Updates from men’s and women’s Maple Leafs in Las Vegas

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January 24, 2014 (ISN) –  The men finished day one of the tournament with a 2-1 record. They came out a bit slow in their first game against Belgium but showed improvement in the second half. The team had room to improve after the 19-14 loss in a game that could have gone either way.

Their performance continued to improve beating Cayman Island 38-7 in their second game and finishing the day off with a 45-0 win against Zoo Sports an England Select team. With a solid performance all around the win will put the Maple Leaf men’s team through to the Cup Round.

“I thought each game we got a bit better. I think we got most of the mistakes from the first game fixed and we will bring our momentum into day 2,” said Pat Kay, Captain for the Maple Leafs.

Day Two- Friday January 24, 2014

Maple Leafs vs. Serevi Selects final score: Maple Leafs 0 Serevi Selects 48

Maple Leafs vs. New Orleans final score: Maple Leafs 24 New Orleans12

Byron Boville – (Guelph University) Barrie, ON
Andrew Coe – (Markham Irish) Markham, ON
Pat Kay – (UVIC Vikes/BC Bears) Duncan, BC
Dan Mathie – (Oakville Crusaders) Oakville, ON
Clayton Meeres – (James Bay AA/BC Bears) Chilliwack, BC
Jordan Sandover-Best – (UBC Thunderbirds) Vancouver, BC
Jack Smith – (James Bay AA/Peterborough RFC) Peterborough, ON
Max Van Dijk – (Guelph University) Oakville, ON
Jake Webster – (Lindsay RFC/Ontario Blues) Lindsay, ON
Kane Wyatt – (UVIC Vikes) Victoria, BC
Nathan Yanagiya – (UVIC Vikes/Capilano RFC) Vancouver, BC
Adam Zaruba – (Capilano RFC/BC Bears) West Vancouver, BC

Men’s Maple Leafs Team Staff:

Morgan Williams – Head Coach
Jessica Smith – Athletic Therapist
Abby Golenzoski – Strength and Conditioning Coach
Todd Silverthorn – Team Manager

Maple Leaf Women

Day One – Friday January 24, 2014

Maple Leafs vs. Aptoello final score: Maple Leafs 31 Aptoello 0

Maple Leafs vs. Serpientes final score: Maple Leafs 46 Serpientes 0

Maple Leafs vs. Japan final score: Maple Leafs 26 Japan 7

Day Two – Saturday January 25, 2014


Nadia Popov, (Aurora Barbarians) Newmarket, ON
Brittany Waters, (Meraloma Athletic Club) Vancouver, BC
Sara Kaljuvee, (Toronto Scottish RFC) Pickering, ON
Elissa Alarie, (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Rugby Club) Trois-Rivieres, QC
Magali Harvey, (Club de Rugby Quebec) Quebec City, QC
Paige Farries (Druid RFC) Red Deer, AB
Bianca Farella, (Town of Mount Royal RFC) Montreal, QC
Nikki Case, (Yeoman Lions) Toronto, ON
Frederique Rajotte, (Markam Irish RFC) Markham, ON
Arielle Dubissette-Borrice, (Toronto Scottish RFC) Toronto, ON
Mandy Marchak, (Capilano RFC) Vancouver, BC
Karen Paquin, (Club de Rugby Quebec) Quebec City, QC

Maple Leafs Staff:

Head Coach: Sandro Fiorino
Coach: John Tait
Physiotherapist: Adrienne Stinson
Strength and Conditioning: Dana Agar-Newman