Category: Rugby

Rugby News on the Chatham-Kent Sports Network.

Nicholas, Canada Split Opening Day Games

Nicholas, Canada Split Opening Day Games

CKSN Staff- July 29, 2021

Breanne Nicholas carries the ball for Team Canada. Blenheim's Breanne Nicholas and Team Canada's Rugby 7s team played to a 1-1 split on their opening ... Read More

Nicholas is ‘excited to compete against best in the world’

Nicholas is ‘excited to compete against best in the world’

CKSN Staff- July 21, 2021

By Gabby Glasier Breanne Nicholas carries the ball for Team Canada. This year, Chatham-Kent will be making its mark on the world stage.As of July ... Read More

Breanne Nicholas Is Going To The Olympics, Named To Canada’s Rugby 7s Roster

Breanne Nicholas Is Going To The Olympics, Named To Canada’s Rugby 7s Roster

CKSN Staff- June 26, 2021

Breanne Nicholas carries the ball for Team Canada in 2019 Breanne Nicholas will see her dream come true. After battling a concussion, and the cancellation ... Read More

“I should, I can, and I will” – Larissa McFadden

“I should, I can, and I will” – Larissa McFadden

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Larissa McFadden, a rugby player for Wilfrid Laurier University talks about microagressions, and how to respond. Here is McFadden's powerful message for International Women's Day ... Read More

“Sometimes I don’t always feel confident; I doubt my abilities because of society’s judgement of women in sports” – Jillian Vickery

“Sometimes I don’t always feel confident; I doubt my abilities because of society’s judgement of women in sports” – Jillian Vickery

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2021

Jillian Vickery is a rugby player for the Kent Havoc and Ontario Junior Blues. Here is her message for International Women's Day: "Being a female ... Read More

Happy Canada Day From Team Canada Member Breanne Nicholas

Happy Canada Day From Team Canada Member Breanne Nicholas

CKSN Staff- July 1, 2020

Breanne Nicholas has been a member of Canada's National Women's Rugby 7s team for several years. On this Canada Day, she's sending a message to ... Read More

“Probably Not This Summer” Colby Says Of Youth Sports, “Hopeful” For Hockey This Winter

“Probably Not This Summer” Colby Says Of Youth Sports, “Hopeful” For Hockey This Winter

CKSN Staff- May 4, 2020

Soccer and other summer sports unlikely to start - Photo by Sophie Marvell/ CKSN.caWhile some restrictions are set to be lifted across Canada and Ontario ... Read More

Nicholas On Canada Pulling Out Of Olympics: “It Comes Down To The Health Of Humanity”

Nicholas On Canada Pulling Out Of Olympics: “It Comes Down To The Health Of Humanity”

CKSN Staff- March 23, 2020

Breanne Nicholas carries the ball for Team Canada.Canada won't be attending the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although the world now ... Read More

Opportunity To Try Rugby And Register This Monday

Opportunity To Try Rugby And Register This Monday

CKSN Submissions- February 22, 2020

Members of the Lil' Ruggers last summer in Chatham - Contributed PhotoThe Kent Havoc are offering a free try rugby session on Monday, February 24 ... Read More

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Vickery Named To Ontario Jr. Blues Roster

Ian Kennedy- January 17, 2020

Jillian Vickery tackles an opponent for the Kent HavocChatham rugby player Jillian Vickery has been named to the Ontario Jr. Blues rugby 7s team. Vickery ... Read More

Local Rugby Star Fighting For Her Life

Local Rugby Star Fighting For Her Life

CKSN Staff- January 8, 2020

Natasha Smids while playing for Sheridan CollegeRugby player Natasha Smids has always been a competitor on the field, and now the 20-year-old is in her ... Read More

Vickery Leads London To Gold

Vickery Leads London To Gold

CKSN Staff- October 22, 2019

Jillian Vickery runs for a try - Contributed PhotoChatham rugby player Jillian Vickery led the London St. George’s Rugby 7s team to a gold medal ... Read More

Doran Representing Canada Wolverines In International Play

Doran Representing Canada Wolverines In International Play

Ian Kennedy- September 16, 2019

Tyler Doran, a Kent Havoc player, is representing Canada with the Canada Wolverines - Photo by Chris MarvellChatham rugby player Tyler Doran will be representing ... Read More

Nicholas Thrilled To Be Headed To The Olympics

Nicholas Thrilled To Be Headed To The Olympics

Ian Kennedy- August 6, 2019

Breanne Nicholas with Team CanadaWhen the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games open, Breanne Nicholas will be thrilled to be achieving a lifelong dream, while playing for ... Read More