Team Canada – Rugby World Cup

Canada take on Wales during the 2007 World Cup.

Canada vs Wales

As the Real Canadian Sports Blog, I have been remiss in reporting to the world that Canada is participating in the International Rugby Union World Cup.  The competition is being held in New Zealand, home of the world-famous All-Blacks. Canada has performed well to date, defeating Tonga early last week 25-20, and losing to number 5 ranked France 46-19 on Sunday.  The score did not represent the true gist of the game as France pulled away late in the contest, taking late points from a visibly tiring Canadian squad.  This was Canada’s 2nd game in 4 days.  Canada is currently 4th in their group after 2 games, with the top 3 advancing to the next round.  Their next game is September 27 against Japan.

As a result of their showing last week, Canada advanced 3 spots in the world rankings to 11th.

IRB World Rankings

1 New Zealand 90.55
2 South Africa 86.71
3 Australia 84.84
4 England 83.99
5 France 83.78
6 Ireland 82.50
7 Wales 80.73
8 Scotland 79.12
9 Argentina 77.30
10 Italy 73.88
11 Canada 73.74
12 Samoa 73.59
13 Japan 71.95
14 Fiji 71.01
15 Tonga 70.30
16 Georgia 70.00
17 USA 66.38
18 Romania 65.69
19 Namibia 61.24
20 Portugal 60.67

About John

I enjoy travel, sports, music (a dedicated site at and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of travel posts, pictures and our videos as well as a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Albertan

Posted on September 21, 2011, in World Sports. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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