Pat Kay has played in a total of 43 World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments and was part of the Canadian team that played in the 2018 Sevens World Cup in San Francisco. In Singapore in 2017, he was part of the first ever tournament victory for the Canadian men in the Sevens Series. He also helped secure the first ever Olympic qualification for the Canadian men’s sevens squad for Tokyo 2020. Kay played in the 2011 Youth Commonwealth Games and the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is also a proud university sport national champion, having won the University Sevens with the University of Victoria in 2013.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT PAT
Getting into the Sport: Started playing rugby at age 14, inspired by older brother Thomas who was a talented high school player before his career was cut short by a medical condition… Eventually had to choose between competing for the provincial teams in baseball or rugby and chose rugby to take on his brother’s rugby dream as his own… Outside Interests: Enjoys fishing, drinking coffee, watching Cirque de Soleil… Odds and Ends: Believes that if he weren’t a rugby player, he would pursue a career in teaching… Favourite motto: When the going gets tough, the tough get going…
Notable International Results
Men’s Sevens: Singapore 2017 – GOLD
Sevens World Cup: 2018 – 12th
Commonwealth Games: 2018 – pool round