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NBer Cole Kieth Retains His #18 For Final ARC Game Vs Brazil

March 03, 2017

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

NB Rugby's AGM Takes Place

February 26, 2017

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..

11 New Trained World Rugby 7s Coaches

February 26, 2017

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. 

Rothesay HS Girls Team Wins 5000.00 Grant From Playtex Playon

February 21, 2017

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!!!

Rookie Rugby Comes To The Acadian Pennisula

February 20, 2017

25 FRANCOPHONE TEACHERS TRAINED IN ROOKIE RUGBY IN TWO DAYSThis past Friday in Campbellton and today in Bathurst, Paul Arsenault, who is NB Rugby's French Rugby Ambassador, did two, two hour Rookie Rugby sessions with 25 Francophone teachers, 7 in Campbellton and 18 in Bathurst. They were shown skills, some drills and activities along with how ..

NBer Cole Kieth Retains His #18 Jersey For Third Straight Match

February 18, 2017

Canada’s senior men’s head coach Mark Anscombe has made five changes ahead of Saturday’s Americas Rugby Championship clash against the USA. Rob Brouwer, Ray Barkwill, Reegan O’Gorman, Phil Mack and Robbie Povey all come into the starting XV. It will mark O’Gorman and Povey’s first test starts for Canada.&nbs..

Rookie Rugby Instructor Training in Moncton

February 18, 2017

This past Thursday, despite the storm, 8 people from the Moncton area were trained to deliver Rookie Rugby to schools in the area.  Awesome work by all and thanks to all those who braved the snow storm!

Rookie Rugby Hits Eleanor Graham MS in Rexton

February 16, 2017

WEATHER GETS IN THE WAY OF THE FUNThis week, Rookie Rugby was visiting Rexton, NB and Eleanor Graham Middle School.  Unfortunatly mother nature had different plans for Rookie Rugby as the students only got to experience one day of throwing the egg-shaped ball. In that one day though, the students really enjoyed it and 2 classes actually played..

NBer Cole Gets First Senior Cap For Canada and Win Over Chile

February 13, 2017

Cole Kieth on Saturday became the 4th NBer behind Simon Pacey, Jebb Sinclair and Chauncey Otoole to recieve a senior cap.  He did so when he took to the field at the 50th minute mark against Chile.  He had a great impact with some line breaks, nice ball movement and all around physicality on the field. Great work Cole. NB is proud of..

NBer Cole Kieth Retains #18 Jersey in Canada vs Chile ARC Match

February 10, 2017

First International Cap                   LANGFORD — Canada’s senior men’s head coach Mark Anscombe has made five changes to his starting XV for Saturday’s Americas Rugby Championship match against Chile as Canada seeks its 100th test victory.Djustice Sears-Duru, Benoit ..