Players, officials, crowd pay tribute to Rowan Stringer at Canada vs Fiji match
Updated On: June 14, 2013
Rugby Canada chair Pat Aldous, Canadian sport minister Bal Gosal, and Kathleen, Gordon and Cassie Stringer observe a moment of silence to honour the memory of Rowan Stringer prior to Canada’s June 5 match vs. Fiji.
Clawing for the top
Updated On: June 14, 2013
The Barrhaven Scottish are off to a blazing start in Quebec senior women’s rugby league play, with the reserves squad (pictured, in blue) carrying a 2-1 mark, and the super league team sporting an undefeated 3-0 record, having outscored their opponents by a combined score of 103-24 in those three victories.
OFSAA boys’ rugby shaping up to be classic
Updated On: May 11, 2013
The National Capital Secondary Schools Athletic Association will host the 2013 OFSAA boys’ rugby championships and this year they’re trying something that hasn’t been done too often – they’re holding two OFSAAs in one.
Ottawa swimmers rack up medals at Ontario Summer Games
Created On: May 11, 2013
Out of almost 2,500 athletes, Ottawa competitors were front-and-centre at the 2012 Ontario Summer Games, earning a ton of medals across the board in 28 sports from Aug. 16-19 in Toronto.
Algonquin OCAA rugby championship victory now to be shared with opponents
Updated On: December 7, 2012
The fate of the Algonquin College Thunder women’s rugby season was decided in the boardrooms. The Thunder thought they’d won the Ontario colleges championship on Nov. 18 at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Richmond when Courtney Mastine converted a penalty kick in a sudden death overtime period, which they played following two 10-minute overtime halves against Humber College.
Dominant NACRA win for Zussman
Updated On: September 18, 2012
Coming home has resulted in a ticket to the Rugby Sevens World Cup for Canadian national team member Julianne Zussman.
Dagenais savours silver in Paralympic debut
Updated On: September 17, 2012
LONDON – Patrice Dagenais brought home his first Paralympic medal on the final day of competition, only hours before attending a spectacular Closing Ceremonies featuring Coldplay, Rihanna, and Jay-Z. For “Pico”, as he’s known to his teammates, it was the culmination of a lifelong dream to compete at the highest levels of sport.
Dagenais, wheelchair rugby team win silver
Updated On: September 10, 2012
LONDON – Patrice Dagenais brought home his first Paralympic medal on the final day of competition, only hours before attending a spectacular closing ceremony featuring Coldplay, Rihanna, and Jay-Z.
Dagenais headed to wheelchair rugby medal round
Updated On: September 8, 2012
Patrice Dagenais and Canada’s wheelchair rugby team are off to semi-finals at the London Paralympics after a tight one-point victory over Sweden in their final round robin game. The team went 2-1 in Group B pool play, rebounding from a first-game loss to Australia.
Ottawa player ‘stoked’ for local NACRA rugby tourney
Updated On: August 14, 2012
There’s no margin for error for Ottawa native Julianne Zussman and the Canadian women’s rugby sevens squad as they enter the NACRA regional qualifier Aug. 25-26 at Twin Elm Rugby Park, but the required must-win scenario to move onto the Rugby Sevens World Cup is not something that’s about to intimidate the members of one of the world’s top squads.