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Grassroots Rugby Ambassador

January 10, 2022

Rugby NB is seeking three keen and passionate individuals to lead our Ambassador program! With this program, we look to expand our reach and offer rugby in locations without established clubs. Having someone with their feet on the ground is essential in creating sustainable programing and we are looking to partner with three different locations in ..

Awards Banquet

September 23, 2021

We are pleased to announce that this year we will be holding an End of the Year Awards Banquet on November 19th, 2021 to celebrate the successful year our Union has had. This is an event we are looking to continue annually to recognize the tremendous athletes, coaches, volunteers, referees and supporters that we have in our community.Awards will re..

2021 Atlantic Championship Wrap Up

September 23, 2021

After a busy summer and lots of hard work by coaches, players and volunteers we want to say thank you to everyone who attended the Atlantic Championships held in Saint John, NB in August. This event proved to be a great success bringing teams from across the Atlantic provinces together for the first time in close to two years. We were able to host ..

Atlantic Provinces to do battle!

June 10, 2021

Atlantic Provinces to do battle! The four Atlantic provinces are delighted to announce the much-anticipated return of the Atlantic Championships!Four different age categories will do battle in three different events in 2021.With last year’s cancelation, the Atlantic High-Performance committee has decided to adapt the traditional age grou..

Rookie Rugby- NBRU Teams Up With Local Clubs

March 31, 2021

Recently the NBRU teamed up with the Saint John region to put on a 4 week rookie rugby program to get kids out and excited for the coming season! These sessions were a great success with roughly 25 athletes and coaches out. All Covid protocols were followed and players were finally able to get back on the field!Looking forward, the NBRU is teaming ..

Canada Games Moved to 2022

August 26, 2020

THE ROAD TO 2022 CANADA GAMES IN NIAGARAHead coach Vanessa Duffley, Mike Curwin & Bailey Andrews working with NBRU to update selection policy for the 2022 Canada Games. Expect an updated document by Summer 2021.For previous full selection criteria, appeal policy and eligibility please see NBRU Seven's CG Selection 2022.docx

Call for Applications - 2021 Canada Summer Games Staff

April 08, 2020

NBRU is happy to announce the call for applications for the 2021 Canada Summer Games Coach and Manager. The U18 7s programs have been very strong and we look forward to see what heights the staff can take this team.For more information on the 2021 Canada Summer Games - including Rugby 7s technical package and event details: https://niagara2021..

NBRU Adds Full Time Rugby Development Officer

January 06, 2020

NBRU is excited to announce the addition of Bailey Andrews as the Rugby Development Officer!Bailey is originally from Charlottetown, PEI where she competed in High School and Provincially. Since moving to NB for post-secondary school at both STU and UNB she has represented the Province with the NB Spruce Senior Women’s Team and competed with ..

Jayden Woodworth in California with U18 Canada

January 03, 2020

Jayden Woodworth performs well in match one vs USA. Unfortunately due to injury Jayden had to sit out of match two vs USA but on track to be back for match three.Well done Jayden!

Athletes Gear Up for Regional & Rugby Canada Camps

January 03, 2020

Top U19 men's athletes & U18/U20 athletes are training through regional and provincial academies to prepare for the upcoming camp. The men will aim to impress and get into the 2020 U19 Rock team. Coming off of winning a National Championship athletes will have to impress to make the squad.The women are looking to make their mark and sq..