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7/25/2013

OTTAWA TO HOST 2014 NATIONAL WOMEN’S LEAGUE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

25 July, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

OTTAWA TO HOST
2014 NATIONAL WOMEN’S LEAGUE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIPS


(TORONTO, ON) – Rugby Ontario is pleased to announce that our province has been selected to host the 2014 National Women’s League Rugby Championships.

Ottawa has been confirmed as the hosts of the tournament, which will be held in the summer of 2014 at Twin Elm Rugby Park, Eastern Ontario’s premier rugby facility. Rugby Ontario will be working directly with the Eastern Ontario Rugby Union to work out all of the logistics surrounding the 2014 NWL Championship, and to deliver these games.

“Having the opportunity to bring the best women’s rugby in Canada to Ottawa will be a fantastic experience for both Ottawa and Ontario,” says Rugby Ontario Executive Director Andrew Backer. “Twin Elm Rugby Park is one of the best rugby facilities in Canada, and are the ideal hosts for the 2014 NWL Championships.”

Rugby Ontario continues to work with Rugby Canada to finalize the dates for this competition, as tournament officials will be working around the fact that it is the year of the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup, which will be held in France from Aug. 1-17.

Information regarding tournament details, including the finalization of dates, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Again, Rugby Ontario is extremely excited to be hosting the top-tiered Canadian women’s rugby tournament of 2014.

About the National Women’s League (NWL) Rugby Championships:

The NWL tournament features women’s provincial teams from across Canada competing in a round-robin style event, and will be held at Ottawa’s Twin Elm Rugby Park in summer of 2014.

The 2013 edition of the NWL Championship was the largest yet, having featured three divisions – Premier, Senior, and U20 – with Quebec, Atlantic Provinces, and Ontario U20s winning their respective divisions.

For more information, visit: http://www.nwlrugby.com/


About Rugby Ontario:

Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to promote, govern, and develop rugby at all levels in a safe, affordable and enjoyable environment within the province of Ontario.

For more information, visit http://www.rugbyontario.com/

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For more information, please contact: 

Brock Smith
Communications Coordinator
Rugby Ontario
Office: 416 426-7049
bsmith@rugbyontario.com 


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