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Senior Spruce Men Fall Short At Atlantics

June 20, 2017

Young Squad Already Looking Forward To Next YearThe Senior Men's Spruce this past weekend attended Atlantics in NL where they faced NL and Quebec in a knock-out tournament style competition.  The squad was made up of predomiatley U23 and under players and some inexperience and nerves were the cause of mental lapses at key elements of the g..

Weekend Roundup #3 (First of Year)

June 20, 2017

WEEK #1 AND #2 INCLUDED.Week #3 Weekend Roundup and Results for Week #1 and #2 Week #1 Results Men’s C Trojans 22 @ Loyalists 22 Week #2 Results Men’s C Rovers 22 Loyalists 34 Seaside 7s Men’s Champions: Saint John Trojans Women’s Champions: Saint John Trojans Week #3 Se..

Indigenous Rugby Clinic A Success

June 12, 2017

18 People From 7 First Nations Communities AttendedThis past weekend 18 people from 7 different First Nations communites were trained in rugby. Training included, a Rookie Rugby coaching session, NCCP Level 1 7s course and the NCCP Aboriginal Coaching module.  Rugby will now be introduced to a variety of communities through clinics, pract..

NBer Olivia DeMerchant Dresses for Canada vs England Match

June 12, 2017

Canada’s senior women’s head coach Francois Ratier has made just two changes to his starting XV ahead of Monday’s International Women’s Rugby Series clash with England in Christchurch.&bsp;Alex Tessier comes in at fly-half in place of Emily Belchos, who moves to inside centre, while Lori Josephson replaces Chelsea Guthri..

2nd Annual Charlotte County Seaside 7s A Great Time and Success

June 12, 2017

Huge Thanks To The Irish/bulldogs Who Put On Another Great TournamentThis past Saturday saw teams from around the province travel to St.George, NB to play in the 2nd Annual Seaside 7s. Action was fierce on both the men's and women's sides. The Saint John Trojans picked up both the Men's and Women's CupsCongrats to all teams who part..

Try Wheelchair Rugby At East Coast Games

June 08, 2017

NB Rugby has recently partnered with New Brunswick Wheel Chair Rugby and Parasport NB for the purchase of a rugby wheelchair to help grow the sport in NB and get more people playing.They will be hosting a "Try Wheelchair Rugby" during the East Coast Games. No experience necessary. As well, there are still spots for teams in the East ..

NB U18 Spruce Boys Team Named

June 07, 2017

The NB Spruce U18 Boys are proud to announce their roster for the upcoming season. There were some very tough decisions to make and we thank the over 40 players who tried out for putting in the effort. We look forward to working with this group of players getting ready for Easterns in Newfoundland and Nationals in Calgary.Jared Byers (Hampton)D'..

Saint John Trojans Mini 2017 Sees Massive Growth

June 05, 2017

The Saint John Trojans have been working hard in the spring to promote their mini-rugby program which now sees 45 kids having fun with an egged-shaped ball after the first evening this Monday.  Hazen White School, 538 Sandy Point Road, Saint John NBEach player will receive a Tshirt and Rugby Ball.Total Cost is $30 and can register here:&n..

Indigenous Rugby Clinic Taking Place June 9th to 11th

June 05, 2017

Open To All Interested In Being Involved In First Nations RugbyThe Indigenous Rugby Clinic will take places June 9th to 11th at Chief Harold Sappier Memorial School, St. MarysDirections to the school here:https://goo.gl/maps/Wzthz7EHaZK2The Aboriginal Sport and Recreation (ASR) will pay for the coaching course fees for NCCP Level 1 Rugby 7s and Abo..

NBer Cole Keith Named to U20 Canada Squad

June 04, 2017

Will Play In World Trophy Qualifiers VS USACanada’s men’s U20 head coach Jeff Williams has named a 28-man team for this months Junior World Rugby Trophy qualifying series against the USA.Canada will face the USA on June 13 and June 17 in Edmonton with the aggregate winner of the series heading to the Junior World Rugby Trophy in Uruguay..