ Aurora, Ont.
Jorden Best - Abbotsford RFC/ Abbotsford, B.C.
Byron Bouille - Barrie RFC/ Barrie, Ont.
Justin Douglas - Abbotsford RFC/ Abbotsford, B.C.
Haydn Evans - Cowichan Rugby Club/ Terrace, B.C.
Scott Gauer - Crusaders Rugby Club/ Mississaugua, Ont.
Fergus Hall - Castaway Wanderers/ Victoria, B.C.
Lucas Hammond - Toronto Nomads RFC/ Toronto, Ont.
Pat Kay - Cowichan Rugby Club/ Cowichan, B.C
Conor McCann - Balmy Beach RFC/ Toronto, Ont.
Nathan Yanagiya - Capilano RFC/ North Vancouver, B.C.