THEY ALSO WON THE COSTUME CONTESTThis past weekend at the infamous Truro 7s tournament the Bad Hombres aka Saint John Trojans took home the 'B' Championship in fine form and costumes. As well, Moncton Black Tide made it to the A Championship but lost a tight contestAnother great Truro in the books.
Peter Pacey and Malcolm MacAfee To Be Inducted Into Fredericton Hall of FameMAY 6TH AT THE DELTA FREDERICTONOn May 6th two NB and Fredericton rugby stalwarts will be taking their place on the Fredericton Sports Hall of Fame wall for all their hard work and dedication over decades of rugby in New Brunswick and Canada. Malcolm will join his son ..
4 DECADES OF DEDICATION FOR RUGBY IN NB AND CANADAOn Thursday at the annual Rugby Canada Awards ceremony, Malcolm MaCafee was awarded the "Chairman's Award" by board president Tim Powers, for his lifelong contribution to the growth of rugby in New Brunswick, the Maritimes and Canada. It is hard to say where rugby in NB would be w..
GREAT 4 DAYS IN VANCOUVER FOR INAUGURAL PROGRAMSThe inagural U18 Spruce Boys and Girls 7s teams wrapped a busy, but great 5 days of rugby in Vancouver on Sunday. The teams had a travel day on Wednesday in order to get from New Brunswick to Vancouver.On Thursday and Friday both teams competed at the National 7s tournament against provinces from..
FIELDS AT BURNABY FROZENUpdated Schedule due to field changes (frozen pitches at Burnaby, who would have thought in BC) to Connaught Park.They are hoping for both fields to be streamed but may only be one. Check it out here: www.rugbycanada.tvU18 Boys 7s Schedule (All Times Atlantic)Day 14:18pm vs ON16:08pm vs SK10:42pm vs ABDay 21:06pm vs NL ..
FIRST YEAR FOR THE PROGRAMS.This Weds, the U18 Girls and U18 Boys 7s teams will be attending Nationals in Burnaby, BC (Thurs and Friday). They have been training hard all off season. First year for the programs and they are looking to turn some heads. Great work by coaches Chris Barry and Nicholas Boyle for the boys and Vanessa Duffley and Daniel H..
This Saturday, the last game of the ARC tourney vs Brazil this Saturday. Cole Keith retains his #18 jersey which he has all tournament.Watch it on TSN Go Live!Or on Sunday on TSN 2
NEW BOARD MEMBER'S ELECTEDToday NB Rugby's Annual General Meeting occurred with good representation from the clubs, coaching and referee directors. Updates were given, reports handed out and discussions had. Two board members' terms were up and huge thanks to outgoing secretary Bill Chase and VP Lloyd Murphy for their terms.Ne..
SUPPORTING NEW HS NBIAA 7S PROGRAMThis past Saturday at NBCC Woodstock, 11 new coaches were World Rugby Level 1 7s trained. Huge thanks to facilitators Simon Pacey and Malcolm Macafee for the delivery. As well, thanks to Blaine Thompkins for orgainizing the facilities for the course and NBCC for providing the space.
Huge congratulations to coach Marth Adams and the Rothesay High School girls team who won a 5000.00 equipment grant from Playtex Playon. The money will go towards buying new tackle suits, rings, balls, pass development balls, bop bags, shorts and spandex.Great work!!!