VANCOUVER – The UBC Thunderbirds, the Canadian Rugby Basis and the Rugby Community (TRN) are happy to announce that TRN would be the unique, official streaming companion of the upcoming 2022 Canadian College Males’s Rugby Championship.
For the primary time within the CUMRC’s five-year historical past, the College of British Columbia is ready to host this 12 months’s competitors on the Level Grey Campus with matches scheduled to be held from Wednesday November, 30th by way of Sunday December, 4th at Thunderbird Stadium.
The event pits consultant universities from British Columbia, the Prairies, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic area in an 8-team, 12-game competitors, all in search of the proper to hoist the Spence McTavish Trophy, named after the UBC rugby legend and former Canadian nationwide group captain and awarded to the highest college males’s rugby 15s group in Canada.
Competing colleges within the 2022 CUMRC embody The College of Victoria, UBC Thunderbirds from British Columbia, the College of Calgary from the Prairies, the College of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier from Ontario, McGill College from Quebec, Memorial College from the Atlantic Area and a wild card entry, Trinity Western College.
The event will function three recreation days (Wednesday, Friday & Sunday) with 4 matches per day starting subsequent Wednesday November, 30th at 11:00 am PT. when the primary seed UVic Vikes meet the eighth ranked TWU Spartans.
Because the official broadcast companion of the CUMRC, TRN is wanting ahead to showcasing fine quality Canadian college rugby and elevating consciousness for the product on their platform which has established attain and profile within the recreation across the globe. All 12 CUMRC matches will probably be accessible free, reside and on demand on the Rugby Community. To look at all of the motion, merely go to www.TheRugbyNetwork.com/be a part of and join a free account.
Main League Rugby franchises will probably be retaining a eager eye on the competitors, because it shines a highlight on one of the best up-and-coming expertise in Canadian Rugby as the highest skilled competitors in North America continues its seek for homegrown expertise.
The 2022 Main League Rugby draft noticed loads of athletes who’ve competed within the CUMRC in recent times, together with third total choose Cali Martinez (Outdated Glory DC), fifth choose Owain Ruttan (Toronto Arrows), eighth choose Ethan Hager (Dallas Jackals) and sixteenth choose Sam Wegert (Seattle Seawolves).
The host UBC Thunderbirds have received three titles within the four-year existence of the CUMRC together with final 12 months’s 39-7 victory over the rival UVic Vikes. The T-Birds enter the event because the third ranked group behind UVic and Guelph however the ‘Birds will use that as motivation and are excited on the alternative to seize one other banner, this time in their very own yard.
Broadcast Schedule (All instances listed Pacific Customary Time):
Wednesday, November 30th
11:00 Quarter Remaining 1 – UVIC vs Trinity Western
14:00 Quarter Remaining 2 – ONT 1 vs. Memorial
17:00 Quarter Remaining 3- UBC vs Calgary
19:30 Quarter Remaining 4 – ONT 2 vs McGill
Friday, December 2na
11:00 Comfort Semi Remaining 1
14:00 Comfort Semi Remaining 2
17:00 Championship Semi Remaining 1
19:30 Championship Semi Remaining 2
Sunday, December 4th
9:00 Comfort Remaining (7&8)
11:00 Comfort Remaining (5&6)
13:00 Bronze Medal Sport
15:30 Gold Medal Sport
To look at the matches
- UVIC extension
- TWU extension
Concerning the Canadian College Males’s Rugby Championship:
Based in 2017, the Canadian College Males’s Rugby Championship was created to not solely
fill the hole when it comes to a nationwide championship with illustration from all components of Canada,
but additionally has a purpose the expansion of males’s rugby on the college degree in each student-athlete
numbers, variety of groups, and viewers curiosity and engagement, and deepening the expertise
pool for Canada’s senior nationwide group.
About The Rugby Community:
The Rugby Community (TRN) is a free streaming and digital content material community, offering followers with a single vacation spot for all their rugby content material wants, together with reside streaming of Main League Rugby matches, worldwide matches, North American School, Membership, and Youth & Excessive College matches, highlights, replays, weekly rugby exhibits and unique behind-the-scenes rugby documentaries. TRN is a collaboration between Main League Rugby and RugbyPass, the world’s main digital rugby writer. For extra details about TRN, go to www.TheRugbyNetwork.com. For extra details about RugbyPass go to www.RugbyPass.com.