Try and Tackle

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Province rugby blogger Patrick Johnston’s weekly walk around the world of rugby. Canadian and B.C. rugby are the focus, but we’ll touch down with Canadians playing in Europe and other hot items.

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Description
Province rugby blogger Patrick Johnston’s weekly walk around the world of rugby. Canadian and B.C. rugby are the focus, but we’ll touch down with Canadians playing in Europe and other hot items.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-01-18 22:17
last episode published
2017-03-10 16:04
publication frequency
20.66 days
Contributors
The Province author  
The Vancouver Sun owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
60
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Sports & Recreation Professional Outdoor Amateur College & High School

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On development in Canadian rugby sevens

With the Canada Sevens here, the idea of how Canadian rugby develops is here too. This week, Patrick Johnston speaks with Mike Jamieson, who has coached and played throughout the BC rugby system. He’s coached rugby league. He’s got good thoughts on wha...
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The interesting numbers of rugby sevens

With the World Rugby Sevens Series shifting to Las Vegas this weekend and then Vancouver next week, the Try and Tackle podcast is back. Host Patrick Johnston brings aboard Matt Trenary of Trenarian.com. Matt’s taking the power of statistical analysis t...
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The lasting impact of Olympic rugby sevens and the future of professional rugby in North America

Extraordinary is one word to describe rugby’s August. There’s going to impact felt in North America — and around the globe. The Canadian women won bronze. The country is jazzed. But what about the disappointment felt by the Americans, will that be a pr...
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Olympic 7s are finally here

Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed preview the men's and women's competitions in Rio.
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Reviewing the 15-16 sevens season; plus PRO Rugby’s debut

Patrick Johnston speaks with Samoa coach Damian McGrath and This is American Rugby's Curtis Reed about the 2015-16 World Rugby Sevens Season.
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Sevens moves to North America

Patrick Johnston of The Province is joined by Curtis Reed of This is American Rugby to review a weekend where the Canadians finished a disappointing 14th but the Americans played to their strengths and pulled out 4th place finish.
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Rugby Canada’s cross-country carnival

Host Patrick Johnston of Province Sports and Americas Rugby News' Bryan Ray discuss the recent visit of Rugby Canada big wigs Gareth Rees and Jim Dixon to Halifax as part of their cross-country meet the fans tour.
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Lots of change in 2016 for Canada and the USA

Holy moly, what a January for Rugby Canada and USA Rugby.
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ProRugby is here – and so is the Sevens World Series

Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed look at the nascent American rugby circuit and what lies in front of it, and take a first look at the coming sevens season
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What Rugby World Cup 2015 means for Tier Two rugby

Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed make their picks for the final and take a look at what needs to happen next in the North American game - can a professional league really happen and can it really make a difference in the growth of the game?
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A wild and crazy opening weekend for the Rugby World Cup

In looking at Japan's win over South Africa, there are lessons for all Tier 2 nations, including Canada. Glenn Ennis and Curtis Reed join Patrick Johnston to look at the crazy opening weekend for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Previewing Rugby World Cup 2015 for Canada and the USA

Bryan Ray from Americas Rugby News and Curtis Reed from This is American Rugby join Patrick Johnston of The Province on this week's episode.
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Reviewing the Pacific Nations Cup

Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed take a look at an epic two weeks in the buildup to the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
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Reviewing the Olympic qualifier and an early look ahead to the Rugby World Cup

Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed on the weekend that sent the Americans to Rio and the Canadians on another 12 month journey.
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Previewing the NACRA 7s

Curtis Reed, editor of This is American Rugby, joins The Province's Patrick Johnston to look at the two teams vying for North America's spot at the Rio 2016 summer games.
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Reviewing Rugby Canada’s big season on the Women’s Sevens World Series

Following Canada's big win in the women's event in Amsterdam, Patrick Johnston of The Province and Curtis Reed of This is American Rugby look back at the season that was on the World Rugby women's series. Just as there were lessons to be taken a week a...
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On the London Sevens win for the USA and the North American pro game

Real life forced a hiatus. But with so much to talk about - the USA's win in London, a resurgent Canada men's sevens, interesting times for professional rugby in North America - Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed rolled out the ol' podcast. Crusaders vs ...
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Try and Tackle podcast sets up Las Vegas Sevens

The Americans are on a high, the Canadians on a low and there's plenty all around the stadium. Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed set it all up.
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Previewing the Sao Paulo 7s

Previewing the women's big weekend in Brazil.
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Try and Tackle launches the 2015 North American rugby year

Sevens gets going next week. The Rugby World Cup is on the horizon. Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed set it all up.
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Try and Tackle’s 2014 Year in Review

Patrick Johnston, Curtis Reed and Martin Pengelly review the year that was in North American rugby.
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November rugby tour wrap

Canada and the USA's results this November have been mixed - but what do they mean? Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed discuss.
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November tour talk and what did the All Blacks in Chicago mean?

