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John Moonlight


John MoonlightJohn Moonlight is Canada’s captain and has been a stalwart on Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team for years. He helped secure Canada’s core status for the 2013-14 season and followed that up with an impressive season when Canada claimed a sixth place finish during the 2013-14 season standings where he was named to the season’s ‘Dream Team.’ Moonlight has been named Canada’s Sevens Player of the Year for four straight years and appeared at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. During the 2014-15 season, Moonlight took part in all nine legs of the Sevens Series. The 28-year-old has 15 test caps to his name too and has scored three tries.


Family: Parents Debbie and John… Twin sister Michelle… Getting into the sport: Started playing rugby at age 15… Moonlight’s cousin David played for Canada… Outside Interests: Enjoys chicken wing eating contests… Earned his Bachelor of Arts in 2015… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Mooner…. Favourite motto: “Adversity causes some men to break and others to break records”…


Men’s Sevens: 2013-14 – 6th

PAG: 2011 – GOLD

SWC: 2013 – plate winners

CWG: 2014 – 9th; 2010 – 10th