Westshore was well represented with 4 members selected for the Canadian National Senior Men’s Team for the America’s Rugby Championship 2019 this year. Kyle Bailie in the flanker position has 22 caps with 16 starts for Canada, making his debut on NSMT in CAN vs USA in Feb 16. Now signed with NO Gold in the MLR. Eric Howard as hooker position has 17 caps with 2 starts, debut on NSMT Feb 16 in CAN vs Brazil. Also signed with Kyle with NO Gold in the MLR. Prop Ryan Kotlewski has 5 caps with NSMT, debut in CAN vs Chile on Mar 16. And Nakai Penny, a member of CAN U20 Team starting in 2016, before signing with the Seattle Sea wolfs in the MLR last year.
Canada played in South America for the first leg of the ARC, initially facing Uruguay on 02 Feb losing a close one 20-17, also lost to Brazil 18-10 on 9 Feb.
Next Canada faces Chile on 22 Feb and Argentina on 01 Mar in Langford, Canada. Before facing the USA on 8 mar in Seattle.
Westshore RFC would like to congratulate all 4 players and wish them luck in their upcoming games!!!