Three Rugby Ontario Players Named Future Olympians

January 31, 2019

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Three Ontario Blues 7s Players Named Future Olympians

January 31st, 2019

(WHITBY, ON) - Rugby Ontario is pleased to learn that three Rugby Ontario 7s players are among the 30 athletes who will receive funding as part of the RBC Training Ground Program.

The RBC Training Ground Program is a nation-wide talent identification and funding program. The initiative aims to help potential future olympians receive the necessary funding in order to pursue their Olympic dreams. 

Congratulations to current players Chloe Daniels and Madison Grant as well as recent graduate of the Ontario Blues Program Kendra Cousineau on becoming part of the Training Ground Program!

Kendra Cousineau- 17

Niagara Wasps- currently training at the Rugby Canada Development Academy- Victoria, BC

Niagara Rugby Union 7s- Gold Medal 2018 Summer Games

Rugby Ontario 7s- Gold Medal 2018 Canadian Rugby Championship, Silver Medal 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship

Rugby Canada 7s- Bronze Medal 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Chloe Daniels- 15

Aurora Barbarians 

Niagara Rugby Union 7s- Gold Medal 2018 Summer Games

Rugby Ontario 7s- Current Team Member

Gold Medals at Tropical 7s and  NYC 7s in 2018

Madison Grant- 17

Cornwall Crusaders // EORU7s - currently training at the Rugby Canada Development Academy- Victoria, BC

Rugby Ontario 7s- Silver Medal 2017 Canadian Rugby Championship 

Rugby Canada 7s- Bronze Medal 2018 Youth Olympic games 


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ABOUT THE ONTARIO BLUES

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.


ABOUT RUGBY ONTARIO

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/


WANT MORE INFORMATION?

Dalton Finkbeiner

Communications and Marketing Coordinator - Rugby Ontario

647-560-4790 x 1006
dfinkbeiner@rugbyontario.com


Rugby Ontario High Performance Staff

Sean Medeiros 

High Performance Coordinator

647-560-4790 x 1004

smedeiros@rugbyontario.com

Paul Connelly 

High Performance Manager

647-560-4790 x 1002

pconnelly@rugbyontario.com


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