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Pomroy gets the call; Newfoundland rugby player going to Italy after all | Other-Sports | Sports

Tony Pomroy got a phone call from Paul-Henri Van-Thiel Thursday.

The resulting conversation was a lot more positive than one between the two earlier this month.

That’s when Van-Thiel, manager of logistics for Rugby Canada, told the 24-year-old Pomroy he wouldn’t be playing for Canada in rugby sevens at the upcoming World University Games, not because the player from Conception Bay South wasn’t good enough, but because of a clerical error.

But on Thursday, Van-Thiel informed Pomroy he indeed had a place on the Canadian team for the…

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