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USA Rugby and Rugby Canada Name Full Squads for Upcoming Rugby World Cup Qualifiers

The Major League Rugby season may be over, but there’s still a lot of rugby to look forward to. Beginning this Saturday, September 4th, USA Rugby faces Rugby Canada for the first Rugby World Cup qualifier match.

Schedule

Saturday, Sep 4 | USA @ Canada | 1:30pm ET

Saturday, Sep 11 | Canada @ USA | 9:00pm ET

Learn more and purchase tickets for the September 4th match in Canada, here. Learn more and purchase tickets for the September 11th match in the U.S., here. Fans in the US can watch both matches on FloRugby, and fans in Canada can watch on Premier Sports.

Below are the full squad lists for both teams, featuring 24 MLR athletes on each roster, designated with an asterisk.

USA RUGBY 31-MAN ROSTER
PLAYER NAME POSITION CLUB CAPS
David Ainu’u Prop Toulouse 11
Nate Augspurger* Scrumhalf / Wing San Diego Legion 26
Michael Baska* Scrumhalf Utah Warriors 2
Benjamin Bonasso* Back Row Rugby United New York Uncapped
Marcel Brache Center / Fullback Unattached 24
Nate Brakeley* Lock Rugby United New York 25
Bryce Campbell* Center Austin Gilgronis 34
Luke Carty* Flyhalf / Center LA Giltinis 2
Nick Civetta* Lock Rugby United New York 28
Ruben de Haas Scrumhalf Saracens (ENG) 19
Cam Dolan* No. 8 NOLA Gold 53
Christian Dyer Wing USA Sevens 2
Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz* Flanker / No. 8 Old Glory DC 3
Dylan Fawsitt* Hooker Rugby United New York 15
Hanco Germishuys* Flanker Rugby United New York 23
Andrew Guerra* Flanker NOLA Gold 1
Matt Harmon* Prop NOLA Gold 2
Ryan James* Wing LA Giltinis uncapped
Mika Kruse* Wing / Center Utah Warriors 2
AJ MacGinty Flyhalf Sale Sharks (ENG) 28
Will Magie* Fullback Austin Gilgronis 27
Siaosi Mahoni* Lock San Diego Legion 2
Ryan Matyas* Wing / Center San Diego Legion 12
Paul Mullen* Prop Utah Warriors 20
Gregory Peterson Lock Newcastle Falcons 32
Kapeliele Pifeleti Hooker Saracens (ENG) 4
Mikey Sosene-Feagai* Hooker Old Glory DC 6
Joe Taufete’e Prop Lyon (FRA) 29
Tesimoni Tonga’uiha* Flanker NOLA Gold uncapped
Dino Waldren* Prop NOLA Gold 21
Chance Wenglewski* Prop Rugby ATL 6

 

RUGBY CANADA 30-MAN ROSTER
  • Kyle Baillie* – Summerside, PEI – Nola Gold
  • Ross Braude* – Pretoria, SA – Toronto Arrows
  • Cooper Coats – Halifax, NS – Canada Rugby 7’s
  • Cole Davis* – Calgary, AB – Austin Gilgronis
  • Foster DeWitt – Courtney, BC – Pacific Pride
  • Mason Flesch* – Cobourg, ON – Toronto Arrows
  • Matt Heaton* – Godmanchester, QC – Rugby ATL
  • Jason Higgins* – Cork, Ire – Toronto Arrows
  • Eric Howard* – Ottawa, ON – Nola Gold
  • Jake Ilnicki* – Williams Lake, BC – Unattached
  • Spencer Jones* – Cambridge, NZ – Toronto Arrows
  • Cole Keith* – Apohaqui, NB – Toronto Arrows
  • Will Kelly* – Ancaster, ON – Toronto Arrows
  • Conor Keys* – Stittsvile, ON – Rugby ATL
  • Lachlan Kratz* – Victoria, BC – Nola Gold
  • Ben Lesage* – Calgary, AB – Toronto Arrows
  • Kainoa Lloyd – Mississauga, ONT – James Bay AA
  • Peter Nelson – Dungannon, UK – Stade Aurillacois Cantal Auvergne
  • Quinn Ngawati* – Victoria, BC – Rugby United NY
  • Patrick Parfrey* – St. John’s NFLD – Toronto Arrows/Swilers RFC
  • Rob Povey* – Long Buckby, ENG – Houston Sabercats
  • Andrew Quattrin* – Holland Landing – ON – Toronto Arrows
  • Tyler Rowland* – Mississauga, ON – Toronto Arrows
  • Lucas Rumball* – Markham, ON – Toronto Arrows
  • Djustice Sears-Duru* – Oakville, ON – Seattle Seawolves
  • Michael Smith* – White Rock, BC – San Diego Legion
  • Corey Thomas* – Perth, Western AUS – LA Giltinis
  • Matt Tierney – Oakville, ON – Castres Olympique
  • Siaki Vikilani* – Burnaby, BC – Toronto Arrows
  • Brock Webster – Uxbridge, ON – Canada Rugby 7’s

 

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