A 3rd place finish nationally was a disappointing finish for the University of Ottawa’s women’s rugby team after winning the national championship a year ago. However, the bronze medal and another undefeated regular season has reinforced the Gee-Gees’ position as a perennial powerhouse in the sport of women’s rugby.
University of Ottawa rugby player Meredith Sirrs has accomplished a lot in her young life despite the adversity she’s faced on and off the field.
Olivia De Couvreur won a bronze medal with Canada’s women’s rugby team at the third Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Though she couldn’t match last year’s gold medal, Melanie Judges said playing at the national championships for rugby was a “super fun experience.”
It’s been a rebuilding season for the Ottawa Swans women’s team, which returned to the Australian Rules Football League Ontario this year for the first time since its championship-winning 2014 season.
For Eric Howard and Conor Keys, playing rugby for Canada in their home town brought out their emotions – with Howard calling it “a dream come true,”and Keys saying it was “incredible” and “a little bit emotional.”
By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…