Canada national rugby sevens team

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This article is about the men's team. For the women's team, see Canada women's national rugby sevens team.
Canada
Logo Canada Rugby.svg
Union Rugby Canada
Emblem(s) The Maple Leaf
Coach(es) Damian McGrath [1]
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 6 (First in 1993)
Best result 5th place, 2001

The Canada national rugby sevens team represents Canada at several international rugby sevens tournaments — the Sevens World Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens, Pan American Games and the Commonwealth Games.

History[edit]

Main article: Rugby union in Canada

Honours[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Squad for the 2016–17 World Rugby Sevens Series.[2][3][4][5][6]

Player
Dubai South Africa New Zealand Australia USA Canada Hong Kong Singapore France England
Phil Berna 2 2 2 2
Luke Bradley 1 13
Justin Douglas 8 8 8 8 8 8
Mike Fuailefau 3 3 3 3 3 3
Lucas Hammond 7 7 7 7
Nathan Hirayama 9 9 9 9 9
Harry Jones 11 11 11 11 11
Caleb Jordan 13 11 13 9 13
Isaac Kaay 2 2 6 6
Pat Kay 10 10 10 10 10 10
Karsten Leitner 7 7 6 6
John Moonlight 4 4 4 4 4 4
Josiah Morra 13
Luke McCloskey 5 5 5 5 5 5
Matt Mullins 1 1 1 1 1
Liam Underwood 6 6
Adam Zaruba 12 12 12 12 12 12
  • Italics indicates extra player who may join the squad to replace an injured player.

Results[edit]

Canada rugby sevens team playing NZ at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

A red box around the year indicates tournaments played within Canada

Rugby World Cup Sevens[edit]

World Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Scotland 1993 Bowl Semifinals =15th 6 2 4 0
Hong Kong 1997 Bowl Quarterfinals =21st 7 0 7 0
Argentina 2001 Quarterfinals =5th 4 2 2 0
Hong Kong 2005 Group Stage =18th 5 1 4 0
United Arab Emirates 2009 Plate Quarterfinals =13th 4 2 2 0
Russia 2013 Plate Champions 9th 6 5 1 0
United States 2018 Not yet qualified
Total 0 Titles 6/6 32 12 20 0

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Commonwealth Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Malaysia 1998 Quarterfinals[7] 5th 3 2 1 0
England 2002 Plate semifinals[8] 7th 5 2 3 0
Australia 2006 Quarterfinals 5th 4 2 2 0
India 2010 Bowl finals 10th 6 3 3 0
Scotland 2014 Bowl champions 9th 6 4 2 0
Australia 2018 Not yet qualified
Total 0 Titles 5/5 24 13 11 0

Pan American Games[edit]

Pan Am Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Mexico 2011 Finals 1st 6 6 0 0
Canada 2015 Finals 1st 6 5 1 0
Total 2 Titles 2/2 12 11 1 0

World Games[edit]

World Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Japan 2001 Classification matches 6th 6 1 5 0
Germany 2005 Did not participate
Chinese Taipei 2009 Did not participate
Colombia 2013 Third Place 3rd 6 4 2 0
Total 0 Titles 2/4 12 5 7 0
  • Rugby Sevens will be discontinued at the World Games from 2013 onward due to the sport returning to the Olympics in 2016.

Summer Olympics[edit]

Olympics Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Brazil 2016 Did Not Qualify
Total 0 Titles 0/1 - - - -

Sevens World Series[edit]

Results by season[edit]

Season Final Rank Points Tournaments Cups 2nd Places
Silver Medals
3rd Places
Bronze Medals
Plates
5th Places
Bowls
Challenge Trophies
Shields
13th Places
1999-00 6th 60 10/10 0 0 - New Zealand Wellington 0 0
2000-01 8th 26 9/9 0 0 - 0 China Shanghai 0
2001-02 12th 8 11/11 0 0 - 0 0 Australia Brisbane
2002-03 12th 6 7/7 0 0 - Hong Kong Hong Kong New Zealand Wellington[9] 0
2003-04 9th 22 8/8 0 0 - 0 United Arab Emirates Dubai
Hong Kong Hong Kong[10]
0
2004-05 12th 2 7/7 0 0 - 0 United States USA France Paris
England London
2005-06 12th 4 8/8 0 0 - 0 0 South Africa South Africa
2006-07 13th 8 7/8 0 0 - 0 0 Australia Adelaide
2007-08 16th 2 8/8 0 0 - 0 0 South Africa South Africa
2008-09 15th 3 5/8 0 0 - 0 0 England London
2009-10 11th 15 5/8 0 0 - 0 Hong Kong Hong Kong
England London
0
2010-11 15th 5 5/8 0 0 - 0 Hong Kong Hong Kong Scotland Edinburgh
2011-12 13th 33 5/9 0 0 0 0 United States USA Hong Kong Hong Kong
2012-13 12th 69 9/9 0 0 0 United States USA New Zealand Wellington Japan Japan
2013–14 6th 90 9/9 0 Scotland Scotland United States USA 0 England London 0
2014–15 9th 67 9/9 0 0 0 0 South Africa South Africa Australia Gold Coast
United Arab Emirates Dubai
New ZealandWellington
2015–16 13th 40 10/10 0 0 0 0 Australia Sydney
Canada Canada
United Arab Emirates Dubai
2016–17 10th 44 6/10 0 0 0 0 0 United Arab Emirates Dubai
South Africa South Africa
Australia Sydney

Third place games/Bronze finals were introduced in the 2011-12 season. Starting in the 2016-17 season, Silver and Bronze medals were introduced, 5th place replaced the Plate, the Challenge Trophy replace the Bowl, and the 13th place replaced the Shield.

Totals[edit]

Tournaments Debut Played Won Lost Drawn Win Percentage Points Scored Points Conceded
138 Dubai 1999 754 326 414 13 44.10% 12,845 14,252

Last updated: 13 March 2017.[11]

Individual records[edit]

Most matches
Rank Player Matches
1 Phil Mack 267
2 John Moonlight 253
3 Nathan Hirayama 204
4 Conor Trainor 200
Sean Duke 200
6 Harry Jones 184
7 David Moonlight 179
8 Ciaran Hearn 171
9 Shane Thompson 140
10 Marco di Girolamo 122
Most points
Rank Player Points
1 Phil Mack 973
2 Nathan Hirayama 953
3 Sean Duke 622
4 David Moonlight 553
5 Harry Jones 520
6 John Moonlight 470
7 Mike Danskin 480
8 Marco di Girolamo 392
9 Shane Thompson 375
10 Fred Asselin 315
Justin Douglas 315
Most tries
Rank Player Tries
1 Sean Duke 124
2 David Moonlight 107
3 John Moonlight 96
4 Phil Mack 95
5 Nathan Hirayama 81
6 Shane Thompson 75
7 Harry Jones 74
8 Fred Asselin 63
Justin Douglas 63
10 Ciaran Hearn 56
Marco di Girolamo 56
Most conversions
Rank Player Conversions
1 Nathan Hirayama 274
2 Phil Mack 246
3 Mike Danskin 135
4 Jeff Williams 105
5 Harry Jones 75
6 Marco di Girolamo 56
7 Derek Daypuck 42
8 Ed Fairhurst 37
9 Jason Hartley 27
Kyle Haley 27
Last updated: 7 March 2017.[12]

Note: Bold indicates active in 2016-17 season.

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