International Competition

Misawa 2018 Exhibition Matches

Team Canada will play two exhibitions matches against Japan (development).  Both matches will be played at the Misawa International Sports Center in Misawa, Japan.

  • Event DatesOctober 7 - 8, 2018
  • Venue / LocationMisawa, Japan
Event Fixtures
Team Canada Roster
  • Anthony
    Létourneau

    Boisbriand, QC

    Anthony Létourneau, who at the age of 17 became a quadriplegic as a result of a hockey accident, was introduced to wheelchair rugby in September 2014. Fol...

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    Anthony Létourneau
  • Benjamin
    Perkins

    North Augusta, ON

    Benjamin Perkins became a quadriplegic at the age of 21 when he was seriously injured in a car accident. During his recovery at the Ottawa Hospital Rehabil...

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    Benjamin Perkins
  • Branden
    Troutman

    Lloydminster, AB

    Branden Troutman, the youngest member of Team Canada, began playing wheelchair rugby in 2015 following an introduction to the sport by fellow player Zak Ma...

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    Branden Troutman
  • Byron
    Green

    Vancouver, British Columbia, BC

    Like many athletes in British Columbia, Byron Green was recruited to wheelchair rugby by the sport’s creator, Duncan Campbell. Though he initially wasn...

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    Byron Green
  • Eric
    Furtado-Rodrigues

    Mississauga, ON

    Eric Rodrigues-Furtado became a quadriplegic following a snowboarding accident in 2009. While recovering at a rehabilitation center in Ontario, he was intr...

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    Eric Furtado-Rodrigues
  • Fabien
    Lavoie

    Quebec City, QC

    While recovering from a spinal cord injury at a rehabilitation hospital in Quebec City, Fabien “Fab” Lavoie decided to give wheelchair rugby try. Even ...

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    Fabien Lavoie
  • Matt
    Debly

    Windsor, ON

    Matt Debly’s first interaction with the sport of wheelchair rugby came after he had competed at the 2015 Canada Games in wheelchair basketball. Having st...

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    Matt Debly
  • Shayne
    Smith

    Toronto, ON

    Shayne Smith is a firm believer that life has no limits. At the young age of four, Shayne contracted a rare form of meningitis called meningococcal septice...

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    Shayne Smith
  • Travis
    Murao

    Toronto, ON

    Travis Murao was introduced to wheelchair rugby by Duncan Campbell, one of the inventors of the sport. He started playing while still in G.F. Strong Rehabi...

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    Travis Murao
  • Trevor
    Hirschfield

    Langley, BC

    Trevor Hirschfield is the co-captain of Team Canada and is considered to be one of the best low-point players in the world. He was originally introduced to...

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    Trevor Hirschfield