LANDRY SET TO LEAD CANADA AT RIO

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With rugby sevens making its Olympic debut, Landry, who is arguably one of the best players in the world, is one of the most experienced players in Canada’s women’s program.

The 28-year-old scored 158 points this past season in four tournaments and added 301 points during the 2014-15 season. Her 575 career points are the second most in series history.

Canada’s Roster for the 2016 Rio Olympics (Name, club, hometown):

Britt Benn – (Guelph Redcoats) Napanee, ON

Hannah Darling – (Peterborough Pagans) Warsaw, ON

Bianca Farella – (Town of Mont Royal RFC) Montreal, QC

Jen Kish – (Edmonton Rockers) Edmonton, AB

Ghislaine Landry – (Toronto Scottish) Toronto, ON

Megan Lukan – (Unattached) Barrie, ON

Kayla Moleschi – (Williams Lake Rustlers) Williams Lake, BC

Karen Paquin – (Club de Rugby Quebec) Quebec City, QC

Kelly Russell – (Toronto Nomads) Bolton, ON

Ashley Steacy – (Lethbridge Rugby Club), Lethbridge, AB

Natasha Watcham-Roy – (Hull Volant) Gatineau, QC

Charity Williams – (Markham Irish) Toronto, ON

Canada’s Coaching Staff:

Meaghan Howat – Manager

John Tait – Head Coach

Sandro Fiorino – Assistant Coach

Sandeep Nandhra – Athletic Therapist

Matt Tyler – Athletic Therapist

Tyler Goodale – Strength & Conditioning

Callum Morris – Analyst

Mental Performance Coach – Kirsten Barnes

Canada’s 2016 Rio Olympics Schedule:

Day 1 – August 6

Canada vs. Japan – 11:30am  ET/8:30am PT

Canada vs. Brazil – 4:30pm ET/1:30pm PT

Day 2 – August 7

Canada vs. Great Britain – 11:30am ET/8:30am PT