Canada captain Landry up for World Rugby sevens player of the year


The 29-year-old from Toronto is up against New Zealand?s Michaela Blyde and Ruby Tui. Nominees for the men?s award are American Perry Baker, South Africa?s Rosko Specman and Fiji?s Jerry Tuwai.

The winners will be announced Nov. 26 at the World Rugby Awards in Monte Carlo. The women?s sevens award has gone to an Australian or New Zealander the last four years.

Ghislaine Landry scored 269 points to lead the World Series for the third season in a row, helping Canada win in Sydney and finish third overall. During the campaign, Landry recorded her 100th try on the world circuit and became the series? all-time leading point-scorer.

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