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

September 1, 2021 - Major League Rugby (MLR) News Release


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

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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