Anscombe names Canada squad

Canada head coach Mark Anscombe has announced his 28-man squad for next month's international matches against Ireland, Romania and Samoa.

The squad features a wealth of experience but also a blend of youth including Admir Cejvanovic, Ben LeSage and Conor Keys who could all earn their first Test caps on tour. Brett Beukeboom, Connor Braid, Phil Mack, Conor Trainor and DTH van der Merwe also rejoin the squad having not featured for Canada since last year's Rugby World Cup.

Canada, ranked 18th in the world, will face sixth ranked Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on November 12 before tackling 16th ranked Romania a week later in Bucharest. Canada concludes its tour against 14th ranked Samoa on November 25 in Grenoble, France.

Canada's squad for November: Kyle Baillie, Ray Barkwill, Brett Beukeboom, Nick Blevins, Connor Braid, Rob Brouwer, Aaron Carpenter, Admir Cejvanovic, Matt Evans, Ciaran Hearn, Matt Heaton, Eric Howard, Jake Ilnicki, Conor Keys, Ryan Kotlewski, Ben LeSage, Phil Mack, Gordon McRorie, Evan Olmstead, Clay Panga, Patrick Parfrey, Taylor Paris, Lucas Rumball, Djustice Sears-Duru, Brock Staller, Matt Tierney, Conor Trainor, DTH van Der Merwe

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