The Southern Hemisphere continues to treat Natasha Watcham-Roy and her Canadian women’s rugby sevens team well, as they followed up their 2016 bronze medal in Rio with a World Rugby Women's Sevens Series stage championship in Sydney, Australia.
GGs step up to national silver for new all-time uOttawa best
Updated On: December 8, 2016
A pair of decorated locally-brewed University of Ottawa Gee-Gees veterans have a shiny new silver medal to add to their large collections of rugby prizes thanks to their program’s all-time best finish at the Canadian university women’s rugby championships Nov. 2-6 in Victoria.
Local rugby players appear for Team Canada
Created On: December 8, 2016
University of Ottawa Gee-Gees product Natasha Watcham-Roy started 5 of 6 games for Canada in the season-opening World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series stop in Dubai.
Ottawa’s best high school rugby coaches renew rivalry in university
Updated On: October 5, 2016
It’s Jen Boyd vs Pat Thompson, Part II. The architects of the city’s high school girls’ rugby powers have now reunited as rival leaders of the local university squads, and already showing signs of a similar impact at the next level.
Ottawa at the Paralympics profile: Wheelchair rugby player Patrice Dagenais
Updated On: September 7, 2016
London 2012 wheelchair rugby silver medallist would love to jump one step higher in Rio
Ottawa at the Olympics profile – Natasha Watcham-Roy (rugby)
Updated On: August 1, 2016
Former Gee-Gees rugby Canada part of one of Canada’s best threats for the podium
Rugby vet scores aplenty to win World Series crown
Created On: August 1, 2016
Ottawa native Julianne Zussman and the Canadian women’s rugby team celebrated a Women’s Rugby Super Series title on July 9 in Salt Lake City. The Ashbury College product scored two tries in Canada’s 52-17 tournament-opening win over England, added another in a 33-5 victory over the United States, and started in the 29-10 championship game against France to complete the Canadians’ run of dominance.
St. Peter rugby girls take bronze at home OFSAA
Updated On: July 9, 2016
Without many of the weapons in their lineup that won provincial silver last year, a young St. Peter Knights side persevered to win a bronze medal at home during the May 30-June 1 OFSAA ‘A/AA’ & ‘AAA’ Girls’ Rugby Championships at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Richmond.
St. Matthew hurdler beats Felicien & Lopes-Schliep records
Updated On: July 8, 2016
Lasagna is the fuel that fires the Ottawa athlete most determined to be “the fastest kid on hurdles in Canada.” In the space of three weeks, Keira Christie-Galloway erased the names of Canada’s two greatest female sprint hurdlers of all-time from the record books.
Rugby vet returns to national team
Updated On: July 3, 2016
Ottawa native Julianne Zussman, a Rugby World Cup silver medallist in 2014, will be back in Canadian colours for July’s Women's Rugby Super Series event in Salt Lake City, while Natasha Smith of the Barrhaven Scottish will play for the Maple Leafs side in a two-match series vs USA in Utah.