The scoreline doesn't match with the meaning for American rugby. That was a big day in Chicago: Curtis Reed and Patrick Johnston discuss. Plus Canada's November tour to Europe has meaning too.
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November tour time for Canada & USA rugby

Two squad to talk about and Super Rugby's expansion. Patrick Johnston talks to Curtis Reed and Toby Robson.
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Gold Coast Sevens, Americas Rugby Champions and crossover athletes

Patrick Johnston, Curtis Reed and Martin Pengelly talk Jarryd Payne, Americas Rugby Championship and Gold Coast Sevens
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Talking the return of the Sevens World Series

Scott Hastings and Curtis Reed join Patrick Johnston to preview the new rugby sevens season...
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Try and Tackle: Episode 2, Season 2

Finally a new rugby sevens coach for Canada. Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed discuss.
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Want a rugby contract? Try and Tackle: Season 2, Episode 1

Talking Seattle Saracens and BC Rugby, Canada and USA sevens, overseas contracts and more; with Patrick Johnston and Curtis Reed.
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Try and Tackle podcast for July 7

The last episode of the season looks back at the PNC season for Canada and the USA men and looks ahead to the Women's Rugby World Cup.
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Try and Tackle Podcast for June 12

Scotland vs Canada. Japan vs USA. Those are the games coming up. The matchups were reversed a week ago. Let's talk international rugby.
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Try and Tackle podcast for June 5

Patrick Johnston talks to the coaches and Canada's captain, to Tom Mayenknecht about rugby's growth potential as a brand and the roundtable looks at Canada vs Japan, USA vs Scotland and more...
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Try and Tackle podcast for May 29

Andrea Burk on the upcoming Canada women's tour to NZ; plus Martin Pengelly & Jeff Hull with Patrick Johnston on Super Sevens, Geraint John and Canada vs BC
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Try and Tackle for May 23, 2014

Patrick Johnston chats with Jeff Hull and Curtis Reed about the latest chit chat on the IRB Sevens expansion, about early days for the Ontario Blues, a preview of next week's BC vs Canada match and more.
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Try and Tackle podcast for May 15

The men's sevens season is over, but there's still plenty to talk about. Geraint John joins to talk about the Canadian season, Ken Laban joins from New Zealand - plus the roundtable talks All Blacks in Chicago.
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Try and Tackle for May 7

A huge weekend in Glasgow - Canada finishing 2nd. How did it happen? Patrick Johnston speaks with Canada's Connor Braid and with commentator Scott Hastings to start. The roundtable looks at Super Rugby expansion in North America, the upcoming London 7s...
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Try and Tackle podcast for May 1

Glasgow Sevens weekend! Time to set up the last two tourneys of the season. Scott Hastings joins Patrick Johnston to talk about the state of play, both on and off the field. Plust there's the round table, but with just one other person - Curtis Reed, ...
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Try and Tackle podcast for April 24

Patrick Johnston talks to Francois Ratier of Canada and Pete Steinberg of the USA after the women's Can-Am Series. Plus Ian Hyde-Lay, coach of the Castaway-Wanderers ahead of their BC Premier League semi final vs James Bay. Plus the roundtable!
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Try and Tackle podcast – April 17

Julianne Zussman scored a hat trick against the USA. This week she talks to Patrick Johnston all about the keys to on-field success. BC Rugby's Jim Dixon also joins to set up the 125th anniversary of rugby in the province. The roundtable is here too...
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Try and Tackle podcast for April 10

Patrick Johnston talks to Andrea Burk about the Rugby Canada women's campaign to come, Curtis Reed about USA Rugby teams in action and the roundtable (with Martin Pengelly and Jeff Hull) look at the big plans for the All Blacks at Soldier Field in Chic...
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Try and Tackle podcast for April 3

John Moonlight is the guest, talking Hong Kong Sevens from a Rugby Canada perspective. Plus, the roundtable with Martin Pengelly, Curtis Reed, Jeff Hull and Patrick Johnston.
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Try and Tackle podcast – March 27

Talking rugby marketing and the potential for professional rugby in North America, the Hong Kong Sevens, plus USA v Uruguary world cup qualifying with Justin Fitzpatrick and Canada U20 with James Pitblado.
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Try and Tackle podcast – March 20

Brian O'Driscoll drives a lot of this, but there's the UBC v Cal Berkeley showdown, there's Tokyo 7s, there's USA vs Uruguay...
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Try and Tackle podcast – March 13

Marlene Donaldson and Shaun Allen talking National University 7s, plus the roundtable with Curtis Reed, Patrick Johnston and Jeff Hull talking Canada U20, USA Sevens and Rugby World Cup qualifying.
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Try and Tackle podcast – March 6

Featuring Pat Fleck, Bill Chamberlain and the weekly roundtable of Patrick Johnston, Martin Pengelly and Curtis Reed
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Try and Tackle podcast – February 26

Phil Mack, John Tait and the roundtable talk First Nations Rugby, Women's Sevens Series and Six Nations B...
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Try and Tackle podcast – Feb 20

Super Rugby, BC Rugby's 125th, Sean Duke, the roundtable...it's all in here this week.
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Try and Tackle Podcast – February 13

Listen up! New Zealand Sevens, Atlanta Sevens, Six Nations...and more!
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Try and Tackle podcast – February 5, 2014

NZ Sevens are here. Time to set them up. Ken Laban joins from Wellington. Patrick Johnston, Curtis Reed and Jeff Hull are the roundtable. Listen in!
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Try and Tackle podcast for January 30

Did you make it? Between the joy of Canadian fans and the despondency of American fans (or is that resignation?), it's a wonder that Sam Boyd Stadium didn't spontaneously combust last weekend.
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Try and Tackle at the USA Sevens: Final day

So much drama. Canada won 3rd place in thrilling fashion. South Africa outlasted New Zealand in an equally thrilling final. Plus there was another all-Canadian matchup in the women's final of the Las Vegas Invitational.
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