Tuesday August 7: Blues vs Rock in Burlington! #BackYourBlues

August 05, 2018


Tuesday August 7: Blues vs Rock in Burlington! #BackYourBlues

Come on out to Burlington on Tuesday to support the Ontario Blues Senior Men's team as they look for redemption in Canadian Rugby Championship play against the Atlantic Rock!

The Blues will look for redemption when they host the Rock in Burlington. The second match of the Blues’ home-and-home series will return to Burlington Centaurs Rugby Football Club (Sherwood Forest Park) in Burlington – the scene of the Blues’ monumental defeat of the Glendale Raptors in May of last year. The match will be taking place on Tuesday August 7, 2018 at 6:45pm ET and admission is $10 per person at the gate. The second match will be streamed live on Rugby Ontario’s YouTube, thanks to eThereLive.

For more information on the Ontario Blues Senior Men’s program, go to http://www.rugbyontario.com/blues-senior-men/.

Ontario Blues Senior Men’s Starting XV vs. Atlantic Rock - August 7, 2018

1. Rob Brouwer, Lindsay RFC/Ontario Arrows (Capt.)

2. Andrew Quattrin, Aurora Barbarians/Ontario Arrows

3. Tom Dolezel, London St. George's/Ontario Arrows

4. Tom Van Horne, Brantford Harlequins/Ontario Arrows

5. Ben Jones, Balmy Beach

6. Peter Milazzo, Toronto Scottish/Ontario Arrows

7. Marcello Wainwright, Toronto Scottish/Ontario Arrows

8. Kolby Francis, Brantford Harlequins/Ontario Arrows

9. Riley Dinardo, Toronto Scottish

10. Shawn Windsor, Stoney Creek Camels/Ontario Arrows (Vice Capt.)

11. Josiah Morra, Toronto Saracens

12. Jamie Leveridge, Crusaders/Ontario Arrows

13. Mitch Richardson, Stoney Creek Camels/Ontario Arrows

14. D'Shawn Bowen, Kingston Panthers

15. Nate Boeyenga, Brantford Harlequins


16. Jack McRogers, Aurora Barbarians/Ontario Arrows

17. Andrew Wilson, Burlington Centaurs/Ontario Arrows

18. Mike Smith, Toronto Scottish/Ontario Arrows

20. Matt Fish, Waterloo County

21. Jesse Lofthouse, Markham Irish

22. Kyle Lagasca, Guelph Redcoats/Ontario Arrows

23. Graham Dobbs, Crusaders

26. Emerson Prior, Peterborough Pagans

Coaching Staff

Head Coach-Chris Silverthorn

Assistant Coach-Cory Hector

Assistant Coach-Aaron Carpenter

Manager-Mark Winokur

Performance Analyst-Rodin Lozada


Ontario Blues Senior Men’s Canadian Rugby Championship Schedule

GAME 1: Blues vs. Atlantic Rock (L 34-22) – August 4, 2018 – Concordia University, Montreal QC

GAME 2: Atlantic Rock vs. Blues – August 7, 2018 – Burlington ON 6:45pm ET ($10 at gate)

SEMI FINAL: August 23, 2018 – Calgary, AB (Calgary Rugby Park)

GOLD/BRONZE: August 26, 2018 – Calgary, AB (Calgary Rugby Park)


The Ontario Blues program is the high performance representative program for male and female rugby players in Ontario. Rugby Ontario is represented at the provincial level by the Ontario Blues. The program includes representative teams from Under-15 to Senior in both Women’s and Men’s Fifteens and Under-18 Men's and Women's Sevens. Specifically, the program is designed to develop and showcase rugby players for Canadian representative national teams.


Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to establish a stronger identity for rugby in Ontario by promoting the sport’s core values and by fostering a culture of inclusiveness and excellence on and off the field of play.

To learn more, visit http://www.rugbyontario.com/


Kevin Baxter

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

647-560-4790 x 1006