Meagan Wilson blown away at Iroquois Roots Rugby growth

Meagan Wilson has taken to coaching naturally, and there’s a mutual respect between her, and the youth of Six Nations that she instructs. (Photo by Josh Giles)

By Josh Giles Writer Iroquois Roots Rugby has been around in Six Nations for about five years now, but it wasn’t until recently that it began to take off. From attendance in the program to partnering with professional rugby leagues, team Coach and Founder Meagan Wilson is blown away by it. Wilson spoke with Turtle Island News where she recalls the very beginning of Roots Rugby. “When I say humble beginnings, I mean very humble beginnings. I would go to practice and we would have about three kids,” she said, “So, when I show up and there’s 20+ people here and having a boys and a girl’s team, for me it made everything so worth it.” They were beginning to play competitively a little over a year ago, but COVID-19…

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