TSN Showcases Three Marquee Matches from Canada's Men's Rugby Team in June

— June 4, 2014

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TORONTO (June 4, 2014) – TSN hits the pitch with coverage of Canada's men's rugby team as it competes in the June International Series against Japan, Scotland and USA.

TSN’s coverage kicks off this Saturday (June 7) at 9 p.m. ET with a Pacific Nations Cup match featuring Canada vs. Japan, live from Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, BC (see below for a full broadcast schedule).

TSN subscribers can also follow TSN’s coverage of Canada's men's rugby team, live and on demand, on TSN GO.

Calling all the action throughout the June International Series are play-by-play commentator Luke Wileman and analyst Brian Spanton, a former member of Canada's men's rugby team.

Currently ranked 15th in the world, Canada's men's rugby team will face strong competition in the June International Series as all three opposing teams also rank in the Top 20. Canada’s trio of challenging matches begins this Saturday against Japan, a team that is fresh off of qualifying for the RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 after recently winning the Asian 5 Nations tournament and defeating Samoa.  

TSN’s coverage of Canada's men's rugby team continues on Saturday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET when the team takes on Scotland (live coverage available on TSN GO beginning at 2 p.m. ET).The following Saturday (June 21) at 6 p.m. ET, TSN delivers live coverage as Canada faces off against its rival, USA, in another match from the Pacific Nations Cup. 

Rugby on TSN
TSN is the official broadcaster of Rugby Canada, with coverage of Rugby World Cup qualifiers and international test matches. TSN also delivers exclusive Canadian coverage of the Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. 

Broadcast Schedule*

  • Canada vs. Japan – Saturday, June 7 at 9 p.m. ET on TSN
  • Canada vs. Scotland – Saturday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN (live coverage available on TSN GO beginning at 2 p.m. ET)
  • Canada vs. USA – Saturday, June 21 at 6 p.m. ET on TSN

*Schedule subject to change


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Rugby Canada
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