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Wolf Pack Host Royal Air Force Rugby in Final Pre-Season Match
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 CALGARY (June 14, 2018) The Wolf Pack conclude their exhibition season with a match against the Royal Airforce Rugby Union on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Calgary Rugby Park. The Royal Air Force competes in the Interservice Rugby Competition in England. Gates open at 5:30 PM and kick off is 7:00 PM. 

The Wolf Pack is coming off disappointing losses in two previous exhibition matches against the Seattle Seawolves and Utah Warriors of Major League Rugby. “Our pre-season results provided our players with a clear picture of where their game needs to be at to be able to compete at this level. The Royal Air Force squad will be very competitive and we will need to be in form to be able to secure a win,” said Jim Kazakoff, manager of the Wolf Pack. 

The 2018 Canadian Rugby Championship competition — featuring the Atlantic Rock, BC Bears, Ontario Blues and Prairie Wolf Pack —has the Wolf Pack Playing the 2017 CRC Champion BC Bears in a home and home series. The Rock and the Blues will also engage in a home and home series. These matches will determine seeding for the championship round. 

All four teams then travel to Calgary for the semifinals and finals matches. The Semifinals will take place on Thursday, August 23, 2018 and the Championship and Bronze medal matches will take place on Sunday, August 26, 2018. All matches will be played at the Calgary Rugby Park, 9025 Shepard Road SE, Calgary, AB. 

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Prairie Wolf Pack v Royal Air Force June 15, 2018 

1. Logan Jones Canucks RFC 

2. Gabrial Kajdy Canucks RFC 

3. Anthony Battistone Bow Valley RFC 

4. Josh Schlebach Calgary Rams 

5. Riley Fahlman Regina Campion Grads 

6. Connor Gilbert (VC) Bow Valley RFC 

7. FJ Bronkhorst Canucks RFC 

8. Grant Crowell Calgary Rams 

9. Mark Discombe Regina Rouges 

10. Ruairi O’Farrell Canucks RFC 

11. Jake Bentley (C) Canucks RFC 

12. James Buchanan Calgary Hornets 

13. Dalton Campbell (VC) Calgary Hornets 

14. Ian Shoults Bow Valley RFC 

15. Cam Hall Strathcona Druids 

16. Gareth Brown Nor’Westers Athletic Association 

17. Jacob Horton Canucks RFC 

18. Joshua Pritchett Calgary Rams 

19. Tom Dillon Calgary Saints 

20. Jakob Butler Strathcona Druids 

21. Zech Pilgrim Red Deer Titans 

22. Hosam Mobarak Canucks RFC 

23. Braeden Bespalko Bow Valley RFC 

 

Staff 

Tyler Hawes – Coach 

Simon Dodd – Coach 

Simon Fitzgerald - Coach 

Jim Kazakoff – Manager 

Nichole Ainsworth – Athletic Therapist 

Next Match

July 27 Wolf Pack v Bc Bears Calgary Rugby Park 7:00 PM

ABOUT

The Prairie Wolf Pack is a Canadian rugby union team representing the Prairies region in the Canadian Rugby Championship, which is the highest level of domestic rugby competition in Canada. The Team primarily draws players from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Wolf Pack won the MacTier Cup in 2015 before a home crowd. 

For more information:

Kevin Blanchette 

Communications, Rugby Week in Calgary 

Cell: 403.607.1156 

E-mail: kevinblanchette@shaw.ca


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