With the Canada Sevens here, the idea of how Canadian rugby develops is here too. This week, Patrick Johnston speaks with Mike Jamieson, who has coached and played throughout the BC rugby system. He’s coached rugby league. He’s got good thoughts on what we need more of. And there’s also time to chat with Canadian […]
With the World Rugby Sevens Series shifting to Las Vegas this weekend and then Vancouver next week, the Try and Tackle podcast is back. Host Patrick Johnston brings aboard Matt Trenary of Trenarian.com. Matt’s taking the power of statistical analysis to the world of rugby sevens – for the public. Teams track their own in-game […]
Extraordinary is one word to describe rugby’s August. There’s going to impact felt in North America — and around the globe. The Canadian women won bronze. The country is jazzed. But what about the disappointment felt by the Americans, will that be a problem? Martin Pengelly of The Guardian and Curtis Reed from This is […]
Patrick Johnston of The Province is joined by Curtis Reed of This is American Rugby to review a weekend where the Canadians finished a disappointing 14th but the Americans played to their strengths and pulled out 4th place finish.
Host Patrick Johnston of Province Sports and Americas Rugby News' Bryan Ray discuss the recent visit of Rugby Canada big wigs Gareth Rees and Jim Dixon to Halifax as part of their cross-country meet the fans tour.
Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed make their picks for the final and take a look at what needs to happen next in the North American game - can a professional league really happen and can it really make a difference in the growth of the game?
In looking at Japan's win over South Africa, there are lessons for all Tier 2 nations, including Canada. Glenn Ennis and Curtis Reed join Patrick Johnston to look at the crazy opening weekend for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Following Canada's big win in the women's event in Amsterdam, Patrick Johnston of The Province and Curtis Reed of This is American Rugby look back at the season that was on the World Rugby women's series. Just as there were lessons to be taken a week ago in London with the American men, there are lessons on how to build a program from the Canadian women.
Real life forced a hiatus. But with so much to talk about - the USA's win in London, a resurgent Canada men's sevens, interesting times for professional rugby in North America - Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed rolled out the ol' podcast. Crusaders vs Saracens in NOLA? The two rugby games in Philly in August? The Wallabies in Chicago? Pro games in Canada?