(Toronto, Ontario) Canada Rugby League is ecstatic to
announce today its official partnership with the Breast Cancer Society of
Canada. This partnership will be focused on raising awareness and funds for
breast cancer research in Canada. Several initiatives will be planned for the
2012 season to integrate funding for breast cancer research and awareness into
the Canada Rugby League program at both the domestic and national level.
“We are thrilled Canada Rugby League
has embraced the challenge to join us in our fight against breast cancer. The many exciting initiatives planned
for their upcoming 2012 season will provide resources for research projects
across Canada. As a registered
national not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to funding breast
cancer research, we truly believe every dollar donated brings us one step
closer to a cure.” says Dawn Hamilton, Breast Cancer Society of Canada.
The Wolverines now have even more to
play for, combining the fight for Canadian Pride with the fight against breast
cancer. Team Canada representative Sam Nady had these comments about this new
"This is a great day for our squad
and everyone involved with Canada Rugby League. I can speak for all of our players
when I say we are both honoured and excited to be playing for such a great cause
and charity. This is a testament to both our organization and to the people's
Some planned initiatives include a test
match special dedicated to cancer research, as well as limited edition jerseys.
The Team Canada Wolverines will play up to 8 international matches in the 2012
season. Check this space regularly
for all Canada Rugby League related updates.