Accident opens door for Dagenais to compete at highest level
Created On: August 14, 2012
The opportunity is there to win a medal at the London 2012 Paralympics, and Patrice Dagenais knows it. It’s been a lifelong dream to be the best in the world for the 27-year-old – first as a hockey player, and now as a member of the Canadian wheelchair rugby team.
Colts capture OFSAA silver
Updated On: July 19, 2012
The Ashbury Colts made a valiant second-half comeback attempt, but it wasn’t quite enough to knock off Oakville Trafalgar in the final of June’s OFSAA ‘AAA/AAAA’ girls’ rugby championships at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Richmond.
Queen Colts: Ashbury rugby dynasty’s latest chapter comes at home OFSAA
Updated On: June 3, 2012
Commitment, dedication, passion, camaraderie. Those are the words coach Jen Boyd uses to explain the reason behind Ashbury College’s exceptional rugby tradition. Her Colts girls’ team has won OFSAA gold four times in the past 10 years, and also collected four more provincial high school medals.
Chase on for home OFSAA rugby spots
Updated On: May 4, 2012
As the National Capital Secondary Schools Athletic Association gets set to host the 2012 OFSAA girls’ rugby championships, there’s a significant change in landscape for the local league where predicting the teams to represent Ottawa isn’t as sure-fire a bet as it once was.
Rugby 7s worlds qualifier to hit Ottawa
Updated On: April 9, 2012
Canada's national rugby sevens teams will both play in the nation's capital this summer with a world championships berth on the line Aug. 25 and 26 at Twin Elm Rugby Park in Richmond.
Women's rugby joins Ravens varsity teams
Created On: October 25, 2011
Carleton University’s department of recreation and athletics is pleased to announce that Ravens women’s rugby will become the school’s 10th varsity sport commencing in the 2012-13 season.
National capital high schools to host four OFSAAs this school year
Created On: September 30, 2011
With school back in session, it won’t take long before fall tryouts and practices are taking place at high school fields and gyms across the city.
And for many student-athletes in Ottawa, that new sports season begins with the chance to create some lasting memories in their hometown with the national capital association set to host OFSAA championships for four different sports in 2011-12.
Gee-Gees women’s rugby travelling to McGill
Created On: September 25, 2011
The Gee-Gees will trek up to Montreal this weekend to take on McGill for their second match of the season Sunday at 1 p.m. The Gee-Gees will look to build on their 56-5 season opening win over Bishop’s last weekend.
uOttawa Desjardins Athletes of the Week - John Beck & Allison MacCormack
Created On: September 12, 2011
Male AOTW: John Beck - football
Fourth-year linebacker John Beck, Welland, Ont., led the defensive charge for the Gee-Gees in a 19-6 victory over Queen’s on Saturday at Frank Clair Stadium in Ottawa.