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Canada Falls to Japan On Day 2 of 2016 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament

(RICHMOND, BC – June 24) After winning a tough battle against Great Britain earlier in the day, Canada fell against Japan (#3) to go 2-1 at the 2016 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament.

Though Canada took an early lead, Daisuke Ikezaki and Yukinobu Ike forced several Canadian turnovers to keep the lead see-sawing. At the half, Canada held a narrow 30-29 lead.

Australia shakes off early cobwebs to defeat Japan at Canada Cup

RICHMOND, B.C.  Team Australia shook off some early cobwebs to build a three-point lead early in the fourth quarter and went on to defeat Team Japan 63-58 in their opening match Friday at the Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament.

Australia, the defending Paralympic gold medalists and 2014 world champions, held a slim 46-45 lead after three quarters. With 6:31 left in the final quarter, Ryley Batt picked up a loose ball and streaked down the court for a point that gave the Aussies a 49-46 lead. That allowed them to control the pace for the rest of the match.

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