Meet Canada’s Men’s Rugby Team: Fly-Halfs and Scrum-Halfs

— September 24, 2015

With the world’s best teams kicking off their second matches of the tournament, complete coverage of every game from the RUGBY WORLD CUP 2015 continues this week on TSN. Canada’s men’s rugby team takes on Italy on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 9:15 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4. In this edition of the #REDNATIONRoster alert, we meet Canada’s fly-halfs and scrum-halfs. FLY-HALFS CAN - Nathan Hirayama Name: Nathan Hirayama Nickname: Spicy Twitter/Instagram handle: @NHirayama10 / @NHirayama10 Hometown: Vancouver, BC My worst-ever rugby injury is: Ruptured brachial artery My go-to jam before game time is: Anything Drake If I were to die and come back as a person or a thing, it would be: Michael Jordan Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1KPoGnj Download photo: http://bit.ly/1NMt0o2 CAN - Harry Jones Name: Harry Jones Twitter/Instagram handle: @jonesharry3 / @jonesharry3 Hometown: North Vancouver, BC My worst-ever rugby injury is: Osteitis pubis (inflammation of the pubic area) My hidden talent is: Heading a soccer ball forever (at least 100 times) In my hometown, you must visit: Cypress Bowl view point at night! Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1QywJox Download photo: http://bit.ly/1V9uJcZ   CAN - Liam Underwood Name: Liam Underwood Nickname: LU Twitter/Instagram handle: @Lubird9 Hometown: Toronto, ON My worst-ever rugby injury is: Ankle dislocation All-time favourite rugby moment: First start against Fiji The best piece of advice I’ve ever received is: Whatever you do, do it 100 per cent. Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1LwZtyx Download photo: http://bit.ly/1WiJeIL CAN- James Pritchard Name: James Pritchard Twitter handle: @JPritchard_21 Hometown: Parkes, NSW, Australia NOTE: Due to injury, Liam Underwood has been replaced by Canada’s all-time leading scorer, James Pritchard, who is coming out of retirement to join the team. SCRUM-HALFS CAN - Phil Mack Name: Phil Mack Twitter/Instagram handle: @phillymack07 / @phillymack07 Hometown: Victoria, BC My worst-ever rugby injury is: ACL If I could have any superpower, I would choose: Super speed I think the Canadian athlete who would make the best rugby player is: Steve Nash Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1gOxrS8 Download photo: http://bit.ly/1LO5YsG CAN - Jamie Mackenzie Name: Jamie Mackenzie Nickname: JMack Twitter/Instagram handle: @jmackerdoo / @jmackerdoo Hometown: Oakville, ON My worst-ever rugby injury is: Labrum tear in hip My go-to jam before game time is: Anything by Taylor Swift My hidden talent is: Eating ice cream Download photo: http://bit.ly/1G2SjvE CAN - Gordon McRorie Name: Gordon McRorie Nickname: Mousey Twitter/Instagram handle: @gordymcrorie Hometown: Calgary, AB My worst-ever rugby injury is: Ankle If I could have any superpower, I would choose: The ability to put weight on in a short period of time I think the Canadian athlete who would make the best rugby player is: Scott Stevens Watch video vignette: http://bit.ly/1iwZfM6 Download photo: http://bit.ly/1JpUTvO  

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