Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Olympic Bobsled Champion Heather Moyse to Enter World Rugby Hall of Fame

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Olympic Bobsled Champion Heather Moyse to Enter World Rugby Hall of Fame

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Moyse to enter World Rugby Hall of Fame

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TORONTO - Heather Moyse, whose achievements include three sports and Olympic gold, takes another remarkable step on her career path this week.

The 38-year-old from Summerside, P.E.I., now based in Toronto, enters the World Rugby Hall of Fame on Thursday with 11 others in a star-studded class. Moyse is just the second Canadian rugby player to be so honoured, joining former Canadian captain Gareth Rees.

Moyse and the others will be inducted into the Hall in Rugby, England.

"Truly honoured to have been selected as an inductee into a #HallOfFame for making an #impact on a sport I love so much!" Moyse said via Twitter.

Rees, now Rugby Canada's director of commercial and program relations, offered his congratulations via social media.

"Well deserved for you and the generation of @RugbyCanada teammates that did so much for the women's game!" he tweeted.

She was the leading try-scorer in both the 2006 and 2010 Women's Rugby World Cups, and also took part in the 2013 tournament. …

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