Canadian University Men's Rugby Championship Preview

November 29, 2022


Canadian University Men's Rugby Championship

November 29th, 2022

(WHITBY, ON) - The Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship will take place in Victoria, BC from Wednesday, November 30th - Sunday December 4th. The event will feature the top eight Men’s University Rugby teams from across the country competing for the National Championship. The UBC Thunderbirds are the host team and the defending champions. 

The tournament will feature two Ontario schools, the 2022 OUA Champion Guelph Gryphons and the 2022 OUA Finalists the Laurier Golden Hawks. Guelph participated in the event last year in Kingston. For Laurier, this will be their first appearance at the tournament. Guelph will open the tournament taking on the Atlantic Canada Champions, the Memorial University Seahawks. For Laurier, they open their tournament against the RSQE champions, the McGill Redbirds.

Wednesday, November 30th Schedule (all times in Eastern Time)

2:00 PM ET Quarter Final 1 - #1 University of Victoria Vikes vs #8 Trinity Western Spartans 

5:00 PM ET Quarter Final 2 - #2 Guelph Gryphons vs #7 Memorial University Seahawks 

8:00 PM ET Quarter Final 3- #3 UBC Thunderbirds  vs #6 University of Calgary Dinos

10:30 PM Quarter Final 4 - #4 Laurier Golden Hawks vs #5 McGill Redbirds

Friday, December 2nd (all times in Eastern Time)

2:00 PM ET  Consolation Semi Final 1

5:00 PM ET Consolation Semi Final 2

8:00 PM ET Championship Semi Final 1

10:30 PM ET Championship Semi Final 2

Sunday, December 4th (all times in Eastern Time)

12:00 PM ET Consolation Final (7&8)

2:00 PM ET Consolation Final (5&6)

4:00 PM ET Bronze Medal Game

5:30 PM ET Gold Medal Game 

All matches will be available to be streamed for free LIVE on The Rugby Network. To access the Rugby Network website, click here.

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