How about this for some cross-code action?

Three NHL ice hockey players from Canada – Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins, Alex Grant of the Ottawa Senators and Andrew Bodnarchuk of the LA Kings organisations – play touch rugby in their off season.

There’s a fair amount of chirping in this game of ‘shirts v skins’ on Halifax Commons, but it’s a nice change-up for these fellas, and it’s good to see the reach of rugby!