SWILERS WIN SULLY CUP

    The Swilers won the  2016 Sully Cup as they defeated the Conception Bay Baymen 42 -15 Saturday at the Sgt. Ned Nugent’s Rugby Pitch in CBS . The Swilers and Baymen last vied with each other for the cup in 2013.

ROCK GET BIG WIN. NOW 1-1

  The Atlantic Rock came up with a much needed win in Rugby action on Thursday night. They played hard and downed BC Bears 20-6 for their first win of the season. The Bears now drop to 0-3.The Rock play Prairie Wolf Pack Sunday.   The Bears played an aggressive game against the Rock but

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ROCK DROP 2 MATCHES

  The Atlantic Rock dropped two matches over the weekend at the Under 19 men’s division Canadian Rugby Championships in Markham, Ontario.   On Saturday, the Rock took a heavy hit with a 62 to 7 loss to the Prairie Wolf Pack. Jordan Montgomery of PEI grounded the team’s single try with Nova Scotia’s Copper

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RUGBY PLAYERS OFF TO MAINLAND

Over 70 rugby players and officials representing The Rock will be in Truro, Nova Scotia to compete in the Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships. The men’s Under 16, Under 18 and women’s Under 18 divisions will compete against teams from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Eastern Ontario during the three day tournament which

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ROCK LOSE TO ONTRAIO

        The Atlantic Rock lost to Ontario 24-13 to Ontario at the Swilers Rugby Complex in St. John’s Saturday.               Colin Alexander FH 187 205 Halifax, NS Chris Browne L 195 232 St. John’s, NL Keelan Chapman – – – – Alex Forrest LH 177 256 Charlottetown,

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SWILERS BEAT BAYMEN IN RUGBY PLAY

  In Provincial rugby the Swilers trumpted the Baymen 34 to 7 at the Swilers Complex while the Vandals edged the Dogs 30 to 19 at Torbay.   The Junior Men’s series starts Monday with the Baymen challenging the Dogs at CBS and the Swilers playing the Vandals at the Swilers Upper Pitch. The Swilers

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CANADA LOSES RUGBY MATCH

    Canada’s Olympic men’s rugby sevens dream was extinguished Sunday in a 14-12 loss to Russia in the quarter-finals of a last-ditch qualifying tournament. Trailing 14-7 late in the game, Canada had a chance to tie when Ciaran Hearn crashed over the line on the right flank leaving a tough conversion. Nathan Hirayama, one

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PARFREY PLAYS FOR CANADA

Saturday was a busy day for rugby fans with five senior men’s test matches worldwide. At day’s end Canada, internationally ranked 18th  faced Japan, ranked 10th at BC Place in Vancouver. Canada led off scoring with Taylor Paris scoring a try just six minutes into play. At half time, Japan had a 13-12 lead. Within seconds of match

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ATLANTIC ROCK GET WIN

  The Atlantic Rock defeated the Ontario Blues 22 to 12 in the first of an eight round-robin series for the MacTier Cup and the Senior Men’s Canadian Rugby Championships on Saturday at Burlington’s Sherwood Forest Park.   Patrick McNicholas of the Rock led the scoring with a 25 metre penalty kick four minutes into

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HEARN SIGNS NEW CONTRACT

Newfoundland native rugby star Ciaran Hearn has agreed a contract extension with London Irish for the 2016/17 season. Hearn  joined the Club following his impressive form for Canada during the Rugby World Cup, has been a regular starter since arriving at Hazelwood. Hearn’s versatility has seen him play in the centre and on the wing

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